Atlas Material Testing Technology
Web site: www.atlas-mts.com
New Product: UVTest Fluorescent UV Testing Device
Attributes/comments: Atlas introduces the UVTest, a stackable UV fluorescent testing device. With state-of-the-art optical and temperature sensor technology, the UVTest is a low cost, economical, entry-level device for performing artificial weathering testing. Features include simple touch screen functionality and plug-and-play operation.
New Product: LS-200 Full Spectrum Monitoring Device
Attributes/comments: The LS-200 Full Spectrum Monitoring Device helps customers show objective evidence that they are in compliance with test specifications during ISO 17025 quality audits. For use in Ci Series Water-Ometers to precisely measure the SPD output of the xenon lamp.
New product: Powder Flow Tester (PFT)
Attributes/comments: Brookfield's PFT delivers quick/easy analysis of powder flow behavior. It's ideal for manufacturers who need to eliminate the downtime/expense of hoppers/silo discharge failure. Customers can perform QC checks on materials, characterize new formulations/adjust composition to match established product flow behavior.
New Product: CAP 1000+ and CAP 2000+ Viscometers
Attributes/comments: The versatility of the CAP 1000+ and CAP 2000+ makes these instruments a practical tool for R&D and more detailed QC testing. It provides viscosity flow cures and temperature profiles (using optional Capcal32 software). Perfect for the painting and coatings industry.
Web site: www.cas-mi.com
New product: New Location for CAS-MI Laboratories
Attributes/comments: CAS-MI Laboratories has fully moved into their new 11,000 sq. ft. laboratory location, a completely renovated building at 435 Joe Hall Drive, Ypsilanti, MI, with state-of-the-art instrumentation for analyzing and testing paints, coatings, plastics and polymers.
Web site: www.cheminstruments.com
New product: Adhesive Testing Equipment
Attributes/comments: Equipment for pressure sensitive and other adhesive testing including peel adhesion, tack, static and dynamic shear, release, burst strength, COF, tensile and elongation and material analysis.
New product: Sample Preparation Equipment
Attributes/comments: Laboratory drawdown coaters, hot melt coaters, laminators, combination coater laminators, sample roll down units, hand rollers, test panels, sample cutters and hand proofers.
Eiger Machinery, Inc.
New product: EMI-R&D Mill
Attributes/comments: Laboratory bead mill for producing samples as small as 25 mils and up to 10 liters with repeatable results. Now available with PLC monitoring and control. Information can be accumulated while operating providing useful process data. EMI R&D lab mills are self-contained bench top mills used for research, quality control and technical service applications.
New product: LHSD-E Laboratory Disperser/Mixer
Attributes/comments: The new LHSD-E lab disperser with electric lift can be used with high shear dispersion blades, a rotor stator mixer or optional batch bead mill head for processing various materials and viscosities. The disperser provides constant RPM and torque to produce realistic scale-up information that ensures duplication of the results. Various monitoring instrumentation available including data collection.
New Albany, IN
Web site: www.indco.com
New product: INDCO Mixing Station
Attributes/comments: New for summer 2010, our ergonomically designed mixing workstation. Designed for 4 stirrers and is now 72" L by 24" H, specifically formulated to reduce fatigue on the individual. This model features an all stainless steel construction and is completely pre-plumped for air mixers. INDCO can provide an entire mixing solution.
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas
New product: CM-5 Benchtop Spectrophotometer
Attributes/comments: Konica Minolta Sensing has launched the CM-5 benchtop spectrophotometer for use in the paint and coatings industry. The CM-5 is a full featured, highly accurate and a totally standalone instrument that does not require a PC.The CM-5 can display everything from numeric data, spectral graphs and colorimetric plots, making a PC for basic color control a thing of the past. The versatility of the top port design can support the measurement of solid objects, pills, granules, liquids and pastes. It also integrates a sliding body panel to expose its large transmittance chamber capable of measuring films or plates up to 60 mm thick. The sliding panel design, with no sides, allows for the measurement of an objects with no length limitation.
Little Joe Industries
Web site: www.littlejoe.com
New product: ADM-2 Automatic Draw Down Machine
Attributes/comments: The ADM-2 removes operator variables from using grind gages. Scraper angel, 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. The ADM-2 guarantees conformance to ASTM D 1316 and ASTM D 1210 for proper use of a grind gage.
Web site: www.nanovea.com
New product: Nanovea Compact Mechanical Tester
Attributes/comments: The Compact Mechanical Tester provides unmatched multi-function nano and micro/macro modules interchangeable on a single platform. Both the nano and micro/macro modules include scratch tester, hardness tester and wear tester modes providing the widest range of testing in the industry on a single module.
Union Process, Inc.
Web site: www.unionprocess.com
New product: 110cc Mini Tank
Attributes/comments: Union Process has developed a new 110 cc mini tank for its laboratory attritors. The redesigned mini tank allows customers to process batches as small as 20-30 cc of material. The tank is now compatible with the Union Process model 01-HD/HDDM Attritor, a high-speed laboratory Attritor that combines benefits of the company's standard 01-HD heavy duty wet grinding mill with the advantages of using disks (rather than arms) and media as small as 0.1mm or smaller. The combination of high speed milling and small media for processing very small batches has never been available from Union Process until now.