X-ray Fluorescence (XRF), Optical Emission Spectrometry (OES), CS/ONH Analysis (CS/ONH) Webinar

Elemental Analysis for the Iron, Steel and Metal Industry

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The modern iron and steel manufacturing process, starting from ores and scrap over primary and secondary metallurgy processes to billets, bars, plates, wires and various other finished products, is one of the most complex, continuous processes applied in modern large-scale industries. At the same time, steel manufacturers face economic challenges with a complex and competitive agenda.

One key success factor is complete elemental analysis. Because every step in the process poses individual analytical requirements, there is no single analytical technique matching all requirements. In fact, multiple, complementary techniques are used and will become more imperative to optimize cost and quality.

In this one-hour webinar, we introduce three major techniques for elemental analysis:

  • Optical Emission Spectrometry (OES)
  • X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry (XRF)
  • Combustion/Fusion Analysis (CS/ONH)


We cover the individual strengths of each technique and which technique can be applied for what materials at certain production steps to achieve the best results.


Dr. Adrian Fiege

Product Manager XRF, Bruker AXS

Peter Paplewski

Product Line Manager OES, Karlsruhe, Germany

Kristin Odegaard

Product Manager Combustion/Fusion Analysis (CS/ONH), Bruker AXS