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Workshops & Training


On Site and/or in our Applications Lab:

Sample Preparation for XRF (Starter):

Sample preparation lecture and demonstration on the use of grinders, mixers, presses and fusion machines.  In this workshop we introduce practical methods, with sufficient theory of the ‘how’s’ and ‘why’s’ of sample preparation for XRF analysis.

Sample Preparation by Fusion (Expert):

Revitalise your sample preparation with our workshop.  Participants may bring their own samples or they can use supplied samples, such as iron ore, alumina, cement, ferroalloy etc.

Care & Maintenance of Platinum Labware:

The workshop will cover:  the raw materials and alloys used and why, causes of failure in the laboratory, general care, cleaning and handling, reshaping and polishing techniques – hands on demonstrations.

Machine maintenance training or specific topics or applications on request