Sample Holder Detection

The SmartMagnet senses the electromagnetic field and detects the presence of the sample pin. The sample detection is performed by the SmartMagnet control electronics which is integrated in the MD3 & MD2-S.

For other equipment, Arinax has developed an external SmartMagnet Control Box.


Arinax diffractometers

The SmartMagnet is compatible with Arinax diffractometers, such as the MD3 & MD2-S microdiffractometers, and with the Mini-Kappa goniometer head.

Sample changer robots

The SmartMagnet is fully-compatible with sample changer robots using SPINE standard, like 6-Axis Sample Changer Robots (Vial ort vial + unipuck – 3 cap )

Other equipment

With an external SmartMagnet control box, the SmartMagnet sample holder can be compatible with other equipment.

Technical specifications

Detection Detection of the ferromagnetic mounts
Magnetization Force Typically 2.5 N (depends on mount type)
Boost mode: x2
Small residual magnetization
Compatibility Vial + unipuck (3 cap)
Software Remote controlled de/magnetization
Detection threshold tuning
JAVA control application
Adjustable parameters (AC frequency, DC ON/OFF Voltage , demagnetization time, boost amplitude & time)
Diagnostic tools (sample detection indicator, detection values graph)
Power 100 VAC to 240 VAC
– Internal
– Base
9.52 mm diameter
10.6 mm diameter
Controller (W, H, D) 160 x 75 x 225 mm3