Optical Emission Spectrometry (OES)

Q4 POLO

Compact multi-chip Spark Spectrometer

The Little Giant in Spark-OES

Complete Elemental Coverage, Wide Calibration Ranges

HerostageQ4POLO

高亮

High Precision Metal Analysis with low cost of ownership and small footprint

AAC™
Autofocus Included
Bruker's patented concept for self-focusing under temperature variations eliminates thermal drifts. The new ArgonShield™ prevents contamination of the optical window during measurements.
Intuitive Productivity
ELEMENTAL.SUITE
The insulated SafetyTip on the new sample clamp prevents incorrect sample positioning, and ensures safe operation for a wide variety of samples. Combined with ELEMENTAL.SUITE, our next generation OES-software, this leads to functionality with ease-of-use.
130 - 785 nm
Wavelength coverage for comprehensive access to all relevant elements
The innovative MultiVision™ optics is equipped with a electromagnetic light junction to use the full elemental range with best performance and compactness.
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Reliable, high precision analysis for every foundry and production floor

Q4 POLO - Little Space, Mighty Performance

Numerous innovations have been introduced in the Q4 POLO to create a spark spectrometer that is second to none. In addition to superior analytical performance for a full range of elements, the Q4 POLO enables applications previously not addressable by such compact instruments:

  • Outstanding precision, particularly on light elements
  • Excellent results in the challenging analysis of cast iron
  • Reliable analysis of nitrogen at low ppm levels in low alloyed steels
  • Analysis of oxygen in copper

Just as impressive as the results achieved by the Q4 POLO is its incredible long-term stability. The absence of thermal- and contamination-based drifts reduces the need for cleaning and recalibrations, leading to stable results around the clock.

The new Q4 POLO is the ready-to-analyze solution from day one, covering all relevant elements and wide concentration ranges. Each base metal package includes all dedicated alloy groups, calibrations, and standardization samples. At the same time, the Q4 POLO provides high uptime, low maintenance, and hassle-free operation.

优势

Key Benefits

  • MultiVision™ optics with electromagnetic light junction covering the full elemental range with superior performance and small footprint
  • AAC™ and ArgonShield™ result in incredible long-term stability without increasing argon gas consumption
  • The new active sensing SmartSpark™ source is fully digital and equipped with detection of non-energetic discharges for increased precision and long-term stability
  • ELEMENTAL.SUITE delivers highest functionality combined with ease-of-use for information @ your fingertips.

Why do I need spark-OES?

OES gives you an ultrafast analysis of your solid metal sample without complications. All relevant elements are simultaniously determined.

应用

What is your analytical challenge?

Iron & Steel

Processing steel requires precise and accurate results on incoming and outgoing materials over a wide variety of alloys, incl. N at trace level.

Aluminum

Mastering the phosophorous and alkali content in aluminum.

Copper

Copper is the building block of many alloy types. The Q4 POLO covers them all including oxygen determination.

规格

Q4 POLO Specification

  Specification Benefit

Spark Stand


Sample Clamp

Low maintenance spark stand with co-axial argon flow,
accessible from 3 sides


80 mm sample height with exchangeable SafetyTip™

Minimized argon consumption, easy analysis of wires
and small pieces, also accepting bulky samples


Ensures correct sample positioning and safe
operation for a wide sample variety

Smart Spark Digital spark source for stable spark generation up to
1,000 Hz; active sensing of non-energetic discharges
Improved precision and long-term stability with
highest operational safety

Optics


Optical Concept


MultiVision™


AAC™(Bruker Patent1))


Argon Shield™

λ: 130 - 785 nm, argon purged, multiple un-coated linear array detectors with lowest dark current


Optimized in Paschen-Runge configuration, with high UV-C transparency and dual light paths


Electromagnetic light junction, switching between two light
paths and three alternative plasma views


Automatic Ambient Compensation keeps the optic
focussed, eliminating thermal drifts


Prevents window contamination during measurements

Access to all elements, low operational costs


Field-proven robustness and precision with excelled light element performance


Compactness with superior optical resolution


Incredible analytical stability, reduced maintenance or recalibration without need for air condition


Permanent transparency with minimized
maintenance

Gas Supply with Argon-Saver Mode
Argon ≥ 99.998%purity2) (Ar 4.8)
3 bar (± 10%) supply pressure
Copper tubing (6 mm o.d.) with Swagelok® fitting
Good performance with standard argon purity, dedicated argon saver mode for lowest operational costs
Noise Emission < 55 dB(A) during measurement3) Enjoy the silence
Software ELEMENTAL.SUITE V3.2 or higher Future save, intuitive productivity, optional material
database with > 350 k alloys integrated
Electrical Data 100 - 240 VAC (±10%), 50 - 60 Hz
10 - 16 A (240 V), slow blow fuse
200 VA (max), 20 VA standby, typically: 95W(@ 230 VAC)
during measurement
Compatible with all worldwide power and current configurations
Dimensions & Weights 49 x 57 x 28.4 cm (W x D x H), ~36 kg  
1) US8891082B2, EP2537011B1
2) Argon 5.0 or purifier recommended for trace nitrogen analysis
3) Sample covering hole in sample stage completely

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Service & Support

We provide:

  • 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 – 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
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  • Software updates
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