Experience matters, especially in industries like scrap metal recycling, mining, oil and gas, and fabrication where profitability is tight. The success of your business is riding on the decisions your operators make every day.

For 30 years, Thermo Scientific Niton analyzers have been the trusted instrument of choice for handheld elemental analysis in the field. These lightweight, rugged analyzers provide accurate, precise, non-destructive elemental analysis virtually anywhere – in seconds.

Featured industries and applications

Power generation / Oil and gas (PMI)
Power generation / Oil and gas (PMI)

Perform 100% material verification to ensure safety of critical assets.

Mining Truck Well
Mining and geochemistry

Make the right call at every step, from exploration to grade control and identification of rare earth elements (REE).

Automotive catalyst analysis
Automotive catalysts

Accurately determine platinum, palladium and rhodium in automotive catalytic converters.

Featured Niton HHXRF solutions

Niton XL5 Plus Elite HHXRF Analyzer
Niton XL5 Plus HHXRF Analyzer
 

Best-in-class performance and accuracy where it matters most, all in a small, lightweight form factor.

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Niton XL3t GOLDD+ Versatile HHXRF Analyzer
Niton XL3t GOLDD+ HHXRF Analyzer
 

High performance across applications in mining, oil and gas PMI) and manufacturing/fabrication.

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Niton XL2 Plus Standard HHXRF Analyzer
Niton XL2 Plus HHXRF Analyzer
 

Fast, reliable analysis when durability, performance and productivity are top of mind.

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Niton XL2 100G HHXRF Analyzer
Niton XL2 100G HHXRF Analyzer
 

Robust and essential analysis at an affordable price, ensuring reliable results in rugged conditions.

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Niton Apollo Handheld Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) Analyzer
Niton Apollo Handheld Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) Analyzer

Generate results by reading the surface of a sample with this handheld analyzer.

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Find the right Niton handheld analyzer for your application!
Find the right Niton handheld analyzer for your application!

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Niton Handheld XRF Analyzers Video
XRF in the Field: XRF Technology for the Non-Scientist
XRF in the field: XRF technology for the non-scientist

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A practical guide to improving metal & alloy sorting for scrap metal recyclers
A practical guide to improving metal & alloy sorting for scrap metal recyclers

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A practical guide to improving mining and mineral operations
A practical guide to improving mining and mineral operations

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API 578 (3rd edition) - Guidelines for a material verification program

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Webinar - Be sure in the moment: handheld XRF analysis of metals, alloys and coating thickness
Webinar - Be sure in the moment: handheld XRF analysis of metals, alloys and coating thickness

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