Handheld LIBS Analyzer for metals analysis - mPulseThe first handheld LIBS (laser induced breakdown spectroscopy) analyzer, mPulse, is optimised for the rapid sorting of metal alloys.

  • Identify a wide variety of metal alloys at the press of the trigger
  • Measure elements, light and heavy in only 1 second
  • Test large or small samples such as shavings, turnings, granules, cables etc.
  • No x-rays and free from the regulatory constraints usually associated with x-ray analysers
  • Simple point-and-shoot operation

mPulse scrap metal analyser has been designed to allow you to quickly, simply and reliably identify scrap or recycled metal and determine its value, minimising your time and maximising your profits.

Operation is incredibly simple, the only button on the mPulse is the trigger which is also used to power-up the instrument.

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mPulse for fast scrap sorting

The mPulse analyser is the fastest alloy sorter on the market. It has been designed for the rapid identification and sorting of heavier alloys such as Stainless Steels, Ni, Cu, Co, Ti alloys and many more. Up to 5 times faster than handheld XRF instruments, the mPulse makes measurements in just one second regardless of the alloy type.

mPulse+ for Aluminium sorting

The mPulse+ is the fastest Aluminium sorter on the market, up to 10 times faster than any handheld XRF instrument available. It is able to separate even the close grades such as Aluminium 6061 and 6063 in just one second. For ultra-fast sorting of a wide range of metal alloys including Magnesium and Aluminium alloys, stainless steels, Ni, Cu, Co, Ti alloys and many more, choose mPulse+.

  mPulse mPulse+
  mPulse mPulse+
  Rapid identification and sorting of heavier alloys Ultra-fast sorting of a wide range of metal alloys
Identification of stainless steels, Ni, Cu, Co, Ti alloys
Identification of magnesium and aluminium alloys
Speed compared to XRF analyzer Up to 5x faster Up to 10x faster
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Features

Ease of use

  • Simple ‘point and shoot’ analysis. Simply place the mPulse nose against the sample and press the trigger to measure
  • Intuitive icon driven user interface
  • Large touch screen (4.3”) that can be used with gloves on
  • Great results visibility, even in direct sunlight
  • Grade identification, chemistry, or Pass /Fail results after only 1 second

Battery operated for true handheld usemPulse battery operated

  • Lightweight rechargeable battery pack
  • Batteries take only seconds to swap, minimising any interruption to your work
  • Up to 250 tests on a single charge
  • Two batteries included

Flexible results storage and transfer

  • Results are saved automatically on the mini-USB memory stick provided with the mPulse
  • Averaging function for multiple tests across a sample surface

Large, icon driven, touch screen for ease of usemPulse Large Icon Driven Touch Screen

  • All operations are via simple icon driven applications which can be selected on the large, colour  touch screen display, directly facing the user.
  • Results can be configured to be displayed in a number of formats, including the approximate analysis, alloy identification, or pass/fail. You decide how the results are displayed.

Performance You Can Rely On

Analytical concentration ranges are appropriate for the type of metal being tested. Typical limits of detection vary from 0.05% to 1%. Elements below the detection limit of the mPulse are not displayed. Empirical calibrations are against certified reference materials and other samples with qualified analysis. Accuracy can be optimized over selected ranges by user-set localised standardisation. Precision is concentration dependent but the user should expect better than +/- 2%RSD at 10% Ni in 316 Stainless Steel.

Operator Safety

The mPulse is a class 3B laser device and must be considered hazardous. The requirements for operator certification and licensing vary depending on the region/territory so it is important to check the local regulations and legislation. You can always contact your local Oxford Instruments' representative for assistance. Oxford Instruments strongly recommends using protective eyewear whenever operating the LIBS mPulse sorter.
 

Videos

Overview of the LIBS analyzer mPulse

Overview of the LIBS analyzer mPulse

How fast can mPulse identify 5 samples?

How fast can mPulse identify 5 samples?

How JMC Recycling Systems are using mPulse

How JMC Recycling Systems are using mPulse

Downloads

mPulse Brochure

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