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Cianflone Scientific, founded in 1984 by Robert Cianflone, developed technology to provide portable element analysis capabilities using WDXRF technology. Since 1984, Cianflone products have provided precise on-site chemical analysis and coating thickness measurements across many industries including steel, aluminum, automotive, aerospace, mining, and petroleum.
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Companies worldwide depend on Cianflone Scientific to provide efficient and effective, portable element analysis, coating thickness measurements and sample preparation.
Knowing the elemental composition of metals helps manufacturers and consumers make better decisions. By using PortaSpec® WDXRF analyzers metal companies and users can eliminate uncertainty and reduce risk, while enhancing consistency and ensuring quality is maintained at desired levels.
Mining & Minerals
PortaSpec® WDXRF analyzers help reduce waste and improve the consistency of material delivered to customers. PortaSpec® quickly and precisely determines the presence and quantity of elements in samples, which then helps mining and mineral companies determine the appropriate value of the material and the potential uses.
The elements found in the output-stream of refined petroleum affect the performance characteristics of the product and bi-products. PortaSpec® analyzers help producers and users determine and ensure consistent composition and value.
High & Low -Alloy Steel
Performance of metal alloys are highly dependent on the elemental composition of the alloy. Precision in determining the composition by using PortaSpec® technology can determine its value and identify contaminants that could have adverse effects. Common applications include the addition of rust preventative elements into steel alloys and strengthening characteristics added to aluminum.
The value of recycled products depends on the elements found in the products that are being recycled. Creating high-quality specimens allows you to identify the presence of distinct elements which have varied applications. Cianflone’s PortaMelt Electric Arc Button Remelt Furnace provides a high-quality specimen for use in spectrographic elemental analysis.
Measuring elements in the sand used to make glass helps manufacturers assure quality and consistency. Contaminants to glass can have negative consequences and knowing the elements by using a PortaSpec® analyzer provides manufacturers opportunities to improve and maintain production process consistency and final product performance.
Synthetic & Natural Fibers
When natural fibers are combined to create products such as paper, additional performance characteristics can be achieved by using additives that are layered onto the fibers, or in the case of nano applications, into the ﬁber’s atomic structure. As more additives are added, the ability to detect the presence of elements at an atomic level using PortaSpec® technology is integral to the success and performance of the product.
Materials such as cement, roofing, and curtain walls are vital components within the building industry. Strength and durability are the result of proper elemental composition of all materials that make up each component. Engineers rely on PortaSpec® WDXRF Analyzers to quickly ensure quality control standards.
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“I wanted to thank you and your staff at Cianflone. They were very helpful at getting us trained and the machinery is outstanding.”Scott FassingerMetallurgical Engineer at U.S. Steel
"Cianflone's Electric Arc Remelt Buton Furnace is critical to our operation and does exactly what we need."ELG Metals, Inc.