DELTA ALLOYS & METALS

DELTA Alloys & Metals Handheld XRF Analyzers

Olympus Innov-X DELTA Premium XRF alloy analyzer testing a stainless steel fixture for quality control

DELTA Alloys & Metals Handheld XRF Analyzers provide highly specific material chemistry to rapidly and accurately identify alloy grades and pure metals. Get alloy chemistry and grade ID in seconds, from simple sorting to challenging grade separations, from incoming material inspection to end-product verification.


The DELTA Line

Rugged, High Performance Handheld XRF

See and feel the DELTA difference. Our analyzers are compact and robust from probe to trigger to display, with sophisticated XRF technology that's better, faster, and more responsive. From initial boot-up to the final result, the DELTA is the optimum solution for all your analytical needs. The DELTA line gives you the ultimate experience in field-portable handheld XRF analysis, providing fast measurements with accuracy, precision, detection limit, and light element measurement capabilities built into a compact single-chassis frame wrapped in robust industrial-grade body casing.

Incorporating Everything You Need in Handheld XRF with State-of-the-Art Innovations - The DELTA line from Olympus Innov-X

  • 4 W X-ray tube, 200µA current (max) plus optimized beam settings
  • Tight geometry for exceptional LODs and high analysis throughout
  • Large-Area SDD option plus customized X-ray provides exceptional light element sensitivity
  • Patent-pending automatic barometric pressure correction adjusts calibration as needed
  • Lightning fast bootup and data acquisition: Faster testing, more results
  • Floating Point Processor: Provides more calculations in less time and leverages more advanced calibration algorithms

Olympus Innov-X DELTA Premium XRF analyzer

  • Integrated Bluetooth for data input and output
  • Ergonomic rubberized handle for enhanced grip
  • Analysis indicator lights visible from 360°
  • Bright, responsive, color touch screen display
  • Accelerometer technology puts the unit into sleep mode when not in use to conserve power; logs impacts for tool management
  • USB interface port for high-speed data download and seamless PC control
  • Hot Swap: the rechargeable battery can be replaced without having to turn off or re-standardize the unit.

Docking Station with Automatic Charging and Calibration Check

The unique DELTA Docking Station means not ever having to power down the analyzer. The station charges the analyzer battery and a spare, and performs periodic calibration checks. The analyzer can be removed at anytime for immediate testing.

  • Additional Battery Charger
  • DC Outlet
  • Power and Battery Indicator Lights
  • Connect to a PC for Data Management
  • USB Connector Port
Olympus Innov-X DELTA Premium XRF analyzer and Docking Station

Tough on the Outside

Ideally suited for field work, the DELTA is equipped with our trademark weatherproof, dust proof, protective housing.

  • Ruggedized casing manufactured to industrial standards - no PDA or movable screen for superior reliability
  • Superior field use ergonomics with rubberized grip for ease of handling during all-day use
  • Large, rear-facing, motion-responsive, transflexive touch screen for clear viewing; automatically brightens in sunlight
  • An external heat sink engineered for extreme temperature and high-power use
  • Time-saving hot-swappable batteries - enables rechargeable battery to be replaced without having to turn off or re-standardize the unit

Olympus Innov-X DELTA Premium XRF analyzer with Weld Mask adaptorDELTA Premium with Weld Mask

Smart on the Inside

Engineered with advanced technology, yet so simple to use. The intuitive user interface makes navigation easy for both non-technical and more advanced operators.

  • Up to 4x improvement in light element analysis resulting from the DELTA's custom 4W, 200µA (max) X-ray tube
  • Up to a 10x improvement in speed and throughput thanks to state-of-the-art electronics, a floating point processor, and redesigned analytical geometry
  • Time-saving, auto-calibration feature built into our exclusive docking station, eliminating the need to stop testing for standardizations

High-Temperature Ready

The DELTA is engineered to be utilized for in-service inspection of high temp systems with temperatures in excess of 426oC (800oF)

  • The DELTA's industry-exclusive heat sink dissipates heat away from the XRF electronics
  • The DELTA can be used for longer durations in hot environments
  • Facilitates enhanced reliability of key XRF electronic components
  • Provides faster cooling of electronics after exposure to high temperatures

DELTA Alloys & Metals HHXRF Optional Package

DELTA Integrated Small-Spot Collimator with Camera

Olympus Innov-X DELTA Premium XRF analyzer testing a weld bead with internal camera and small spot collimator

DELTA Analyzes Thin Weld Beads

DELTA Analyzers can be equipped with 3mm diameter spot collimation for highly focused sample analysis. An integrated full VGA camera takes a live video image of the sample tested and superimposes a spot location for precise test location. Capable of analyzing thin weld beads independent from substrate materials. Analyzes small fixture components, wires and solders.

  • Spot size can be change in real-time by switching between the collimated 3mm diameter spot and the standard 10mm diameter analysis spot
  • The sample image is saved to memory after analysis. The image can be archived along with the analysis results and exported for simple report generation
  • The convenience of a benchtop spectrometer in a a rugged handheld analyzer

Olympus Innov-X DELTA XRF analyzer test on weld bead using small spot collimation.

DELTA 3mm spot collimation for analysis of weld beads independent from substrates

Olympus Innov-X Knows Metals and Alloys

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. This means PMI inspectors and QC personnnel can run hundreds more tests per day with complete confidence in the results, further increasing productivity, boosting customer confidence, and maximizing the bottom line.

Exclusive DELTA Alloy Analysis Features

The DELTA is a reliable and rugged analyzer that maximizes both speed and accuracy. The concscientious inspector can maximize testing speed without increasing the risk of mistaken IDs or erroneous readings. Innov-X SmartSort solution automates all these decisions, enabling even inexperienced operators to maximize both speed and inspection accuracy. This powerful feature yields optimized throughput and accuracy, making the DELTA an extremely productive XRF for alloy inspection.

Olympus Innov-X DELTA XRF alloy analyzer test results for stainless steel.

Within seconds, the DELTA provides an easy-to-interpret results screen that can be viewed in a customizable list or spectral format. Simple, fast data export is achieved via USB, Bluetooth to Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, or printed directly via a wireless printer.

SmartSort Mode

  • Enables specific grades to be set up to automatically extend testing time, thus preventing mix-ups
  • Maximizes effieciency for speed testing. Automatically extends tests for light elements (Mg, Al, Si, P, S) when absolutely necessary, thus eliminating unnecessarily long tests, and preventing mix-ups
  • Makes the DELTA an extremely fast analyzer for inspections

Grade Match Messaging

  • Enables qualitative information and messages to be added into the grade ID library
  • Fully customizable messages allow for refinery-specific coding messages
  • Can be used to store multiple messaging libraries for individual work sites

Welding Grade Library

  • Can be activated alongside the standard inspection library for comprehensive PMI work
  • Provides easy grade addition or editing on board the analyzer
  • Standard Grade Match Messaging library included

Olympus Innov-X DELTA XRF alloy analyzer test results for titanium alloy

Analysis results display demonstrating nominal value (3% Al) and Tramp element (0.09% Fe) features.

Tramp Library

  • A long-time standard in OES systems, the DELTA is the first HHXRF to offer this feature
  • Allows operators to set a max tolerated concentration for individual elements in 7 unique grade families; these elements are considered "Tramp"
  • The DELTA comes preloaded with a tramp library based on industry standards
  • The analyzer can identify and report tramp material, enabling the user to simplify grade matching by not having to count small, expected amounts of tramp elements against the grade match
  • Detect and quantify tramp residuals critical to selective corrosion investigations and failure analysis

Easy Exporting

Within seconds, the DELTA provides an easy-to-interpret, customizable results screen. Data can be exported to Microsoft Excel via USB or Bluetooth, or printed directly via a wireless printer. Custom report generation is straightforward using the DELTA PC Software included with all DELTA anlyzers. Reports can include data results, qualitative sample information, spectra, and even camera images, and can also be formatted with the operator's company details and logo.

The DELTA Line

Enjoy a long term relationship with your DELTA handheld XRF. Olympus Innov-X is the only handheld XRF manufacturer to offer a truly upgradeable platform. As your analysis needs change, the performance features of your existing DELTA can be incrementally increased as well.

DELTA Premium

Combining a large area, high performance Silicon Drift Detector (SDD) and a 4W optimized x-ray tube, the DELTA Premium is the ideal solution for ultra quick, analytically demanding applications with superior detection limits. The DELTA Premium with the rhodium (Rh) tube configuration is ideal for superior detection limits for light elements magnesium (Mg), aluminum (Al) and silicon (Si) as well as excellent detection limits for Mg through antimony (Sb). The DELTA Premium model for Alloys & Metals Analysis is referred to as DP-2000.

Olympus Innov-X DELTA Premium handheld XRF analyzerDELTA Premium

DELTA Professional

Combining a Silicon Drift Detector (SDD) and a 4W optimized silver (Ag) X-ray tube provides excellent speed and detection limits for Mg through Sb. The new standard in handheld XRF, the DELTA Professional model for Alloys & Metals Analysis is referred to as DS-2000.

Olympus Innov-X DELTA Standard handheld XRF analyzerDELTA Professional

DELTA Classic Plus

Combining a SiPIN detector with a 4W optimized gold (Au) or tantulum (Ta) X-ray tube, our DELTA Classic Plus is a high tech, flexible analyzer for typical XRF analysis for measuring titanium (Ti) through Sb. The DELTA Classic Plus model for Alloys & Metals Analysis is referred to as DC-2000.

Olympus Innov-X DELTA Classic handheld XRF analyzerDELTA Classic Plus

DELTA Element

The DELTA Element is the most affordable unit in the Olympus line-up of handheld X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzers designed for fast, accurate results. Fast, simple and reliable, the DELTA Element incorporates the features and rugged design of the DELTA family. With fast elemental ID for screening, sorting and metal analysis, the DELTA Element provides fast ROI for Scrap, PMI, QA / QC and Jewelry / Precious Metals applications.

DELTA Element


Product Package Options

The DELTA CAMERA & COLLIMATOR Package is optionally available with a full VGA camera, autofocus and zoom capable, providing instant sample imaging and archiving. The integrated camera takes a live video image of the sample tested and superimposes a spot location for precise test location. The collimator allows for electronically controlled small spot (3mm diameter) focus, in addition to standard spot size analysis. This option is ideal for highly focused sample analysis such as the analysis of thin weld beads independent from substrate materials, small fixture components, wires and solders.

Olympus Innov-X DELTA XRF analyzer test on weld bead using small spot collimation.Olympus Innov-X DELTA Premium XRF analyzer testing a weld bead with internal camera and small spot collimator

DELTA 3 mm spot collimation for analysis of weld beads independent from substrates.

Product Accessory Options

All DELTA models come with the following Standard Accessories

  • Waterproof carrying case
  • (2) Li-ion batteries
  • Users Manual & Quick Start Guide
  • Docking Station w/ integral charging station for additional batteryOlympus Innov-X DELTA handheld XRF analyzer with belt holster
  • Mini USB Cable
  • Wrist Strap
  • 316 Calibration Check reference coin
  • (10) Spare windows
  • DELTA PC Software
  • Factory Authorized Training & Support
  • Two-year warranty parts & labor (excludes batteries)

Easy Access Holster

The following optional DELTA Accessories are also available.

Olympus Innov-X DELTA handheld XRF with workstation test stand

Portable Work Station

Olympus Innov-X DELTA Premium handheld XRF analyzer with weld mask adapterFully shielded, rugged test stand for benchtop or remote controlled testing.(NOTE: Advanced PC Software is included)

Weld Mask Adaptor

The ruggedized weld mask can be attached to the front plate of the snout to collimate analysis to a 3 mm width slot.

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 including, but not limited to:

The DELTA Knows Metals and Alloys

Aluminum alloys Precious metals
Chromium-Molybdenum steels Stainless steels
Cobalt alloys Tool steels
Copper alloys Titanium alloys
Exotic alloys Wrought Aluminum alloys
Magnesium alloys Zinc alloys
Nickel alloys Zirconium alloys
Nickel/Cobalt alloys

When you need a reliable analysis tool to provide fast and accurate Positive Material Identification (PMI), turn to the DELTA. From turnings, shavings, rods, and wires to small parts and components, to more sizeable material or structures, the DELTA provides anywhere, anytime testing with faster and more accurate results than ever before.

Superior Light Element Analysis

Traditionally a difficult area for handheld XRF, the analysis of light alloys and light elements (Mg, Al, Si, P, S) is now routine with the DELTA. With automatic filtering, there is no compromise - you get fast, precise analysis of transition and heavy metals, and sensitive measurement of light element content. SmartSort maximizes testing throughput - beams are automatically activated based on the sample tested.

  • Magnesium (Mg) detection down to 0.20% with the DELTA Premium
  • 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, included with the DELTA Premium Alloy Analyzer
  • Extensive grade library provides nominal chemistry for light elements when the fastest testing speeds are required

Olympus Innov-X DELTA Premium XRF alloy analyzer test results for phosphorous in steel.

Ultimate Aluminum Analysis

Easily and directly sorts and grades Aluminum and Aluminum containing materials. The DELTA Premium offers unmatched Al performance.

Aluminum Alloys

  • Accurately measures Mg content in 5000 series alloys and separates Mg-containing alloys. Sorts 3003 and 3004; 1100 and 6063; 2014 and 2024

Titanium AlloysOlympus Innov-X DELTA Premium handheld XRF alloy analyzer test results on a cast 356 aluminum alloy.

  • Accurately determines the Al content in Ti alloys, including CP Ti cut with Al

Red Metals

  • Accurately classifies Al and Si bronzes

High-Temperature Cast Stainless

  • Measures Al in high-temp, Ni/Co superalloys

Small Component and Weld Analysis

DELTA Analyzers can be equipped with 3mm diameter spot collimation for hightly focused sample analysis. An integrated full VGA camera takes live video image of the sample tested and superimposes a spot location for precise test location. Capable of analyzing thin weld beads independent from substrate materials. Analyzes small fixture components, wires and solders.

Olympus Innov-X DELTA XRF analyzer test on weld bead using small spot collimation.Olympus Innov-X DELTA Premium XRF analyzer testing a weld bead with internal camera and small spot collimator




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