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Formed Rods Wet Film Applicator Rods Jr. Drawdown Rods Applied Coating Info
       
Formed Rods
Wet Film Applicator Rods
Jr. Drawdown Rods
Applied Coating Info
Solid steel rod, resembles a wire-wound rod, provides precise metered coatings on film, tin, rubber, plastics, glass, textiles & more.
Large variety of wire wound applicator rods that we currently carry. Click here to go our Wire Wound Rods Order Chart Page.
Designed for those labs that produce samples up to 8 1/2 " wide. Click here to go our Wire Wound Rods Order Chart Page.
Applied coating amounts with Wire Wound Rods. Chart that shows percent solids in feet and meters.
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Damon Rod Applicator Bench Rack Microm Applicators "Tefcrom" Applicator
       
Damon Rod Applicator
Bench Rack
Microm Applicators
"Tefcrom" Applicator
Unique, variable applicator designed for use where precise thickness control of coil coatings & other types of coatings is required.
Designed to protect precision wire windings of your Lab Drawdown Rods. Constructed of durable plastic and stainless steel.
Adjustable micrometers are film applicators ergonomically designed to facilitate fast, accurate draw downs.
Ideal for fast clean up (non-stick) and has one of the lowest coefficients of friction against any solid also Teflon® is very non-reactive.
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Digital Microm II 8 Path Wet Film Applicator Teflon Applicator Fast Drawdown
       
Digital Microm II
Xtra Value Digital Microm II
Teflon Applicator
Fast Drawdown
This Digital Microm II is an satin chrome adjustable micrometer and has a single value LCD display with inch and metric readout.
All Microm II Film applicator 3” or greater can now be fitted with the New Xtra-Value electronic micrometer heads.
The solid Teflon side plate has given this applicator the ultimate dimension in non-stick coefficient of friction testing available.
Precision control of coating thickness, quick & easy one-hand operation. Heavy-duty stainless steel construction that won’t rust or corrode.
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8 Path Wet Film Applicator Proofer Storage Stand Economy Sag Meter Leslie Applicator
       
8 Path Wet Film Applicator
Square Applicator
Sag Meter
Leslie Applicator
Precision wet film applicators are used in conjunction with paper charts, hiding power charts, plate glass or any smooth, flat surfaces.
Multiple Clearance Applicators combine the accuracy of fixed applicators with the versatility of multiple clearance/gap choices in one unit.
Sag Meters produce a series of equally spaced coating stripes of varying thickness.
This flow & leveling applicator is a much larger version of the standard sag meter with an extended range.
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Bird Type Film Applicators Straddle 2 Path Applicator 2 Path Precision Applicator 2 Path Wedge Gap
       
Bird Type Film Applicators
SS Bar Film Applicator
2 Path Precision Applicator
2 Path Wedge Gap
For laying down wet films of materials in predetermined thicknesses.
These 440 grade Bird Type Bars are the highest quality and easiest to clean.
Simple, accurate tools which lay down a uniform thickness of film for observation and testing.
For producing wedge-shaped wet films of paints, coatings and related products.
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Universal Blade Applicator Straddle 2 Path Applicator Precision Hand Proofer Multi Apps
       
Universal Blade Applicator
Straddle 2 Path Applicator
Anti-Sag Meter
Multi Clearance Applicators
Provides one of the most accurate and the most reproducible method of applying a coating to a flat surface for further evaluation.
For applying a wet film (top coat) over a dry film (bottom coat).
The Anti-Sag meter allows quantification of the sagging properties of coatings.
Multiple Clearance Applicators combine the accuracy of fixed applicators with the versatility of multiple clearance / gap choices.
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Precision Hand Proofer Phantom QDâ„¢ Proofer Hand Ink Proofer Mickle Proofer System
       
Phantom Hand Proofer
QD™ Proofer
Hand Ink Proofer
Teknimek Proofer System
Phantom's precision laser engraved ceramic hand proofer for matching color off the press.
The very first system that is fully portable and utility free so it is not locked in the ink room. Carry it to the press and dial in your ink.
The Pamarco Hand Proofer makes it easy to match colors off press, you can quickly test ink color or coverage.
Consists of separate Inker and Printer units, print disc and distribution roller for conventional inks, roller stand and print carrier.
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Proofer Storage Stand Notch Spool Test Roller CeramClean II Anilox Cleaning Brushes
       
Proofer Storage Stand
Notch Spool Test Roller
CeramClean II
Anilox Cleaning Brushes
A Proofer Storage Stand is the best way to keep your proofer anilox roller investment safely stored and ready for use.
Critical tool for determining the tendency of a paint to "spatter" when applied with a roller.
Cleans water, UV and most solvent based inks. It will keep your rolls clean and make them last longer.
Anilox cleaning brushes and duro-brushes in stainless steel and brass.
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Sonic Wash Solution
       
Sonic Wash Solution
 
 
 
Cleaner for Ultrasonic Units, finally a safe & effective way to clean your anilox rolls in an ultrasonic cleaning tank.
 
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Cryptometers & Drawdown Plates

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302 Cryptometer Auto Drawdown Machine byko-drive TQC Film App
       
Pfund Cryptometer
Auto Drawdown Machine
byko-drive
byko-drive XL
Provides a rapid subjective test method for the determination of opacity in hiding & spreading powers.
Designed to draw down sample coatings with a high degree of reproducibility.
This automatic applicator is a simple, small and economical film applicator.
Automatic Film Applicator has the most flexible design to perform drawdowns of coatings and inks.
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Sample Ease System Heated Vacuum Glass Drawdown Plate Gardco Drawdown Plate
       
Standard Auto Film Applicator
Compact Auto Film App
Glass Drawdown Plate
Gardco Drawdown Plate
A reliable basis to apply coating films to test charts, panels or foils in a uniform and reproducible way.
The TQC Automatic Film Applicator Compact is a smaller version drawdown machine.
Evaluates the properties of coatings, ink, emulsions and other applications.
Precision instrument designed to make consistent, repeatable drawdown samples.
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Cararra Glass Panels Perm Magnetic Chucks Heated Vacuum Sample Ease System
       
Cararra Glass Panels
Perm Magnetic Chucks
Heated Vacuum Bed
Sample Ease System
Black glass is used in widely referenced high-precision ASTM Method D 2805, and related hiding power test methods.
For holding magnetic steel panels in a prone position when making wet film drawdowns.
Heated perforated vacuum table to be used to create smooth and consistent thin films of paint, lacquers and other materials.
The accurate & inexpensive drawdown system that gives organization to color sampling and paint matching in one easy step.
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Paint Charts & Panels

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Draw Down Drying Tower Leneta Hiding Power Charts Release Charts Free Film Release Paper
       
Draw Down Drying Tower
Leneta Hiding Power Charts
Release Charts
Free Film Release Paper
Includes 40 slots for organizing & drying sheets up to 8-1/2 x 11 inches.
Opacity, penetration, penopac, display, sag/leveling, logicator, display charts and many more.
Charts with unique surface that can be readily wetted by water-borne or solvent-borne paints & where the dried film is easily stripped with tape.
This paper is smooth-surfaced and sealed on both sides, one side being glossy and the other matte.
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Leneta Instruments Paint Test Q Panels Test Charts Leneta Appendix
       
Leneta Instruments
Paint Test Q Panels
Test Charts
Leneta Appendix
A variety of Leneta instruments including drawdown test blades, catch papers, standards, & more.
Q-Panel brand test panels minimize metal variability in coatings tests.
A variety of charts including hiding power test, grayscale, skin tone, and wall matte.
Specific information regarding Leneta charts and card characteristics and much more.
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Spray Equipment & Powder Coatings

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Sprayability Paint Test Meter Air Test Kit Powder Comb Powder Comb
       
Sprayability Paint Test Meter
Air Test Kit
Powder Comb
Conveyor Ground Test
This instrument provides a means of achieving an optimum finish - time after time.
Allows you to perform on-site analysis of your compressed air with immediate results.
Check powder thickness before curing to help insure correct cured film thickness the first time through the line.
Conveyor ground test with five steps which informs you whether items to be painted are sufficiently grounded.
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Vacuum Plates & Pumps

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Vacuum Plates & Pumps High Vacuum Pump
       
Vacuum Plates & Pumps
Oilless Piston Pump
 
 
These drawdown vacuum plates are machined from hard aluminum solid stock and finished with a fine blanchard grind.
This Oilless Piston Type Compressor / Vacuum Pump has quiet operation and is made of economical aluminum.
   
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