Focus on The Air You Breathe – Elemental Analysis of Air Filters according to US EPA Method io-3.3

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The link between air pollution and public health is increasingly understood. In heath improvement, one of the focus areas is to reduce inhalation of emissions containing smaller particles which are damaging to human health, known as PM10 and PM2.5. These highly toxic pollutants are small enough to be inhaled into respiratory systems through the simple act of breathing.

Here, XRF as elemental analysis technology can play an important role by enabling more accurate profiling of these particles collected at a filter carrier. Malvern Panalytical’s Epsilon 4 accurately identifies elemental composition of these particles according to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) method IO-3.3. Researchers and governmental agencies can use this information for the evaluation of their toxicity and their source, leading to action resulting in cleaner air and improved public health.

In the webinar we will demonstrate Malvern Panalytical’s solution for the elemental analysis of air filters.


Michel Zoontjes - Product Manager XRF

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  • Who should attend?

- Anyone working in the field of aerosol analysis.

- Anyone interested in applying XRF in the fight against air pollutionor a successor of their current Epsilon 5 for the analysis of air filters 

- Anyone looking for possible alternatives for their ICP analysis of air filters

  • What will you learn? 

- You will get an understanding of the capabilities of XRF for elemental analysis of aerosols collected on air filters 

- You will learn how to perform air filter analysis with XRF and become familiar with Malvern Panalytical’s solutions in this field.