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Fused Bead Analysis for Refractories

This application note introduces Application Packages "Refractory" series and demonstrates repeatability of this analysis.


X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysis is widely used in a number of fields, including quality control and research & development, due to its high degree of accuracy and extremely simple sample preparation. Quantitative analysis with XRF spectrometry requires reference materials in order to generate calibration curves. The fusion method in X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysis is an effective sample preparation technique for getting accurate analysis results of powder samples, since the technique eliminates heterogeneity due to grain size and mineralogical differences. Rigaku provides analysis solution for various refractories by the fusion method.

WDXRF products from Rigaku

Benchtop tube below sequential WDXRF spectrometer analyzes O through U in solids, liquids and powders

High power, tube above, sequential WDXRF spectrometer with new ZSX Guidance expert system software

High power, tube below, sequential WDXRF spectrometer with Smart Sample Loading System (SSLS)

High power, tube above, sequential WDXRF spectrometer

WDXRF spectrometer designed to handle very large and/or heavy samples

High-throughput tube-above multi-channel simultaneous WDXRF spectrometer analyzes Be through U

WDXRF ultra low sulfur analyzer for method ASTM D2622

ASTM D2622 method WDXRF analyzer for sulfur (S) in petroleum fuels and ULSD

Tube below, single element WDXRF analyzer for quality control applications