Key Benefits

  • Adjustable processing programs
  • Improves productivity
  • Safe and easy to use
  • Sturdy construction

Dependable sample preparation for a variety of sample types

The quality of your x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysis relies on correct sample preparation. We developed the QCX P40M Manual XRF Press with powerful press forces to ensure your pressed pellet samples meet stringent quality standards.

You can prepare pressed pellets from a range of sample types including clinker, slag, ores, cements and raw materials – all from one compact unit. The simple operation of the press gives consistently repeatable, reliable sample pressing, even when you are dealing with problematic materials.

With easy-to-use programmed pressing cycles and an ergonomic design, the P40M Manual XRF Press is a real workhorse, maximising efficiency in your laboratory.

Flexible options, consistent results

Sample preparation requires consistent and repeatable procedure - every time.

The versatile QCX P40M Manual X-ray sample press gives you trouble-free sample pressing, whatever your requirements.

The versatile P40M gives you trouble-free sample pressing, whatever your requirements.

All parameters on the pre-programmable pressing programs can be adjusted to suit your needs. The unit can store up to 16 programs, meaning you can consistently handle a range of samples in one simple step. And password protection gives you superior security and process control.

With such easy operation, and the capacity to handle a high volume of samples, the P40M is an efficient unit that gives you fast sample turnaround, and improves your productivity.

Hard-wearing construction means that it will keep on working, year after year.

An invaluable tool for pressed powders

Simple and safe to operate

No need to bog down your skilled technicians in laborious manual tasks. The P40M Manual 

X-ray sample press features programme-controlled pressure force cycles that ensure even the most difficult of materials is pressed with ease.

Powdered sample material is fed into the machine through the entry funnel and captured in a sample holder – either a steel ring or aluminium cup. Pressing tools for the steel rings or cup come in a number of sizes. The operator starts the process simply, by selecting one of up to 16 fully-adjustable process programmes. The sample holder then moves into position where it is pressed, with forces of up to 400 kN. The pressure applied to the piston follows a ramp profile.

Designed to protect your workers, the unit has an in-built safety switch to stop the press immediately if the cover is opened during operation. 
The machine finishes the process, transferring the pressed pellet sample to the output/filling position, ready for analysis.

The press that just keeps going
This robust unit is built to last, with a strong frame constructed to withstand high press forces. It is also engineered to handle high sample throughput, increasing your productivity.  


Integrated sample preparation
The P40M is configured for side-by-side operation with the QCX M100M Manual Pulverising Mill – providing a complete solution for pressed pellet sample preparation.


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