PANalytical TDS4400 Test with Sentinel HL DONGLE


In 1919, Philips brought the first X-ray tube to the market and in 1945, the first X-ray diffractometer was developed, forming the basis for the founding of the X-ray analysis group within Philips. Under the name of ‘Philips Analytical’ we grew continuously and the successes of our X-ray diffractometers (XRD) and X-ray fluorescence spectrometers (XRF) have made us the world-leader in X-ray analysis equipment.

In 2002, PANalytical was incorporated into Spectris as an autonomous operating business. On 1 January 2017 PANalytical merged its activities with Malvern Instruments, a UK-based provider of materials and biophysical characterization technology and also an operating company within the Materials Analysis segment of Spectris. We continue to be committed to leadership and innovation, customer satisfaction, safety, environmental health, ethical standards, integrity, fairness, trust and mutual respect.

PANalytical TDS4400

PANalytical provides solutions for highly reliable and robust chemical and structural analysis of a wide variety of materials. The combination of our software and instrumentation, based on X-ray diffraction (XRD), X-ray scattering, X-ray fluorescence (XRF), and pulsed fast thermal neutron activation (PFTNA), provides our customers with elemental and structural information on their materials and is applied in scientific research and industrial process and quality control across virtually every sector.

X-ray is a type of electromagnetic radiation that can pass through solid objects, including the body. It penetrates more or less different objects according to their X-ray intensities. In medicine, X-ray is used to view images of bones and other structures in the body.


An X-ray device identifies harmful organic, inorganic and metal materials. Different materials absorb rays at different levels. Safety X-ray devices detect dangerous substances by looking at the mass density and atomic number of the materials passing through them. Metal, organic and inorganic substances appear differently on the screen. E.g; organic elements on display.