Hitachi Vulcan LIBS Analyzer

Vulcan is a handheld LIBS (laser induced breakdown spectroscopy) analyzer, which allows users to perform rapid metal analysis and is available with a 3-year warranty. Just squeeze the trigger and one second later the result appears. As it uses LIBS technology, you won’t need to worry about X-rays.

Whether your business is scrap sorting or PMI quality control, the Vulcan metal spectrometer delivers accurate and consistent grade ID every time.


Why choose an X-MET8000 handheld XRF analyzer?

Significantly increase productivity

Increasing the number of analyzes a day can make all the difference, especially with large inventory checks.

Low cost of ownership

As Vulcan is a laser induced breakdown tool, typically there’s no need for staff to attend expensive and time consuming radiation classes and certification training.

Built to last

IP54 certified, NEMA3 equivalent and complies with MIL-STD-810G military grade for ruggedness. It also comes with a 3-year warranty*.

Our LIBS spectrometer features

Simple to use

Intuitive user interface combined with point-and shoot LIBS analysis reduces or even removes the chance of user-related errors

Advanced data management

Transfer and store all your results securely in our cloud service and use one of the most advanced reporting tools on the market. Vulcan also connects with your mobile to add photos to the results and to share data instantly.

Robust and durable

Splash water and dust proof, Vulcan’s measurement optics are protected by sapphire glass, one of the toughest materials available.

Long battery life

A single battery charge will last up to 8 hours when analyzing one sample every 5 seconds. Two batteries are included in the delivery.


  • Positive Material Identification
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control
  • Scrap Metals and Recycling
  • And more!

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