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Anti-Sag Meter

Standards: ASTM D 3730, D 4400

Anti-Sag Meter


Coatings applied on non-horizontal surfaces will sag due to gravity. Sag resistance is a factor of the composition and viscosity of the coating, as well as the applied thickness.

The Anti-Sag meter allows quantification of the sagging properties of coatings.

  • Quick test of the sagging of coatings on non-horizontal surfaces

  • Available in most coating thickness ranges
 
Test charts available. For more information see our test chart page.
 


FEATURES TECHNICAL DATA VIDEO PRICE LIST
 

 

Features

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The applicator is a U-shaped drawdown bar with a series of 1/4 inch (6.4 mm) wide notches of varying clearances, spaced 1/16 inch (1.6 mm) apart. It is 5 inches (127 mm) wide and produces a total film width of 3-3/8 inches (86 mm). When a drawdown is made, a series of parallel stripes of different wet film thickness will be formed. This panel is placed on a vertical surface with the stripes horizontal and the thickest stripe lowest.

As the film stripes sag downward, some of the uncoated 1/16 inch (1.6 mm) spaces may become entirely covered. The clearance of the gap that produces the thickest film stripe, not sagging completely to the stripe below, is the anti-sag index of the coating.

 

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Technical Data
Clearance Range: Standard Range 76 to 305 µm (3 to 12 mils)
Low clearance 25.4 to 152.4 µm (1 to 6 mils)
High clearance 355.6 to 1524 µm (14 to 60 mils)
Medium clearance 101.6 to 609.6 µm (4 to 24 mils)
Dimensions: 5 x 1.5 x 1 in. (12.7 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm)
Net Weight: 0.625 lbs (0.3 kg)
Shipping Weight: 1.25 lbs (0.6 kg)

 

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Prices

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Prices subject to change    Prices listed in US dollars for domestic shipments within US, Canada, & Mexico only    Export orders require quotations - click here for a quote     For more info call us 1-800-762-2478 or 954-946-9454.
Item Number Item Prices
AP-B5401 Anti-Sag Meter, Standard Range 398.00
AP-B5402 Anti-Sag Meter, Low Clearance 398.00
AP-B5403 Anti-Sag Meter, High Clearance 398.00
AP-B5404 Anti-Sag Meter, Medium Clearance 398.00
For certified gages add /C and add $351.00 to the price of gage.



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