Anton Paar USA Inc.
MCR 702 TwinDrive
Attributes/comments: Rheological tests can now be performed with two torque transducers and drive units at once: Two powerful EC motor units in a combined modular setup – flexible and precise enough to deliver any result users are looking for, covering all rheological applications.
MCR Rheometer Series
Attributes/comments: Based on a concept at the cutting edge of technology, any type or combination of rheological tests, in rotational and oscillatory mode, are possible. The modularity of the system allows the integration of a wide range of temperature devices and application-specific accessories.
Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC
LS-200 Full Spectrum Monitoring Device
Attributes/comments: Irradiance control is the most important aspect of artificial weathering testing. Lamp age affects the consistency of spectral power distribution. The LS-200 is designed for use in Atlas Weather-Ometers to precisely measure the SPD output of xenon lamps.
New Suntest CPS+ with SunFlood Immersion unit
Attributes/comments: The new Sunset CPS+ is a practical, reliable and economical accelerated flatbed xenon exposure system, particularly useful for the aging of smaller specimens. The optional SunFlood unit allows the immersion of painted/coated samples to simulate exposure to extreme moisture.
Attributes/comments: The most technically advanced laboratory capillary rheometers for the determination of the flow behavior of a wide range of materials. The computer controlled instruments offer testing abilities to measure shear viscosity, extensional viscosity, wall slip, melt fracture and rupture with a variety of dies and accessories. Ergonomic design allows easy access and experimentation.
Black Pearl Viscometer
Attributes/comments: Black Pearl Viscometer is a high performance rotational viscometer capable of both steady shear and yield stress testing in a rugged, compact size footprint. Designed for performing both routine rheological tests like single point viscosity checks for QC, to complex rheological evaluation for R&D, the Black Pearl viscometer is ideal for investigating the mixing, stirring and process flow characteristics of fluid systems.
Boulder Imaging Inc.
Vision Inspector Beacon CS-24
Attributes/comments: Beacon CS-24 automatically detects and classifies defects and non-uniformities on coated surfaces. It visually scans the surface, captures high-resolution images, and instantly analyzes the surface for defects. Beacon CS-24 also provides automated, accurate and repeatable particle grind analysis.
Brookfield Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
Attributes/comments: Brookfield’s KU-2 Kreb Viscometer offers digital direct display of viscosity in Krebs units. Measures paint, coatings and related materials. Conforms to ASTM D-562, D856, D1131. Uses standard 1 pint can. Measures in Krebs Units (KU), Centipoise (cP), and Grams (gm).
CAP 2000+ Viscometer
Attributes/comments: The CAP2000+ from Brookfield offers expanded temperature/viscosity ranges with variable speed capability. It’s ideal for applications including paints, coatings and more. It meets ASTM D4287, ISO 2884/BS 3900 industry standards, which require high shear rate testing to simulate brushing or roller action.
Attributes/comments: The AST100-Ink will maintain your inks, varnishes and coatings to their optimal printing condition. The viscosity is detected in real time and displayed on the touch screen monitor, providing a continuous measurement and corrections to the smallest of changes in inks, varnishes and coatings.
ColorTec Associates, Inc.
Attributes/comments: Low cost Portable Colorimeter for color QC testing. Outputs in most color difference calculations (Cielab; Lab; CMC). Can be used standalone or with ColorTec-QCW software.
ColorSoft QC and Formulation Software
Attributes/comments: ColorSoft connects to most color spectrophometers for color QC. Can be expanded to add Color Matching formulation software, batch correction and color standards library.
Attributes/comments: Both standard and advanced models feature built-in memory, onscreen statistics, USB mass storage and new Fast mode. Advanced models also include hi contrast reversible color LCD, scan mode to store continuous readings, onscreen help, real time graphing, picture prompting and more.
EIT Instrument Markets
Power Puck II Profiler
Attributes/comments: EIT Profiler instruments contain the same features as the standard Puck II instruments, but also allows the transfer of the numerical values and the irradiance profile to your computer via a USB port with the new PowerView Software II Program.
EMI Compact Sensor
Attributes/comments: The EMI (electromagnetic interference) Compact Sensor is a new product that features the same stable robust optics as the Compact Sensor. The EMI sensor has additional circuitry to allow it to be used in electrically noisy environments.
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Elcometer 506 Pull-Off Adhesion Tester
Attributes/comments: These Pull-Off Adhesion Testers allow the user to accurately measure the strength of the bond between the coating and the substrate. Suitable for use on metal, wood, concrete and other substrates but also on small, curved and flat surfaces.
Elcometer 456 Ultra/Scan Probe
Attributes/comments: Featuring a highly durable ‘snap-on’ replaceable probe cap, the Elcometer 456 Ultra/Scan Probe is a revolutionary design which allows users to take individual readings or rapidly scan large surface areas – without damaging the probe or the coating.
Elektro-Physik USA Inc.
Arlington Heights, IL
MiniTest 70 Series with SIDSP
Attibutes/comments: A compact coating thickness testing gauge for non-destructive measuring of coatings applied over both ferrous and non-ferrous metals. This compact device features fast and simple set up and includes statistical evaluation of a batch of readings.
MiniTest 700 Series with SIDSP
Attributes/comments: The MiniTest 700 Series is now available with heavy-duty sensor and 90 degree cable take offs. The MiniTest 700 Series is available with board range of sensors for measuring coatings applies over both ferrous and non-ferrous substrates.
EMImills – Engineered Mills Inc.
Mini Mill Nano
Attributes/comments: The EMI Mini Mill Nano is used for testing pigment dispersion formulas by wet milling and fine grinding using minimum amounts of raw materials. Confirmation of dispersion formulas will help improve color strength, gloss, transparency and fineness of particle. Test equipment available.
Attributes/comments: FlackTek Inc. will be demonstrating an advanced tool for mixing, grinding/milling and dispersing. This Non-Invasive Mixing technology can be used to process any combination of powders, pastes, putties and liquids from 1g to 5kg. The SpeedMixer removes air bubbles while homogenizing the sample, in seconds, and there is absolutely no cleanup.
Attributes/comments: The new Miltec UV Labcure Hybrid is the only UV curing lab conveyor in the world designed to combine microwave and arc lamp technology. The compact size of this conveyor allows users to benefit from two technologies in a confined space resulting in significant savings.
Testing Equipment Directory
The following pages contain a directory of select testing equipment suppliers and their products. For more information on the products listed in this guide, contact the companies directly.