Borate Fusion


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

Published 17 Sep 2019

Taking Care of Your Sample Preparation Equipment? A Worthwhile Priority!

It’s no surprise: Customers expect their Malvern Panalytical products to maintain optimal condition and a high level of performance over time. Taking great care of your sample preparation equipment eventually pays back, since it: Increases its longevity (so you can…READ MORE >

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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