Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC
Attributes/comments:Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC has introduced an enhanced digital control system for the Ci4000 xenon-arc Weather-Ometer giving operators more flexibility and control of accelerated weathering testing.
New Product:Temperature Controlled Emmaqua
Attributes/comments:Atlas now offers a solution to control temperatures in accelerated outdoor weathering testing. The temperature controlled Emmaqua now produces the most accurate outdoor accelerated results in the industry with static control, night temperature control, dynamic control and variable radiance control. �
Brookfield Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
New Product:DV-I Prime Viscometer
Attributes/comments:The new continuous sensing DV-I Prime Viscometer has added capabilities including an RS-232 PC interface for optional Wingather Software and printer output/direct access to timed mode viscosity measurements. This viscometer, when ordered with the temperature sensing option, has a temperature offset capability to plus or minus 1˚C.
New product:Model Q-Quick Action Viscometer Lab Stand
Attributes/comments:This newly designed spring loaded lab stand makes taking measurements easier than ever. With the push of a button, the viscometer glides up/down quickly for faster measurements. Ideal for lab environments with multiple operators and those with frequent testing needs.
Eiger Machinery, Inc.
New product:Microtron Bead Mill
Attributes/comments:Available from a new joint venture with CDC Microtron USA (847) 726-8005; Web: www.beadmills.co.uk. The 500 ml laboratory Microtron mill will produce nano dispersions and coatings in single pass operation by taking advantage of very efficient agitation, cooling and a computer control system for operating and monitoring. Production mill sizes and test equipment available. �
New product:Mini Micro Media Mill
Attributes/comments:The new Eiger Mini Micro series mill is available for research projects requiring the use of grinding media sizes down to 0.1 mm diameter. Test results have shown that the use of small media less than 0.3 mm diameter may open up new frontiers in particle studies. Test equipment available.
New product:Rotor Stator Mixer
Attributes/comments:The Eiger laboratory disperser is now available with a high efficiency rotor stator head increasing the effects of the high shear forces required for optimum dispersion. Available with explosion proof electrical controls and various instrumentation.
EIT Instrument Markets
New product:UV Powder Puck II
Attributes/comments:The advanced UV radiometer allows you to view on its display energy density and peak irradiance values of four UV bandwidths (UVA, UVB, UVC and UVV) simultaneously. Choose different screen views � data or new graph view. PC communication is available for trending analysis and archiving. AAA battery operated.
New product:Uvicure Plus II
Attributes/comments:This advanced UV radiometer allows you to view on its display the energy density and peak irradiance value of one of four specified bandwidths (UVA, UVB, UVC or UVV). Choose different screen views � data or new graph view. PC communication is available for trending analysis and archiving. AAA battery operated.
Paul N. Gardner Company, Inc.
Pompano Beach, FL
(954) 946-9454, (800) 762-2478
New product:Microm II
Attributes/comments:Gardco adjustable micrometer Microm II film applicator with stainless steel blade features no springs to break, rust or get clogged; detachable blade, which makes cleaning easy, enhanced accuracy and ergonomic design, which facilitates fast, accurate draw downs.
New product:UltraScan VIS
Attributes/comments:UltraScan VIS is a high performance color measurement spectrophotometer that measures the full range of human color perception in seconds. It easily measures both reflected and transmitted color as well as transmission haze and meets CIE and ASTM guidelines for accurate color measurement.� Spectral data is reported every 10nm and tristimulus color calculations are performed from 360 to 780nm as recommended by the CIE.� UltraScan VIS uses diffuse/8� geometry with automated gloss component inclusion/exclusion.� It features two sizes of sample measurement areas of 0.75 inch (19mm) and 0.25 inch (6.3mm).� Available accessories include a Reflectance Shelf to measure powders, pastes and liquids as well as a Wet Sample Port Plate to measure wet paint.
�� �With EasyMatch QC software and EasyMatch Formulation software, the UltraScan VIS is excellent for research and quality control and color formulation applications in both laboratory and production environments.
Little Joe Industries
New product:ADM-2 Automatic Draw Down Machine
Attributes/comments:The ADM-2 removes operator variables from using grind gages. Scraper angle, force and speed are tightly controlled compared to manual operation. The ADM-2 is multi-speed with scraper speeds of one to ten seconds to meet the needs of any lab.
Myers Engineering, Inc.
New product:Laboratory Mixers
Attributes/comments:Myers supplies a full range of heavy-duty laboratory mixers.� From single shaft to multi shaft, a wide range of blades is available to process products with low to extreme viscosities. For one customer, a Model 550/500 satisfied the need for high- speed dispersion and constant solids suspension. Supplied with a vacuum jacketed tank, the necessary mixing time and heat control were easily achieved. The Model 550/800 in a separate application offered a low profile slow speed blade coupled with a high-speed disperser blade and a homogenizing rotor stator to achieve a uniform batch. Mixers encompassing vacuum, jacketed, 316 s/s tanks and various blade configurations guarantee flexibility as products and needs change. Each unit addresses the introduction of lightweight powders into heavy liquids with ease.� Vacuum can speed the dispersion, remove air, reduce contaminants and assist in the reduction of work area pollution.
Novaflow Systems Inc.
Prescott, ON, Canada
New product:Novaflow SBM
Attributes/comments:The Novaflow SBM (small batch machine) is a fully automated gavimetric dispenser designed for research and development labs. It is used primarily for new product evaluation and testing on a small scale.
New Product:Model 400 SC Inline High Shear Mixer
Attributes/comments:Laboratory High Shear Mixer includes all stainless steel easily cleanable parts, 2 HP variable speed drive and recirculating and solids injection capability. This unit is ideal for the addition of and wetting out of difficult to wet solids. This design is offered in either benchtop or floor mount configuration.
North Tonawanda, NY
(716) 694-4000; (800) 333-5300
New Product:Improved Model 5135/5155
Attributes/comments:Taber Industries has introduced the improved Model 5135/5155 Rotary Platform Abraser. The operator interface includes simple, on-screen instructions that enable the operator to change the following test parameters: test mode, test duration, test cycles, turntable speed, and vacuum suction level (%). The interface also includes four preset cycle buttons to automatically program 100, 500, 1000 or 2500 test cycles. Quick wheel mounting is now standard with the introduction of an expanding collect hub with push-button operation, providing increased clearance for a larger viewing area of the test specimen. A spring loaded, beveled retaining nut provides a positive locking force on the hub retaining lip that makes certain the wheels remain securely fastened until disengaged. Other features include a precision vacuum nozzle height adjustment knob and two standard turntable rotation speeds.
New Product:New attachments for Linear Abraser
Attributes/comments:Taber Industries continues to expand the types of surface damage that can be simulated with the Linear Abraser. For scratch and mar testing, the Multi-Mar Attachment is available as a 45� or 90� configuration. This attachment will accommodate four different styli including loop, needle, Hoffman-type and coin. Interchangeable conical scratch tips are also available with 0.1mm; 0.25mm; or 0.4mm diameters.� For abrasion testing, new releases include the ScotchBrite Abrasive Pad Kit and Flexible Material Abrasion Kit. Taber's Linear Abraser incorporates a free-floating head, which will follow the contour of each sample and is designed to ensure consistent test results. With an adjustable stroke length, speed, and load, the Linear Abraser allows you to customize test parameters to your exact needs - simulating the real world conditions your product is exposed to. �
Testing Machines Inc.
(631) 439-5400, (800) 678-3221