Tag Archives: ICP


Published 16 Feb 2021

Ask an Expert: Sample preparation for XRF and ICP

Keeping ahead through expertise in sample preparation by borate fusion Good sample preparation is essential for performing high-quality chemical analysis using XRF or ICP and AA. Whichever samples are being assessed – loose or pressed powders, fused beads, bulk solids…READ MORE >

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Published 11 Nov 2019

Análisis vía XRF e ICP – las razones por las cuales usted debería usar fusión para preparar sus muestras

¿Qué es fusión? Puede que usted ya sepa que la elección del método de preparación de muestras para sus análisis vía fluorescencia de rayos X (XRF) o plasma de acoplamiento inductivo (ICP) es un factor crítico para obtener resultados precisos…READ MORE >

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Published 6 Sep 2018

The ABC’s of Platinumware for Sample Preparation by Fusion

Platinumware is used in sample preparation by fusion for XRF and ICP analysis. Crucibles (used for XRF and ICP analysis) and molds (only used for XRF) are made of 95% Pt and 5% Au. Why use platinum and gold? It has…READ MORE >

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Published 1 Feb 2018

Comparison of elemental analysis techniques – advantages of XRF in comparison with ICP and AAS

For quality and process control many elemental analysis techniques are available. Let’s see how ICP, AAS, ICP-MS, ICP-OES and X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy (XRF) stack up are traditional techniques used in many industries. Each of these techniques has a number of…READ MORE >

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Published 19 Dec 2017

XRF and ICP analysis – Reasons why you should use Fusion to prepare your samples

What is fusion? You might already know that the choice of the sample preparation method for X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) or Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) atomic emission spectroscopy analysis is critical to obtain precise and accurate results with the spectrometer. Have you…READ MORE >

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