Niton XL3t Series

The Thermo Scientific Niton XL3t Ultra Analyzer is a tube-based hand-held x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer. The XL3t allows for light element analysis with an attachable helium purge system and combines electronics with an ergonomic design and software, to conduct XRF analysis. Physical features include: integrated, tilting, color, touch-screen display to the integrated GPS, and customizable menus. the Niton XL3t GOLDD+ technology delivers significant improvements in sensitivity and measurement times

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Dan Davis
Product Manager
daniel.davis2@thermofisher.com
978-513-9717
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Tewksbury, MA 01876
USA
www.thermoscientific.com
Manufacturer
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.
Product Name
Niton XL3t Series
Detection Category
Chemical; Explosives
Detection Principle
Elemental Analysis;
Detection Method
X-ray Fluorescence ;
Application
Emergency Response; Screening; Bulk Analysis;
Product Model Number
NITON ULTRA, XL3T GOLDD PLUS
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The Thermo Scientific Niton XL3t Ultra Analyzer is a tube-based hand-held x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer. The XL3t allows for light element analysis with an attachable helium purge system and combines electronics with an ergonomic design and software, to conduct XRF analysis. Physical features include: integrated, tilting, color, touch-screen display to the integrated GPS, and customizable menus. the Niton XL3t GOLDD+ technology delivers significant improvements in sensitivity and measurement times
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
User Feedback Sources
Hands-on experience, DoD
Dimensions
9.6 x 9.05 x 3.75 in (24.4 x 23 x 9.5 cm)
Weight
<5 Lbs.; < 3.0 Lbs. (< 1.3 kg)
Power Requirements
Lithium Battery; Two 4 (or optional 6) cell lithium-ion battery packs
Transportability
Handheld
Ruggedness
None; Must be handled carefully, unit has a drop sensor
Operating Conditions
-10 to 50° C (14 to 122°F)
Consumables
<$1,000/year; Replacement windows
Calibration Schedule
Internal calibration
Suggested Routine Maintenance
Kapton window replacement
Available Accessories
Portable test stand, stationary test stand, tripod stand Extension pole Welding mask HotFoot™ hot surface adapter Soil testing guard Internal CCD sample imaging system Variable spot size aperture Mining Kit
Data Analysis Support Equipment
Niton Data Transfer Software
Communications Interface
USB, Bluetooth and RS-232 serial communication
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
>5 years
Unit Cost
$50,000 to $75,000
Other Chemical Targets
Elemental Analysis for elements Mg-U
Number of Library Entries
Alloy library has 466 entries
Adaptability
Yes; manufacturer can add new targets to detector
Sample Introduction
Liquid; Solid; Vapor/Gas
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
ppm
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
Anything with elements Mg through U
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
15 minutes
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
<5 minutes; 5 seconds to 5 minutes, GOLDD++ 2 minutes
Total Run Time
5 seconds to 5 minutes
Alarm Capability
Visual
Software Control
On-board, PC
Other Operational Parameters
Multiple modes for analysis
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
Yes
Manuals Available
User Manual
Warranties
1 year standard, additional years available
ITAR/EAR Export Regulations
No
IATA Shipping Restrictions
Yes; Helium gas is regulated, X-ray tube has state dependent regulations
Data File Type Format
.ndt, can also be downloaded into Excel
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