Metal Analyzer

-Positive Material Identification (PMI) is a fast and non-destructive testing (NDT) method for verifying the chemical composition of metals and alloys. PMI can be used to verify that supplied materials conform to the proper standards and specifications, Specifically, PMI is used to confirm that the chemical composition of the metallic parts has the correct percentage of key elements

-Typical methods for PMI include X-ray fluorescence (XRF) and optical emission spectrometry (OES)

-The American Petroleum Institute recommended practice, API RP 578 – Material Verification Program for New and Existing Alloy Piping Systems, provides the guidelines for a quality assurance system to verify the alloy components. Another widely used PMI guide is ASTM E1476 is a Standard Guide for Metals Identification, Grade Verification, and Sorting. Both of these documents cover the use of the handheld XRF and other applicable techniques.

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BS EN 15079 Copper and copper alloys Analysis by spark optical emission spectrometry (S-OES)

2015

This European Standard specifies a routine method for the analysis of copper and copper alloys by spark optical emission spectrometry (S-OES).

The method is applicable to all elements except copper commonly present in copper and copper alloys as impurities or minor or main constituents, which can be determined by S-OES.

BSI

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BS ISO 14707 Surface chemical analysis Glow discharge optical emission spectrometry (GD-OES) Introduction to use

2015

This International Standard provides guidelines that are applicable to bulk and depth profiling GD-OES analyses. The guidelines discussed herein are limited to the analysis of rigid solids, and do not cover the analysis of powders, gases or solutions. Combined with specific standard methods which are available now and in the future, these guidelines should enable the regulation of instruments and the control of measuring conditions.

BSI

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ASTM E158-86 Standard Practice for Fundamental Calculations to Convert Intensities into Concentrations in Optical Emission Analysis

2018

This practice covers fundamental forms of plots, used to convert measured intensities into concentrations in both photographic and direct reading analysis. It includes equations suitable for use with calculators or computers for such conversions, and methods for making background corrections and corrections for interferences from other elements.

ASTM

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ASTM E415-17 Standard Test Method for Analysis of Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel by Spark Atomic Emission Spectrometry

2018

This test method covers the simultaneous determination of 21 alloying and residual elements in carbon and low-alloy steels by spark atomic emission vacuum spectrometry in the mass fraction ranges

ASTM

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ASTM E1019 -18 Standard Test Methods for Determination of Carbon, Sulfur, Nitrogen, and Oxygen in Steel, Iron, Nickel, and Cobalt Al

2018

These test methods cover the determination of carbon, sulfur, nitrogen, and oxygen, in steel, iron, nickel, and cobalt alloys having chemical compositions within the limits mentioned in the document

ASTM

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DNVGL-OS-C401 Fabrication and testing of offshore structures

2015

This standard contains requirements for fabrication and testing of offshore units described in the DNVGL rules for classification of offshore units.

DNVGL

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ASTM B705 Standard Specification for Nickel-Alloy Inconel 625 and Incoloy 825

2016

This specification covers welded UNS N06625,2 UNS N062192 and UNS N088252 pipe in the annealed condition (temper) for general corrosion applications

ASTM

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API RP 578 Guidelines for a Material Verification Program (MVP) for New and Existing Assets

2018

The purpose of this recommended practice (RP) is to provide guidelines for an owner/user to develop and implement a material verification program (MVP) as part of an asset integrity program.

The MVP uses positive material identification and other methods to verify that the nominal composition of an asset, an asset component, or weldment within the pressure envelope is consistent with the selected or specified construction materials.

API

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ASTM E 1476-04 Standard Guide for Metals Identification, Grade Verification, and Sorting

2014

This guide is intended for tutorial purposes only. It describes the general requirements, methods, and procedures for the nondestructive identification and sorting of metals.

It provides guidelines for the selection and use of methods suited to the requirements of particular metals sorting or identification problems.

ASTM

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Standard A 751-01 Test Methods, Practices, and Terminology for Chemical Analysis of Steel Products

2001

This standard covers definitions, reference methods, practices, and guides relating to the chemical analysis of steel, stainless steel, and related alloys. It includes both wet chemical and instrumental techniques.

ASTM

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Determination of Ferrous Alloys by PMI-MASTER

2017

This application note describes the analysis of Ferrous based metals and alloys at best analytical performance with the PMI-MASTER Smart

Hitachi

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Improved determination of ferrous alloys by PMI-MASTER PRO2

2018

The PMI-MASTER Pro2 is the ideal instrument for metal processing companies looking for a mobile and robust metals analyzer for demanding industrial applications

Hitachi

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Determination of Nickel Alloys by PMI-MASTER

2017

This application note describes the analysis of nickel-based metals and alloys at best analytical performance with the PMI-MASTER Smart

Hitachi

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Belec compact Port for Metal Analysis

2010

The Belec Compact Port Spectrometer offers a variety of application possibilities. Whether it is used for measurings in production areas, on pipes in construction sites or on scrap yards- moving from one application to another is no problem for the instrument with its heat-stabilized climatic chamber

The double spectrometer enables the use of the most ideal spectral lines, it can be configured with for several bases (Fe ,Ni ,Al ,Cu, Co, Ti) 

Belec

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Oxford PMI-MASTER Pro2

2015

The PMI-MASTER Pro2 is the ideal instrument for metal processing companies looking for a mobile and robust metals analyzer for demanding industrial applications.

This second-generation optical emission spectrometer (OES) offers extraordinary long battery life and superior precision of results with the new CCD readout design

Oxford Instruments

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Oxford PMI-MASTER Smart

2013

Thanks to its light weight and small size, the PMI-MASTER Smart can be conveniently carried, making the analysis independent whether on-site or off-site.

The PMI-MASTER Smart is stored in cases which are ready to ship and can be carried right to the site of analysis

Oxford Instruments

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SPECTRO xSORT for PMI testing

2011

For refineries, power plants, and petrochemical complexes, positive material identification (PMI) plays a critical role in ensuring process integrity as well as facility and personnel safety. Use of the wrong alloy or an off-spec grade of stainless steel can permit flow-influenced or acidic corrosion of pipes, valves, or welds. The consequences can be catastrophic.

Operators must inspect huge volumes of structural materials from a wide range of suppliers with all possible speed and precision. Fortunately, the new SPECTRO xSORT provides an ideal solution for PMI productivity challenges.

Spectro

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SPECTRO Mobile Spectrometers for Metal analysis

2012

The SPECTRO Metal Database Comprehensive material database with thousands of materials designations from all major organizations and industrial associations.

The database provides the chemical composition, standard reference, application guidelines, mechanical properties, heat treatment details, properties at elevated temperatures, fatigue properties, and more.

The database provides a function for the creation and management of grade libraries for the SPECTRO iSORT, SPECTRO xSORT and SPECTROTEST.

Spectro

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Mobile Determination of Nitrogen in Duplex Steels

2018

For the on-site analysis of metal structures e.g. made from duplex steel qualities, mobile OES instruments are required.

Hitachi

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Thermo Scientific Niton XL3t GOLDD+ XRF Analyzer

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Superior light element detection (Mg, Al, Si, P, S) without helium purge or vacuum High count rate for lower detection limits and faster analysis

Analyze metal alloys ,carry out mining exploration and mapping ,Detect soil contaminants ,Test electronics and consumer goods for prohibited substances

Ashtead Technology

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Measurements on hot surfaces by PMI-MASTER

2017

This application note describes the analysis on hot surfaces of carbon and low alloy steels with the PMI-MASTER Smart

Hitachi

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Determination of Copper Alloys by PMI-MASTER

2017

This application note describes the analysis of copper-based metals and alloys at best analytical performance with the PMI-MASTER Smart.

Hitachi

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Olympus X-Ray Fluorescence Analyzer

2011

Portable XRF for Positive Material Identification (PMI)

• Alloy/Metal Identification

• Quality Control/Quality Assurance

• Safety and Maintenance

• Superior Light Element and Aluminum Analysis

Olympus

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Oxford X-Met 7500

2012

Reliable identification of scrap metal for on-the-spot sorting and valuation

Oxford Instruments

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Olympus Delta series For PMI

2012

Handheld XRF for Positive Material Identification (PMI) (for Alloy and Metal ID)

Olympus

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SPECTRO XSort for Scrap analysis and sorting

2011

Scrap metal in a raw, unsorted, form has low monetary value, is bulky and expensive to handle and transport, and attracts low margins as a trade commodity.

Manual sorting based on appearance, magnetic behavior and similar physical properties to identify higher value metals is labor intensive, inaccurate and unreliable.

The SPECTRO xSORT handheld metals analyzer can take the uncertainty out of scrap sorting and positively identify alloy grades in seconds.

Spectro

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Thermo Scientific Niton XL2 980 GOLDD XRF Analyzer

2011

Precious Metals & Jewellery Analysis ,Positive Material Identification (PMI) ,Ore Grade Control Exploration, Scrap Metal Sorting ,Mine Mapping ,Alloy Quality Control (QC) and Toys

Ashtead Technology

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Alpha Series PMI

2005

For Positive Material Identification (PMI), verification and quality assurance – without radioactivity

Innovative XRF Technologies

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Thermo Scientific Niton XRF Analyzers

2010

Thermo Scientific Niton XRF analyzers are the leading handheld analyzers available with a unique library of 400+ alloy grades,

Thermo Scientific Niton analyzers provide superior accuracy in grade identification that is unsurpassed by any other handheld XRF analyzer

Thermo Scientific Technologies

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Manual

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Operating Instructions of UV Touch Probe

2017

This document is intended to give the user instructions to be followed during the use of UV Touch Probe

Hitachi

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Manual

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Operating Instruction of WASLab Software

2017

This document is intended to give the user instructions to be followed during the use of WASLab Software

Hitachi

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Manual

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Operating Instructions of PMI-MASTER Smart

2017

This document is intended to give the user instructions to be followed during the use of PMI Master Smart

Hitachi

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Magazine

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Portable PMI Instruments

2005

This Magazine provides a general Overview on the PMI Methods and theory of operation

James R. Pasmore, Tom Anderson and Jonathan J.Shein

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Analysis of L-grades CrNi-steel with PMI–MASTER Pro

2007

The PMI–MASTER Pro is a robust and portable spectrometer for the material characterization of nearly all types of metal.

Hitachi

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Positive Material Identification, PMI

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chemical analysis of the material, but setting up tests is often problematical or, alternatively, it may take too long to take a sample and submit it for analysis in the laboratory.

The rapid and inexpensive solution is to use engineers able to distinguish between different material qualities onsite. This is referred to as sorting or positive material identification.

Force Technology

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PMI Acceptance-Rejection Criteria

2016

This Guideline presents the necessary criteria for PMI Evaluation

Chevorn Phillips chemical Company

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Comparison

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Metal Analyzer Probes comparison

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This Comparison shows different types of Metal Analyzer Probes considering advantages and applications

Mohamed ElGanzory

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Positive Material Identification for the metal alloy industry

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Positive Material Identification is a well-accepted analytical material testing and materials identification technique used within the metal alloy industry. It guarantees the materials chemical composition as required for quality control.

On-site Positive Material Identification done by using simple, portable analyzers have a number of benefits

Mohamed ElGanzory

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Introduction To PMI

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A Brief Introduction about the PMI Methods and Applications

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Comparison between two sets of PMI

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This Comparison shows two types of Metal Analyzer considering advantages ,applications , Features ,etc.

Mohamed ElGanzory

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Positive Material Identification Direction in the Pipe, Valve, and Fitting Industry

2000

This Paper illustrates the method of optical spectroscopy, i.e. light to analyze the wave length of elements in a material grade (or) the method of x-ray fluorescence where the elements are analyzed via their energy source to determine each element in the material. Each method compares a technical instrument “finger print” with the stored value of the grade of material calibrated into the instrument for a grade of material match

John P. Lafferty and Penn Machine.

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What is Optical Emission Spectroscopy (OES)?

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This Paper introduces the basics of the Optical emission Spectroscopy 

Mohamed ElGanzory

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Presentation

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Introduction to PMI Master Smart

2013

This Presentation gives a brief introduction about PMI Master Smart features and applications

Oxford Instruments

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Presentation

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Intro to PMI

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This Presentation gives a brief introduction about Positive material identification concept

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PPT

PMI Presentation

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This Presentation gives an introduction about ,NDT PMI and Hardness Testing

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Positive Material Identification Tests

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The Purpose of this Presentation is to provide guidelines to implement a material verification program (MVP) as part of an asset integrity program

AAIS

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Guidelines and Application Procedures for API 578 Positive Material Identification (PMI)

2012

This Presentation outlines topics such as Retro-Active PMI , (XRF or OES ) Technologies, Control of Incoming Materials & Warehouse, Elements of Maintenance Systems for PMI and Recording & Reporting PMI Test Results

Don Mears

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A Complete Range of PMI Analyzers for Inspection

2018

This Presentation illustrates the PMI Method to determine the chemical composition of a Material for the Purpose of Inspection

Ravishankar

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