Whether your lab is in need of a complete, easy-to-use system or you need to upgrade your current system, CRAIC Technologies’ rIQ is the perfect low cost option for you. The rIQ pairs top of the line hardware with unbeatable software options and stage control to give the most user friendly and stable glass analysis experience available.
“CRAIC Technologies expertise in optics combined with our sophisticated glass refractive index software is advancing the state-of-the-art. rIQ is the result and promises to take the technique of forensic refractive index determination to the next level" states Dr. Paul Martin, President of CRAIC Technologies. “Glass fragments are common at crimes scenes. rIQ enables the forensic scientist to measure and compare the refractive index of the smallest fragments of glass with an incredibly high degree of accuracy. When combined with CRAIC Technologies UV-visible and Raman microspectrometers, the spectral characteristics of glass evidence can be determined quickly and accurately, all with the same instrument."
rIQ is an automated system that uses the thermal immersion method, as defined by the standard ASTM E1967, to measure the refractive index of microscopic glass fragments. This system, which incorporates many years of experience with the analysis of glass, allows the user to analyze the refractive index of multiple glass fragments simultaneously and with sophisticated analytical techniques. Only the rIQ offers up to 20 resizable measurement probes and video recording of the measurement process, with the ability to reanalyze the previously recorded measurement process in seconds. Our customers have pointed out that the video recording feature is particularly beneficial as it saves them an incredible amount of time to be able to replace and resize the probes and reanalyze fragments without having to run through the often lengthy heating and cooling process each time. Statistical analysis methods can be easily applied to the data and the instrument is designed to be user friendly with a short learning curve.
About CRAIC Technologies:
CRAIC Technologies, Inc. is a global technology leader focused on innovations for microscopy and microspectroscopy in the ultraviolet, visible and near-infrared regions. CRAIC Technologies creates cutting-edge solutions, with the very best in customer support, by listening to our customers and implementing solutions that integrate operational excellence and technology expertise. CRAIC Technologies provides answers for customers in forensic sciences, biotechnology, semiconductor, geology, nanotechnology and materials science markets who demand quality, accuracy, precision, speed and the best in customer support.