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Wire-wound rods 10 inch

Article No. 4152

Wire-wound rod 10" - 4 mils
Mayer Drawdown Rod - 4 mils

  • Wet Film Thickness: 4 mils
  • Film Width: 52 mils
  • Overall length: 12 inch

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Qty/Box
Wet Film Thickness
$98.00 excl. taxes & shipping cost

Features

Wire-wound metering rods, often called “Mayer rods” popularized after their inventor Charles Mayer who developed the rods in the 1920’s, are stainless steel rods tightly wrapped with stainless steel wire.

The 10 inch wire wound rods have dimensions specified for the North American market.

  • Ideal for uniform drawdowns of thin films
  • One inch of space on both ends for easy handling
  • Optional bench stand to organize the rods during storage
  • Can be ordered in a set of 12 wire rods
  • Made from 300 series stainless steel

Technical Attributes

    Technical Properties

  • Qty/Box
    1
  • Wet Film Thickness
    4 mil
  • Wire Diameter
    52 mil
  • Film Width
    10 in
  • General

  • Dimensions
    ∅ 1.3 x 30.5 cm
  • Dimensions
    ∅ 0.5 x 12 in

Standards

ASTM

D4147

Procedure

  • Place substrate to be coated on smooth surface
  • Place film applicator on substrate
  • Pour coating in front of gap in pulling direction
  • Pull at uniform speed (approx. 25 mm/s)
  • Put applicator immediately into diluted cleaning solvent and clean with brush
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