Xstress Options

Xstress accessories complement the easy to use Xstress family by making measurements even easier, faster, and safer.

Xstess options header

Diffractometer options

Detectors

G2 detector long

Longer detectors for wider diffraction angle detection. Suitable for e.g. hard materials when diffractor peak requires wider detection angle. Long detectors are standard feature with Xstress G3 and Robot.

Features:

  • 2 pieces
  • Dual position sensitive MOS linear image sensor
  • Active area 25.6 x 2.5 mm
  • 512 pixels
  • Available for G2, G2R

Long detectors

Detector filters

K-beta filters are used to filter out K-beta radiation of a given X-ray tube. Filters can be attached on the detectors without any tools.

  • Chromium (Cr) short  G2 for Xstress  G2, G2R
  • Nickel (Ni) short G2 for Xstress G2, G2R
  • Iron (Fe) short G2 for Xstress G2, G2R
  • Vanadium (V) long G2 for Xstress G2, G2R
  • Nickel (Ni) long G2 for Xstress G2, G2R
  • Chromium (Cr) long G2 for Xstress G2, G2R
  • Iron (Fe) long for G2 Xstress G2, G2R
  • Vanadium (V) filter long MYTHEN2 for Xstress G2, G2R
  • Chromium (Cr) filter long MYTHEN2  for Xstress G2, G2R
  • Nickel (Ni) filter long MYTHEN2 for Xstress G2, G2R
  • Nickel filter (Ni) long G3 for Xstress G3, Robot
  • Chromium (Cr) filter long G3 for Xstress G3, Robot
  • Iron (Fe) filter long G3 for Xstress G3, Robot

Detector arcs

Detector arc 70mm

  • Requires special extended G2R mechanics. Contact sales for more information.
  • Available for Xstress G2, G2R

Other arcs

  • Special arcs available, contact sales for more information.

 

Mythen detectors

Mythen detectors with their high quantum efficiency reduce the needed exposure times.

MYTHEN is a single-photon counting strip detector, which processes signals in a readout chip. MYTHEN provides high spatial resolution and frame rate, reduced noise and power consumption and fast readout with no dark current in residual stress measurement.

Xstress G2R system with Mythen detectors

  • Dectris® MYTHEN2 R 1D detector modules, 2 pcs
  • Detector controller including a cooling unit
  • Dectris® MYTHEN Controller System DCS4
  • Arc 70 mm
  • Collimator 1-5 mm long – 42 mm
  • Special extended G2R mechanics

Mythen2 detector system G3 & Robot

Xstress G3 Mythen

  • Dectris® MYTHEN2 R 1D detector modules, 2 pcs
  • Detector controller including a cooling unit
  • Dectris® MYTHEN Controller System DCS4

Retained Austenite

All Xstress diffractometers can be equipped with retained austenite option.

Xstress RA for DR45

Automated retained austenite measurement option with 2D detectors and automated detector movements takes XRD retained austenite measurements to the next level. Measurement time is less than five minutes for a material with 2% retained austenite content. Operation, movement visualizations and analysis are done in Xstress Studio software.

Features:

  • Motorized detector arc
  • Vanadium filters for the detectors
  • Xstress Studio option

G2R/G2 Retained austenite measurement package

Xstress G2R Retained austenite

  • XTronic option
  • Retained austenite detector arc 50 mm G2/G2R
  • Vanadium filter short

with MYTHEN2 detectors:

  • XTronic option
  • Retained austenite detector arc 70 mm G2/G2R
  • Vanadium filter MYTHEN2

G3/ Robot Retained austenite measurement package

Xstress G3 Retained austenite and Simple rotary unit

  • XTronic option
  • Retained austenite detector arc 75 mm G3/Robot
  • Vanadium filter

with MYTHEN2 detectors:

  • XTronic option
  • Retained austenite detector arc 75 mm G3/Robot
  • Vanadium filter MYTHEN2

Extended legs

Extended leg screws G2/G2R, 600 mm

Xstress G2-G2R extended legs

  • 3 pieces 600 mm legs
  • Available for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R

Extended leg screws G3, 600 mm

  • 3 pieces 600 mm legs
  • Available for Xstress G3

Collimators

Different size collimators for optimizing the irradiated measurement spot on the sample surface.

  • Collimator 0.3 – 22.5 mm for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Collimator 0.5 – 22.5 mm for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Collimator 0.8 – 22.5 mm for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Collimator 1.5 – 22.5 mm for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Collimator 2.5 – 22.5 mm for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Tube collimator 0.5 – 22.5 mm for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Tube collimator 0.8 – 22.5 mm for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Tube collimator 0.8 – 22.5 mm for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Tube collimator 1.1 – 22.5 mm for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Tube collimator 2.0 – 22.5 mm for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Collimator 0.3 – 42 mm for Xstress G3, Robot, G2R Mythen
  • Collimator 0.8 – 42 mm for Xstress G3, Robot, G2R Mythen
  • Tube collimator 0.5 – 42 mm for Xstress G3, Robot, G2R Mythen
  • Tube collimator 0.8 – 42 mm for Xstress G3, Robot, G2R Mythen
  • Tube collimator 2.0 – 42 mm for Xstress G3, Robot, G2R Mythen
  • Collimator 0.8 mm – 22.5 mm for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Collimator 5 mm short – 22.5 mm for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot

Sample handling

Mapping (X-Y) devices

Xstress XY

New Xstress XY table with optimized footprint can be attached to the Xstress Cabinet. Travel is 200 mm in the X and Y directions with accuracy of ±0.015 mm. X-Y movements are operated in Xstress Studio software. Xstress Studio provides also visualization for the movements.

Xstress XY

Features:

  • XY table with breadboard with M4 and M6 mounting holes
  • Motion Controller MC1000
  • Cable set for MC1000
  • Max. part weight 9 kg
  • Other maximum part dimensions depends on the sample shape and other options. Contact sales for details.
  • Available for Xstress DR45

X-Y system 200/300/400 mm stroke

This is option for the automated mapping of a surface using the project manager integrated to the XTronic.

xstress x-y system

Features:

  • X-Y unit
  • LC 100 Logic Controller
  • Joystick (Remote control)
  • Cable set
  • Max. sample weight 25 kg
  • Other maximum part dimensions depends on the part shape and other options. Contact sales for details.
  • Available for Xstress G2, G2R, G3, Robot

Rotation devices

Xstress rotation unit for Xstress G3

Rotation unit can be added to Xstress G3 and Xstress Robot to make measurements automatically in different Phi angles.  With help of Rotation unit the part can be properly aligned and rotated during the measurement. The Rotation unit is operated with the XTronic software.

Xstress Rotation unit

Features:

  • Rotation device
  • Cables
  • Max. part weight 10 kg
  • Other maximum part dimensions depends on the sample shape and other options. Contact sales for details.

Simple rotary unit for RA measurement

With help of the Simple rotary unit the part can be properly aligned and rotated during the measurement. It offers continuous rotation allowing for further randomizing of the sampling volume when performing retained austenite measurements.

Xstress G3 Retained austenite and Simple rotary unit

Features:

  • Rotary unit
  • Power supply
  • Cables

Elastic constant devices

X-ray elastic constant determination system allows experimental determination of the X-ray elastic constant (XEC) in adherence to ASTM E1426 or EN15305 using a strain gauge or load cell that is automatically controlled by the XTronic software. This method can be used, when residual stresses are to be evaluated by X-ray diffraction technique, and the X-ray elastic constant of the material is unknown.

xstress ecd system

Xstress X-ray elastic constant device (+/-), 3 mm

Features:

  • Xstress X-ray elastic constant device
  • ECD strain amplifier BC500
  • ECD manual control box
  • Connecting cables
  • Set of strain gauges
  • Load cell capacity: 1000 lbf/1360 Nm
  • Max part dimensions:
    • Max. depth: 20 mm / 0.79 in
    • Max. width: 105 mm / 4.13 in
    • Max. thickness: 3 mm / 0.12 in

Xstress X-ray elastic constant device (+/-), 5 mm

Features:

  • Xstress X-ray elastic constant device
  • ECD strain amplifier BC500
  • ECD manual control box
  • Connecting cables
  • Set of strain gauges
  • Load cell capacity: 1000 lbf/1360 Nm
  • Max part dimensions:
    • Max. depth: 20 mm / 0.79 in
    • Max. width: 170 mm / 6.69 in
    • Max. thickness: 5 mm / 0.20 in

Vice options

Precision machine vice Vertex VUA-3

Features:

  • Jaw opening 80 mm
  • 360° Horizontal swivel
  • 45° Vertical tilting
  • Precision ground Material: VISE SK2
  • Hardness HRC 52° ±2°
  • Weight 12 kg
  • Load capacity: 15 kg

Tool maker vice Vertex VDV-35

Made of SK2 material of J.I.S. specification. Hardened by heat treatment and precision ground. Squareness and parallelism are ensured to be within ±0.005mm / 100mm. It can be used and kept its high precision while standing on its base, sides or extremity, for inspection use in stead of squares due to its extremely accuracy.

Features:

  • Jaw opening 121 mm
  • Hardness: HRC 54°±2°
  • Weight 9.2 kg

Enclosures - safety

Table for X-ray

Xstress Table for X-ray with G2R
Xstress Table for X-ray with G2R

Xstress table for X-ray complements the Xstress diffractometer. The table makes precise positioning of the samples possible for e.g. depth profile measurements. The measuring area is surrounded from all sides with a safety enclosure.

The main doors can be opened and the right side of the safety enclosure can be lifted up for setting up the measurement. The doors are equipped with safety switches.

Features:

  • Table with height adjustment
  • Safeguarded area for X-ray measurements:
    • Sheet metal walls and top (2 mm)
    • Two doors with leaded plexiglass (12 mm)
    • One sliding door
    • Safety interlocks and main switch
    • Signal light tower
    • Cabinet LED lights
    • Electrical sockets
    • Sample rail and carrier
  • Shelf for Xstress main unit
  • Drawer
  • Available for Xstress G2, G2R, G3

 

Xstress Cabinet

Xstress cabinet complements the Xstress DR45 diffractometer. The measuring area is surrounded from all sides with a safety enclosure. The doors are equipped with safety switches.

Xstress cabinet can be equipped with options like motorized vertical column and XY device for mapping.

Features:

  • Safeguarded area for X-ray measurements:
    • Sheet metal covers (2 mm)
    • Two doors with safety interlocks
    • Emergency stop button
    • One door with X-Ray blocking plexiglass
    • Signal light tower
    • Cabinet LED lights
    • Electrical sockets
  • Shelf for Xstress main unit
  • Integrated electric cabinet
  • Available for Xstress DR45

Xstress Safety Cabinet

xstress safety cabinet

The enclosure provides a closed and protected area for X-ray measurements with Xstress diffractometer.

The front doors of the safety enclosure can be opened for setting up the measurement. The doors are equipped with safety switches.

  • Safeguarded area for X-ray measurements
    • Sheet metal walls and top (2 mm)
    • Two doors with leaded plexiglass (12 mm)
    • Safety interlocks and main switch
    • Signal light tower
    • Cabinet LED lights
    • Electrical sockets
  • Shelf for Xstress main unit
  • Available for Xstress G2,G2R,G3

Xstress Wall

For parts too large to fit in our standard safety enclosure we offer Xstress walls. These modular walls offer additional protection from exposure and can be customized to meet a customer’s needs. Xstress wall is available with side or corner doors.

Xstress wall 2, 2500 mm x 2500 mm, sliding doors

Features:

  • Sheet metal (2 mm)
  • 2 Sliding doors
  • Signal light tower
  • Emergency stop button
  • Available for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot

Xstress wall 4, 2500 mm 2500 mm, hinged doors

Xstress Wall

Features:

  • Sheet metal (2 mm)
  • 2 hinged doors
  • Signal light tower
  • Emergency stop button
  • Available for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot

Options for enclosures and safety walls

Xstress Column

Motorized vertical Xstress Column enables easy positioning of diffractometer when measuring samples of different shapes and sizes. Column vertical movements are operated in Xstress Studio software. Xstress Studio provides also visualization for the vertical movements.

Features:

  • Motorized up and down movement operated in Xstress Studio
  • Manual tilt ±30° with a swivel
  • Available for Xstress Cabinet with Xstress DR45

Vertical column

xstress vertical column

Table for X-ray can be equipped with a support column. The Xstress diffractometer is mounted on the column for manual moving in the vertical direction. The carrier for Xstress goniometer is counterbalanced and can be locked with a locking handle. There is also a locking ring for repositioning the carrier.

Features:

  • Vertical movements
  • Sideways tilting ±45°
  • Tilting in depth direction ±45°
  • Available for Xstress Table for X-ray

Depth measuring stand

xstress depth measuring stand, fixed

Features:

  • Screw knob for tightening dial indicator in its place
  • Screw knob for horizontal adjustment
  • Handle for locking dial indicator vertical position
  • Handle for locking vertical positioning support piece
  • Available for Xstress Table for X-ray

Accessories for depth measuring stand:

  • Dial indicator 12.5 mm /25.0 mm
    • LCD display
    • The dial indicator can be equipped with a release cable for making measurement without touching the dial indicator.
  • Release cable for dial indicator

Fume exhaust for electropolishing

xstress fume arm

A fume extractor removes fumes caused by electropolishing.

Contact sales for details.

Keyboard & Monitor support arm

xstress keyboard and monitor mount

A keyboard and display mount for the computer display and the keyboard is fixed to the stand frame.

Features:

  • Height-adjustable arm for an ergonomic fit
  • Monitor height adjustment, portrait to landscape rotation and 30° tilt
  • Integrated mouse and barcode scanner holder
  • Keyboard tray with left/right mouse tray
  • Available for Xstress Table for X-ray, Xstress Cabinet, Xstress Safety enclosure, Xstress wall

 

Depth profiling options

Electropolisher

Electrolytic Polisher Movipol 5

Xstress Movipol

Features:

  • Automatic polishing and etching
  • Method Database
  • Electrolyte cartridge system
  • Peristaltic pump for work in any position
  • Safety features
  • Available for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot

Depth measuring stand

depth measurement stand for xstress

Features:

  • Screw knob for tightening dial indicator in its place
  • Screw knob for horizontal adjustment
  • Handle for locking dial indicator vertical position
  • Handle for locking vertical positioning support piece
  • Available for Xstress DR45,G2,G2R,G3,Robot

Accessories for depth measuring stand:

  • Dial indicator 12.5 mm /25.0 mm
    • LCD display
    • The dial indicator can be equipped with a release cable for making measurement without touching the dial indicator.
  • Release cable for dial indicator
  • Tripod for dial indicator

Calibration options

Xstress powder sample

 

  • Powder sample Fe-ferr for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Powder sample Fe-aust for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Powder sample Fe-101 for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Powder sample AISI 316 for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Powder sample AISI 304 for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Powder sample Al for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Powder sample Cu for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Powder sample Ti for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Powder sample Ni for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Powder sample W for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Powder sample WC for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Powder sample Co for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Powder sample Mg for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Powder sample Inconel 718 for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Powder sample Al2O3 for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot
  • Powder sample Cr for Xstress DR45, G2, G2R, G3, Robot

Other

Residual stress reference sample

 

xstress reference sample

The Residual stress reference sample is made for checking the operation of X-ray device.

High stress steel sample as standard. If different samples are needed, please contact Stresstech sales.

 

PC Options

  • Cabinet For PC, monitor, keyboard and printer
  • PC cabinet with cooling unit 230 Vac
  • PC cabinet with cooling unit 115 Vac
  • Notebook PC
  • Desktop PC and Monitor
  • Desktop PC
  • PC Monitor
  • PC Keyboard and Mouse
  • Programmable 12 key keyboard keypad
  • PC Printer

Commissioning & Training

  • Commissioning & Training, XRD

Language Options

  • XTronic Option: Other language module
  • Xstress Studio option: Other language module
    • German language option for Xstress Studio
    • Chinese language option for Xstress Studio
  • Documentation in local language

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