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Ge Inspection Technologies


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Materials Today

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Exhibitors at the 2008 DXC/ICRS

Vendors—don’t miss this opportunity to display your company’s products and services to this elite crowd of scientists. The cost for an 8' x 10' booth will be $1,950.00 and will include a vendor sponsored wine and cheese reception on Wednesday evening of conference week. Applications for exhibit space are now available. Click here for Exhibit Space Details – including floor plan, application form and sponsorship information. This year's conference will also be a joint meeting with the 8th International Conference on Residual Stresses - market your company to attendees of both shows for the price of one conference. 

American Stress Technologies
Booth: 37
840 Watercrest Way
Cheswick, PA 15024
Phone: 724-410-1030

Booth: 61
14 DeAngelo Drive
Bedford, MA 01730
Phone: 781-275-2242
Featuring thermoelectrically cooled Si-PIN, SDD and CdTe detectors, with their Preamplifiers and Digital Pulse Processors (DPP).  Simple to use, low-cost systems for both laboratory and field use.  The XR-100SDD detector and X-123SDD complete handheld spectrometer have 139eV resolution at 100,000 counts/sec.  See why OEMs have made Amptek their #1 choice.

Analytical Services, Inc.
Booth: 43
P.O. Box 7895
The Woodlands, TX 77387
Phone: 866-419-9229
Analytical Services, Inc. is the manufacturer of calibration standards for the petroleum lubricants & crude oil industries. We have been in business for 15 years and strive for customer satisfaction. We also offer the standards for the WEEE/RoHS methods and Biodiesel industry. Please visit our website at
Anton Paar USA
Booth: 45
10215 Timber Ridge Drive
Ashland, VA 23005
Phone: 800-722-7556
With 1000 employees worldwide, Anton Paar provides a dense customer support network. The company offers the most comprehensive range of attachments for non-ambient XRD and is a major supplier of small-angle X-ray equipment worldwide. The SAXSess system is the most versatile small-and-wide-angle X-ray scattering set-up on the market.

Australian X-ray Tubes Pty Ltd.
Booth: 16
U3/59 Myoora Road
Terrey Hills, NSW 2084
Phone: + 61-2-94501359
AXT supplies replacement X-ray tubes for most manufacturers with ready-to-ship inventory. Products include a new Varian ultra high performance tube for Philips/PANalytical  PW2400 and similar equipment. Tubes are also available for ARL, Bruker, Siemens, Spectro, Rigaku and Shimadzu.

Blake Industries, Inc.
Booth: 1
660 Jerusalem Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Phone: 908-233-7240
Blake Industries will be exhibiting X-ray diffraction equipment and accessories including goniometer heads, rotary tables, etc.

Bruker AXS, Inc.
Booths: 22, 23, 24 & 25
5465 E. Cheryl Parkway
Madison, WI  53711
Phone: 608-276-3000
Bruker AXS designs and manufactures analytical X-ray systems for elemental analysis, materials research and structural investigations. Our innovative solutions enable a wide range of customers in heavy industry, chemistry, pharma, semiconductor, life science and nanotechnology to make technological advancements and to accelerate their progress.
Brush Wellman Electrofusion Products
Booth: 31
44036 South Grimmer Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94538
Phone: 510-623-1500
Leader in the fabrication of Beryllium X-Ray tube and detector window assemblies for analytical, scientific, and medical industries. Thin beryllium windows (down to 8µm), protective coatings, metallic coatings for transmission windows, and a wide array of joining technologies. Other services include Electron Beam Welding, Vacuum Furnace Brazing, and Water Jet Cutting.

Chemplex Industries, Inc.
Booth: 62
2820 SW 42nd Avenue
Palm City, FL 34990
Phone: 772-283-2700
XRF Sample Preparation Equipment, Accessories, Supplies and Standards. Floor and table top sample grinders; comminution dishes, vials and ball pestles; manual and automatic briquetting presses; briquetting dies and aluminum pellet cups; grinding/briquetting powdered and tabletted additives; consumable liquid sample cups; thin-film sample support windows in rolls, precut circles and SpectroMembrane® carrier frames; automatic fusion machines; pre-fused fusion fluxes; SpectroCertified® Oil Standards.
Corporation Scientifique Claisse Inc.
Booths: 50 & 51
350, rue Franquet, porte 45
Sainte-Foy, Quebec, G1P 4P3
Phone: 418-656-6453
World leader in sample preparation by fusion for XRF spectrometry, Claisse offers automatic fusion apparatus and platinum-ware for bead preparation. Industry leading fused fluxes feature the lowest moisture/highest purity with integrated non-wetting agents. See the new weighing/dosing machine “TheAnt” and the “rFUSION Modular System” for the latest in automated fusion capabilities.

e2v Scientific Instruments Ltd
Booth: 40
Sirius House, Watery Lane
Wooburn Green
High Wycombe, Bucks HP10 0AP
Phone: + 44 0 1628 533060
e2v scientific instruments manufactures high performance detectors and pulse processors for x-ray spectroscopy.  Both Silicon Drift Detectors (SDD) and LN-cooled Si(Li) detectors are produced for industrial and research applications ranging from Microanalysis (EDS) and X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) to high rate synchrotron techniques like X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy (XAS).

Edax Inc.
Booth: 29
91 McKee Drive
Mahwah, NJ 07430
Phone: 201-529-4880
Since 1962, EDAX Inc. has been a leader in technology, performance and value for energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence analytical systems.  Today, the EDAX product range has expanded to include EDS/WDS X-ray microanalysis, EBSD, SEM/TEM electron diffraction and crystallographic analysis, and micro-EDXRF measurement systems.

GE Inspection Technologies
Booths: 58 & 59
50 Industrial Park Road
Lewistown, PA 17044-9344
Phone: 866-243-2638
GE Inspection Technologies is a leading innovator in technology-driven non-destructive testing (NDT) inspection solutions that deliver productivity, quality and safety. The company produces radiographic, ultrasonic, remote visual inspection and eddy current solutions for applications in a wide range of industries, including aerospace, power generation, oil & gas, process and automotive.
Hecus X-ray Systems GmbH
Booth: 47
Reininghausstrasse 13 A
Graz, A-8020
Phone: +43-316-48 11 18
The new *Hecus S3-MICRO: SAXS/SWAXS/GISAXS for the routine bio-nanoanalytical laboratory*. Revolutionary X-ray point-focussing optics (exclusive from Xenocs, Grenoble) provide higher brilliance than rotating anodes and bridge the gap to synchrotron beamlines. Extremely economical through 50-Watt microfocus tube. Applications: protein  solution SAXS, nanoparticle sizing, thin-film structure analysis, LC phase mapping, nanopowder porosity.

Herzog Automation Corp.
Booth: 18
16600 Sprague, Suite 400
Cleveland, OH 44130
Phone: 440-891-9777
Herzog Automation Corp. is the leading supplier of manual and fully automatic sample preparation systems for spectrographic and x-ray analysis, tube delivery systems for sample transport, and laboratory automation for the steel, aluminum, cement and mining industries.  Please visit our website at for our full product line.

HORIBA Jobin Yvon
Booth: 33
3880 Park Avenue
Edison, NJ 08820-3012
Phone: 732-494-8660
XGT:  X-Ray Fluorescence Microscopes provide the highest spatial resolution (10-microns) of any EDXRF microscope available.  Our unique monocapillary X-Ray guidetubes using coaxial technology ensure¬What You See Is What You Measure.  100-micron and/or 1.2mm guidetubes with fast automated switching between tubes for increased sensitivity.  XGT Exclusive-SLICE Software a NEW XRF methodology library for sample identification designed to archive, query, and compare X-Ray Spectra.

Incoatec GmbH
Booth: 13
Max-Planck-Strasse 2
Geesthacht, 21502
Phone: +49 4152 889 381
Incoatec offers the microfocus source IµS™ and multilayer optics used in X-ray analytic equipment. Incoatec components and subunits enable scientists to form X-ray beams according to their individual requirements in various applications such as protein crystallography and high-resolution X-ray diffractometry. Incoatec also manufactures customized optics for synchrotrons.

Booth: 32
P.O. Box 147
Stratham, NH 03885
Phone: 603-778-9161
Inel is pleased to introduce the Equinox series of powder diffractometers.  From the Equinox 1000 to 6000, there are diffractometers for all applications and budgets.  We offer new systems, upgrades to existing systems such as software and hardware upgrades for Scintag and of course our unique curved position sensitive detectors.

Innov-X Systems
Booth: 60
100 Sylvan Road, Suite 100
Woburn, MA 01801
Phone: 781-938-5005
Home of portable XRF for on-site, in-situ analysis of Mg-U; ppm to 100%. Handhelds with weather-proof, ultra-rugged integrated PC control or our classic removable PDA. X-50 Mobile XRF for closed-beam field operation at up to 25 times the power of handhelds for solids or liquids. Customized factory online and high volume sorting XRF’s. Applications: RoHS, Geology, Environmental, Metals & Mining, and More.

International Centre for Diffraction Data
Booths: 52 & 53
12 Campus Boulevard
Newtown Square, PA 19073
Phone: 610-325-9814
ICDD’s material identification databases are designed for rapid materials identification and interfaced with diffractometers and data analysis systems of the world’s leading software developers and manufacturers of X-ray equipment. The File is available in PDF-2 Release 2008 (211,107 entries); PDF-4+ 2008 (285,402 entries), PDF-4/Minerals 2008 (29,607 entries); and PDF-4/Organics 2008 (341,540 entries).
Kitco Inc.
Booth: 2
620 Cathcart, Suite 900
Montreal, QC, H3B 1M1
Phone: 514-875-4820
Internationally renowned for precious metals, Kitco supplies a full line of crucibles and platinum ware for major XRF fusion machines. Kitco’s products also include platinum dishes, electrodes, etc. Our terms to credit precious metals are among the most competitive in the industry. Visit our website at for more details.

Materials Data, Inc.  (MDI)
Booths: 20 & 21
1224 Concannon Blvd.
Livermore, CA 94550
Phone: 925-449-1084
MDI develops and distributes software tools for X-Ray Powder Diffraction. MDI’s industry-leading software (Jade, Ruby, Shadow, Riqas, jPowd, DataScan and FilmScan) enables customers to automate older systems, acquire, analyze and simulate XRD data delivering visually rich, reliable content. MDI ( is the largest independent XRD software company in the world.

Micro Photonics
Booth: 7
4972 Medical Center Circle
Allentown, PA 18106
Phone: 610-366-7103
The sole distributor of STOE diffractometers, Xenocs’ microbeam source and optics, and Photonic Science detectors.  We are the USA’s number one source for X-ray diffraction equipment.  We have a solution for all of your diffraction needs.

Mike Handley Analytical Services
Booth: 17
16502 La Avenida Drive
Houston, TX 77062
Phone: 281-286-8393
Supplies sample preparation equipment (Rocklabs, Breitlander), consumables (Pt-ware and borate flux), refurbished X-Ray equipment, service, repair, maintenance, training, and application support to users of XRF equipment.

Moxtek, Inc.
Booth: 28
452 West 1260 North
Orem, UT 84057
Phone: 801-225-0930
MOXTEK, INC. is a leading provider of components for x-ray analytical instrumentation. MOXTEK products include small, low-power x-ray tubes; ultra low-noise JFETs for x-ray and gamma ray detectors; high-performance, room-temperature PIN diode detectors; and AP3 polymer and DuraBeryllium™ EDS and WDS detector windows, including sealed proportional counter windows for light element analysis.

Booths: 54, 55, 56 & 57
117 Flanders Road
Westborough, MA 01581
Phone: 508-647-1100
PANalytical has provided innovative X-ray solutions from the first commercial diffractometer (1948) until today. XRD systems now feature hard radiation suitable for laboratory PDF experiments, a new SAXS solution and new non-ambient/humidty solutions. The Axios WDXRF systems offer SST-mAX X-ray tubes with ZETA technology for ultimate long term stability. Epsilon 5 and the Minipals cover the range of EDXRF applications.

Photonic Science Ltd.
Booth: 3
Rue Maryse Bustie
38590 St Etienne de St Geoirs
Phone: +4 7693 57 20
Photonic Science manufactures X-ray CCD detectors for diffraction: powder, small molecule, proteins, thin films, as well as low flux X-ray scattering experiments (small and wide angle) and imaging applications: phase contrast, diffraction enhanced as well as very high resolution tomography. PSL will also introduce a new back scattered Laue system.

PREMIER Lab Supply, Inc.
Booths: 10 & 11
2714 SW Edgarce Street
Port St. Lucie, FL 34953
Phone: 772-873-1700
Sample Preparation Specialists by XRF for Liquids, Loose Powders, Pressed Pellets and Fusions. We manufacture and supply Liquid XRF Sample Cups, Films, Grinding & Binding Products, Glassware, PHOENIX Fusion Machines and Platinum Lab Ware items.

Princeton Instruments
Booth: 9
15 Discovery Way
Acton, MA 01720
Phone: 609-587-9797
Princeton Instruments’ X-Ray Group, the manufacturer of scientific X-ray systems, has introduced new X-ray systems - PIXIS-XO, Quad-RO, NanoXF and PIXIS-XF - for direct and indirect detection of X-rays between < 30 eV and > 50 KeV.  Stop by booth #9 to discuss your specific requirements with our product specialists.

Proto Manufacturing, Inc.
Booth: 5 & 6
1980 E. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48198
Phone: 313-965-2900
PROTO Manufacturing is a leading provider of portable and laboratory based XRD residual stress measurements systems, x-ray tubes and custom XRD systems. PROTO Manufacturing also provides residual stress measurement services through it’s laboratories in the United States and Canada.

Booths: 34, 35 & 36
9009 New Trails Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77381
Phone: 281-362-2300
Rigaku provides the world's most complete line of X-ray diffraction and X-ray fluorescence instruments and components, including benchtop XRD and WDXRF systems, multi-layer optics, the modular and extensible Ultima IV and SmartLab® diffractometers with SAXS and in-plane capabilities, and the ZSX Primus series of high-powered WDXRF spectrometers with mapping capabilities, in either tube-above or tube-below configurations.
Rocklabs Ltd
Booth: 17
161 Neilson Street
New Zealand
Phone: + 64 9 634 7696
Rocklabs are World Leaders in the manufacture of sample preparation equipment for analytical chemistry.  Products include ring and puck mills (shatterbox), with agate, chrome steel/carbon steel, tungsten carbide and zirconia heads/pots.  The range includes crushers, rotating sample dividers, Mechanized and Automated Sample Preparation Systems capable of processing more than 1000 samples per day.  Plus Certificated Reference Material for gold assaying.

Booth: 19
3578 Hartsel Drive, Unit #E356
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Phone: 719-264-6111
SCT is an ISO certified producer of ceramics-to-metal and sapphire-to-metal seals and assemblies. In particular, SCT is the word's largest provider of brazed ceramics/metal assemblies to a worldwide base of X-ray tube manufacturers for medical and industrial applications. The entire process, including design, rapid prototyping, small to high volume production, brazing, welding, testing, etc. is located on a single integrated site.

Sigma Chemicals
Booth: 16
228 Balcatta Road
Balcatta, 6021
Western Australia
Phone: +61 89 345 2233
Sigma Chemicals is a leading manufacturer of Ultra Pure Borate Fluxes and supplies to every part of the World. We are able to manufacture customised products to meet every chemist’s requirements. Our flux customers also take advantage of our custom designed Platinum labware manufactured by our subsidiary Sigma Precious Metals.

SII NanoTechnology USA, Inc.
Booth: 39
19865 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91324
Phone: 818-280-0745
SII NanoTechnology USA Inc, features the world’s largest reliable LN2 free, excellent resolution, Silicon Drift, X-Ray Detector. Despite extremely high-throughput, there is virtually zero peak shift or loss in resolution. Optimized for XRF, the Vortex® cycles without degradation in performance featuring cool down times of < 3 minutes. Visit us in booth # 39.

Skyray Instrument Co. Ltd.
Booths: 48 & 49
Skyray Building
Tsing Hua Science Park
1666 South Weicheng Road
Kunshan, 215347
People’s Republic of China
Phone: +86 755 8145 9353
Plating Thickness Analysis Expert: it is tailor-made for rapid and non-destructive detection of plating thickness and elemental content in large-size devices. It adopts the top lightening structure,3-D movable sample platform and laser positioning system, which enables the possibility of the point-by point detection of plating thickness and elemental content on large-size parts.

Booth: 30
91 McKee Drive
Mahwah, NJ 07430
Phone: 201-642-3000
SPECTRO Analytical Instruments, Inc., is a recognized global leader in ED-XRF, ICP and Arc/Spark spectroscopy. SPECTRO offers a complete line of ED-XRF instrumentation including the SPECTRO iQ II, the SPECTRO XEPOS that can be delivered with pre-installed application packages, the SPECTRO MIDEX M and the compact SPECTRO PHOENIX II system.

SPEX Sample Prep LLC
Booth: 38
203 Norcross Avenue
Metuchen, NJ 08840
Phone: 800-LAB-SPEX x 465
SPEX SamplePrep provides products for grinding, pressing and pelletizing for XRF and other analytical methods, this includes Freezer/Mills, the world’s only true cryogenic mills. In addition to this SPEX SamplePrep offers Katanax one and 5 place Electric Fluxers for inorganic sampling by fusion for XRF, AA, ICP and wet chemistry analysis.

Booth: 46
10737 Lexington Drive
Knoxville, TN 37932
Phone: 865-966-5856
TEC will be displaying the TEC 4000 X-Ray Diffraction System. TEC provides portable residual stress and retained austenite measurement equipment and laboratory services.  Any size part can be measured in house or in the field without the need for destructive sectioning.  TEC’s Materials Testing Services are A2LA accredited and ISO 9001 registered.

Thermo Scientific
Booths: 26 & 27
5225 Verona Road
Madison, WI 53711
Phone: 608-276-6100
Thermo Scientific will highlight our solutions for materials analysis and characterization from portable to fully automated operation.  We will display product enhancements to our Niton portable, hand-held X-Ray probes, the ARL QUANT’X ED-XRF spectrometer, the ARL Advant’X XRF with IntelliPower and ARL 9900 X-Ray Workstation with integrated XRF-XRD capability.

UltraVolt, Inc.
Booth: 4
1800 Ocean Avenue
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Phone: 631-471-4444
UltraVolt manufactures over 450 models of standard product high efficiency high-voltage DC/DC converters. Output voltages range from 0 to 62V through 0 to 40kV with output power from 4W to 250W. Units feature output over-current protection with self-recovery. Ultra-low ripple is available down to <3mV. Modular and rack-mount units available.

Booth: 44
111 River Street 4-02
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Phone: 201-748-6000
Wiley is a global publisher of professional, consumer, scientific and technical books, journals, textbooks and education materials. Among it's many imprints are the world renowned "For Dummies" line as well as Webster's New World, CliffNotes, Frommers, Betty Crocker books, and Jossey-Bass.  To see more about these and our other imprints, visit Wiley at

Booth: 8
19, rue Blumet
Sassenage, F-38360
Phone: +33 4 76 26 9540
Xenocs, distributed in the USA by MicroPhotonics, supplies X-ray optics and sources for XRD, XRR, SAXS/WAXS, WD-XRF, EPMA. The newly introduced single reflection Fox3D optics deliver unprecedented flux in a high quality beam, leading to significant improvements in data quality. Combined with GeniX source, the result is equivalent to a traditional RAG, but in an economical, low-maintenance, and user-friendly package.

XIA LLC (formerly X-ray Instrumentation Associates)
Booth: 12
31057 Genstar Road
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: 510-401-5760
X-ray Instrumentation Associates (XIA) produces advanced X-ray detector electronics and related instruments for applications in research and industry.  Our core technology is high-performance digital pulse processors, available in both flexible stand-alone and dedicated embedded configurations. From low-power, handheld spectrometry to integrated multielement systems, XIA provides state of the art solutions at an affordable price.

X-ray Optical Systems, Inc.
Booths: 41 & 42
15 Tech Valley Drive
East Greenbush, NY 12061
Phone: 518-880-1500