Agilent Technologies (Santa Claa, CA, US) is featuring the Agilent 4300 handheld Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) to analyze coatings, composites, surfaces and polymers. The 4300 FTIR system can be used in field or lab location to non-destructively obtain specific molecular structure on a wide range of materials. Weighing 2.2 kg, the system includes the high-performance spectrometer, and sample interfaces that are instantly interchangeable depending on the specific application requirement. Controlling the hardware is Agilent’s Microlab software.
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