Cleanliness analysis equipment has become more advanced as testing and reporting particle contamination levels have become more critical.
Winona Powder Coating has achieved AAMA 2604 Certification, becoming a certified applicator of AkzoNobel for Architectural Powder Coatings Technologies.
X-Rite Inc. and Pantone LLC have updated their Pantora application to connect with X-Rite spectrophotometers, enabling brands to convert physical materials into digital samples.
Bowman, a manufacturer of XRF quality control instruments, has appointed Ryan Ahrens as sales and support engineer.
FANUC has launched a free e-learning website for its CRX collaborative robots, demonstrating their capabilities and listing applications and accessories.
Top Shop aerospace and defense finisher Wolkerstorfer Company Inc., is celebrating its 125th year as a family-owned business in 2020.
Marposs has launched a new Remote Testing and Acceptance Service for internet-based, real-time testing and adjustments with Marposs staff.
Dürr simulation software uses a digital twin to simulate layer thicknesses directly in the spray booth.
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Clemco’s new sample processing and R&D lab is equipped to tackle cutting-edge issues in abrasive blasting, from its new machines to its experienced lab manager Lucas Cahill.
Dynatrol’s Density Cell and Digital Converter provide a solution for measuring the density and concentration of acids and caustics in liquid and slurry form.
Bowman has hired Frank Giuliani as its new quality assurance engineer. He will specialize in test plans for Bowman’s benchtop XRF instrumentation suite.
Seica Inc. will demonstrate a handful of its advanced automation manufacturing products during SMTA International’s Live Virtual Expo from September 28-30.
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.
Dürr’s new DXQbusiness.intelligence software provides custom analytics to manufacturers.
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Jay Kunick from Fischer discusses why different dry film thickness gauges will give different measurements on aluminum, and how to get accurate readings.
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.
Kit provides a test report, confirming corrosion resistance and coating performance, enabling users to determine product quality.
Proper coating thickness is crucial in both functional and decorative plating. Here are some common problems and ways to measure coating thickness.
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.
Unit offers responsive measurement capabilities for paint spray booth process optimization.