Mining and Exploration

Portable Analytical Solutions (PAS) offer more than one analysis option for your mining and exploration projects; Chemical/ Elemental analysis is achieved using Thermo Fisher Scientific’s range of Niton hand-held x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysers, and Mineral analysis is achieved using ASD Inc.’s range of Near Infra-red (NIR) Spectrometers. Speak to our team of specialists to find out which form of analysis is best suited to you or your company’s exploration needs.

Mining and Exploration Products

ASD Terraspec Halo

Introducing the PANalytical ASD TerraSpec® Halo, the quickest way to identify minerals. The TerraSpec Halo is a lightweight, portable, full range near-infrared spectrometer designed to revolutionize the mineral exploration process. With a simple push of a button, the TerraSpec Halo delivers mineralogy results in a matter of seconds, a rapid method to identify minerals and … read more.

Niton XL3t 950 GOLDD+

Now with intergrated GPS The Niton XL3t 950 GOLDD+ with Intergrated GPS hand-held XRF analyser enables fast acquisition of data for rapid delineation of ore boundaries and in-depth, quantitative geochemical analysis of metal concentrations for mine mapping, drilling programs and grade control, critically important for the efficient running of mining operations. In all stages of the geochemical and mineral … read more.

Instrument Rentals

PAS offer the opportunity to rent reliable, fully serviced Niton XRF Analysers for short or long term periods for Mining, Environmental and Alloy sectors. Perhaps you would like to trial an instrument for a new application? Or you are an existing customer that requires a second unit for a short time? Here at PAS we offer … read more.

ASD TerraSpec 4

ASD TerraSpec 4 Hi-Res The ASD TerraSpec 4 Hi-Res mineral spectrometer is now available, designed to meet the needs of the modern explorer. The ASD TerraSpec 4 Hi-Res mineral spectrometer uses a 6 nm resolution and enhanced performance in the SWIR 1 and 2 regions too quickly and accurately measure diverse geologic samples, including those with darker … read more.

Niton FXL 950/ 959 GOLDD+

Niton FXL 950 Now your commercial elemental analysis lab comes to you – a valuable resource you can carry on the back of a truck for in-field exploration, based at the core shed or mining operations. The Niton FXL 950 Series Field X-ray Lab delivers XRF-based elemental analysis with lab-quality testing performance. Housed in a compact, portable … read more.

Sample Prep Equipment

Direct Rock Sampler Intended for cutting rocks and stone, for the collection of fine powders from a rock face or core, the special diamond cutting blades easily generate a sample by cutting slots, or even making a line cut on the rock face or drill cores, so that the powder is then easily collected, ready to … read more.

Niton XL2t 500

The Niton XL2t 500 hand-held XRF analyser is the perfect choice for sorting ore, grade control and base metals exploration. Ruggedly constructed, easy to read screen, advanced electronics for data collection and reporting and excellent performance for Cu, Pb, Zn, Fe, Ti, V and Cr. With its bright yellow casing and renowned Niton point and shoot … read more.

Niton XL2t 950 GOLDD

The Niton XL2t 950 GOLDD hand-held XRF analyser is our mid-tier performance leader for exploration, grade control or mine management. With an ergonomically designed shape, easy to read touch screen, daylight readable icons and bright yellow colour make it the perfect tool for rugged exploration or mine industry operations. Whether you are testing for base metals … read more.

Niton XL3t 500

The Niton XL3t 500 hand-held XRF analyser for exploration and mining operations has a powerful 50KV tube, colour tilt screen and advanced NDT software for data recording and reporting the Niton XL3t 500 is the perfect in-field data collection tool. Fast, accurate and easy to use the Niton XL3t 500 can analyse a range of elements … read more.

ASD QualitySpec® 7000

The ASD QualitySpec® 7000 process Spectrometer is ideal for measurement of process materials transported on conveyance systems. The system is designed for continuous measurement of solids, powders and blended materials, providing multiple measurements from a single point. The ASD QualitySpec® 7000 analytical system is comprised of a control cabinet and optical head. The compact optical head … read more.

Certified Standards

XRF analytical instruments require certified reference materials to establish a calibration curve ensuring the analysis of inorganic compositions of a substance or product to meet the expectations and quality assurances of institutions, companies and customers. PAS are the distributes of the Fluxana range of XRF standards for a variety of industrial applications: Metals as chips Metals as solids Aluminium … read more.

Sample Cups

Gaining the best results from your Niton hand-held XRF analyser can come down to correct sample preparation. PAS have a range of sample cups and films for the preparation of soils, powders and pulps ensuring the best possible results from your analysis. … read more.