Q4 TASMAN, ccd based, optical emission spectrometer, metal-analysis

Q4 TASMAN - Advanced CCD Based Optical Emission Spectrometer for Metal Analysis

Q4 TASMAN offers an outstanding solution for metal analysis: optimal analytical performance, user-friendly and cost-effective operation

Q4 TASMAN is an advanced CCD based optical emission spectrometer for the metal analysis.

It provides the answers you need fast, using the very latest, state-of-the-art technologies. Our engineers have designed innovative solutions which make the Q4 TASMAN OES system fully suitable not only for your dedicated applications, but also for many general purpose applications. The result is a completely new CCD based instrument, which lets you achieve your goals faster, more reliably, and more cost-effectively than ever before with this class of instrument.


Q4 TASMAN offers dedicated solutions for your analytical tasks. Analytical Solution Packages (ASP) are available per matrix and include elements, calibration, alloys and more. In no time at all, you receive reliable, complete analytical results of your metal.

The newly developed readout scans CCD´s 30 times faster than previously and lead to shorter measurement times. The faster time-to-result improves your efficiency and increases your profitability.

Q4 TASMAN´s superior analytical performance and economical run is a great asset for your metal business.

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 Optical System

  • CCD sensors with high resolution
  • Multi-detector Optics
  • Paschen-Runge Mounting
  • ClearSpectrum Technology
  • Highest spectral sensitivity

Source Generator

  • Maintenance-free, two phase PWM Generator
  • Frequency 50 to 1000 Hz
  • Spark & arc-like discharges from 10 µs to 2 ms


  • Intuitive Windows® based software for simple routine operation
  • Various user levels for secure and task-specific operations
  • Functions for qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Complete Software Suite including analysis database and interfaces to Microsoft Office* software

Analytical Solution Packages (ASP)

  • Available for various matrices
  • All relevant alloying elements
  • Calibrations for all alloy groups
  • Quality libraries with version control

Electrical Data

  • 100 to 240 V (50/60 Hz)
  • 600 W during measurement, 50 W standby
  • 16 A (240 V) slow blow fuse or 25 A (100 V) slow blow fuse

Weights & Dimensions

  • Width 550 mm / 22 inches
  • Height 700 mm / 28 inches
  • Depth 820 mm / 32 inches
  • Weight ~75 kg / ~165 lb.

Q4 TASMAN offers an outstanding solution for metal analysis: optimal analytical performance, user-friendly and cost-effective operation.


  • Iron & steel and its alloys
  • Aluminum and its alloys
  • Copper and its alloys
  • Nickel and its alloys
  • Cobalt and its alloys
  • Magnesium and its alloys
  • Lead and its alloys
  • Tin and its alloys
  • Titanium and its alloys
  • Zinc and its alloys

Incoming inspection of small pieces with Q4 TASMAN

As part of the incoming goods inspection, one is often confronted with the material testing / element analysis with particular challenges. Particularly with small components and semi-finished products, it is often difficult to perform accurate elemental analysis.

Tubes, wires and fittings are often difficult in handling on the spark spectrometer when analyzing.

Therefore, Bruker Elemental offers the Q4 Tasman, with its optimized argon flow, various adapters and tools which makes the daily incoming goods inspection easier.


Available services include

  • Help desk support from highly-skilled troubleshooting professionals, to isolate and resolve hard- and software problems
  • Web-based remote instrument service for service diagnosis and applications support
  • Merged reality support with Help Lightning – a virtual engineer at your side (video)
  • Planned maintenance, according to your requirement
  • Customer on-site repair and maintenance service
  • Spare parts availability typically over night or within a few working days worldwide
  • Compliance services for installation qualification, operational qualification / performance verification
  • Site planning and relocation

Bruker Support

On our support website you will find:

  • Software Updates
    System software updates are available online to registered users.

  • Documentation
    Product manuals and installation guides are available online to registered users.