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Eurocontrol Launches X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy Field Database
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 7, 2015) -
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Eurocontrol Technics Group Inc.
(TSX VENTURE:EUO) ("Eurocontrol" or the "Company"), a Canadian public company specializing in the acquisition, development and commercialization of innovative energy security, authentication, verification and certification technologies, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Xenemetrix Ltd., is pleased to announce the launch of a state-of-the-art web-based database of the X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) spectroscopy field available at www.learnXRF.com.
This website is a source of information dedicated to assisting students, scientists and manufacturers better understand XRF spectroscopy. The website covers sample preparation techniques and introduces principles of XRF and also contains the general interpretation of spectra, applications of XRF spectroscopy as well as a reference section that lists articles of interest and books that provide more in-depth information on XRF.
XRF was originally utilized to analyze geological samples, however as the technique developed with the advancements in computers and technology, XRF found its place in many different types of analytical laboratories. With advantages such as easy sample preparation, non-destructive rapid multi-element analysis, and the ability to screen unknowns in a wide array of sample matrices such as liquids, solids, slurries, powders, pastes, thin films, air filters, and many others, XRF offers a perfect complement to other types of analytical equipment found in the analytical lab. Because of these advantages the technique has a broad appeal to research, industrial, and quality assurance analysts.
About Xenemetrix Ltd.
Xenemetrix is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of energy-dispersive x-ray fluorescence (ED-XRF) systems and components. With more than 30 years experience, Xenemetrix continues to develop highly innovative technologies and solutions suitable for today's ever-growing analytical challenges, performing non-destructive elemental analysis starting from Carbon (6) through Fermium (100), while providing detection limits from low parts-per-billion (ppb) to high weight percent (%wt). -- spectroscopy is one of the simplest, most accurate and economical analytical methods for the determination of the chemical composition of many types of materials. Xenemetrix combines the latest technological developments with innovative engineering, to provide cost-effective solutions to a wide range of industries including, to outline a few, the petroleum, mining, marine, manufacturing, food and beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. Xenemetrix's emphasis on quality combined with ongoing research and development has earned Xenemetrix an international reputation for excellence.
About Eurocontrol Technics Group Inc.
Eurocontrol through its three wholly owned subsidiaries, Global Fluids International S.A. ("GFI"), Xenemetrix Ltd. ("Xenemetrix") and XwinSys Ltd. ("XwinSys"), is a leading provider and innovator of detection and marking systems worldwide. GFI and Xenemetrix are global pioneers in developing and implementing innovative molecular marking systems for the oil industry and XwinSys is currently a development stage company. GFI's unique and proprietary liquid authentication system, Petromark™, is the world's leading solution for fully integrated oil marking, mixing and detection. Xenemetrix is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of energy-dispersive x-ray fluorescence ("ED-XRF") systems, a technology that is the most accurate and economic method for determining the chemical composition of many types of materials, including the analysis of petroleum oils and fuel. XwinSys is developing technology and intellectual property that will combine 2D and 3D image processing technology from Brossh Inspection Systems Ltd. of Israel with Xenemetrix's ED-XRF technology for application in the semi-conductor manufacturing process.
For further information on Eurocontrol, please visit the Company's website at www.eurocontrol.ca.
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