NEX QC Low-Cost Energy Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence Analyser

The Rigaku NEX QC is a low-cost premium benchtop Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence (EDXRF) elemental analyzer, which offers wide elemental coverage with an easy-to-learn software interface in a rugged package designed for industrial at-line quality control applications. It is possible to analyze non-destructively from sodium to uranium in almost any matrix from alloys and solids to liquids, powders and slurries.

The NEX-QC is specifically designed for routine quality control elemental analysis applications, features an intuitive "icon-driven" touch screen interface for easy operation and a built-in printer for convenience. The shuttered 50kV X-ray tube and Peltier cooled semiconductor detector deliver exclusive short-term repeatability and long-term reproducibility with excellent element peak resolution. This high voltage capability (50 kV), along with multiple automated X-ray tube filters, offers a broad range of XRF applications versatility and low limits-of-detection (LOD).

Alternatives include automatic sample changer, fundamental parameters, sample spinner and helium purge for enhanced light element sensitivity. For those applications that need high-resolution and sensitivity, Rigaku offers the new NEX QC+ energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence analyser which is equipped with a silicon drift detector (SDD).

Product Features

The key features of the NEX QC are:

  • Analysis of 11Na to 92U non-destructively
  • Solids, liquids, alloys, powders and thin films
  • 50kV X-ray tube for wide elemental coverage
  • Semiconductor detector for superior data quality
  • Modern smartphone style "icon driven" user interface
  • Multiple automated tube filters for enhanced sensitivity
  • Convenient built-in thermal printer
  • Low-cost with unmatched performance-to-price ratio
  • Optional fundamental parameters

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