Analytical Systems

Portable X-Ray Spectrograph

“Portaspec” instrumentation (WDXRF analyzers) and
laboratory sample preparation equipment.

Alrad Electronics have been a long term distributor of Cianflone Scientific. Cianflone is a quality driven manufacturer of the x-ray spectrographic “Portaspec” instrumentation (WDXRF analyzers) and laboratory sample preparation equipment.

Since 1984, their products have provided precise on-site chemical analysis and coating thickness measurements across many industries such as automotive, mining, and petroleum. The manufacturing facility is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania serving customers worldwide, 

In 2016, Cianflone acquired Tensitron, the leading manufacturer of digital, mechanical, and electronic tension measuring instrumentation, founded in 1935.

Behind every Cianflone product is the pride and expertise of our people.


Three different models are available:

-Portaspec for Multi-Element Sequential Analysis: Ti to U.
-Portaspec for Light Element Analysis in Central Lab
-Portaspec for Assay and Bulk Material Identification
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Sample Preparation Equipment

Cianflone’s Electric Arc Button Remelt Furnace is used
to prepare solid metal samples from odd shape materials.
This includes drillings, lathe turnings, welding wire, powder, etc.
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Tension Meters

Tensitron tension meters and transducers quickly and precisely measure tension in a wide variety of materials and applications, including Aircraft Cables; Large Cables, Band and Web; Wire and Textile; and Strap.
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Alrad Instruments Ltd,
Alder House, Turnpike Road industrial Estate, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 2NS


Phone: 01635 30345

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