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Tool, App Turns Phone into Gage

DeFelsko Corp. has introduced a tool that works with a free mobile app to turn cellphones and tablets into virtual PosiTector gages.


Getting it Right: How to Use SSPC-PA 2

A large coated area can require hundreds of readings to make sure the dry film thickness is just right.


Gauge Screen Rotates Readings

A pocket coating thickness gauge from Fischer Technology now offers a rotating screen that displays readings and the menu navigation.


Wall Thickness: How Low Can You Go?

Measuring wall thickness—a key element in assessing the structural integrity of steel tanks and piping—gets an expert assist in the latest PaintSquare Video Learning Center installment.


Free How-to: Cutting into Coatings

Sometimes being destructive is the only way to get it done—at least when it comes to measuring each layer in a coating system, according to a new how-to video that covers the basics of the T...


Metal Gauge Has New Data Capabilities

A new metal thickness gauge from Dorset, England-based Tritex NDT boasts the ability to store readings in grid and string format directly on the tool.


New Tool Measures Powder Coatings

DeFelsko has launched a new non-contact powder thickness gauge for measuring uncured powder coatings.


New Gauges Work with Mobile Devices

New inspection gauges from Elcometer transfer data directly to mobile devices to produce instant inspection reports, the company announced.


Court Battle Pits Elcometer, TQC-USA

Global coatings instrument maker Elcometer Inc. is locked in federal-court litigation with a former employee and distributor over allegations of unlawful marketing tactics designed to steal ...


How-to Helps Measure Surface Profile

A hands-on guide to accurately measuring surface profile depth is the latest in an original series of video tutorials presented by KTA-Tator Inc. and produced by PaintSquare.


Free Videos Offer Film Thickness Demos

Hands-on demonstrations of two popular coating thickness gages are the latest free offerings in an original 30-part series of video tutorials presented by KTA-Tator Inc. and produced by Pain...


New PosiTector 6000 Goes Xtreme

DeFelsko’s new PosiTector 6000 FHXS Xtreme coating thickness gage measures coatings up to 400 mils (10,000 microns) thick in rugged environments.


Thickness Gage Measures Up To 300 Mils

An updated, ultrasonic non-destructive coating thickness gage has been launched by DeFelsko Corporation.


Thickness Gage Offers Multiple Options

Olympus NDT, a global provider of nondestructive testing technologies, has introduced the handheld 45MG ultrasonic thickness gage, packed with measurement features and software options.


Coating Thickness Gages Go Wireless

Synchronizing coating thickness data and easy updating and networking of instrumentation are the promise of new wireless technology developed by DeFelsko Corp.


Analyzer Measures Thickness and More

Eastern Applied Research, a longtime maker of x-ray fluorescence instruments, has unveiled the newest addition to its year-old Element Xr line of x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzers.


Novasys Debuts Thickness Gauge Line

The Novasys Group, a leading Australian supplier of instruments for the paint industry, has unveiled a new series of gauges designed to measure thickness of surface coatings.


SSPC Revises DFT Standard

SSPC has announced that it has made technical revisions and editorial clarifications to its coating application standard, SSPC-PA 2, Procedure For Determining Conformance To Dry Coating Thic...


MiniTest Thickness Gauges Fit a Pocket

Coating test gauge maker ElektroPhysik Inc. has introduced the MiniTest 70 series of coating thickness gauges, a line of compact instruments designed for quick and easy nondestructive measur...


Elcometer Releases Free Gauge Upgrade

Elcometer is marking the first anniversary of its Elcometer 456 Coating Thickness Gauges with a second scheduled upgrade designed to enhance performance.


DeFelsko Unveils Inspection Kits

DeFelsko Corp. has introduced PosiTector Inspection Kits, equipped with a PosiTector gage body, three probes and complete range of accessories in a hard-shell carrying case.


Elcometer Debuts NDT Gauges, Detectors

Coatings inspection instrument maker Elcometer has launched a new division, Elcometer NDT, which offers a comprehensive range of ultrasonic thickness gauges and flaw detectors.


TQC Launches US Operation

Coatings test equipment maker TQC (Thermimport Quality Control), founded in 1977 in the Netherlands, has opened its first North American office.


Fischer Technology Opens CA Office

Fischer Technology Inc., manufacturer of coating test instruments, has announced the opening of an additional sales and service office in San Mateo, CA.


Free Webinar Tackles Coating Thickness

Assuring accurate measurement of coating thickness—a critical quality control issue in protective coatings—will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


Free Webinar Tackles Coating Thickness

Assuring accurate measurement of coating thickness—a critical quality control issue in protective coatings—will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


Fischer Integrates New Unit, Software

Fischer Technology has introduced the Dualscope FMP100, a touchscreen coating thickness measurement instrument designed to combine the capabilities of PC-based lab instruments with the manag...


Elcometer Revamps 456 Thickness Gauges

Elcometer has introduced the next generation of its 456 digital coating thickness gauge, with a range of models designed to be more powerful and easier to use.


Accumet Launches Thickness Gauge

Accumet Products, maker of measuring, testing and setting instruments, has launched coating thickness gauge series CM8801.


 
 
   

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