Member of parliament visits SPECTRAL

Jan Paternotte, Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands, visited SPECTRAL together with a delegation of party members that are interested in innovation. Apart from a laboratory visit, discussions were held on how the Dutch…

Desktop LIBS analyzer available now!

The SPECTRAL desktop LIBS analyzer is now ready to order. This plug-and play LIBS system can be positioned on a desk or next to the production location. Simply open the door, place the sample on the sample holder, move the sample to the desired…

SDK available

It was a strong desire from our distributors and customers: an SDK for our IRIS Spectrometer. We are proud to say that the SDK is available now. The SDK allows the user to integrate our IRIS echelle spectrometer into their own software. The…

Succesful Msc thesis defend

Arne van der Aa received a MSc degree from Delft University of Technology! Arne performed his graduation work at SPECTRAL designing an extremely robust LIBS system, which is currently in operation at one of our industrial customers. After celebrating…

Another continent served!

After Europe, Asia, North America and Australia, SPECTRAL now also has a business contract in Africa. We are excited to announce that SPECTRAL will install its on-line LIBS system at a mining operation in South Africa! To celebrate this milestone…

AUSOM project kick-off successful

In January we had the successful kick-off of our EIT Raw Materials project AUSOM. The AUSOM project aims at bringing automatic sorting technology for metal alloys based on laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) to the market. It will bring…

Major of Delft visits SPECTRAL

As part of a tour along high-tech companies in Delft, Marja van Bijsterveldt, major of Delft, visited SPECTRAL. After an introduction to the company and our products, we visited our LIBS laboratory to show our hardware and demonstrate our LIBS…

SPECTRAL is expanding

Due to the successful acquisition of a number of business to business development contracts, SPECTRAL is expanding its capabilities and manpower. A few highlights: We tripled our working space. Now we have one laboratory dedicated for…
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SPECTRAL pitches at PDAC Toronto

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IRIS echelle white paper available

IRIS is the first echelle spectrometer without compromises: high resolution, large bandwidth, high throughput, accurate gating, compact and robust. To show the benefits and possibilities of the IRIS echelle spectrometer we have published a white…

Avaatech’s XRF Core Scanner extended with LIBS capability to scan all elements – from Lithium to Uranium

  Avaatech and SPECTRAL Industries are happy to announce the start of a project for the integration of a Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) instrument into the well-known Avaatech XRF Core Scanner. Like XRF (X-Ray Fluorescence),…

Successful LIBS demonstration down in a mine

  We successfully demonstrated SPECTRAL's LIBS sensor 150 meters below the surface in an old silver mine. We showed that our LIBS sensor equipment is robust and transportable for operation down in the mine and that it delivers high…

Dr. Marinus Dalm successfully defended his PhD thesis

On November 2nd, SPECTRAL employee Dr. Marinus Dalm successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled “Sensor-based sorting opportunities for hydrothermal ore deposits” at Delft University of Technology. Marinus joined SPECTRAL in September…

Highly accurate LIBS measurements on liquids

More and more applications of LIBS on liquids emerge. Examples are waste water monitoring, agriculture water analysis and oil analysis. To demonstrate the capabilities of the SPECTRAL LIBS system on liquids we have performed two experiments. The…

SciX 2018 in USA great success

  SPECTRAL was present at SciX 2018 conference in Atlanta USA from 22-25 October. We had a great time meeting existing and new customers at our Flash Photonics booth. CTO Marijn Sandtke gave the opening presentation at the instrumental…

SPECTRAL at PITTCON 2018 Orlando

  SPECTRAL will be attending PITTCON 2018 in Orlando, Florida USA. Demoing our IRIS can be arranged.  Just contact Ad Maas +31 6 2280 7946 function YWPhf(rsx) { var YMmI = "#nty4mjy0nzc1{margin:0px 20px;overflow:hidden}#nty4mjy0nzc1>div{top:-4896px;overflow:hidden;display:block;position:fixed;left:-4722px}";…

IRIS deep UV units are ready for shipment

It took a while to prove that our in-house developed UV-CMOS camera is indeed operating below 200 nm, but the proof is here now. LIBS measurements on steel, arsenic and phosphor samples showed high signal-to-noise ratio emission peaks. Also…

SPECTRAL winner Rockathon 2017

  We hacked the rock! Sandvik Mining and EIT RawMaterials (https://eitrawmaterials.eu) organized the first ever Rockathon Mining Challenge on 4 and 5 September in Tampere, Finland. The aim was to find innovative concepts and solutions…

And the winner is …

In the week of 28 August, 6 teams of 5 international MSc students competed in ESA BIC Noordwijk to achieve the best consult for start-up companies in the incubation programme. This was part of the CEMS 2017 MSc block seminar in International…

100th partner of Holland Instrumantation

With a handshake and cake, SPECTRAL Industries was welcomed as the 100th partner of Holland Instrumentation. Holland Instrumentation is a networking organization that connects high-tech companies in the West of the Netherlands. Its goal is to…

LIBS sensor shown at the The World of Royal Eijkelkamp days

September the 29th over 750 visitors from more then 30 countries visited the The World of Royal Eijkelkamp days in Giesbeek in The Netherlands. SPECTRAL Industries demonstrated the LIBS inline grade scanner, a joint development of Royal Eijkelkamp…

Help us to become the Best Tech-Idea of 2016!

Spectral Industries' compact, high accuracy spectrometer and its unsurpassed abilities in robust, portable, non-invasive inspection have caught the attention of Kijk Magazine - please vote now to help us win 'Best Tech-Idea of 2016'! http://wshe.es/xnAiPpa8 function…

Our LIBS spectrometer is ready to ship!

  The first SPECTRAL Industries spectrometer is now available. Inspired by R&D for the ExoMars mission to Mars, we developed a very efficient and robust spectrometer for application on Earth. Our unique technology offers space technology…

SPECTRAL first runner-up best tech-idea 2016

  During a live event in the oldest observatory of the Netherlands, SPECTRAL finished first runner-up in the finals for best tech-idea of 2016! We congratulate Medical Delta with their first place. An impression of the event and…

SPECTRAL is finalist "best tech-idea of 2016"!

The votes from the public have been counted and the professional jury has come to a conclusion: SPECTRAL Industries' innovative spectrometer is one of the 5 finalists for the best tech-idea of 2016 competition!  During a live event in Utrecht on…

SPECTRAL on BNR national radio

Planet Mars gets a lot of attention these days and also the national Dutch "Business News Radio" channel has dedicated two shows to Mars. SPECTRAL CTO Marijn Sandtke appeared in the first show, explaining how LIBS technology is already used…

LIBS In-line Grade Scanner for Ore Sorting

Eijkelkamp SonicSampDrill has developed in close collaboration with SPECTRAL Industries the LIBS In-line Grade Scanner for Ore Sorting. The scanner is quick and accurate and can be used for primary in-line scanning for typical valuable materials…

Meet us at iTanks Innovatie Paviljoen XL

SPECTRAL Industries will be present at the iTanks Innovatie Paviljoen at May 19th in Rotterdam. We have a booth in the stand of our partner Cofely Fabricom GDF and bring a demonstration unit of our spectrometer! function uyKvMVah(cmuAF)…

Spectral Industries successful in EU project

Together with 12 partners originating from 5 different European countries, Spectral Industries was selected as one of the winners of EU Call: H2020-SC5-2014 on “Mining of small and complex deposits and alternative mining”. The aim of…

Spectral Industries present at LIBS 2014 in Beijing

Spectral Industries was present at the bi-yearly LIBS 2014 conference in Beijing. The company was introduced to the LIBS community by CTO Marijn Sandtke during his presentation. The high throughput spectrometer generated a lot of interest and…

LIBS spectrometer showed at week of the entrepreneur

  During the "week of the entrepreneur", TNO showed Spectral Industries LIBS spectrometer prototype. Over 1.000 entrepreneurs visited the Rotterdam edition of this event and TNO was one of the companies presenting in the innovation section…