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Ceramic Industry Article by Andy Eads, Marketing Development Manager; Donovan Sparks, Regional Sales Manager; and Gary Miller, Senior Project Engineer, Carver, Inc.

Sample discs of ceramic materials can be used for X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysis, infrared spectroscopy and optical emissions spectroscopy. 

Ceramic sample preparation is a technique that involves the formation of a solid pellet of material for analysis through methods that require flat, round sample known as sample discs. The sample discs are either produced by fusion of the sample with salt or through pressing in a press and die. Molds control the size of the sample discs...

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