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13/12/2018

Ensuring your waste cooking oil makes the grade with XRF analysis

Hitachi’s X-Supreme 8000 has the accuracy needed to measure sulfur in used…

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12/12/2018

Reading burn spots – Signs that your OES instrument needs maintenance

Hitachi High-tech know all about getting the best performance out of analysers.…

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11/12/2018

Are you ready for the new Pipeline Safety Regulation in the US?

Hitachi High-Tech offers a range of PMI analyzers for the verification…

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18/01/2019

IFEX 2019

IFEX 2019 – International Exhibition on Foundry Technology, Equipment,…

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05/12/2018

Surge in smart home appliances increasing demand for plated components

Hitachi High-Tech have a range of XRF analysers suitable for a general…

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05/12/2018

The secret to perfect OES carbon analysis? Perfect sample prep

Our OES analysers more efficient, cost effective and smarter too. Optics…

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04/12/2018

Application Note: X-MET8000 Series for rapid analysis of welds and welding materials

With its bevelled snout that can reach into tight corners, its small-spot…

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30/11/2018

5 reasons to choose LAB-X5000 for release liner quality control

The LAB-X5000 brings accuracy, fast throughput and low cost testing to…

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28/11/2018

Don’t let drift impact your OES element analysis

At Hitachi High Tech, we have over 45 years of experience in the metals…

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27/11/2018

Case Study: PMI-MASTER Smart, Professional Testing Services

Case Study: Whatever the environment, PTS relies on their PMI-MASTER Smart…

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27/11/2018

Don’t leave it too late to take action on IMO 2020 regulation

We’ve rounded up our top blog posts on this topic for you to help you evaluate…

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20/11/2018

Infographic - Total Compliance with Total Confidence

20/11/2018

Application Note: FT110A, Analysis of Zinc Coatings

Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science’s family of bench-top EDXRF analysers…

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14/11/2018

PMI and managing ageing plants

PMI is the optimum inspection solution for plant operators looking to proactively…

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25/06/2019

GIFA 2019

Whether casting facilities, machinery or equipment for rigging out a foundry:…

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12/11/2018

Webinar: Current Growth Markets for Metal Finishing

Ask the Expert: Current growth markets for metal finishing and how X-ray…

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07/05/2019

Control 2019

The Control international trade fair for quality assurance, which will…

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08/11/2018

ExTOPE Connect: Cloud-based data management for XRF and LIBS analysis

When you add more analysers to your fleet, you can add them to your ExTOPE…

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06/11/2018

One of the fastest tools for analyzing and identifying aluminium alloys

Vulcan Expert is one of the fastest handheld tools available to analyse…

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01/11/2018

Testing biofuel with XRF to the new RTFO targets? Choose X-Supreme – compliant with ASTM, ISO and JIS.

The Hitachi X-Supreme8000 benchtop XRF analyser is ideally suited for the…

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01/11/2018

7 ways we assure the high quality of our OES spark spectrometers

How do we ensure our instruments deliver the most precise and accurate…

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27/04/2019

CASTExpo 2019

The largest North American gathering of the metalcasting supply chain.…

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13/03/2019

China International Foundry Expo (Metal China)

04/02/2019

Mining Indaba

Mining Indaba is dedicated to the successful capitalisation and development…

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26/10/2018

Ensure safety at Halloween with the X-MET XRF analyzer

Learn how Rubie’s Costumes is keeping consumers safe at Halloween and has…

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08/04/2019

ISRI 2019

29/01/2019

IPC APEX EXPO 2019

In order to succeed in the electronics industry, you have to be in the…

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25/10/2018

Application Note: FT150, Analysis of Silver Coatings

The unique corrosion-resistance characteristics and appeal of silver make…

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23/10/2018

Simply the best - XRF solutions for non-destructive testing

Hitachi High-Tech released its first X-ray products over 45years ago. Since…

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19/10/2018

Making nitrogen analysis at low detection limits easier than ever

The launch of the FM EXPERT is the latest step in Hitachi High-Tech’s mission…

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18/10/2018

You no longer need helium to analyse silicone on paper – even on clay coated paper!

One single calibration is used for a wide variety of paper (for example…

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16/10/2018

Are you ready for the cobalt rush?

Getting hold of cobalt though isn’t a simple procedure. Companies looking…

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16/10/2018

6 reasons the new FM EXPERT could be the OES you’ve been waiting for

Here are six reasons the FM EXPERT could be the perfect new solution for…

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12/10/2018

Ensure a long shelf life of Immersion Tin Surface Finishes with IPC-4554

The 2007 IPC specification IPC-4554 is applicable to the production of…

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11/10/2018

Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science Accelerates Growth and Expansion Plan with Relocation to New U.S. Hub Office

Move Marks the Final Phase in Joining Hitachi High-Technologies Group.…

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10/10/2018

Application Note: LAB-X5000, silicone on paper, clay coated paper and film.

Download our Application Note: silicone coat weight on paper and film,…

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04/10/2018

Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science releases accessible new addition to its X-MET8000 analyser range

Purpose designed with all the calibrations and accessories you need for…

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03/10/2018

Avoid oxidization on your PCB boards with the Immersion Silver Standard IPC-4553A

Immersion silver is one of several RoHS compliant finishes that protects…

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28/09/2018

X-MET8000 Series for high temperature applications

Hitachi High-Tech has designed a brand new protective analysis window which…

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27/09/2018

Are you complying with the new ENIG specification IPC-4552A ?

XRF instruments are used to measure the thickness, and the IPC-4552A details…

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25/09/2018

OES - the fastest and best choice to meet specifications for low alloy steels

OES remains the best choice for low alloy steel analysis as it’s able to…

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19/09/2018

New compact spark spectrometer for metals and low level nitrogen analysis from Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science: FM EXPERT

Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science Corporation launches a new optical…

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11/09/2018

PMI-MASTER Smart facilitates EGAT's strict material inspection checks

The portability, stability and mobility makes the PMI-MASTER Smart superior…

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10/09/2018

Conforming to IPC-4556 with XRF

07/09/2018

X-MET8000 series for the rapid and cost-effective analysis of milk powders

Hitachi High-Tech’s latest handheld XRF analyser, the X-MET8000, is a cost-effective,…

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07/09/2018

Take advantage of the Section 179 Tax break to buy your XRF, OES or LIBS equipment

If you are a small to medium business owner in the U.S., there has never…

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05/09/2018

Why you need an OES analyser in a process plant environment

When 100% PMI (positive material identification) is a requirement, it doesn’t…

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21/08/2018

Application Note: X-STRATA920 Analysis of chrome coatings

The X-Strata920 offers rapid and accurate, non-destructive analysis of…

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21/08/2018

Application Note: X-MET8000 analysis of wood

X-ray fluorescence (XRF) is a proven, nondestructive technique that provides…

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16/08/2018

X-MET8000 helps the Ningbo Museum restore and verify artifacts

Hitachi High-Tech’s X-MET8000 analyser range is often used in the identification,…

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15/08/2018

The role of PMI analysers for inspection

When getting it right is safety critical - you need an analyser you can…

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08/08/2018

Fast and accurate PMI analysis – No more excuses

Ensuring that safety critical components are working properly, and remain…

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07/08/2018

Application Note: LAB-X5000 for analysis of sulfur and metals in fuel oils

The Hitachi LAB-X5000 energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) analyser…

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02/08/2018

What to consider before purchasing a PMI analyser

Positive Material Identification (PMI) is being increasingly used by companies…

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31/07/2018

Key trends in the silicone coated release liner industry.

Is your business aware of the key trends happening in the release liner…

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26/07/2018

The dos and don’ts of PMI

Positive material identification (PMI) is a quick and non-destructive way…

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16/07/2018

Conforming to IPC-4552A with the X-Strata920

X-ray fluorescence (XRF) has long been the approved method of testing ENIG…

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10/07/2018

ExTOPE Connect puts advanced data management at the centre of your operations

Hitachi High-Tech’s ExTOPE Connect is an advanced data management and storage…

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06/07/2018

Vulcan increases product quality control at production site for Northeast Light Alloy

Northeast Light Alloy have searched for a suitable analyser that would…

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05/07/2018

Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science reveals ExTOPE Connect

Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science Corporation today revealed latest…

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04/07/2018

Top reasons to choose the X-Strata920

The X-Strata920 provides reliable accurate coating analysis that meets…

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03/07/2018

Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science Expand X-Strata920 Capabilities With A High Resolution Detector

Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science, today expands the capabilities of…

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28/06/2018

What is positive material identification (PMI) and why is it so important?

PMI is an on-site examination of security-relevant components in regard…

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26/06/2018

LAB-X5000 for analysis of sulfur in fuels and petroleum products

The Hitachi LAB-X5000 energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) analyser…

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21/06/2018

X-Strata920 lnstils trust in Raviraj Process Controls’ customers

Being in the OEM business, Raviraj Process Controls have to declare the…

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13/06/2018

How to comply with sulfur cap 2020

The best way for ship owners to ensure they fully comply with the new sulfur…

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08/06/2018

PMI-MASTER Pro2 analyser helps Douson Valve control the quality of steel alloys

Douson Valves has implemented strict technical standards for quality control…

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07/06/2018

4 things to consider to be compliant with sulfur cap 2020

There are clear and actionable steps that can be taken today to guarantee…

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30/05/2018

Marine sulfur emission regulations explained

The incoming IMO 2020 sulfur cap is likely to have profound effects on…

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29/05/2018

How to choose the right XRF instrument to analyse coatings in your business.

Many companies who analyse coatings choose XRF because it’s non-destructive,…

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24/05/2018

Infographic - Reading the metal - throughout the QA/QC process

22/05/2018

Hitachi High-Tech launches a new solution for the rapid, on-site testing of sulfur in marine fuel oil

The new X-MET8000 Optimum solution provides ship owners and port state…

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17/05/2018

LIBS, XRF or OES – a rough guide...

Download our Guide: a rough guide to choosing the right technology for…

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03/05/2018

A more efficient way to understand worldwide metal standards

At Hitachi High-Tech, we offer a wide range of metals analysers. The largest…

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27/04/2018

X-MET8000 XRF analyser solves mystery of WW2 plane crash

Download our case study to see the results of the investigation and how…

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10/04/2018

Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science Unveils SpArcfire

Analysing metals with spark spectrometers can be complicated. Not with…

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05/04/2018

Better ways to analyse materials for recycling

With the government focusing so closely on recycling and introducing stricter…

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23/03/2018

The right instruments to ensure you are compliant with changing maritime fuel regulations

As part of ongoing efforts to reduce air pollution from the burning of…

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20/03/2018

Choosing the Right Coatings Analyser for Circuit Boards

Using the right coatings analyser is an important part of the process;…

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16/03/2018

Celebrating Global Recycling Day: how Hitachi materials analysers are making a difference

To showcase the importance of recycling as part of Global Recycling Day…

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13/03/2018

Are you checking for lead in drinking water pipes and fittings?

X-ray fluorescence (XRF) is a proven, non-destructive technique that enables…

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09/03/2018

Selecting successful conservation strategies to preserve the historical value of the Mary Rose

Learn how X-RAY florescence (XRF) helped investigate. analyse and identify…

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09/03/2018

Rising to the challenge of cleaner fuel – practical ways to comply with new regulations

As the marine industry improves standards and lowers sulfur emissions,…

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06/03/2018

Choosing the right technology for stainless steel analysis

As a leading supplier of handheld LIBS (laser induced breakdown spectroscopy)…

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26/02/2018

Precise analysis for duplex steel

Optical emission spectrometry (OES) technology provides precise material…

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21/02/2018

What is X-ray fluorescence (XRF)?

X-rays form part of the electromagnetic spectrum. They are on the high…

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19/02/2018

Don’t know where to start to make sure you get a good measurement with a laser analyser?

Mikko Jarvikivi, Product Manager, shares his tips on how to get the best…

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14/02/2018

Four reasons to use polycapillary optics for coatings analysis

X-ray fluorescence (XRF) is a widely used technique for measuring coating…

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05/02/2018

Fighting soil contamination with XRF

Several recent news stories in China and around the world have highlighted…

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02/02/2018

Seven reasons to choose the X-MET8000 Expert Geo for mining

The X-MET8000 Expert Geo is an analyser that can help mining companies…

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29/01/2018

Are you recycling polystyrene the right way? Don’t risk the heavy fines

One very effective option for waste management professionals is to use…

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26/01/2018

New Advances in XRF Technology Allow for Measurement of Electroless Nickel Plating

Electroless nickel (EN) plating was introduced over 50 years ago as a means…

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24/01/2018

Here’s 10 things you might not know about the handheld Vulcan laser analyser

As Hitachi High-Tech’s handheld laser analyser, Vulcan, celebrates its…

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23/01/2018

Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science adds to its range of benchtop analysers with powerful solutions to common challenges in the coatings industry.

Designed to play a key role in production quality control, the FT series…

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16/01/2018

Scrap yards – pushing handheld analysers to the limit

Scrap yards are one of the toughest and most challenging environments for…

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12/01/2018

X-MET Case Study, SPP Pumps, rapid quality assurance

How the X-MET helps increase and maintain product quality: rapid, on-site…

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09/01/2018

Using XRF to ensure food safety

The giants in the food and beverage industry are using handheld X-ray fluorescence…

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03/01/2018

What is Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS)?

Our Product Manager and Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) expert,…

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14/12/2017

Webinar: Why handheld LIBS is a popular QA/QC method for real-time elemental analysis

While Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) technology has been available…

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12/12/2017

Vulcan case study, future proofing a scrap yard

As a start-up scrap yard, Romuta wanted to build an advanced, digitalised…

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07/12/2017

Six reasons to get excited about the new LAB-X5000 benchtop XRF

With handheld devices making it easier to analyse samples on the move,…

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05/12/2017

LAB-X5000 benchtop XRF analyser launched by Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science

Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science has launched LAB-X5000, the fastest,…

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01/12/2017

Measuring carbon in steel – absolute reliability matters

The incorrect analysis of the carbon content in steel can lead to a multitude…

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22/11/2017

An urgent and ongoing need to test steel punches for the pharma industry

Nottingham-based I Holland supplies steel dies and punches to the pharmaceutical…

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16/11/2017

New spark spectrometer for high performance metals analysis: FOUNDRY-MASTER Pro2

Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science launches a new optical emission spectrometer…

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16/11/2017

Trust your supplier, but also check

In the wake of mis-certification scandals around the world, firms are tightening…

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15/11/2017

Using X-ray fluorescence (XRF) to spot counterfeits

Fake products are a threat to businesses of all sizes, and handheld XRF…

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08/11/2017

Are you ready for 100% PMI?

Our LIBS expert Mikko Järvikivi gives six reasons why a handheld laser…

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07/11/2017

X-MET8000 Expert Geo for the rapid field analysis of COLTAN

The need for a rapid, simple analysis (carried out by non-laboratory staff)…

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07/11/2017

Sample preparation is the key to quality analysis with a laser analyser

Sample preparation is the most important step of any chemical analysis.…

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06/11/2017

Launch of an android app for Vulcan and X-MET8000 analysers

Launch of an android app for Vulcan and X-MET8000 analysers We’ve launched…

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31/10/2017

Why LIBS means lower cost of ownership

Laser Induced Breakdown Spectrometry (LIBS) and X-ray Fluorescence (XRF)…

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30/10/2017

Hitachi High-Tech receives A2LA certification for OES

Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science Americas, Inc. is pleased to announce…

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26/10/2017

Identification of metals with a portable spark spectrometer helps to restore bridges in the Netherlands

Nebest, an engineering consultancy based in the Netherlands, was appointed…

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25/10/2017

What is Optical Emission Spectroscopy (OES)?

Optical Emission Spectroscopy, or OES, is a well trusted and widely used…

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12/10/2017

Are you ready to comply with new maritime emissions regulations?

As part of ongoing efforts to reduce air pollution released from burning…

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27/09/2017

Could you do your geo analysis quicker?

Here’s our guide on how our X-MET8000 Expert Geo handheld analyser could…

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27/09/2017

Major U.S. electric utility streamlines processes with portable OES

OES is a longstanding, field-proven technology for accurate and repeatable…

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20/09/2017

Need a solution for on-site soil contaminants screening?

With the construction industry booming globally, especially in countries…

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03/07/2017

Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science

On 3rd July 2017 Oxford Instruments’ Industrial Analysis division joined…

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14/06/2017

Reputation in your hands: when it pays to test in-house

When UK firm GT Factors tested the Vulcan Laser Induced Breakdown (LIBS)…

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18/05/2017

New high-performance geochemistry handheld XRF analyser

Hitachi High-Tech launches X-MET8000 Expert Geo - a new high-performance…

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24/01/2017

One of the World’s fastest metals analyser Vulcan, launched by Hitachi High-Tech

Hitachi High-Tech has launched Vulcan, one of the fastest metals analyser…

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Ensuring your waste cooking oil makes the grade with XRF analysis

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Reading burn spots – Signs that your OES instrument needs maintenance

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Are you ready for the new Pipeline Safety Regulation in the US?

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