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Rigaku Primus III NEXT
Product Launch Webinar

Product Launch Webinar

Wed 10th July 10am

SciMed is pleased to announce the launch of the latest high power wavelength-dispersive XRF (WD-XRF) spectrometer from Rigaku: the Primus III NEXT. This 90-minute free online webinar will take place on Wednesday 10th July at 10:00am BST and will showcase Rigaku’s advanced WD-XRF technology and the unique combination of features and benefits available with the new Primus III NEXT.

The webinar will be split into two main sections:

  • A technical talk focusing on the features of the new spectrometer and the real-world benefits they can bring to industrial process control environments.
  • A live demonstration of the spectrometer hosted by Rigaku Europe at their central application laboratory in Frankfurt, Germany.

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What will I learn?

The webinar will provide an overview of the technical features of the Primus III NEXT and their key benefits to industrial XRF applications.

The live demonstration will further illustrate this and also highlight the intuitive yet powerful ZSX Guidance software platform and flexible approaches to sample presentation.

There will be a Q&A session at the end of the presentations where you can ask specific questions of all three presenters.

 Product Launch Webinar

The Speakers

Our speakers bring a wealth of XRF expertise. Garry Smith, SciMed’s Product Manager, has 22 years of experience in geological, mining concentrate, and oil analysis. Pol de Pape from Rigaku Europe SE offers over 30 years in various industrial XRF applications. Carmen Kaiser Brügmann, also from Rigaku, has over 20 years of experience focusing on cement analysis and statistical process control. Together, they provide extensive knowledge and practical insights into XRF analysis.

Garry Smith – Product Manager, SciMed


Garry Smith – Product Manager

Garry spent 13 years working with XRF in industrial and contract testing laboratory environments before joining SciMed in 2013.

Since then, he has spent 9 years as XRF Applications Specialist, offering support and training to SciMed’s ever-expanding base of XRF customers, before taking on the role of Product Manager since 2022.

Specific areas of expertise include XRF analysis of geologicals, mining concentrates, oil analysis and fused bead sample preparation.

Rigaku Europe SE

Pol De Pape – WDXRF Product Marketing and Business Development Manager

Pol is an analytical chemist with over 30 years’ of experience with XRF as a user, applications scientist, business development and product marketing manager.

Pol joined Rigaku in 2012 and has since performed global roles for the company, including that of CEO for the Latin American regional office. Areas of expertise include a wide range of industrial XRF applications.

Pol de Pape – WDXRF Product Marketing and Business Development Manager, Rigaku Europe SE
Carmen Kaiser Brügmann – XRF Application Specialist, Rigaku Europe SE

Rigaku Europe SE

Carmen Kaiser Brügmann – XRF Application Specialist

Carmen is an experienced analytical chemist with over 20 years’ industrial experience, including holding the position of Senior Research Chemist with Pretoria Portland Cement in South Africa, where she had oversight of the XRF function for 19 cement factories.

Carmen joined Rigaku Europe in 2019 and now provides applications support, training and demonstrations for the EMEA region. Specific areas of expertise include cement analysis, statistical process control and method validation.



Event Details

Date: Wednesday 10th July 2024

Time: 10:00-11:30 am (90 minutes)

Cost: FREE

Location: Online 

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About Scimed

SciMed is a leading supplier of scientific instrumentation in the UK and Ireland, specializing in supplying analytical instrumentation and process equipment from industry-leading manufacturers. 

The company has been in operation for 40 years and caters to various industries ranging from academic institutions, large-scale industry and contract testing laboratories to start-ups and SMEs. 

SciMed takes pride in helping scientists, engineers and technicians solve their analytical and process challenges, providing effective aftersales care for the lifetime of their customers’ investments.

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