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21PlusHD Measurement and Control System for Building Materials Thermo Scientific™

Produce high quality building materials that improve your customers' success and your bottom line. The Thermo Scientific™ 21PlusHD Measurement and Control System for Building Materials provides repeatable, continuous performance in the manufacturing of insulation, roofing, shingles, carpet, flooring, nonwovens, abrasives and other building supplies that present challenging measurement environments. The system combines advanced sensor technology with low maintenance operation and a scaleable distributed system architecture to allow seamless modular expansion. 

Non-contact Metallic Coating Gauges Thermo Scientific™

Galvanized sheet is a value added steel product consumed in a wide variety of end uses, from automobiles to building products. Steel producers are challenged to provide high quality, uniform coatings while optimizing their production processes. For over 60 years, Thermo Scientific coating weight gauges have employed the physics of x-ray fluorescence to provide accurate and reliable on line measurement of zinc, tin and other metallic coatings. When coupled with the Thermo Scientific™ RM 400 EZ coating weight controller, these gauges can pay for themselves in zinc savings in less than six months.

IPlus! Measurement and Control System for Extrusion Thermo Scientific™

Uniform product thickness and the ability to produce flat rolls for secondary processes, such as thermoforming and slitting, is critical for film and sheet manufacturers. The Thermo Scientific™ IPlus! Measurement and Control System for Extrusion is a highly reliable, simple and cost-effective solution designed to measure the basis weight or direct thickness of single layer film and sheet applications. Automatic process control options help to achieve optimal production quality and increase product uniformity and process efficiency, while saving raw materials, for a higher return on investment.

PINspector+ Pin Hole Detector Thermo Scientific™

Pin holes and edge cracks compromise overall sheet quality resulting in downgraded material or scrap.The Thermo Scientific™ PINspector+ provides contactless monitoring of flat sheet for such defects. The instrument can detect holes as small as 5 microns on sheet speeds up to 2000 meters per minute. This is critical for food canning applications where the smallest hole can spoil the contents and put the end consumer´s health at risk. The PINspector+ can also be configured to show width measurement and provide additional information on strip quality.

21PlusHD Measurement and Control System for Lithium-Ion Battery Thermo Scientific™

Lithium-ion has become the battery of choice for the new generation of electric vehicles. However, manufacturing these batteries is complex and battery manufacturers need reliable technologies to ensure the quality and consistency of their products. The Thermo Scientific™ 21PlusHD for Lithium-Ion Battery is a high-performance measurement and control platform designed to increase the quality and performance efficiency of lithium-ion battery separator film, electrode coating and electrode calendering production lines. Its combination of sensor accuracy, reporting capabilities and innovative techniques ensures efficient production of high-quality, reliable battery products.

X-Ray Master Sensor Thermo Scientific™

Get accurate thickness and weight measurement data, control raw materials and improve the quality of products from films to fiberglass to nonwovens. The Thermo Scientific™ X-Ray Master Sensor provides non-contact, scanning measurement of weight, thickness or composition of a material on a continuous web. Using x-ray absorption characteristics, the sensor delivers precise, high-resolution measurement over a wide product range compared to nucleonic techniques.

IPlus! Measurement and Control System for Coating and Converting Thermo Scientific™

Whether for an adhesive coating or a barrier coating on paper, foil or film, uniform product thickness and the ability to produce flat rolls is critical for coated product manufacturers. The Thermo Scientific™ IPlus! Measurement and Control System for Coating and Converting is a highly reliable, simple and cost-effective solution designed to measure the overall basis weight or total thickness of a coated substrate. Automatic process control options help to achieve optimal production quality and increase product uniformity and process efficiency, while saving raw materials, for a higher return on investment.

21PlusHD Measurement and Control System for Coating and Converting Thermo Scientific™

The performance of barrier layers in laminated products such as aseptic packaging is critical for food packaging manufacturers. Similarly, for manufacturers of adhesive coatings, maintaining proper adhesive coverage on their products is essential. The Thermo Scientific™ 21PlusHD Measurement and Control System for Coating and Converting allows manufacturers of coated products or extrusion coated products to maintain the high performance characteristics of critical layers, such as adhesion or barrier layers, while minimizing thickness, to save raw materials costs and deliver the best return on investment possible.

ShadowMaster Direct Thickness Gauge Thermo Scientific™

Many interacting variables in the manufacturing process make accurate thickness measurement a challenge. The Thermo Scientific™ ShadowMaster Direct Thickness Gauge provides accurate, non-contact online thickness measurement of a moving web. The ShadowMaster online guage measures of a variety of materials up to 6500 microns (260 mils), for greater process control, improved quality and increased productivity without calibration or regulatory approval. The ShadowMaster measurement package comprises optical, inductive and temperature sensors to measure material with a variety of surface finishes.

Noncontact Thickness Gauges for Hot Plate Lines Thermo Scientific™

Steel plates must be manufactured to precise thickness specifications for use in applications which require superior strength and wear resistance, such as bridges, wind turbine towers, and ships. Thermo Scientific™ Noncontact Thickness Gauges for Hot Plate Lines provide real-time measurements that meet the tightest dimensional tolerances of any steel plate application. When controlling plate thickness variation is a must, Thermo Scientific plate thickness gauges optimize the mill process with extremely high measurement accuracy at high speed, low noise and with excellent cross-profile resolution.

Gauges for Hot Strip Mills Thermo Scientific™

Improve operations, increase mill throughput and take preemptive corrective action with real time process control data from Thermo Scientific™ Gauges for Hot Strip Mills. Hot rolling mills need reliable, repeatable process control data to identify operating issues, ensure product uniformity and increase output. We offer two solutions for complete quality control of hot strip mills. The Thermo Scientific™ RM 215 HM X-ray Thickness Gauging System is a flexible, robust platform for manual, automatic gauge control or adaptive control of the mill. The Thermo Scientific™ SIPRO Simultaneous Profile Gauge measures centerline and transverse thickness, temperature, profile, width, edge drop and shape of a steel strip at the exit of a hot rolling mill.

Noncontact Thickness Gauges for Cold Rolling and Process Lines Thermo Scientific™

Accurate thickness measurement of process-line steel ensures the finished products have specific mechanical properties. Thermo Scientific™ Noncontact Thickness Gauges for Cold Rolling and Process Lines provide reliable, noncontact thickness measurement of flat sheet metal in every type of processing line. Our gauges range from isotope and x-ray to laser and other optical based sensors and we have the experience to custom select the optimum sensor for your application. With more than 65 years in noncontact thickness measurement, we can solve any challenge encountered in a cold rolling or process line.

21PlusHD Measurement and Control System for Extrusion Thermo Scientific™

The ability to produce flat rolls with uniform thickness characteristics is paramount to the success of film and sheet manufacturers. Uniform thickness is important for sheet thermoforming, while maintaining minimum barrier film layer thickness is critical for food and medical packaging. The Thermo Scientific™ 21PlusHD for Extrusion measurement system allows manufacturers of cast, co-extruded, biax film and sheet products to minimize the thickness variation of the web, shift targets to save raw materials and decrease scrap and start-up times, while producing high performance products.

Gauges for Aluminum Rolling Mills Thermo Scientific™

Aluminum is commonly used in everyday products from automobiles to building materials to beverage cans. But aluminum production is actually very complex and requires highly technical solutions to ensure the finished material meets precise specifications. Thermo Scientific™ Gauges for Aluminum Rolling Mills meet this challenge with a comprehensive alloy compensation algorithm that provides accurate, noncontact thickness measurement in the high-speed production environment of aluminum cold strip for even the most specialized alloys and clad products.

SC 4000 Oil and Lubricant Film Gauge Thermo Scientific™

Thermo Scientific™ SC 4000 portable oil film and lubricant measurement system has been discontinued. Service and spare parts for this product will continue until March 2015. If you have any service needs, please contact service using the link on the right hand side of this page.
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