Since we are the real experts in fusion, we developed various publications on different topics to help you get more familiar with the fusion process. Do not hesitate to contact us at 418-656-6453 if some of your questions remain unanswered.

Sample prep by fusion for XRF


Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Development of an effective fusion procedure for catalysts

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Thursday, October 3, 2013

A Universal Fusion/XRF Solution for Cement Materials

Published in "World Cement" - June Issue.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Cement Materials Analysis An Accurate Total Solution

Published in "World Cement" - October Issue.

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Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Elemental analysis calibration strategies for ASTM C-114

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Monday, September 28, 2009

Claisse Fusion Monitors

Published in "International Cement Review" - August Issue.

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Friday, July 30, 2004

Procedure to consider for preparing copper/iron sulfide concentrates by fusion

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Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Minimizing time and manipulations for the preparation of ferroalloys by fusion

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General (XRF)

Thursday, October 16, 2014

X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Part II: Sample Preparation

Published in "Spectroscopy", Vol. 29, No. 7, July 2014.

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Thursday, October 3, 2013

X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Part I: Educational Essentials

Published in "SPECTROSCOPY" - July Issue.

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Thursday, July 16, 2009

The final face-off: fusion vs pressed pellets

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Thursday, January 1, 2009

The role of XRF, inter-element corrections, and sample preparation effects in the 100-year evolution of ASTM standard test method C114

Journal of ASTM International, Vol. 6, No. 2

Paper ID JAI101730

Available online at www.astm.org

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Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Volatile elements management in XRF analysis

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Tuesday, March 7, 2006

Solid dry oxidation techniques to prepare semi and non oxidized samples by fusion

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Tuesday, June 1, 2004

Evaluating fusion procedures

Published in "World Cement" - June Issue.

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Tuesday, April 1, 2003

Pressed pellets vs glass beads

Published in "World Cement" - April Issue.

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Thursday, April 5, 2001

ASTM C-114 qualification test method to improve analytical results using the fusion technique

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Saturday, March 1, 2008

Improved XRF/Fusion precision with TheAnt weighing system

Published in "International Cement Review" - March Issue.

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Sample prep by fusion for AA and ICP

Chromite ores, ferrochromes, and chromium slags

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Quick and Easy Dissolution of Chromite Ores, Ferrochromes, and Chromium Slags for ICP-OES without Using HF or HCIO4

Published in "Spectroscopy", Vol. 29, No. 5, May 2014

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General (AA-ICP)

Monday, May 3, 2010

Case study - 5000 ICP solutions prepared in 1 month on Claisse M4 Fluxer

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Geological samples

Thursday, June 12, 2003

The analysis of trace elements in geological samples using the borate fusion technique

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Monday, May 11, 2009

Peroxide fusion: powerful and safe dissolution of mining samples for AA and ICP analysis

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Friday, June 14, 2002

Sample preparation by fusion for the determination of inorganic additives in polymers

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