||New Laboratory Instruments for Coatings Industry to be Demonstrated
at ASTM Mini-Symposium
The mini-symposium, New Developments in Paint Testing Instruments,
will be presented Tuesday, Jan. 23, 4:30-6:30 p.m., at the Embassy
Suites Hotel, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., by ASTM Committee D01 on Paint and Related Coatings, Materials, and Applications, in
conjunction with the committees semi-annual meeting.
Areas that should be considered for ASTM Committee D01 method
development or improvement will be identified. Current distributors
of instruments to the coatings industry will present physical
testing (excluding appearance measurement), product instrumentation,
software, and service which, in their opinion, deserves ASTM D01
The program will benefit:
Quality control managers; and
Chairs of D01 subcommittees and task groups.
Twenty-minute presentations will be given on product(s) that indicate
a need for ASTM D01 action, and the impact this action will have
on the coatings industry will be described. BYK-Gardner USA, Columbia,
Md., will demonstrate a wave scan with distinctness of image function,
as well as a cupping tester. Paul N. Gardner Co., Pompano Beach,
Fla., will present a thin film analyzer, and Elektro-Physik USA,
Arlington Heights, Ill., an instrument for nondestructively measuring
individual layers in a multi-coat system on metal substrates.
Additional instruments from the presenting distributors with potential
interest to attendees will also be displayed.
The event is free and open to the public. For further technical
information, contact the symposium chairman, Joe Peters, Leneta Co., 15 Whitney Rd., Mahwah, NJ 07430-3129 (201/847-9300;
fax: 201/848-8833). Committee D01 meets Jan. 21-24 in Ft. Lauderdale.
For Committee D01 meeting or membership information, contact Staff
Manager Tim Brooke, ASTM (610/832-9729). //
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