Mobile Optical Emission Spectrometers

Spark optical emission spectrometers (OES) excel at providing full chemistry of critical alloy elements at low detection limits that handheld X-ray and LIBS analyzers can’t: carbon, phosphorus, sulfur, boron, arsenic and tin in low alloy and stainless steels, and nitrogen in duplex steels.

That’s why spark OES is the most trusted and widely used method for creation and verification of MTR’s (mill testing reports) in the world. Our instruments also meet the world’s most stringent PMI metallurgical alloy chemistry testing requirements including API 5L testing, API RP578, ASME section IX B& PV, ISO 17025 and A2LA standards.

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PMI-MASTER Smart

PMI-MASTER Smart

A portable laboratory giving you complete metals analysis when you need to reliably analyze steels and other alloying materials like aluminium, nickel and copper especially in PMI Safety Inspection.

PMI-MASTER Pro2

PMI-MASTER Pro2

Ultimate mobile metals analysis when you’re trying to prevent grade mix-ups of incoming and outgoing materials, conduct material verification and quality control or maximize profits in a scrapyard.

TEST-MASTER Pro

TEST-MASTER Pro

Designed to be your quality control and assurance workhorse, delivering full chemical analysis with ease. Achieve high throughput, reliable metals analysis with an arc probe every hour of a day, each day of the year.

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  TEST-MASTER Pro Arc/Spark PMI-Master Pro2 PMI-Master Smart
Identification of low and medium alloyed steels by Carbon content
L GRADE separation for stainless steel
Identification of duplex steel grades via nitrogen content
Battery operation
Operation via main power
Optional automation interface for integration in to inline process for 100% testing ✘  ✘ 
High sample throughput ★★★ ★☆☆ ★☆☆
Precise analysis of UV elements such as P,S,B,Sn,As...
Cordless on site PMI inspection ★★☆ ★★★
Sorting for scrap and recycling applications 
Analysis of difficult sample shapes (wires, small parts, curved surfaces…) ★★☆ ★★★ ★★★
Manufacturing QC/QA ★★★ ★★★ ★★★
Extension of calibration possible

Key PMI/NDT applications

Upstream

Material verification both on and offshore.

Midstream

Pipeline safety asset verification with full chemistry measurements.

Downstream

PMI for components before, during and after use, including welds.

Power Generation

PMI for components that meets ASME Section IX B&PV code standards and FAC analysis.


Automotive/Aerospace

Incoming inspection to ensure integrity of material used.

Fabrication

Analyze and identify material grade and alloy composition.

Metal Production

Scrap sorting and final compositional verification check.

Other Plants

Verifying materials for weldability, providing a library of CE and other formulas.

Why choose a Hitachi mobile spark spectrometer?

Our customers

Watch Steve Baldwin, Technical Director at PTS TQM Ltd, explain why they have invested in Hitachi analyzers.

Resources

Blog: PMI-MASTER Smart: The smarter way to test

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Blog: 5 reasons why our customers choose mobile OES analyzers

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Blog: LIBS vs Mobile OES – Making the right choice

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Blog: OES analyzers: developed, designed and made in Germany

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Rough Guide: LIBS, XRF or OES

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Guide: Metal Trends

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Guide: Analysis in automotive

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Guide: Search for true values

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Tired of wasting your time searching for grades manually? 

Our mobile spark OES analyzers come with the world’s largest metal database already installed. With more than 10 million records for over 360,000 materials from 69 countries, you’ll have easy access to the information you need with no time-consuming research in norms and grade catalogues.

 

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