Bowman's New Software Advancement Benefits Plating Quality Management

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Bowman, a manufacturer of XRF quality control instruments, has announced a landmark software release that immediately improves the speed, accuracy and ease of use for companies who require precise control and documentation of plated deposit thicknesses. 

Archer is a successor to Bowman’s Xralizer, a software that pioneered several important features, including a multi-method auto-focus, a workflow optimizer, and the ability to focus on highly reflective surfaces where laser or image sharpness methods are unworkable.

Like its predecessor, Archer is universal across the full suite of 8 Bowman XRF benchtop XRF analyzers. An all-new Graphical User Interface makes the software easy to learn and use, highly intuitive, and visually ergonomic.  A tasking feature allows users to program custom steps for execution while the software is running – a huge time-saver.  Pattern matching for datum points, high-speed Z axis adjustability and real-time measurement updating are other key features, along with the ability to view the calibration curve and recalibrate - both in analysis mode.

Archer generates customizable Excel reports with no MS Office required, and unlike competitive platforms, there is no need to install a software plug-in to export data to customer EAP systems.

Archer was designed to support robotic sample handling. Files from Xralizer can be imported for a seamless upgrade. 

Archer is a 64-bit application. A 32-bit build for RoHS users is also available.


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