Niton™ XL5 Analyzer

The Thermo Scientific™ Niton™ XL5 handheld XRF analyzer identifies alloys, detects tramp elements, delivers geochemical data, analyzes precious metals, and determines coating weight and plating thickness. Powered by a proprietary 5W x-ray tube, the Niton XL5 analyzer optimizes the geometry between the x-ray source, fluorescence detector and sample. Replaces the 950 Goldd.

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Dan Davis
Product Manager
daniel.davis2@thermofisher.com
+1 978 513 9717
2 Radcliff Road
Tewksbury, MA 01876
USA
John Tiggas
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+1 952 929 1134
www.thermoscientific.com
Manufacturer
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.
Product Name
Niton™ XL5 Analyzer
Detection Category
Chemical; Explosives
Detection Principle
Elemental Analysis;
Detection Method
X-ray Fluorescence;
Application
Screening;Forensics;Bulk Analysis;
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The Thermo Scientific™ Niton™ XL5 handheld XRF analyzer identifies alloys, detects tramp elements, delivers geochemical data, analyzes precious metals, and determines coating weight and plating thickness. Powered by a proprietary 5W x-ray tube, the Niton XL5 analyzer optimizes the geometry between the x-ray source, fluorescence detector and sample. Replaces the 950 Goldd.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Market Entry Date
2017
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent; Hands-on experience
Dimensions
9.54 x 8.19 x 2.67 in (242.56 x 208.17 x 67.9 mm)
Weight
<5 Lbs.; 2.8 Lbs. (1.3 kg)
Power Requirements
Lithium Battery
Noise Produced
Negligible
Transportability
Handheld
Ruggedness
Waterproof/Resistant; Dust
Consumables
<$1,000/year; Sample cups
Available Accessories
3mm small-spot collimation, test stand, belt holster
Data Analysis Support Equipment
PC, software
Communications Interface
Wi-Fi, USB, Bluetooth
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
>5 years
Unit Cost
$60,000.00
Other Chemical Targets
Elemental analysis
Number of Library Entries
> 30 elements
Adaptability
No; Cannot detect or add new targets
Sample Introduction
Solid;
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
%; ppm
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
none
False Positive Rates
<1% False Positive Rate
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
<10 minutes
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
<5 minutes
Total Run Time
< 2 minutes
Software Control
On-board, PC
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
Yes
Manuals Available
Yes
Reachback Service
Yes
Warranties
Yes
ITAR/EAR Export Regulations
This device is subject to export controls including those of the Export Administration Regulations of the U.S. Department of Commerce, which may restrict or require licenses for the export of product from the United States and their re-export to and from other countries.
IATA Shipping Restrictions
Yes; Lithium ion battery restrictions
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