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DELTA Scrap Handheld XRF Analyzer

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DELTA Scrap Sorting Handheld XRF Analyzers provide reliable ID in 1-2 seconds for most alloy grades and pure metals. They are designed for durability to withstand the toughest processing environments. Get fast, reliable alloy sorting and analysis for a wide variety of ferrous and non-ferrous materials in seconds.

Configured with a standard package of 25+ elements, the DELTA generates alloy chemistry and grade ID in seconds. From simple sorting to challenging grade separations, the DELTA provides highly specific material chemistry to rapidly and accurately identify pure metals and alloy grades/ 

Non-Ferrous Alloys Olympus Innov-X DELTA handheld XRF alloy analyzer testing scrap stainless steel ribbons.

DELTA analyzers excel with ease at quick analysis and ID of stainless steels, Ni superalloys, and other high alloy materials. Sort out heavy alloys based on low levels of Si and Al content.

Low Alloy Steels

Verify residual content in steels. Confirm Si, S and P content, along with Mn and alloying element levels.
Olympus Innov-X DELTA handheld XRF alloy analyzer testing scrap aluminum alloyAluminum & Light Alloy

With the technical advances of the DELTA analyzers, the range of light alloy capabilities continues to expand. Their outstanding Mg sensitivity enables you to confidently sort aluminum alloys once relegated to OES systems.


Sort out electronics components with precious metal content (Ag, Au, Pd, etc.). Separate and identify poisons and Pb-containing solders. Evaluate copper content in shredded materials.


Quickly sort out Pb-containing glass and glass-ceramic from recycling streams. Detect toxic elements. 


Within seconds, separate brasses, bronzes, leaded alloys, and aluminum and silicon-containing alloys. Sort out Be-Copper using the DELTA's nominal chemistry feature.

Precious Metals

plethora of gold for resale.The DELTA provides nondestructive chemistry analysis, in addition to karat determination. Gold, silver, and platinum alloys, and more can be tested confidently. The DELTA is available with an integrated camera and small spot collimation for detailed analysis of small pieces. 

Car Catalysts

Olympus has partnered with industry experts to develop calibrations ideal for the analysis of auto catalyst materials for precious metal content, including Pd, Pt, and Rh.

Monitor the chemistry of slags during melts for quality control and furnace life prediction. Sort and evaluate recovered slags from different melt operations.

 The New Generation DELTA Premium Alloy Analyzer is an ergonomically advanced, forward looking design incorporating the latest in electronics, components, and software technology. This new DELTA has even better sensitivity and precision in faster time for more materials than before.

Testing times that once took 5 to 10 seconds with handheld XRF now take just 1 to 2 seconds to complete and provide even greater accuracy and precision. The analytical capabilities of HHXRF continue expanding, and new features continually make operators more effective and efficient. Make sure your HHXRF is a DELTA; the latest HHXRF loaded with innovative features and backed by the industry's best service and support.
Innovative Features

The analytical capabilities of HHXRF continue to expand, and new features are continually enabling operators to be more effective and efficient. Make sure that your HHXRF is a DELTA: the latest HHXRF loaded with innovative features and backed by the industry's best service and support.
DELTA for Scrap Sorting and Recycling
With Newly Available X-act Count™ Technology

Superior Light Element Analysis
Traditionally a difficult area for handheld XRF, the analysis of light alloys and elements (Mg, Al, Si, P, S) can now be routine with the DELTA Alloy and Metal XRF Silicon Drift Detector (SDD) Analyzer with the newly available X-act Count™ Technology. Its integration with a 40kV Rhanode tube and automatic filtering provides fast, precise analysis of transition and heavy metals, and sensitive measurement of light element content. SmartSort maximizes testing throughput - sample by sample, testing is automatically extended or terminated - maximizing accuracy and throughput.

DELTA SDD Analyzer Benefits

    Magnesium (Mg) detection down to 0.20%
    Quick and accurate quantification of S content in stainless and low alloy steels
    -- Reliable identification of 303 and 416 grades
    Measures Si and Al in stainless, bronzes and other alloys
    Measures P in carbon steel down to 0.014% with exclusive 3-beam Alloy Plus calibration
    Extensive grade library combined with SmartSort provides nominal chemistry for light elements when the fastest testing speeds are required

                                                                                                   Correlation plot of Phosphorus (P) in

                                                                                                    Low Alloy Steel Analysis by DELTA Premium

                                                                                                    SDD Analyzer.

 SmartSort Mode

Automates sorting decisions, enabling even inexperienced operators to maximize both speed and sorting accuracy.

   1、 Maximizes efficiency for speed testing - automatically extends tests for light elements (Mg, Al, Si, P, S) when absolutely necessary eliminate unnecessarily long tests, and mix-up.
    2、Stop over-paying! SmartSort knows when to extend testing to find the Aluminum in red metals or Nickel grades.


Nominal Chemistry

    1、Nominal chemistry provided for "invisible" elements, based on grade ID.
    2、In just a second, get a warning that a bronze is an "aluminum bronze" or a that a copper is a "beryllium copper."

Tramp Library

   1、 Enables the operator to set a max tolerated concentration for tramp and residual elements in grade families.
   2、 The DELTA comes preloaded with a tramp library based on industry standards
   3、 The Delta reports tramp material and uses the tramp library to improve grade IDs based on residual content fluctuations.

Analysis results display of "nominal" value.        


Grade Match Messaging

    1、GMM offers superior user efficiency & effectiveness for:
        1)Immediate sorting instructions
        2)Reduced operator training
        3)Increased efficiency and higher throughput
    2、Assign a match message to any grade.
    3、Use real time or pop up messages or both.



DELTA Series

DELTA Premium
DELTA ProfessionalDELTA Classic PlusDELTA Element

The DELTA Premium is equipped for powerful performance to handle the most analytically demanding


The DELTA Professional provides the best value solution with superior

performance in speed, LODs, and

elemental range.

The DELTA Classic Plus provides

quick ID, screening, sorting and

elemental metals analysis for a large variety of applications.

The DELTA Element is the entry-level DELTA, built for economy and fast

ROI for basic alloy identification and metals analysis.

DELTA Specifications

DELTA PremiumDELTA ProfessionalDELTA Classic PlusDELTA Element
Excitation Range4W Rh, Au, or Ta anode (per application) X-ray Tube
4W Ag, Rh, Au, or Ta anode (per application) X-ray tube4W Au or Ta anode X-ray tube
4W Au anode X-ray tube
DetectorLarge-Area Silicon Drift DetectorSilicon Drift DetectorSi-PIN Diode Detector
Analytical RangeAlloy and Mining: Mg and up for Rh/Ag and Al and up for Ta/Au; Soil: P and higher
Alloy and Mining: Ti and higher; Soil: P and higherAlloy: Ti and higher
Weight1.5 kg (3.25 lbs) without  battery
Dimensions260 x 240 x 90 mm (10.25 x 9.5  x 3.5 in.)
Environmental Temperature Range
-10 °C to 50 °C (14 °F to 122 °F)
Processing Electronics530 MHz CPU with integrated FPU with 128 MB RAM; Proprietary Olympus Digital Pulse Processor (DPP)
PowerRechargeable Li-ion battery;  Hot-swap maintains analyzer per during battery charge
Data Display32 bit Color QVGA resolution, Blanview transmissive backlit touch screen; 57 x 73 mm (2.25 x 2.9 in.)
Data Storage1 GB microSD (stores ~75,000 readings)
Data TransferUSB, Bluetooth®

Standard Accessories

1、Carrying Case

2、Li-ion Battery

3、Electronic User Manual and User Interface Guide and Printed Quick Start Guide

4、Battery Charger

5、MIni-USB Cable

6、3165 Stainless Steel Calibration Check Reference Coin

7、Ten (10) Spare Windows

8、Integrated Wrist Strap

9、DELTA PC Software

10、Factory Authorized Training and Support

Optional Accessories        

1、XRF WorkStation for mobile benchtop use

2、Soil Foot facilitating hands-free In-situ testing

3、Soil Extension Pole offering ergonomic In-situ testing while standing/walking

4、Belt Holster


Everything You Need in Handheld XRF with State-of-the-Art Innovation

The New Generation DELTA Handheld XRF Analyzers are ergonomically advanced with a forward looking design incorporating the latest in electronics, components, and software technology.

The newly available DELTA X-act Count Technology can provide even better sensitivity and precision in faster time for more materials than before. Throughput is increased with the same or better precision in half the time for most elements.

The unique DELTA Docking Station frees you from having to power down the analyzer. The station charges the analyzer battery and a spare, and performs periodic calibration checks. DELTAs can be operated 24/7 in the field with hot swap battery replacement.    

Features and Benefits
Powerful 4W X-ray tube, 200 μA current (max), optimized beam settings
Tight geometry for exceptional LODs and high analysis throughput
Large-Area SDD and customized X-ray tube options for exceptional sensitivity and precision for more elements and materials
Lightning-fast data acquisition for faster testing time
Floating Point Processor: Provides more calculations in less time and leverages more advanced calibration algorithms
Integrated Bluetooth® for data input and output available in most countries
Integrated wide area heat sinks throughout the DELTA body for high power use in extreme temperatures
Analysis indicator lights visible from 360° to help ensure safe use
Advanced colortouch LCD screen for clarity, brightness, responsiveness, and energy efficiency for indoor/outdoor use
Accelerometer technology puts the unit into sleep mode to save energy when not in use; logs impacts for tool management
DELTA PC Software for enhanced data analysis, calibration modeling, and optional closed beam workstation operation
USB interface port for high-speed downloads and seamless PC control
Ergonomic rubberized handle for enhanced grip
Docking Station and Hot Swap Batteries

DELTA Handheld XRF Configuration 

The DELTA brings the power and flexibility of handheld X-ray fluorescence spectrometry to the field. Ruggedized and ultra portable, this dramatically fast 24/7 technology provides accelerated testing times, allowing for hundreds more tests to be conducted per day with analytical confidence. The DELTA series analyzers are configured with powerful miniature X-ray tubes, Si-PIN detectors or highly advanced Silicon Drift Detectors (SDD), specialized filters, and multi beam optimization for the ultimate in XRF field analysis. The DELTA's real overall value is to help make decisions in real time with minimal reliance on off-site laboratory testing.

Window Guard

Window Guard™ System Protection for Testing Metal Turnings, Shavings & Protruding Components Using the DELTA Handheld XRF Alloy Analyzer

The DELTA Handheld XRF Alloy Analyzer Window Guard System is ideal when testing conditions

get really tough. It is designed to protect everything inside the DELTA's analyzing window from

foreign objects. It safeguards the DELTA's detector, tube, filters, and electronics from damage by

sharp objects, dirt, and debris.

DELTA Window Guard System is designed to save customers thousands of dollars in costly repair bills and down time.

The economical DELTA Alloy Window Guard is easy to affix and remove where and when you need it.

Simply remove the DELTA Alloy Window Guard to analyze elements lighter than Titanium (22) and make

sure the correct calibration mode is selected.

The DELTA Window Guard System is standard on all new DELTA Handheld XRF Alloy Analyzer purchases.

If you want to upgrade your DELTA Handheld XRF Alloy Analyzer to incorporate the Window Guard System,

simply schedule a Service RMA which includes the Window Guard System Set-Up and Calibration. Packets

of Window Guards are available for purchase.