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Mahesh Patel
Mahesh Patel
01:32 Apr-27-2000
Measuring Coating Thickness at Hig Temps

Im currently looking for an instrument to read thickness of a non-ferrous coating on a ferrous substrate, with a surface temp of 500 F. Magnetic gauges only go to 400F and are affected by high temp. Can anyone suggest a product?


 
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Joseph P
Joseph P
03:58 Apr-27-2000
Re: Measuring Coating Thickness at Hig Temps
: Im currently looking for an instrument to read thickness of a non-ferrous coating on a ferrous substrate, with a surface temp of 500 F. Magnetic gauges only go to 400F and are affected by high temp. Can anyone suggest a product?




 
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Joseph Pascente
Engineering
Lixi, Inc., USA, Joined Nov 1998, 39

Joseph Pascente

Engineering
Lixi, Inc.,
USA,
Joined Nov 1998
39
04:00 Apr-27-2000
Measuring Coating Thickness at High Temps
The Lixi Profiler can measure at high temperature the thickness of a coating on ferrous material if the X-Ray absorption of the coating is at least 2% of the ferrous material


 
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Tom Nelligan
Engineering,
retired, USA, Joined Nov 1998, 390

Tom Nelligan

Engineering,
retired,
USA,
Joined Nov 1998
390
05:04 Apr-27-2000
Re: Measuring Coating Thickness at Hig Temps
: Im currently looking for an instrument to read thickness of a non-ferrous coating on a ferrous substrate, with a surface temp of 500 F. Magnetic gauges only go to 400F and are affected by high temp. Can anyone suggest a product?

What is the coating material and what is the thickness range? It may be possible to do this ultrasonically, using a high temperature delay line transducer, but I need more information about exactly what you're measuring to comment further.

--Tom Nelligan
Panametrics, Inc.




 
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