If you’re a metal maniac like me, I’m assuming you know about handheld XRF and what a staple it is in Positive Material Identification (and if not, here’s a handy article about that).
But there is another method that is perfectly capable of doing many PMI testing applications for metal identification, and it is, without doubt, a super cost-effective option.
RIgaku KT-100S handheld LIBS analyzer
Is it better than XRF? Like everything else in life, it depends. Read on and make the call for yourself.