Maintenance and Service Training


The intent of this course is to provide knowledge about the alignment, maintenance and troubleshooting of the S8 TIGER. Step by step, you will receive the know-how to maintain the system in its optimum condition. You will learn to identify malfunctions and treat them. You will then be able to plan service activities more effectively. Many attendees report that they have benefitted from the performance of troubleshooting and diagnostics during class, as well as addressing questions in their own work.

Please note that this course is intended for those who are using the current S8 system.  

Course Agenda

Monday, 9am - 5pm

  • S8 Tools
  • MeasureControl and Service SupportMode
  • Water system
  • X-ray tube cleaning and replacement

Tuesday, 9am - 5pm

  • Vacuum seal replacement
  • Physical location of all electronic assembles
  • Goniometer limit and reference switches
  • Checking the sliders, turn unit and crystal changer

Wednesday, 9am - 5pm

  • Checking the vacuum mode
  • Checking and changing the driver of the valve
  • Safety circuit
  • Adjusting and checking the amplification of the measuring electronics

Thursday, 9am - 5pm

  • Standard noise level of the SC and SPC
  • Install sample magazine, sample cover and all panels
  • Adjusting the same magazine X, Y and Z axes
  • Flow counter wire and window replacement

Friday, 9am - 12pm

  • Summary 1 and 2 files
  • Review
  • Questions & answer session


  • March 18 - 22, 2024 - completed
  • July 15 - 19, 2024 - full; waitlisted
  • October 7 - 11, 2024 - full; waitlisted


  • Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm CT
  • Friday, 9am-12pm CT

This class is taught at the Bruker facility in Madison, Wisconsin USA.
The course fee is $5,780 per attendee. If you require a formal quote
to secure permission to register, please click the "Request a Quote" button.

Further Information




Class size

Because our courses are interactive and learner-oriented, we limit class size to a minimum of three and a maximum of six. Early enrollment is encouraged as registrations are accepted on a first-come/first-serve basis.


Attendance fee

The course fee is $5,780 USD per attendee.


For further information about the course content, please contact:

Steve Quam
Support Supervisor, XRF

For information about price, registration, or other questions:

Melanie Swanson
Marketing Specialist

For a quotation, please contact: