Zetium

Smart Zetium for reliable results and robust operation

X-ray fluorescence spectrometry (XRF) is capable of elemental analysis of a wide range of materials, including solids, liquids and loose powders. Designed to meet the most demanding process control and R&D applications, the Zetium XRF spectrometer leads the market in high-quality design and innovative features for sub-ppm to percentage analysis of Be to Am.

Building on years of experience and success with our extensive analytical X-ray portfolio, Zetium represents a revolutionary step in materials analysis. The platform embodies SumXcore technology – an integration of WDXRF and EDXRF. This unique combination of possibilities puts Zetium in a class of its own with respect to analytical power, speed and task flexibility in multiple environments.  

We continuously strive to help you get the most out of our instruments, and we've connected the Zetium to our Smart Manager platform. This is a cloud-based 'control room' which provides you with a clear picture of the utilization and health of your instruments, wherever they are in the world. By connecting your Zetium to the Smart Manager, we have turned it into a Smart Zetium.

The Zetium is equipped with the latest version of our SuperQ software, including our Virtual Analyst that enables even non-expert users to easily set up applications. A wide range of additional software modules is available for specific analysis, such as standardless analysis, trace elements in geology, matrix corrections in oils and analysis of thin films

Dedicated industry editions of the Zetium XRF spectrometer are offered for specific industries: cement, minerals, metals, petrochemicals and polymers & plastics. The Ultimate edition configuration meets the most demanding requirements regardless of industry. The modular design of the Zetium platform allows for task-oriented performance enhancements through various packages. Malvern Panalytical offers a range of integration solutions; from a simple interface with sample preparation equipment, to full automation projects integrating several analytical instruments in a single container laboratory.

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Overview

Elemental innovation

Continuous development, improved customer experience 

Scientifically-sound, benefits-driven innovations achieved with SumXcore technology - an integration of WDXRF and EDXRF - incorporated into the Zetium platform provide ultimate flexibility, performance and versatility and are on track to revolutionize the world of XRF.

Elemental innovation

Elemental intelligence

Advanced analytical hardware requires advanced analytical software and expertise 

A quantum step for our renowned SuperQ software gives access to new technology combinations and analytical possibilities. Starring the Virtual Analyst, it enhances the user experience in setting up and operating the system.

Elemental intelligence

Elemental support

Transparent and reliable support no matter the location

From service to expertise, training to laboratory analysis the user is supported from every angle. With a worldwide network of experienced engineers, coupled with the industry’s largest pool of application scientists, Malvern Panalytical is always on hand to help you meet your analytical requirements. 

Elemental support

Elemental technology

60 years of experience and heritage - the ideal starting point

Zetium is the next in a generation of remarkably successful WDXRF spectrometers, including the Axios, the MagiX and the PW2400. This heritage of proven technology has been refined and brought forward providing the foundation to the Zetium platform.

Elemental technology

Smart Manager

Unleash the potential of your data

Until now, instrument data has too often been stuck in manual records, spreadsheets or site-specific servers. By connecting the Zetium to our Smart Manager and continually analyzing instrument data in the cloud, you can unleash its full potential. This is just one of our digital solutions that are part of Malvern Panalytical's Connected World.

Unleash the potential of your data

Features

Enhanced analytical performance

  • Power upgrades from 1 to 2.4, 3 or 4 kW for enhanced sensitivity
  • Range of X-ray tube anode materials Rh, Cr, Mo and Au for specific application performance
  • Duplex detector for enhanced sensitivity and wider dynamic range for transition metals analysis
  • HiPer scintillation detector for increased dynamic range for heavy elements (linear up to 3.5 Mcps) ideal for high precision analysis of Nb and Mo in steels

Superior user experience

  • Simple, intuitive software with The Virtual Analyst
  • Full suite of application setup modules and software solutions
  • Industry-leading standardless XRF analysis with Omnian - analysis of unknowns or when standards are unavailable
  • Multi-element small spot analysis with mapping
  • Programmable collimator masks for sample sizes between 6 mm and 37 mm

Maximum sample throughput

  • SumXcore technology - measurement times reduced by up to 50% with an ED core
  • Power upgrades from 1 to 2.4, 3 or 4 kW for faster analysis times
  • Hi-Per channels for simultaneous measurement of light elements
  • Continuous and direct sample loading significantly reduces instrument overhead
  • High-capacity sample changer bed (up to 209 positions) for high throughput applications
  • Sample changer bar code reader option enables fast, error-free sample loading and data entry

Robustness

  • Dust removal device minimizes contamination and maximizes instrument uptime
  • CHI-BLUE X-ray tube window coating for increased X-ray tube durability and resistance to corrosion
  • Sample type identification (solids & liquids)
  • Bar code reader for error-free sample entry

 Low cost of ownership

  • Space-saving, compact design 
  • Small-volume airlock design – for rapid cycling of samples into vacuum, or low He consumption for liquids analysis
  • Easy-access service modules mean faster instrument serviceability and minimum downtime
  • Dedicated chiller removes heat from the laboratory – avoiding overtaxing laboratory air conditioning infrastructure
  • Packaged cost-saving solutions
 


Enhanced data security

The Enhanced Data Security option for the SuperQ software package 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, data protection and application status assignment.

Industry editions

Tailored solutions for specific industries

Industry editions of the Zetium XRF spectrometer are offered with dedicated expertise templates, and hardware and software configurations for specific industries. Designed for rapid commissioning and calibration, these industry editions have proprietary, high-quality, traceable application setup modules, that include setup standards and sample preparation instructions. Also included are tailored application templates for typical industry applications and international norms compliance. Among the industries served with this approach are cement, minerals, metals, petrochemicals and polymers & plastics. The Ultimate edition configuration meets the most demanding requirements regardless of industry.

The Ultimate edition of Zetium

It represents the most advanced configuration in the Zetium family and delivers unrivalled analytical performance regardless of the application.
The Ultimate edition of Zetium

The Cement edition of Zetium

It delivers elemental analysis for raw material up to the final cement for superior process control.

The Cement edition of Zetium

The Metals edition of Zetium

It is pre-configured with appropriate application solutions for the specific analytical needs of the metals industry.
The Metals edition of Zetium

The Petro edition of Zetium

It is pre-calibrated to meet the regulatory requirements of the petrochemical industry.
The Petro edition of Zetium

The Polymers edition of Zetium

It is designed to support product consistency through reliable elemental analysis for samples across the production process.
The Polymers edition of Zetium

The Mineral edition of Zetium

The Minerals edition of Zetium is designed for materials analysis at all stages of the mining process, from ores to tailings.
The Mineral edition of Zetium

Accessories

Standards (Reference materials)

ADPOL

Accurate elemental analysis by XRF of functional polymer additives
ADPOL

WROXI

Accurate wide-range oxide analysis of minerals
WROXI

NiFeCO

Ideal for the analysis of high temperature steels and super alloys
NiFeCO

LAS

Low alloy steel analysis with Malvern Panalytical XRF spectrometers
LAS

RoHS

Accurate elemental analysis of RoHS restricted materials
RoHS

TOXEL

Accurate analysis by XRF of toxic elements in polymers and plastics
TOXEL

Cu-base-FP

Accurate elemental analysis of Cu metals
Cu-base-FP

CEMOXI

Accurate oxide analysis of cement by XRF
CEMOXI

Sample Preparation

Fusion monitor

Quick and error-free proactive monitoring for your fusion instruments
Fusion monitor

Pre-weighed fluxes

Have you ever thought about the amount of time you spend weighing flux?
Pre-weighed fluxes

Claisse LeNeo

Keeping ahead through Claisse expertise in fusion
Claisse LeNeo

Molds & crucibles

Molds and crucibles

Our platinum labware is made of 95 % platinum alloyed with 5 % gold
Molds and crucibles

Precious scrap metal policy

Selling your precious metal scrap can have a significant impact on your profits
Precious scrap metal policy

Software

Super Q

SuperQ software is straightforward and makes Zetium and CubiX spectrometers accessible to administrators and routine operators.

Super Q

Omnian

Omnian software enables users to achieve the best possible analysis when dedicated methods or certified standards do not exist.

Omnian

Oil-Trace

Oil-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.
Oil-Trace

Pro-Trace

Pro-Trace is ideal for calculating net intensities in trace element analysis and accurate matrix correction when the total matrix is unknown.

Pro-Trace

Stratos

The software provides a rapid, simple and non-destructive means of analyzing coatings, surface layers and multi-layered structures.
Stratos

Options

System enhancement packages

The modular design of the Zetium platform allows customizable configurations to meet even the most demanding requirements.
 
  •     Task-oriented performance enhancements
  •     High sample throughput – increased sample changer capacity and lowest instrument overhead
  •     Protection against dusty samples and liquid spillages
  •     Error-free sample introduction with bar code reader
  •     Variable sample-type handling including small spot analysis
System enhancement packages

SumXcore

ED core

The Zetium platform embodies SumXcore technology – an integration of WDXRF and EDXRF. This unique combination of possibilities puts it in a class of its own with respect to analytical power, speed and task flexibility.

Combined WD/ED XRF benefits

  • Maximum task flexibility and enhanced performance with simultaneous SumXcore measurements
  • Benefit through dramatically reduced measurement times by up to 50%, or by improved precision
  • High-resolution SDD detector, with variable signal attenuation, for optimum performance flexibility
  • Elemental analysis from Na – Am, in concentrations from ppm – 100%
  • Track unexpected elements that can affect process element analysis without increasing measurement time
  • Enhance your QA/QC program and increase confidence in quality with two independent results for every measurement
SumXcore

SuperQ 6 with Virtual Analyst

The Virtual Analyst takes information from many sources such as standards compositions, actual measurements and the user data objectives to calculate the response of the system, set it up and complete the method.

  •  Accessing the power of the Zetium platform
  • Simple and intuitive with task-oriented flow
  • Advanced matrix correction refinements for increased data accuracy from metals to polymers 
  • Virtual Analyst – embodiment of decades of specialist know-how.
SuperQ 6 with Virtual Analyst

Small spot analysis with mapping

Small spot analysis with element distribution mapping is an ideal tool for materials research and production process troubleshooting. No longer confined to research facilities, this technique is now available anywhere you need it.

  • Ideal for materials research and production process troubleshooting
  • Practical analysis times
  • Close-coupled optical path for high sensitivity
  • Uses ED core for fast, simultaneous multi-element analysis per spot
  • 500 µm spot size (FWHM), 100 µm step size
  • Quantitative, qualitative and standardless Omnian analysis
  • Simple sample preparation
Small spot analysis with mapping

A nice instrument, small footprint, easy to use software, great after the sale support and training!!

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