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  Spectro Scientific Wins Patent for Extending LaserNet Fines Particle Analysis Technology with Ferrous Particle Measurement Capability

Spectro Scientific has been awarded U.S. patent 9,274,041, “Particle counter and classification system”, to extend the LaserNet Fines® particle analysis technology with new capabilities to size and count ferrous particles and measure total ferrous content by weight.

spectroThis technology is used in Spectro Scientific’s LaserNet 230 particle analyzer, formerly named the LaserNet Fines (LNF) Q230. The patented technology enables the LaserNet 230 instrument to accurately size and count ferrous particles as small as 25 microns in size and measure total ferrous content below 10 ppm....

 

  Version 8 SpectrOil Analyzers Include a New Spectrometer for Increased Stability and Lower Limits of Detection for Enhanced Fuel Quality Analysis

Spectro Scientific, one of the world’s largest suppliers of oil, fuel, and processed water analysis instrumentation and software, has introduced Version 8 of its SpectrOil® Series analyzers.

SpectrOil 100 and SpectrOil MThe new capabilities are included in both the SpectrOil 100 Series and SpectrOil M Series for the elemental analysis of oil, fuel, coolant and water.  SpectrOil technology measures trace quantities of elements dissolved or suspended as fine particles in natural or synthetic petroleum-based products....

 

  Spectro Scientific Releases New Version of FluidScan Handheld Infrared Oil Analyzer

Spectro Scientific, one of the world’s largest suppliers of oil, fuel, and processed water analysis instrumentation and software, has introduced Version 5 of its FluidScan® portable infrared oil analyzer technology.

fluidscanFluidScan oil chemistry analysis enables users to determine when oil is no longer fit for use due to liquid contamination or other degradation. Lubrication abnormalities are a major cause of equipment downtime and failure. FluidScan Version 5 includes a variety of new features that improve performance and enhance user experience....

 

  FerroCheck Portable Magnetometer from Spectro Scientific Provides Fast, Simple Measurements of Ferrous Wear Particles in Lubricants

The FerroCheck portable magnetometer from Spectro Scientific provides accuracy and convenience in measurement of total ferrous wear particulates in lubricating fluids.

FerroCheckFerroCheck enables users to perform accurate measurements of ferrous wear particles, both in the field, and in the lab where it can be used to analyze gearbox, transmission and other fluids in fleet and industrial maintenance applications. FerroCheck works by sensing disruption of a magnetic field that is generated due to the presence of ferrous debris, specifically iron, in the oil...

 

  MiniLab 153 Analyzer From Spectro Scientific Brings Industrial Plants a Complete On-site Oil Analysis System for Rapid Determination of Machinery Health

Spectro Scientific introduces the MiniLab153 oil analysis system, enabling reliability and maintenance professionals to quickly and accurately perform comprehensive on-site lubricant analysis.

MiniLab 153 AnalyzerFollowing Spectro’s successful introduction of the MiniLab 53 last year, the new MiniLab 153 extends the product line by adding an elemental analyzer for the detection of contaminants, additives and wear metals.  The new trace elemental capability is derived from the line of Spectroil Q100 RDE-OES (rotating disc electrode optical emission) spectrometers. The MiniLab153 system is easy to operate and allows plant personnel with...

 

  Spectro Scientific Introduces The New MicroLab Series All-In-One Automated Lubricant Analysis System

Spectro Scientific today announced the launch of the new MicroLab® Series all-in-one, automated lubricant analysis systems.

Spectro scientificThe MicroLab platform is used in virtually every industry that operates equipment powered by engines including automotive and trucking, energy, mining and heavy equipment, agricultural and the government sector at all levels from the military to local municipalities. The ability to perform oil analysis on location eliminates the ongoing expense of outside testing services and dramatically reduces the time waiting for the results of...

 

  Spectro Inc. Evolves Brand and Company Name to Spectro Scientific

The leading fluid analysis instrument company formerly known as Spectro Inc. today announced from its Global Partners Symposium in Las Vegas, Nevada that it has officially changed its name and undergone a comprehensive corporate rebranding. “From today forward the company becomes Spectro Scientific to more accurately reflect our deep roots in the science of fluids analysis,” said president and CEO Brian Mitchell.  

Spectro scientific logoSpectro Scientific and its subsidiaries, including Wilks Enterprise of Norwalk, Connecticut, specialize in analytical instrumentation, software and services for industrial performance fluids analysis. It is one of the largest worldwide suppliers of oil, fuel and processed water analysis tools to industry and the military. Clients include petrochemical, mining, power generation and offshore oil drilling companies as well as commercial testing laboratories...

 

  Spectro Inc. Evolves Brand and Company Name to Spectro Scientific

The leading fluid analysis instrument company formerly known as Spectro Inc. has announced at its Global Partners Symposium in Las Vegas, Nevada that it has officially changed its name and undergone a comprehensive corporate rebranding. “From today forward the company becomes Spectro Scientific to more accurately reflect our deep roots in the science of fluids analysis,” said president and CEO Brian Mitchell.  

Spectro scientific logoSpectro Scientific and its subsidiaries, including Wilks Enterprise of Norwalk, Connecticut, specialize in analytical instrumentation, software and services for industrial performance fluids analysis. It is one of the largest worldwide suppliers of oil, fuel and processed water analysis tools to industry and the military. Clients include petrochemical, mining, power generation and offshore oil drilling companies as well as commercial testing laboratories...

 

  New ASTM Standard Test Method Certifies Capabilities of FluidScan Handheld Infrared Oil Analysis Technology From Spectro Inc.

On October 1, 2013, ASTM International approved Test Method D7889, “Standard Test Method for Field Determination of In-Service Fluid properties using IR Spectroscopy.”

FluidScan Q1000 and Q1100 FluidScan Portable Fluid Condition MonitorsThe approval represents official confirmation that the FluidScan® handheld infrared oil analysis technology from Spectro Inc. meets ASTM guidelines for the analysis of in-service lubricants. The FluidScan method provides direct, immediate measurement of multiple lubricant condition parameters via Spectro’s patented Direct Infrared Spectroscopy (DIR) technology. DIR operates without wet chemistry and requires no solvents....

 

  Industrial Analytic Instrumentation Developer Spectro Inc. Acquires Wilks Enterprise, Inc.

Spectro Inc. Acquires Wilks Enterprise, Inc.

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Spectro Inc., a leading Chelmsford, Mass.-based developer and manufacturer of analytical tools and software for the industrial performance fluids market, today announced it has purchased Wilks Enterprise, Inc. for an undisclosed sum. Wilks, based in Norwalk, Conn. and established in 1995, specializes in the development and manufacture of mid-infrared (mid-IR) application specific analyzers that are used for biofuel, petrochemical, environmental, quality control, manufacturing and ambient air monitoring measurement...

 

  SPECTRO Analytical UK to exhibit new SPECTROBLUE TI at Lab Innovations 2013

SPECTRO Analytical UK will showcase the new SPECTROBLUE TI inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometer (ICP-OES) at Lab Innovations 2013 (6 - 7 November 2013, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, UK).

SPECTROBLUE TI

This innovative system extends the company’s SPECTROBLUE ICP-OES product line, offering automatic dual plasma observation. This optimizes linearity and dynamic range, while enabling high-sensitivity measurement of toxic elements, which makes it especially suitable for environmental analyses. While matrix effects are drastically reduced, it can accurately determine levels of alkali/earth alkali elements in complex alkali matrices....

Visit Spectro Analytical on stand number A23

 

  SPECTRO Analytical’s iQ II EDXRF Spectrometer delivers precise, accurate analysis even in sulphur-free fuels

The iQ II EDXRF Spectrometer from SPECTRO Analytical gives precise, accurate results for low sulphur content analysis of fuels.

SP\e013EDXRF analysis is widely used in this application, but the evolving regulatory environment requires constant development and advances in detection sensitivity. This is achieved in the iQ II through the use of polarised excitation. The instrument’s outstanding detection limit of ≤ 0.5 mg/kg sulphur and its compliance to EN ISO 13032 means it delivers reliable analysis of even sulphur-free fuels, placing it at the forefront of commercial benchtop EDXRF systems...

 

  Spectro Inc. Wins U.S. Patent on Flip-Top Sample Head For Spectroscopic Analyzers

Spectro Inc., a global supplier of oil and fuel analysis instruments to industry and the military, has been awarded a U.S. patent for an innovative flip- top sample head for infrared spectrometers used in fluids analysis

New Flip-Top FluidScan Compared to conventional flow-through cells, the patented head’s flip-top cell improves convenience and efficiency while enabling rapid, precise, quantitative sample analysis. Unlike an enclosed flow-through cell, the flip-top cell features two separable hinged plates. After a sample is placed on one plate window, the plates are coupled together to define a sample chamber with a predetermined thickness, maintaining the fixed path distance necessary for accurate spectroscopic analysis...

 

  Spectro Inc. Expands Headquarters in North America

Spectro, Inc., a leader in analytical instrumentation and software for machine condition monitoring, announces a new address for its North American headquarters in the Greater Boston area

Spectro Inc. New Facility - Chelmsford MAOne Executive Drive, Suite 101 in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, 01824. The new, commercial park location has doubled the company’s footprint to approximately 30,000 square feet. The state of the art facility encompasses several expanded areas for customer demonstration and training, engineering and development, and significantly enhanced controlled environment facilities for optical and system level manufacturing operations...

 

  New Portable Kit Combines Fluid Viscosity and Direct Infrared Spectroscopy Technologies Spectro, Inc., a leader in analytical instrumentation and software for machine condition monitoring, has created a portable, solvent free, field toolkit that combines both kinematic fluid viscosity and direct infrared spectroscopy solutions.

FluidScanThe portability of the combo kit enables immediate decision making by bringing the functionality of powerful analytical tools from the laboratory to the field...



 

  Spectro, Inc. Expands Global Sales and Support Organization in China Mr. Alex ShiSpectro, Inc., one of the largest worldwide suppliers of oil and fuel analysis instruments to industry and military markets, has established a local sales and support office in Beijing, China under the leadership of China Sales Manager Alex Shi.  Mr. Shi previously held the roles of account manager at 3M Corporation, project manager at Sinovel Wind Corporation and marketing development manager at Keithley Instruments...

 

  Affordable New High Performance ICP-OES from SPECTRO SPECTROBLUE from SPECTRO Analytical InstrumentsThe new SPECTROBLUE from SPECTRO Analytical Instruments sets new standards among compact, mid-range ICP-OES spectrometers for simplified operation, low maintenance and high sample throughput while achieving the lowest cost of ownership in its class...

 

  Spectro, Inc. to introduce analytical technology platforms at Pittcon 2012 SpectroVisc Q3000 Solvent-Free Viscometer"Our goal at the 2012 Pittcon Conference & Expo," says Spectro, Inc. President and CEO Brian Mitchell, "is to introduce Spectro's broad and analytically significant technology platforms to a much wider marketplace.  The company has built a strong and differentiated market position in the field of oil and lubricant analysis where its products are considered the ‘gold standards'.  It is evident that Spectro has the potential to reach substantially larger end user markets with its lab, field portable, and hand-held analytical tools which are based on emission, infrared, FTIR and X-ray technologies among others...

 

  Spectro Midex Hits The Spot The SPECTRO MIDEX is a highly sensitive XRF spectrometer specially developed for the analysis of tiny details in samples and for the elemental mapping of larger objects. Typical applications are the identification of toxic elements in electronic devices (RoHS), the identification of inclusions, the analysis of jewellery and forensic analysis.

 

  Instant Lubricant Degradation Measurements in the Field The handheld FluidScan from Spectro Inc can achieve laboratory-quality lubricant condition results at the point of sampling, and in seconds, eliminating the potentially costly delays that can arise from laboratory testing.