Jay Kunick from Fischer discusses why different dry film thickness gauges will give different measurements on aluminum, and how to get accurate readings.
Product Line Manager, Tactile, Fischer Technology
BYK-Gardner's spectro2profiler allows surface finishers to measure color, gloss and surface structure, analyze surface data and set pass/fail criteria.
The finishing industry is moving towards the automation of process and production data collection. Roger Smith outlines new technology to help finishers automate and streamline.
FOBA Laser Marking and Engraving, global producer of laser marking systems, promoted Sebastian Blösch to managing director. Previously, Blösch served as finance director and deputy managing director.
Unit only energizes the X-Ray tube during measurements to increase tube life.
The close proximity of its X-ray tube to its PIN detector produces more than three times the photon counts of conventional XRFs, the company says.
Binary Process Solutions says the software cuts expenses by reducing scrap and time spent managing chemistry, and improving quality.
CCAI Finishing Pavilion and Education Program advance finishing operations.
Managing Editor, Production Machining
Kit provides a test report, confirming corrosion resistance and coating performance, enabling users to determine product quality.
The Jiggle Cell can troubleshoot and compare the plating performance of various processes and provide information needed to evaluate plating performance at various current densities.
Company provides data across any phase of a product life cycle for a variety of industries.
GF Piping Systems says its thermoplastic construction resists corrosion, enabling a long, maintenance-free life.
System is designed to measure airspeed in a continuous manner throughout the entire length of the spray booth.
DFT coating thickness gauge uses noncontact ultrasound technology to predict a cured thickness to help ensure adequate coverage and reduce waste.
Here’s how metal finisher SWD Inc. is using software to track efficiencies.
Unit offers responsive measurement capabilities for paint spray booth process optimization.
An LCD operator touch screen enhances user experience with an easy-to-use interface.
Beamish led company through significant growth, and served as a leader in the inspection equipment industry.
Vitra-Vision color matching system interfaces with Vitracoat’s color database.
Nanodentation and progressive load scratch testers measure mechanical properties of coatings.
Powder checker uses non-contact ultrasound technology to predict a cured thickness to help ensure adequate coverage and reduce waste.
We look back at the industry’s top new products and services for the past year.
Software reports wavelength-specific surface parameters, with user-defined tolerance bands to highlight out-of-spec conditions.
Recognized for services to the D01 Paint and Related Coatings, Materials and Applications committee.
New tool connects Vitracoat’s lab to customer sites.
Fischer Technology offers optimization for manufacturing automation.
JPS Technologies’ Jiggle Cell serves as an analytical tool for decorative nickel plating baths.
Bowman coating thickness measurement system offers flexibility for measuring a variety of sample sizes, shapes and quantities.