Aeris Minerals Edition - Benchtop X-ray Diffractometer from PANalytical

The Minerals edition of Aeris is PANalytical’s X-ray diffractometer for everyone in the mining industry. With Aeris mineralogical analysis becomes as easy as making a cup of coffee: Aeris is the most intuitive benchtop XRD system with the results of your measurements is directly displayed on the built-in touch screen.

The Minerals edition of Aeris is your companion for optimizing the mining process. The instrument incorporates proven technologies that have previously on been included with PANalytical’s high-end systems. As a result, data quality and speed of analysis delivered by Aeris have so far only been realized on full-power systems. Furthermore, Aeris is the first fully automatable benchtop and can be easily incorporated in industrial production control.

Key Features

  • Built-in touch screen
  • Automatable
  • Fits in your process  wherever you need it
  • Low cost of ownership
  • Virtually unlimited lifetime of the tube
  • Limited infrastructural needs (no chiller or gases needed)
  • Small footprint
  • Designed for operator use
  • Best-in-class data quality

Aeris only needs a single-phase power outlet, fits well in any lab, and can be used by virtually everyone.  


The Aeris Minerals edition is configured for the analysis of ores, ores concentrates, and metals. It gives direct mineralogical information to improve geometallurgical models. And Aeris is fast: typical measurement times are less than 10 minutes.

Mineralogy of 100 copper ore samples (left), total copper content calculated from the mineralogy


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