Fast and accurate at-line elemental analysis
Built on the experience and success of the proven Epsilon 3 range of XRF spectrometers, the Epsilon 4 is a multi-functional benchtop XRF analyzer for any industry segment needing elemental analysis from fluorine (F) to americium (Am) in areas from R&D through to process control. Combining the latest excitation and detection technologies with mature software and smart design, the analytical performance of Epsilon 4 approaches that of more powerful and floor-standing XRF spectrometers.
Epsilon 4 Mining and mineralsAt-line elemental analysis directly in the mine or next to the production line.
Epsilon 4 Oils and fuelsComply with EPA TIER 3 and ISO 13032 for analyzing sulfur in fuels and oils.
Epsilon 4 Lubricating oilsComply with ASTM D7751-15 for analyzing additives in lubricating oils.
Epsilon 4 Pharmaceuticals and cosmeticsComply with ICH Q3D, USP <232>, <233> and <735> for trace element analysis of impurities in excipients and API.
Epsilon 4 Food and environmentComply with EPA IO-3.3 for air filter analysis and ISO 18227, ISO 15309 and ASTM C1255 for soils analysis.
Epsilon 4 Building materialsComply with ASTM C114-15 and reduce the feedback time by placing Epsilon 4 next to the production line
Epsilon 4 Polymers plastics and paintsAccurately analyse for additives and catalyst residues (ADPOL), toxic elements (TOXEL) and to ensure RoHS compliancy (RoHS)
Epsilon 4 Anywhere
Value beyond analysis
Energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometer for the elemental analysis range from carbon (C) to americium (Am) and the concentration range from sub-ppm to 100 wt%.
Use Omnian for standardless analysis, use FingerPrint for material testing when analysis speed is important or use Stratos for a rapid, simple and non-destructive analysis of coatings, surface layers and multi-layered structures. One could also use Enhanced Data Security which supports compliancy with regulations like FDA 21 CFR Part 11 or use Oil-Trace for quantifying fuel-biofuel mixtures to fresh and used lubricating oils.
Ready for any sample type
The Epsilon 4 is a robust and reliable alternative to conventional systems for a wide variety of industries and applications, even when light element analysis is of outmost importance, including: cement production, mining, mineral beneficiation, iron, steel and non-ferrous metals, RoHS screening and quantification, petroleum and petrochemicals, polymers and related industries, glass production, forensics,
pharmaceuticals, healthcare products, environmental, food and cosmetics.
Fast and sensitive
Unique detector electronics enable a linear count rate capacity to over 1,500,000 cps (at 50% dead time) and a count rate independent resolution typically better than 135 eV for better separation of analytical lines in the spectrum. This allows the Epsilon 4 spectrometer to run at full power and therefore realizes a much higher sample throughput compared to traditional EDXRF benchtop instruments.
Reduce helium consumption
Enhanced data security
The Enhanced Data Security option for the Epsilon system software helps you strengthen your audit trail, minimize the risk of error, and prove that your XRF instrument is working as expected. Capabilities include advanced user management, action logging and data protection.
|Sample handling||X-ray tube||Detector||Software|
|10-position removable sample changer||Metal-ceramic side window for maximum stability||High-resolution silicon drift detector (SDD), typically 135 eV @ Mn-Kα||Elemental screening with Omnian standardless analysis solution|
|Spectrometer can accommodate samples up to 52 mm (2 inch) in diameter||50 micrometers thin beryllium window for high sensitivity for light elements (Na, Mg, Al, Si)||Max count rate of 1,500,000 counts/s at 50% dead time||PASS/FAIL analysis with FingerPrint solution|
|Spinner is included for better accuracy of air filter analysis||Ag anode X-ray tube for best performance of P, S and Cl analysis||Thin-entrance detector window for high sensitivity||Enhanced Data Security for regulated environments|
|Large sample mode for analyzing bigger samples up to 10 cm in height||Stratos for multi-layered samples|
|One flexible calibration for wear metals in fresh and used lubricating oils using Oil-Trace|
Standards (Reference materials)
ADPOLAccurate elemental analysis by XRF of functional polymer additives
WROXIAccurate wide-range oxide analysis of minerals
LASLow alloy steel analysis with Malvern Panalytical XRF spectrometers
RoHSAccurate elemental analysis of RoHS restricted materials
TOXELAccurate analysis by XRF of toxic elements in polymers and plastics
CRMsClaisse is always there to meet your needs!
CEMOXIAccurate oxide analysis of cement by XRF
Epsilon software is the XRF analysis software platform that is used with PANalytical’s range of Epsilon 1 and Epsilon 4 benchtop EDXRF systems.
StratosThe software provides a rapid, simple and non-destructive means of analyzing coatings, surface layers and multi-layered structures.
Omnian software enables users to achieve the best possible analysis when dedicated methods or certified standards do not exist.
Oil-TraceOil-Trace is a software package consisting of a suite of standards which enables users to perform accurate and reliable elemental analysis of liquids using WDXRF and EDXRF.
A FingerPrint software module combined with an Epsilon EDXRF system is ideal for material testing when analysis speed is important but the actual composition is not of interest.
Enhanced Data SecuritySecuring your data and satisfying regulators.
Solutions to maximize the return on your investment
To assure that your instrument remains in top condition and performs on the highest level, Malvern Panalytical offers a wide range of services. Our expertise and support services assure an optimal functioning of your instrument.
Service for a lifetime
- Phone and remote support
- Preventive maintenance and checkups
- Flexible Customer Care Agreements
- Performance certificates
- Hardware and software upgrades
- Local and global support
Adding value to your processes
- Sample preparation development/optimization
- Analytical methodologies
- Turnkey solutions for XRD
- Operations via IQ/OQ/PQ, quality assurance (GLP, ISO17025) or round robins/inter laboratory studies
- Automation of lab processes
- Consultancy services
Training and education
- Training on-site or at our competence centers
- Broad range of basic and advanced courses on products, applications and software
Analytical services and calibration materials
- Expert (XRF) analyses services
- Oxides and trace analysis
- Customized calibration materials