Author Archives: Michel Zoontjes


Published 19 May 2020

A breath of fresh air

Raising standards and lowering barriers for air particle analysis “Sometimes, all I need is the air that I breathe…”, begins a classic pop song from the 1970s. Indeed, there are few things more essential to life than air: the average…READ MORE >

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Published 27 Jun 2019

Discover the Epsilon 1 benchtop XRF upgrade – Q&A

Epsilon 1 is changing the landscape of economic and easy-to-use benchtop XRF spectrometers. This compact and powerful instrument has now undergone a comprehensive upgrade, providing more accurate, faster and reproducible elemental analysis. The next generation Epsilon 1 gives, compared to…READ MORE >

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Published 27 Sep 2018

Make a well informed decision when you purchase your XRF instrument

Technology developments have fundamentally changed the way elemental analysis can be performed. In the past elemental analysis techniques, like ICP and floor-standing wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence (WDXRF), were limited to central laboratories. Over the past two decades, the performance of…READ MORE >

Published 19 Apr 2018

Industrial wastewater – Ensure it is free of heavy metals

Check your manufacturing waste before disposing In the last two years, companies in Asia have been fined for disposing of used industrial waste tainted with chemicals and heavy metals into the waters. In Vietnam, fish carcasses washed up on the beaches…READ MORE >

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