New R&D partnership between Portable PPB and SciAps

December 19, 2023

New R&D partnership between Portable PPB and SciAps

November 22, 2023–WOBURN, MA – SciAps, a global leader in scientific instruments and technology solutions, is proud to announce a new R&D partnership with Portable PPB on the new capabilities of the leading handheld XRF analyzer the X-555 with the addition of Ag and Cu to the detectORE™ suite.

Portable PPB Pty Ltd holds the global license for CSIRO's detectORE™ technology, revolutionizing gold exploration. With the SciAps pXRF and a unique 'widget,' explorers can now perform ppb-level gold analysis anywhere. Extensive tests and field trials, supervised by Dr. Mel Lintern, have covered diverse regolith materials and mineralization styles. To date more than 20,000 samples, tests and experiments have been completed at their dedicated research facility in Perth, Western Australia. Theuser-friendly technology allows quick decisions in the field, reducing wait times and enabling smarter, faster, and cost-effective exploration.

SciAps analyzers are revolutionizing the geochemistry industry by providing users with the most advanced and precise tools for rock, soil, and brine analysis. These cutting-edge analyzers utilize state-of-the-art technology, including X-ray fluorescence (XRF) and laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS), to identify the composition of various materials rapidly and accurately within seconds.

“We are pleased to partner with Portable PPB. Together, we forge a path of efficiency, bringing cutting-edge technology to the forefront of gold analysis. Our newest XRF technology marks a significant leap forward in geochemical analysis. The integration of the X-555 and the detectORE™ suite empowers researchers and professionals with the ability to explore and understand geological samples in the field. We're excited to see the positive impact this will have on the mining of gold." – Don Sackett, CEO at SciAps.

Unleash the potential of detectORE™ and SciAps analyzers—where precision meets portability, and discoveries await.

For more information on SciAps Inc.'s latest advancements in geochemistry technology tools, please visit or contact Bianca Cappelluzzi

About SciAps:

SciAps is a rapidly growing company based in Woburn, Massachusetts specializing in advanced handheld analytical instruments and technologies with state-of-the-art X-ray fluorescence (XRF) and laser-based (LIBS) analyzers. Our handheld analyzers can measure any element across every major industry, including Electric Vehicles, Scrap Metal & Alloys, Environmental, Geochemistry, etc. Our staff has been designing, selling, and servicing field-worthy handheld elemental analyzers for more than 20 years. Contact us at

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