Niton™ XL2 Plus Handheld XRF Analyzer

Confidently perform elemental analysis with the Thermo Scientific™ Niton™ XL2 Plus handheld XRF analyzer. When durability, performance and productivity are top of mind, industrial businesses rely on the Niton XL2 Plus handheld XRF analyzer for fast results and low detection limits.


  • 2W X-Ray Tube
  • Silicon Drift Detector (SDD) for light element detection (Mg, Al, Si, P, S)
  • Detector ProGuard Protection
  • Micro Camera
  • Hot Swap Battery
Brand: Thermo Scientific™

Product Overview


Identify pure metals and alloys, or obtain geochemical data, the Niton XL2 Plus provides operators the ability to scan a broad range of materials in one versatile analyzer.


Features & Benefits
  • 2W X-Ray Tube
  • Silicon Drift Detector (SDD) for light element detection (Mg, Al, Si, P, S)
  • Detector ProGuard Protection
  • Micro Camera
  • Hot Swap Battery
  • Touch Screen and Directional Keys
  • Password Protected Security
  • IP54 Certified (Splash/ Dust Proof)
  • Nose Cone Alignment Guides
  • Verification of metals and alloys in manufacturing
  • Quality Assurance testing for positive material identification
  • Point-and-shoot sorting at scrap recycling operations
  • Coating thickness measurements from single element layers
  • Precious metal assay of bullion and jewelry
  • Geochemical analysis for ore trading and grade control
  • On-site heavy metal screening of polluted soils
  • Lead in paint inspection of industrial facilities
  • Screening of hazardous substances in consumer goods


Applications Identify pure metals and alloys, detect tramp elements, or obtain geochemical data
Analytical Range Mg-U
Available Analytical Modes General Metals, Precious Metals, Coatings, Mining, Soils, Electronic Alloys, Plastics, Industrial Lead in Paint, Lead in Paint Products
Data Storage 64 MB internal system memory / 128 MB internal user storage
Stores approximately 10,000 readings with spectra (fewer if images are saved)
Data Transfer USB, Bluetooth, RS-232 serial communication
Description Niton XL2 Plus Handheld XRF Analyzer
Detector Type Silicon Drift Detector (SDD)
Detector ProGuard protection included
Display Type Fixed angle, color, resistive touchscreen display
Optional Accessories Thermo Scientific™ portable test stand 
Thermo Scientific™ mobile test stand
Thermo Scientific™ field mate test stand
Thermo Scientific™ soil guard
Power Consumption 7.4V lithium-ion battery, or 12V DC, 3A, 36W power supply
Hot swap functionality keeps analyzer powered during battery replacements
Security Features Password-protected user security
Standard Accessories Locking shielded carrying case
Two (2) lithium-ion battery packs
One (1) 110/220 VAC battery charger/ AC adaptor
Check samples
Belt holster
Safety lanyard
PC connection cables (USB and RS-232)
System Details Built-in standardization via automatic system check
Tube Voltage 6 to 45 kV
Weight (English) 3.4 lbs with battery
Weight (Metric) 1.53 kg with battery
Data Entry Touchscreen keyboard
User customizable data entry
Optional wireless remote barcode reader
Licensing Varies by region. Contact your local distributor.
Dimensions (L x W x H) 10 x 10.8 x 3.9 in (25.6 x 27.5 x 10 cm)
Camera Integrated CCD micro camera for locating and recording measurement positions
Languages English, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, German, Korean, French, Italian, Czech
X-Ray Source Type X-Ray Tube: Ag anode (6-45kV, 1-200uA, 2W max)
Dynamically adjustable current for optimal sensitivity on every analysis
Spot Size 8 mm collimation
Libraries Default alloy libraries based on SAE, AISI, ASTM, AA standards
Users may create and edit libraries
Operating Environment Temperature: -10°C to 50°C
Humidity: 0% to 80% relative humidity non-condensing
Software Support Software: Niton Data Transfer (NDT) PC software
Global Positioning System Optional external GPS (via Bluetooth)
Bluetooth Supports print functionality, external GPS connectivity and barcode reader
Operating System Proprietary
Certifications/Compliance CE, RoHS, FCC, Industry Canada, Safety to IEC 61010-1, UL 61010-1, IP54 (splash and dust proof)

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