Know Your Metals
Learn about the metals you work with every day. The parts & industries they are found in and their composition, chemistry, and physical properties.
- Al 2024 Aluminum Alloy
- Al 6061 Aluminum Alloy
- CDA 360 Copper
- Monel 400 Nickel-Copper
- SS 309 Stainless Steel
Know Your Technology
Learn about the different equipment and technology used for elemental analysis and material identification & verification.
- What is Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS, Laser-OES)?
- Does the Rigaku KT-100S handheld LIBS need to be re-calibrated periodically?
- Are any permits or registrations required for LIBS analyzers?
Know Your Standardized Methods & Practices
Learn about the procedures and practices that are followed to get the best results and comply with regulations and industry quality standards.
- What is API Recommended Practice 578?
- What is Recommended Practice SNT-TC-1A?
- What is ANSI/ASNT CP-105-2016?