Mercury Analysis by Handheld XRF

Mercury Analysis by Handheld XRF is one of the many applications at which the Bruker S1 TITAN is proficient. Mercury (Hg) is a substance that has been used for centuries for a variety of purposes such as producing pigments, thermometers, fluorescent light bulbs, electrodes and batteries to name a few.  It is an element that can be qualified or quantified with the Bruker S1 TITAN handheld XRF in a variety of matrices. From soils remediation to product packaging to artifacts, Bruker is the go-to handheld XRF for today, tomorrow and the future.   Contact our experts to discuss your Hg analysis needs today!

Since it can be highly poisonous, Hg has been targeted by the following regulations - all of which the Bruker handheld XRF can be used to determine the presence of Hg in order to prevent exposure and/or poisoning:

There are many advantages to using the Bruker handheld XRF S1 TITAN for Hg analysis including but not limited to:

  • All data is saved in the memory of the instrument or a USB stick, and the raw data can be analyzed later for further verification
  • All instruments are pre-calibrated for specific matrices yet the calibration can easily be adjusted as well as completely customized
  • Silicon Drift Detector (SDD) provides count rates up to 5 times the amount of SiPIN Diode Detectors yielding faster more accurate data
  • Designed with ease of use in mind, Bruker handheld XRF analyzers are intuitive to operate with a simple pull of the trigger



Whether providing fast screening for pass/fail applications or in depth analysis, Bruker handheld XRF analyzers can be used with confidence to help you maintain compliance, reduce risks and increase productivity.  Contact our team to discuss your Hg analysis needs now!