TESCAN ORSAY HOLDING announced TESCAN TIMA for automated mineralogical analysis. It delivers rapid access to actionable data, the company reported.

TESCAN TIMA handles high-throughput mineral processing with minimal need for operator intervention. Four energy-dispersive, X-ray spectroscopy detectors increase throughput speed for sample processing. A high-sensitivity spectral summing algorithm assures accurate and reproducible quantification for low-abundance elements, the company reported.

TESCAN TIMA automates mineral phase identification, measurement, and texture data interpretation, and then produces process mineralogy reports. It delivers reliable and reproducible quantitative data to improve processes, the company reported.