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The Portable XRF Edge for RoHS Compliance: Innov-X Offers the Most Complete Family of XRF Instrumentations

09-10-2007 03:06 PM CET | Industry, Real Estate & Construction

Press release from: Innov-X Systems

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NEW Innov-X Handheld XRF system will capture a digital picture AND test results for RoHS compliance documentation.

NEW Innov-X Handheld XRF system will capture a digital picture AND test results for RoHS compliance documentation.

Come See the Innov-X Family at the Assembly Technology Expo September 25-27, 2007

Woburn, MA, September 6, 2007--- Because of the many RoHS*, REACH, and Pb-free challenges facing the electronics industry today, Innov-X offers the most complete range of handheld to benchtop XRF instruments. Learn how using X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) to screen components, parts and PCB’s will help with compliance for the growing demands of international RoHS* and other Directives by visiting Innov-X’s Booth 6145 at the Assembly Technology EXPO*. It’s a visit guaranteed to be worthwhile.

Innov-X’s family of Portable RoHS XRF analyzers are simple, yet effective, screening devices that can be taken virtually anywhere. With the ability to alert users to banned metals, using pass or fail criteria, they will document total Cr, Br, Pb, Hg, and Cd. In just seconds, prohibited materials can be identified and quantified. Save money by sending only those problem components to the lab making any lab testing surgically precise.

The newest members of the family include:

The NEW Laser-Focus Camera System Handheld XRF: Revolutionary for small-spot testing, this analyzer displays the image and sample target on the color PDA screen in real-time. This system will also capture a digital picture AND test results for RoHS compliance documentation. Ideal for evaluating non-homogeneous parts such as PCB’s, the beam can be focused (down to 3mm diameter) on a small component, solder joint, lead or terminal. Switch from collimated pinpoint to full-field analysis with the touch of a button.

The NEW X-50 Mobile Portable XRF: The ultimate benchtop XRF featuring 10x or more the power of handhelds -now in a mobile package. Test Cd down to 1 ppm in many sample types, 10 ppm in alloys. This is ideal for the RoHS Packaging Directive which requires sum of Cd, Hg, Pb, Cr less than 100 ppm.

In addition, Innov-X patent pending RoHS Engine method and RoHS-Star™ software makes RoHS screening and quantitative analysis fast, reliable, and easy to use. They automatically determine if a sample is homogenous or non-homogenous, polymer or alloy, and optimizes the analyzer for best precision and detection limits. No user input is required – thus virtually eliminating the possibility of user errors. More information can be accessed at the RoHS Interactive Media Center.

*RoHS= international Legal Directives currently from China and the EU for environmental regulations concerning the Restriction of use of Hazardous Substances. The EU’s Directive requires the removal of six hazardous substances from electrical and electronic equipment. Six Substances: Pb, Hg, Cd, Cr+6, Br-compound: PBB - Polylybrominated Biphenyl; Br-compound: PBDE –polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers.

* Assembly Technology EXPO, 25-27 September 2007, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont (Chicago), IL. Learn more at:

Suzanne Moller, Sales Manager- North America

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Carrie-Ann Doucette, Marketing Specialist Adv & Media

Public Relations Contact:
Jim Martin

Innov-X Systems, Inc.
100 Sylvan Road, Suite 500
Woburn, MA 01801
Toll Free: 866.4.Innov-X or 781.938.5005

About Innov-X Systems
Innov-X Systems is a vital force in the x-ray fluorescence (XRF) industry. Their systems perform fast, accurate 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.

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