Sample Preparation

PAS would like to introduce Thermo Scientific’s NEW Field Portable Sample Preparation Tools, specifically made for use with your Niton hand-held XRF analyser. There are 4 tools available to assist with your sample collection and preparation process.

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 be cupped or pelletised for XRF analysis. Proper sample collection and preparation can result in a quantitative rock-face analysis in the field within minutes. Powered by 18V Lithium Ion batteries and using readily available blades, the Direct Rock Sampler is fully field-portable and the perfect complementary tool to your Niton.

Electric Hammer Mill

The Electric Hammer Mill is used to grind rock chips or stones for homogenous sample preparation. Offering the first 12VDC powered mill on the market; this powerful device weighing less than 5 kg provides rapid milling of samples and delivers a homogenised, fine powder in just seconds.

Pellet Press

The Pellet Press is used for pressing rock milled powder into solid powder pellets without using any form of binder. Sample pellets can then be analysed in the Thermo Scientific Field Mate Test Stand using your Niton XRF analyser, or directly on the Niton FXL. The use of this unique sample preparation tool improves the precision and accuracy of XRF analysis.

Crushing Tool

The Thermo Scientific Crushing Tool is for breaking down stones and rock chips to pieces smaller than 8mm. This sample preparation is required when using the field-portable Electric Hammer Mill. The crushing tool is designed to prepare about 150-300 grams of sample at a time.

Sample Preparation Tool Kits

Each of these sample preparation tools can be purchased as individual pieces; however they can also be purchased as a complete Sample Preparation Tool Kit. PAS have two Sample Preparation Kits which are available for purchase; The Direct Rock Sample Kit and The Electric Hammer Mill Kit.

Both of these compact, portable, powered tool kits provide you with everything needed for elemental analysis on-site, offering a unique, complementary solution for in-field XRF analysis with the Niton range of hand-held portable XRF analysers.

Sample Preparation Products

Fluxana Standard and Preparation

Fluxana deliver all types of accessories, such as cups, foils, chemicals and calibration standards, to the users of XRF. Additionally we offer a wide range of sample preparation equipment including fusion equipment, mills and presses.           Standards XRF analytical instruments require certified reference materials to establish a calibration curve ensuring the analysis of inorganic compositions of a substance … read more.

Niton XRF

Get lab-quality results with user-friendly portable  analyzers — anywhere, anytime, under any condition.   Precious Metals     Scrap    PMI     NDT Exploration     Mining     Environmental RoHS     Waste Sorting     Hazmat   Thermo Scientific™ portable analytical instruments deliver instant, actionable data for quick decision making in critical situations. Combining sophisticated technologies and an incredibly easy-to-use interface, our portable analyzers provide rapid, reliable chemical identification … 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.

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.

Sample Prep Press

The Fluxana Sample Prep press is available in three models, the Vaneox - 25t manual Press, the Vaneox – 25t automatic press and the Vaneox – 40t automatic press. Fluxana also offer a number of tools to assist with the sample prep press process. Vaneox - 25t manual Max pressure 25t; pressure display 0-25t Piston 115mm; Stroke 30mm Bolster … read more.

Sample Prep Fusion

Fluxana Sample Prep Fusion technology is used to prepare samples to be analysed with an X-ray fluorescence machine. It is also used to improve precision over pressed powder technology. VULCAN MA Instruments - VULCAN 2MA, 4MA and 6MA Automatic version No manual adjustment of the flames Full microprocessor control Applications with variable temperature setting possible High flexibility for all types of applications Storage … read more.