The new ARMI | MBH combined catalog offers the largest portfolio of metal alloy reference materials of any provider in the industry.
ARMI is pleased to announce the release of 5 new steel certified reference materials. These new reference materials include 5 low alloy steels; AISI grades 4140, 4330, 4340, E52100 and 5Cr ½Mo.
As always these reference materials are available in three different forms depending on your analytical technique; 38mm diameter x 3mm thickness for XRF, 38mm diameter x 19mm thickness for arc spark OES or as chips for analysis by ICP or AA.
The complete listing of the new reference materials are shown in the table below along with links to the certificates of analysis. You can also check out our new products page to see all of our latest CRM's.
In a previous blog post “How to prepare metal alloy samples for analysis by ICP-OES or ICP-MS”, my colleague Sue Evans Norris described the traditional methods for the sample preparation of metal alloys by ICP. At ARMI, we are always looking for ways to improve the status quo and recently discovered a new sample preparation technology for the rapid digestion of metal alloys using short-wave infrared radiation. This technology, promoted by a Canadian company called ColdBlock, claims their instrument can digest metal alloys faster than current techniques while eliminating the need for dangerous acids such as hydrofluoric and perchloric acid.