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Innov-X ISRI Exhibit Showcases New Ultra-Rugged Handheld XRF, Faster Scrap ID & Sorting for Higher Scrap $Value

04-04-2007 06:16 PM CET | Business, Economy, Finances, Banking & Insurance

Press release from: Innov-X Systems

/ PR Agency: Armada Group
To turn a profit in scrap, you have to accurately identify what you have. The Innov-X Handheld XRF immediately and accurately identifies metals, and anyone can use it.

To turn a profit in scrap, you have to accurately identify what you have. The Innov-X Handheld XRF immediately and accurately identifies metals, and anyone can use it.

Woburn, MA--- Innov-X unveils four new products at ISRI† this year, guaranteed to make a visit to booth 601/700 worthwhile:

• New Ultra-rugged handheld alloy analyzer – a totally sealed, weatherproof unit without a PDA.
• Addition of Al, Si and Mg analysis with a patent-pending internal vacuum – still the most portable XRF in the world – available in the classic PDA or the sealed Ultra Rugged.
• QXR-M conveyer-based metal sorting system for analysis of 50-150 tons/hour depending upon application: Meatballs, upgrading stainless, Zorba, others.
• X-50 high-powered, mobile XRF: the ultimate benchtop XRF featuring 10X or more the power of handhelds now in a mobile package.

To turn a profit in scrap, you have to accurately identify what you’ve got. The Innov-X Handheld XRF immediately and accurately identifies what’s there. Anyone can use it. It’s accurate, precise and cost-effective. It will do what you want it to do – check composition for selling value and fast purchase. It will save you time, money and hassle. It will even make you money if you let it. Check out our scrap solutions at Innov-X’s Booth 601/700 at the ISRI show† and you’ll understand why your next Portable XRF needs to be from Innov-X.

See Innov-X Handheld XRF analyzers designed for global scrap ID and sorting

• Demonstrations of Innov-X Handheld XRFs: Classic Removable PDA based model, Totally Sealed Internal Electronics model, Standard or Low-Z Vacuum model
• Fast, fast sorting of high-temps, stainless, red metals, some common aluminum grades.
• Performs well on tough separations: NI/Co superalloys, 97-3 & Ta, exotics alloys.
• Add precious metals analysis at any time. No new modes, same easy operation.
• Sort common aluminum grades 6061, 2024, 7050, 7075, 3003 and others. Ideal for sorting mixed aluminum alloy into MLC loads.
• Low alloy steels? The Innov-X offers excellent sensitivity to low concentrations of Cr, Ni, Mo, V for many low-alloy applications.
• Use for non-metals as well: precious metals testing of catalysts, electronics scrap.
• Excellent performance on turnings
• NEW: Low Z - Al, Si & Mg – analysis now available
Innov-X’s breakthrough design uses an x-ray tube in a compact unit. The Ultimate in Customer Choice: The Classic Removable PDA model or the Totally Sealed Internal Electronics model. Both models offer the signature Innov-X Superior Ergonomic design for performance, ruggedness, portability and versatility required for tough field applications.

• The lightest weight, smallest, and best-balanced handheld XRF.
• Bright, color display that is easy to read in any lighting conditions - even direct sunlight.
• Touch trigger. No uncomfortable triggers to squeeze and hold. Comfortable “deadman” trigger also.
• Dual display: Angled front display plus rear display for easy viewing of test results.
• Reduce regulatory baggage – no wipe tests, minimal travel restrictions, easy to transport.
• Eliminates the liability of isotope control, improper use, theft and disposal.
• Because it’s free of Isotopes, you can travel anywhere without restriction: China, India, Russia, the world. In a shifting global economy, metal buying and selling opportunities occur worldwide.

Either Innov-X Handheld XRF system is configured with a standard package of up to 25 elements including precious metals. They provide alloy chemistry and grade ID in seconds. Customers may specify additional or replacement elements at any time, provided they can be measured by handheld XRF. See a demo at:

More information can be accessed at:

† ISRI Exhibit, April 17–20, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA

Innov-X Systems is a vital new force in the x-ray fluorescence (XRF) industry. Their systems perform fast, accurate chemical analysis in seconds to identify, differentiate and quantify most materials by elemental composition. Founded in 2001, they pioneered handheld XRF instrumentation using a miniature x-ray tube rather than radioactive isotopes. Innov-X has rapidly expanded into many other XRF areas. These include the new SEA-Mate™ System for marine on-board fluids analysis; MobiLab X50, a portable XRF that in comparison to handheld units, delivers higher power and superior performance throughout the periodic table. Innov-X has also taken a leading position in custom XRF and online/automated XRF instrumentation.

With R&D and manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Innov-X has offices in Europe (the Netherlands), and Asia (Hong Kong). They maintain sales and service alliances in Canada, the Middle East, Latin America and worldwide. Service, installation and training is available in over 100 countries.

More company information is available at
Product photos may be downloaded at:

Suzanne Moler, Sales Manager- North America

Advertising/Media Contact:
Carrie-Ann Doucette, Marketing Specialist Adv & Media

Public Relations Contact:
Jim Martin

Innov-X Systems, Inc.
100 Sylvan Road, Suite 100
Woburn, MA 01801
Toll Free: 866.4.Innov-X or 781.938.5005

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