X-ray fluorescence technology

Today, X-ray fluorescence (XRF) technology is is well known to provide accurate, nondestructive elemental analysis. Using XRF, researchers can achieve rapid material characterization and analysis to ensure product chemistry specifications are met—and our XRF instruments provide the fast and reliable results they need. Our family of Thermo Scientific ARL XRF Spectrometers, automation tools, elemental analysis software, and handheld XRF analyzers are used by scientists across a wide range of industries including metals and alloys, cement, mining, petroleum, polymers, energy, environment, and more.  

The essential guide to laboratory X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry

Learn what XRF Spectrometry is and what are its main applications.

XRF capabilities

Fast elemental analysis at every concentration

Quickly identify a broad range of materials—at concentration levels ranging from sub-parts per million to 100% concentrations.

High-performance laboratory instruments

Accelerate your laboratory and process control research with superior detection capabilities and short measurement times.

Advanced automation to accomplish more

Meet tight time schedules and improve the accuracy of your results by building automation into your XRF analyses.

Handheld XRF analyzers for immediate results

Obtain lab-quality results in the field and on the shop floor using the lightest, most powerful handheld XRF analyzer on the market.

Applications for nearly every industry

Get precise, repeatable data for a wide range of applications—from identifying elements in raw materials to verifying the chemical makeup of final products.

A large database of XRF resources

Visit our XRF Academy for a broad selection of videos, brochures, product information, and more – all designed to help you expand your knowledge.