element metallanalysator Niton XL2 basic

XL2 basic

Metal analyser with an excellent price-performance ratio

Handheld metal analyzer Niton XL2 basic - detect metals instantly

The hand-held XL2 basic is extremely well suited for almost any sorting tasks during the recycling of metals. Whether sheet metals, metal shavings or wires – the spectrometer allows for a fast, easy and non-destructive analysis of the composition of alloys. The analysis area includes the 25 most important elements from Ti to Bi. The display immediately shows material description and components.
The analyser is the ideal entry-level device with an excellent price-performance ratio. It is very easy to use. Chemical expertise and background knowledge are not needed. The robust device is made for continuous use under harsh environmental conditions.

Advantages of metal analysis with the XL2 basic

  • Fast and non-destructive analysis of metals.
  • Portable, suited for a flexible use on-site.
  • Precise, reliable results.
  • Data is encrypted and cannot be manipulated later.
  • Robust, waterproof, dust-protected.
  • Cost-effective entry-level device.

Areas of application

Metal recycling and quality assurance

The XL2 basic is extremely well suited for a fast sorting of scraps during the recycling of metals. Industrial companies use the mobile spectrometer during incoming goods inspection and PMI (Positive Material Identification) in order to analyse metals in quality assurance.

Typical materials

  • V2A/V4A.
  • Chromium steels.
  • NCT
  • Duplex
  • Low-alloy steels, tool steels.
  • Nickel, cobalt base alloys.
  • Copper, brass, bronze alloys.
  • Titanium alloys.
  • Constructal

More Information

Other measuring programs cannot expand the XL2 basic.

Technical details
Measures and weights 260 mm x 280 mm x 110 mm; 1,5 kg (without battery); 1,6 kg (with battery)
X-ray tube Ag-anode 38 kV, 2 Watts max.
Detector high performance SI PIN diode
Range of analysis from Ti (22) to Bi (83)
  25 elements simultaneously
System electronics 400 MHz ARM 11CPU, 300 MHz DSP
80 MHz ASICS DSP for signal processing, MCA 4096 channels
64 MB internal system memory, 128 MB internal memory
Operating system Nucleus OS™ from Mentor Graphics
Battery lithium-ion battery, for approx. 6-8 hours of continuous operation
Display VGA colour touch screen display
Database up to 10.000 measurements incl. spectra, CCD image optional
Data transfer USB, Bluetooth, serial (RS-232)
Safety password protection, scalable
Analysers alloy analysis, pass/fail mode
Matrix correction fundamental parameters (FP)
Data entry via screen keyboard, selection list, optional Bluetooth®-barcode scanner

Barcode Scanner (Ecco +)

Barcode scanner transmits barcode information via Bluetooth to the analyzer Different models available e.g. ECCO+
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cobra data collector

Timesaving software solution for creating analyzer reports, data administration and data management.
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Sample chambers

Different models available. e.g. transportable sample chamber.
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Backscatter shield

Protects against stray radiation during mobile readings on light sample matrices, such as aluminum, plastic, wood, etc.
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Sample Cups

3-piece sample cups made of plastic, for testing liquids, ground catalyst, powder and soil samples.
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Protection cover

Durable protective cover made of genuine leather with transparent, UV-resistant film over the display. Only compatible with XL2 models.
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Weld-on adapter

Rugged slip-on adapter for testing thin weld seams and fillet welds.
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Zebra Printer

Bluetooth-enabled, mobile thermal printer can be carried on a belt.
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Factory calibration

Measured value verification using nationally traceable standards with the octopus X1 automatic calibration machine, taking into account the specifications for monitoring measuring equipment for certified companies (e.g. according to DIN ISO 9001). No customer-specific standards necessary. Issue of a "factory calibration certificate" for documentation.

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