Thermo Scientific metal coating and thickness gauges

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  RM310EC-LE RM310EC RM310EH RM315EC RM300EL PROSIS
Applications
Zinc (below 300 gsm per side or G200)
Hot dip galvanization lines
Electrolytic galvanization lines
     
Galvanized (below 500 gsm per side  or G400)
Thick coatings for crash barriers
       
Zinc alloys (except Galvanneal)
Zn/Al, Zn/Ni, Zn/Al/Mg, Al/Si
✓*        
Galvanneal (iron content in %)          
Tin        
Aluminized coatings          
Chrome          
Paint        
Passivation coatings          
Oil film          
*total coating only
100 - 7000 gsm

 

LE
X-ray

25kV
X-ray

45kV
X-ray

Kr-85
isotope

Pm-147
isotope

Prosis
reflection

  XRF XRF XRF Beta backscatter Beta backscatter NIR spectroscopy
Applications
Zinc (below 300 gsm per side or G200)
Hot dip galvanization lines
Electrolytic galvanization lines
       
Galvanized (below 500 gsm per side or G400)
Thick coatings for crash barriers
         
Zinc alloys (except Galvanneal)
Zn/Al, Zn/Ni, Zn/Al/Mg, Al/Si
✓*      
Galvanneal (iron content in %)        
Tin        
Aluminized coatings ✓*        
Chrome          
Paint      
Passivation coatings          
Oil film          
*total coating only
100 - 7000 gsm

O-frame or single-beam scanners are available

  RM310EC-LE RM310EC RM310EH RM315EC RM300EL PROSIS
Applications
Zinc (below 300 gsm per side or G200)
Hot dip galvanization lines
Electrolytic galvanization lines
     
Galvanized (below 500 gsm per side  or G400)
Thick coatings for crash barriers
       
Zinc alloys (except Galvanneal)
Zn/Al, Zn/Ni, Zn/Al/Mg, Al/Si
✓*        
Galvanneal (iron content in %)          
Tin        
Aluminized coatings          
Chrome          
Paint        
Passivation coatings          
Oil film          
*total coating only
100 - 7000 gsm

 

LE
X-ray

25kV
X-ray

45kV
X-ray

Kr-85
isotope

Pm-147
isotope

Prosis
reflection

  XRF XRF XRF Beta backscatter Beta backscatter NIR spectroscopy
Applications
Zinc (below 300 gsm per side or G200)
Hot dip galvanization lines
Electrolytic galvanization lines
       
Galvanized (below 500 gsm per side or G400)
Thick coatings for crash barriers
         
Zinc alloys (except Galvanneal)
Zn/Al, Zn/Ni, Zn/Al/Mg, Al/Si
✓*      
Galvanneal (iron content in %)        
Tin        
Aluminized coatings ✓*        
Chrome          
Paint      
Passivation coatings          
Oil film          
*total coating only
100 - 7000 gsm

O-frame or single-beam scanners are available

Sensor/system compatibility chart

 

LE
X-ray

25kV
X-ray

45kV
X-ray

Kr-85
isotope

Pm-147
isotope

Prosis
reflection

  XRF XRF XRF Beta backscatter Beta backscatter NIR spectroscopy
RM310EC-LE          
RM310EC        
RM310EH        
RM 315 EC        
RM300EL        
PROSIS          
RM 115 (lab)      
100 - 7000 gsm