ARL iSpark™ Series Optical Emission Spectrometer

Metal processors need a versatile elemental analysis solution for the wide range of metallurgical samples they deal with. From routine elemental analysis to metals research and development, the Thermo Scientific™ ARL iSpark™ Optical Emission Spectrometer provides the solution that primary metals producers, foundries, fabricators in the automotive, aviation and appliance industries, contract laboratories and metal recyclers look for. Adapted to the harshest environments, ARL iSpark metals analyzers offer a high degree of functionality and features to achieve productivity and quality objectives.
Product Specification

The ARL iSpark Series is a high performance OES spectrometer platform based on the best PMT (photomultiplier tube) and CCD optics. It features the most sensitive element specific PMTs combined with the most sensitive CCD (charge-coupled device) optics, enhanced degree of functionality and other innovative technologies.
  • Flexible optical concept with full PMT or dual CCD/PMT optics with high performance CCD detector.
  • Superior analytical performance in terms of accuracy, precision and limits of detection.
  • Analytical versatility to address all metals markets, including primary metal producers, metals processors, foundries, contract labs and recyclers.
  • True factory calibrations performed with best available reference materials.
  • Ultra-fast, on-line analysis of non-metallic inclusions, including quantitative size determination in killed steels.
  • Revolutionary intelliSource double CCS (current controlled source) for optimal analysis in every matrix.
  • Innovative spark stand design for increased autonomy and lower argon consumption.
  • Unique acquisition technologies and processing algorithms for PMT and CCD signals.
  • Spectral investigation, qualitative and semi-quantitative analysis thanks to continuous spectrum.
  • Smart argon management with argon saving ECOmodes.
  ARL iSpark 8820 Spectrometer
  • Dual CCD/PMT optics.
  • Single and multi-matrix configurations.
  • Excellent performance on a wide range of elements.
  • Spectral investigation.
  • For foundries, metals processors and any companies that want an affordable solution allowing efficient quality control.
  ARL iSpark 8860 Spectrometer
  • PMT optics.
  • Single and multi-matrix configurations.
  • Best performance for trace analysis.
  • Ultra-fast on-line inclusion analysis available.
  • Instrument of choice for metal producers and refiners.
  ARL iSpark 8880 Spectrometer
  • Dual CCD/PMT optics.
  • Single and multi-matrix configurations.
  • Ultra-fast on-line inclusion analysis available.
  • Spectral investigation.
  • Flexibility to accommodate future needs.
  • Ideal for metal recycling industries, laboratories or any companies that need high analytical versatility.