Robust automation and reporting, together with its small footprint and low cost of ownership make the Explorer 4 Analyzer the best solution for operations looking to improve their production processes and quality while also maximizing operational budgets.
Whether you need rapid and nondestructive characterization of inclusions, pores or particles, the Explorer 4 Analyzer provides full morphological and chemical characterization of each individual feature.
A variety of industries from steel production
to automotive assemblies rely on the rugged hardware and sophisticated software of the Explorer 4 Analyzer as a fast and reliable platform for identifying particles as well as surface features.
The Explorer 4 Analyzer with Recipe Automated
Feature Analysis (RAFA), provides a fast, accurate way for manufacturers in many industries to monitor and control the presence of contaminants that affect the product quality. For example, automotive parts manufacturers must control the level of
particulate contaminants, which can cause failures in the field and impact their warranty programs. Steel makers are concerned with non-metallic inclusions, which degrade steel quality and can clog nozzles in production equipment. Monitoring the number
and type of inclusions lets steel makers adjust production chemistry to reduce the number of pour-backs and improve the quality of their products. The powerful Recipe Automated Feature Analysis extends the proven Aspex algorithms to accurately and
reproducible analyze large sets of particle data. The data sets can be trended and reviewed in real-time to identify and correct process issues. The ability to monitor and optimize an industrial process is critical for maximizing production efficiency
and cost savings or ultimately, the profitability of the operation.