Using Handheld LIBS for Positive Material Identification SUBSCRIBE ON: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Positively identifying materials in 1-3 seconds? Malarkey! Not so fast. It’s possible as long as the sample has been properly prepped. The tool? Handheld LIBS. In this #MastersofPMI episode, I discuss the benefits of using handheld LIBS for positive material identification (PMI). Plus, we cover: The misconceptions surrounding the handheld LIBSMistakes to avoid when using the handheld LIBS for PMIWhy the handheld LIBS is probably the most cost-efficient instrument for PMI Brands I mention: SciAps, Thermo Niton, Hitachi, Bruker, Rigaku The #MastersofPMI series is hosted by Chris Carolan of the Metal Analysis Group. To hear this episode and more like it, subscribe to The Manufacturing Show on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.