Antech Announce New Partnership with Rigaku Analytical
8th May 2017
Antech are delighted to announce the introduction of their new partnership with Massachusetts based firm Rigaku Analytical. Rigaku, headquartered in Wilmington, MA are the leading innovator of handheld and portable spectroscopic analysers for the pharma, metal and safety and security industries. Rigaku employ many of the trusted engineers and scientists that Antech has worked with over the past decade and strive to continuously innovate and develop.
Antech will be the exclusive distributors of Rigaku’s products in Ireland. The product range that Antech will specialise in specifically includes:
· Progeny – Handheld Raman for cGMP applications
· Katana – Handheld LIBS for metal analysis sorting
· Progeny Res-Q – Handheld Raman for safety and security or chemical industry
Progeny is the world’s first handheld Raman device for RMID (Raw Material Identification) which can be customisable for seamless integration into any work environment within the cGMP pharma, nutraceutical and cosmetic industries. Progeny boasts a range of unique features that separates it from other Handheld Raman instruments – such as 1064nm laser technology and unique e-signature review option.
Katana is a truly ruggedised metal scanning device for the scrap metal recycling and metal fabrication industries. Its LIBS technology allows users to positively identify any metal within 2 – 3 seconds ensuring the integrity of each metal, weld, valve etc. and also ensuring profit maximisation. Katana is particularly useful at identifying the different grades of stainless steel, alloys, brass and bronze.
Progeny ResQ is a handheld chemical detection device that comes with a unique 1064nm laser and 4C technology. As a differenciator to other handheld raman instruments, users can now widen their investigation to include analysis of coloured substances found in packaging and overall threat identification. The Progeny ResQ library contains >13,000 compounds which include common materials, TICs/ TIMs, explosives, narcotics and mixtures. Progeny ResQ can ideally be used by any customs, Gardai, army, navy representatives, individuals involved in firefighting and airport or ferry port security teams to rapidly identify materials.
“We are thrilled to work with a company of the calibre of Rigaku Analytical” said Antech Managing Director, Dermot Harrington. “Rigaku supply unrivalled innovation and technology that we feel will greatly benefit the relevant industries in Ireland” he continued.
Antech are a leading supplier of scientific analysers to the pharmaceutical industry in Ireland and Britain. Antech, a Waterford based company, offer products from leading suppliers such as Copley Scientific, Cobalt Light Systems, Tornado Spectral and many more.
For further information or a demonstration of any of Rigaku’s products please contact us today.
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