Microfocus X-ray tube: Primux 100 micro

The brilliant X-ray source for up-to-date X-ray analysis

Primux 100 micro is a new high-performance microfocus sealed-tube X-ray source from Anton Paar which offers premium X-ray beam brilliance at low power. Its clever design ensures high-position stability of the X-ray beam, maximum user safety, and straightforward integration into any advanced X-ray equipment. The Primux 100 micro X-ray source combines a new generation X-ray tube with a superior high-voltage generator, thus providing a highly brilliant X-ray beam in a power range of up to 50 Watt.

Get in touch Document finder

Key features

Compact power with a microsealed X-ray source enables brilliant results

  • Premium X-ray beam brilliance at low power of up to 50 W
  • New-generation X-ray tubes with excellent position stability of the X-ray beam
  • Superior high-voltage generator in a 19-inch rack

Reliability at its best for maximum possible intensity

  • High thermal stability due to proprietary water-cooled tube jacket
  • Robust design for extended lifetime
  • Minimum distance between tube and optics provides the maximum possible intensity

Swift integration with maximum user safety

  • Straightforward integration into any advanced X-ray equipment is possible due to the standard 19-inch controller rack, the smart software, and the hardware interfaces
  • Multiple safety circuits, including a robust shutter assembly and thermo switch, guarantee maximum protection of user and equipment
  • Efficient cooling and continuous monitoring of operating parameters via the smart user interface

Easy and smooth operation

  • Automatic power ramp-up and shutdown routines for gentle operation
  • Easy handling and the possible exchange of the X-ray tube keep the instrument’s uptimes high
  • Maintenance-free, low operating costs

Technical specifications

Target material

Cu, Mo, Ag, or Cr

Focal spot size
(acc. to DIN EN 12543-5)

45 µm diameter (Cu)

Max. power

50 W


Water cooling

Dimension (L x W x D)

286 mm x 106 mm x 82 mm


8 kg (excl. control unit)

Anton Paar Certified Service

The Anton Paar quality in service and support:
  • More than 350 manufacturer-certified technical experts worldwide
  • Qualified support in your local language
  • Protection for your investment throughout its lifecycle
  • 3-year warranty
Learn more