Borate Fusion


Borate fusion is a technique used to prepare various types of samples for subsequent XRF, ICP or AA analysis.

Published 18 Jul 2019

Sample Preparation by Fusion: 3 Common Questions Answered

Tons of questions might come to your mind when preparing your samples prior to X-ray fluorescence (XRF) or inductively coupled plasma (ICP) analysis. We’ve collected frequently asked questions related to sample preparation by fusion, and here’s what our experts have…READ MORE >

Published 9 Apr 2019

Sample preparation by fusion myths debunked

Your preconceived ideas about fusion can prevent you from enjoying the benefits of this technique. Let’s have a closer look at six common misconceptions. 1. Fusion is only used to prepare samples for XRF analysis Don’t get it wrong: sample…READ MORE >

Published 24 Jan 2019

Using fusion to prepare petroleum refineries catalysts for XRF analysis

Petroleum refineries widely use fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) as a conversion process. This chemical process uses “a catalyst and heat to break long-chain hydrocarbons into smaller-chain hydrocarbons“, thus transforming them into valuable gasoline, distillate, butane and propane fuels1. Catalysts are…READ MORE >

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Published 6 Nov 2018

How to increase the lifetime of your fusion instrument?

It’s not a surprise: No matter which high-quality product you buy, you always need to take good care of it so it entirely fulfills your expectations. Think about the following points when unpacking your brand-new Claisse® instrument (or apply them…READ MORE >

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Published 9 Oct 2018

XRF Analysis Fails to Meet Your Expectations? A White Paper Tells You What to Do!

Analyzing glass disks with an X-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometer remains the fastest and most convenient method for the chemical analysis of solid samples. However, the investments made in XRF and fusion equipment sometimes not always yield to the expected analytical results…READ MORE >

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