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Watson takes the risk out of QC/QA manufacturing. It's the best insurance policy money can buy.

In a price-sensitive market, Watson offers scrap recycling customers a quick, reliable, low-cost solution that keeps productivity high and costs ultra-low.

Coming In 2017, Watson™ will enable critical on-site measurement and identification of a wide variety of key elements at oil and gas sites here in the USA and overseas.

Coming in 2017, Watson™ will provide fast and accurate nondestructive PMI of precious metals and alloys to accurately determine the value of items being bought and sold.

Watson takes the risk out of QC/QA manufacturing. It's the best insurance policy money can buy.

In a price-sensitive market, Watson offers scrap recycling customers a quick, reliable, low-cost solution that keeps productivity high and costs ultra-low.

Coming In 2017, Watson™ will enable critical on-site measurement and identification of a wide variety of key elements at oil and gas sites here in the USA and overseas.

Coming in 2017, Watson™ will provide fast and accurate nondestructive PMI of precious metals and alloys to accurately determine the value of items being bought and sold.

The next big thing in XRF

Portable, lowest-cost X-ray solutions for positive materials identification and analysis of metals and alloys.

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When it comes to positive materials identification (PMI) of metal alloys, Watson is breaking all the records.

  • Watson is the lowest cost, portable XRF analyzer on the market.
  • Watson’s patented X-ray technology ensures fast, reliable alloy ID, including our quick, new aluminum alloy ID.
  • No downtime, anytime with first ever field exchangeable M1 X-ray source. Works just like an Inkjet.
  • Watson’s rapidly growing software library includes 459 metal alloys across 23 of the most common elements.
  • In steel or aluminum alloy mode, Watson manages your data the way you want to with the latest smart-phone, Android OS, offering state of the art based monitoring, reporting and tracking of your data and its users.
  • Watson and the M1 cartridge are designed, built and supported right here in the USA.
  • Wireless and Internet connectivity means effortless data collection for office reporting and analysis.
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The Secret's Out

M1, a powerful new source in X-Ray

Watson™ XRF hand-held analyzers for PMI of metals and alloys come loaded with our breakthrough M1 X-Change source.

  • M1: the first ever X-ray source that can be exchanged in the field – no downtime, anytime.
  • Easy to use and provides unmatched savings over high cost, high power, and fragile x-ray systems.

M1 is a game changer for thousands of customers across many applications, including machining, manufacturing, fabrication, scrap metal recycling, and more.

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Watson In the Field

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Manufacturing & Machining


Watson reduces the risk of error for alloy identification in machining and during manufacturing.

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Scrap Metal Recycling


In a price-sensitive market, Watson offers scrap recyclers a quick, reliable, low-cost solution that keeps productivity high and costs low.

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Oil & Gas Production


Coming in 2017, Watson™ enables critical on-site measurement and identification of a wide variety of key elements at oil and gas sites in the USA and overseas.

Learn More

Precious Metals and Alloys


In 2017, Watson™ will provide fast and accurate nondestructive PMI of precious metals and alloys to accurately determine the value of items being bought and sold.

Learn More

Manufacturing & Machining

Need to know what materials you have before they reach finished goods?

Using an incorrect or out-of-specification alloy can cost a fortune not to mention your reputation. Watson™  makes sure you are using the correct alloy and provides you with an affordable solution for ensuring the parts you deliver are to specification.

Watson is the cheapest insurance policy you can buy, well within reach of most budgets.

Scrap Metal Recycling

In a highly competitive, price sensitive market, Watson is the industry’s first low cost XRF device, offering scrap recyclers a proven solution that keeps productivity high and costs low.

If you can positively identify it, you can buy it. Watson™ eliminates the risk of over paying by providing fast positive material identification of valuable metal alloys wherever you are. A dynamically maintained price guide that is fully integrated with your XRF analyzer keeps you current on the latest market pricing.

Oil & Gas Production

Watson™ enables critical on-site measurement and identification of a variety of key elements at oil and gas sites.

Making the most profitable decisions at oil and gas sites requires the ability to quickly identify the presence of key elements, including trace and light elements. Watson™ improves productivity and the quality of decision at the work site in time critical conditions by delivering fast and reliable results and analysis.

Precious Metals and Alloys

Watson™ provides fast and nondestructive positive material identification of precious metals and alloys to accurately determine the value of items being bought and sold.

The price volatility of precious metals and alloys demands a quick, inexpensive, accurate, and nondestructive way to ensure the contents of precious metals and alloys. Watson™ enables you to quickly identify a precious metal or alloy without the need to prepare a sample and without consuming any of the material during the testing process.

Watson's industry leading software is a game-changer

Watson™ relies on a set of software components that work together to deliver a comprehensive, yet simple-to-use XRF measurement and analysis tool. The high quality display is visible in any environment, and houses state of the art application processors and communication interfaces for mobile devices.

Easy to Use

Watson™ uses the Android operating system and supports the mobile user interface concepts and wireless communication interfaces. This permits a wide range of personnel, with varying levels of skill and knowledge, to quickly and accurately use the Watson™ for all types of applications that can use hand-held XRF technology. The software supports configuring the XRF instrument and performs automatic internal calibration without the need for a trained technician or carrying around bulky calibration discs.

Seamlessly Download, Track and Monitor Your Data

Because the Watson™ is able to be used almost anywhere in the field, its software supports wireless downloading of test data so that you can seamlessly track and manage all of your data. The software supports popular spreadsheet formats for generating reports about the data you are collecting. Watson’s data collection and report generation takes advantage of the heavy software processing on desktop or servers while enabling accessing, viewing, and printing certificates on mobile devices in the field.

Growing Software Library of More Than 423 Metal Alloys

Watson™ software is able to identify more than 423 metal alloys and provide identification and analysis of more than 32 of the most common elements used in tens of thousands of alloy grades. We are constantly adding to our library of alloys that we can identify; keep track of our new aluminum ID and other additions by following our blog, twitter, or email newsletter.

 

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