Elemental Analysis for the Iron, Steel and Metal Industry by OES, XRF and Combustion/Fusion

Elemental Analysis for the Iron, Steel and Metal Industry by OES, XRF and Combustion/Fusion

Working in steel, copper, aluminum, or metal recycling? Join us for an educational webinar
This webinar took place on July 09th 2020

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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.

During this 1-hour complimentary webinar, specialists from Bruker will introduce three major techniques for elemental analysis:

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


They will also 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.

The webinar will conclude with an interactive Q&A session, where attendees may ask questions to the panelists.

Register now for the session that best fits your schedule.

If you cannot attend, feel free to register anyway, and we will send you a link to the recording to watch at your convenience.

We look forward to seeing you there!


Dr. Adrian Fiege
Product Manager XRF, Bruker AXS
Dr. Peter Paplewski
Product Manager Optical Emission Spectrometry (OES), Bruker AXS
Kristin Odegaard
Product Manager Combustion/Fusion Analysis (CS/ONH), Bruker AXS