Become Your Own Handheld Soil Lab

Soil analysis using the S1 TITAN handheld XRF analyzer

Reliable soil analysis is the cornerstone of soil remediation and clean-up efforts. From delineating contamination boundaries to grid soil analysis, assessing site contamination quickly and reliably is the first essential step toward a successful brownfield or other contaminated site clean-up. For the latest in handheld, field portable soil analysis tools, speak to a Bruker soil analysis expert to address your specific needs.

The tools available today for soil analysis offer great flexibility, accuracy and speed. A handheld XRF analyzer can act as a soil lab complement or substitute, providing several unique benefits:


  • In-situ analysis of soil for quick contamination boundary delineation
  • Simultaneous analysis of multiple elements for a complete elemental composition and heavy metal contamination profile
  • Ability to analyze onsite eliminates or reduces costs and turnaround time associated with sending samples to a brick-and-mortar lab
  • Analyzing representative samples onsite helps minimize number of samples sent to lab
  • Potential to eliminate need for sending samples to the lab altogether

Bruker handheld XRF analyzers are the forefront of in-situ soil testing technology.

Complement or Replace Lab Analysis of Soil Samples with the Bruker S1 TITAN

The Bruker S1 TITAN is a state of the art soil analysis instrument. Fully portable, rugged, and completely nondestructive, the TITAN offers the utmost in speed, accuracy, and ease-of-use:


  • Ergonomic and light weight, with a rechargeable battery life up to 8 hours
  • With full sample preparation, the TITAN boasts values as high as R2=0.99 correlation with laboratory soil analysis instruments
  • Allows user to quickly obtain data on all elements of interest simultaneously, including all 8 RCRA metals and 13 Priority Pollutant metals in soil.

Depending on your data quality objectives, a Bruker S1 TITAN can be the perfect tool to turn you into your own soil lab. Whether you want to complement your soil lab testing or replace it altogether if possible, the Bruker S1 TITAN is the cutting edge tool for the job. Contact one of our specialists today to find out more.


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