Malvern Panalytical announces compact XRD machine Aeris

July 24, 2023

July 24, 2023

Malvern Panalytical introduces Aeris, a compact XRD system (Courtesy Malvern Panalytical)
Malvern Panalytical introduces Aeris, a compact XRD system (Courtesy Malvern Panalytical)

Malvern Panalytical, part of Spectris plc, Egham, UK, has released Aeris, a compact X-ray diffraction (XRD) machine which is said to offer the same analytical properties as traditional XRD instruments at a smaller size and easier to use package.

X-ray diffraction (XRD) is a powerful analytical tool used in both industry and academia to study the structural properties of materials. Malvern Panalytical intends its machine to aid lab managers, university professors, and manufacturing professionals in measuring crystalline properties in various sample types. With Aeris, the company hopes that users can achieve the accuracy and capability of a large floor-standing unit, without incurring high ownership costs or requiring specialised expertise.

Aeris has a modular design that allows for optional upgrades and additions; users can begin with a simple platform and build on it later, as needed. The system is also designed for plug-and-play use, with an interface intended to be intuitive to those without extensive XRD experience, featuring pre-loaded measurement programs and easy sample placement.

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Aeris is also said to feature precision-built sample holders and an external loading system in an effort to ensure correct loading of every sample, from powders to solids Compliance in a regulated environment is streamlined with Aeris, which meets the 21 CFR Part 11 regulation for controlled user access and data collection programs. With its goniometer and onboard computer, Aeris is able to provide results in as little as five minutes, suiting it to routine measurements.

Malvern Panalytical notes that Aeris provides a comprehensive array of measurement types for diffraction, including classic Bragg-Brentano XRD, Transmission XRD, low angle XRD, grazing incidence XRD, and Non-ambient XRD. Additionally, onboard RoboRiet enables users to automate analysis and obtain immediate quantitative results.

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Malvern Panalytical introduces Aeris, a compact XRD system (Courtesy Malvern Panalytical)
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