Case Study: Marine Fasteners

In the 1980s, stainless steel fasteners were sometimes difficult to come by. Except for a few major importers that supplied distributors, inventory was not readily available. Carl Brantley realised stainless steel would never gain widespread acceptance in the US...

What is Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS)?

Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) is a rapid chemical analysis technology that has been used in laboratories for many years. Latest technological advances have made it possible to shrink LIBS into a handheld version. LIBS is applicable to a wide range of...

Case Study: Sullivan Scrap

Handheld analysers are now the instrument of choice in order to meet the rigorous demands of modern scrap recycling. Brian Powell, from Sullivan Scrap, describes KT-100S as “It’s very efficient, very quick, and we can get the material processed and out the door as...

The Trouble with Metal Recycling

If you work in metal recycling then you are helping to reduce greenhouse gases. But is your business using appropriate PMI measures? If the media is correct, then we are in the grasp of one of the most dangerous threats to our planet that mankind has ever encountered....