Application Training


This hands-on course applies to users of SPEC-TRA.ELEMENTS for the S6 JAGUAR. The training presents the theoretical fundamentals and preparation techniques as well as the methods in quantitative element analysis. The main objective is performing X-ray fluorescence using the SPECTRA.ELEMENTS software package.

Course Agenda

Monday, 9am - 5pm

  • Welcome & Introduction
  • General XRF Theory with Specimen Preparation
  • Measuring Samples (Loader Tab)
  • Retrieving Results (Results Tab)
  • SMART QUANT (Standardless) -    Part 1
    • Introduction to Standardless Analysis
    • Measuring Samples

Tuesday, 9am - 5pm

  • SMART QUANT (Standardless) -    Part 2

    • Evaluating Results
  • Quantitative Analysis - Part 1 
    • Calibration
      • Materials
      • Preparation 
      • Standard Samples 

Wednesday, 9am - 5pm

  • QuantExpress (Standardless) - Part 2
    • Creating a measurement program with MethodWizard
    • Measuring Calibration and Drift Samples 
    • Calibration
      • Line Overlaps
      • Mathematical Models

Thursday, 9am - 5pm

  • Quantitative Analysis - Part 3
    • Extended calculations (Modules) - Optional
    • Specifications for Limits Testing
    • Results Formatting 

Friday, 9am -12pm

  • Quantitative Analysis - Part 4
    • Creating the Finished Application
    • Testing the Application
  • Course Wrap-up, Evaluations & Closing Remarks


August 30 - Septmeber 2, 2021


Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm CT
Friday, 9am-12pm CT



Further Information




Class size

Because our courses are interactive and learner-oriented, we limit class size to a minimum of three and a maximum of six. Early enrollment is encouraged as registrations are accepted on a first-come/first-serve basis.


Attendance fee

The course fee is $3,500 USD per attendee.


For further information about the course content, please contact:

Julia Sedlmair
Applications Scientist, XRF

For information about price, registration, or other questions:

Caitlin Heitman
Marketing Specialist

For a quotation, please contact: