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Oxford Instruments Expands Its Comprehensive Product Line of X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) Coating Thickness Instruments for Quality Control

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Oxford Instruments
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Concord, MA, 01742

Press release date: August 21, 2014

Concord, MA – Oxford Instruments, a leader in coating thickness analysis, has added several new analyzers to its product line, now offering the most complete range of products available for coating thickness on the U.S. market today.  Oxford Instruments recently significantly extended its XRF product range for coating thickness by adding the COMPACT Eco, MAXXI Eco and MAXXI 5 models to its highly-successful X-Strata product line and is now investing in a center of excellence for design and manufacturing, based in Taunusstein, Germany.

Use of XRF analytical instruments for the non-destructive analysis of solids and liquids in the coating thickness process can significantly help to reduce operating costs, improve profit margins, ensure product quality and provide process control for general metal finishing, plating, anodizing, and electronics across a wide range of industries including, high reliability electronics, aerospace, automotive and general metal finishing.  Manufacturers who need to comply with numerous safety standards and specifications now have more choices available from Oxford Instruments to accurately plate to specification and authenticate purchases at incoming inspection, on the line, and at final quality check, as well as to ensure RoHS compliance so that every product introduced into the manufacturing process adheres to global and/or local standards.

This range of instruments will continue to expand to provide coating thickness solutions for a broad range of industries and applications, allowing the customer to choose an economical model or the precise configuration match for their testing needs through the selection of higher-end detectors for improved performance and to ensure critical coating processes are controlled to specification.  These new Oxford Instruments coating thickness analyzers provide single- or multi-layer analysis with larger chamber options to permit measurement of samples in various sizes, such as brake drums, pistons, tools, faucets, knobs, plumbing fixtures, electronic components, fasteners, and jewelry.

More information can be found on the Oxford Instruments website: or by emailing Oxford Instruments at

For further information and electronic copies of the images please contact:
Kim White
Marketing Communications Specialist
Oxford Instruments Industrial Analysis
Tel:  +1 978 369 9933  

About Oxford Instruments plc
Oxford Instruments designs, supplies and supports high-technology tools and systems with a focus on research and industrial applications. It provides solutions needed to advance fundamental physics research and its transfer into commercial nanotechnology applications. Innovation has been the driving force behind Oxford Instruments' growth and success for over 50 years, and its strategy is to effect the successful commercialization of these ideas by bringing them to market in a timely and customer-focused fashion.

The first technology business to be spun out from Oxford University over fifty years ago, Oxford Instruments is now a global company with over 2,300 staff worldwide and is listed on the FTSE250 index of the London Stock Exchange (OXIG).  Its objective is to be the leading provider of new generation tools and systems for the research and industrial sectors.

This involves the combination of core technologies in areas such as low temperature, high magnetic field and ultra high vacuum environments, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, X-ray, electron and optical based metrology, and advanced growth, deposition and etching.

Oxford Instruments aims to pursue responsible development and deeper understanding of our world through science and technology. Its products, expertise, and ideas address global issues such as energy, environment, security and health. 
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