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.
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.
Reduce product effect and costly waste caused by false rejects with the Thermo Scientific™ APEX 500 High Performance Metal Detector. With superior sensitivity, new shielding techniques and a unique multi-coil design for magnetic flux consistency, you can feel confident the APEX 500 metal detector is meeting the food industry's toughest requirements.
Achieve cost-effective, industry-leading sensitivity in the most demanding pharmaceutical environments while meeting the U.S. Federal Drug Administration's (FDA) stringent requirements for validated production with the Thermo Scientific™ APEX 500 Rx Pharmaceutical Metal Detector.
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.
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.
Eliminate expensive downtime, service costs and repair bills with a uniquely-designed metal detector suited for a wide range of demanding food processing and packaging environments. The rugged Thermo Scientific™ APEX 500/300 HD Metal Detectors can survive harsh washdown, mechanical vibration and sanitation with caustic chemicals, all while delivering high sensitivity and long-term stability. Both APEX HD models offer the lowest total cost of ownership possible and can improve operational efficiency in many food processing applications where standard metal detectors are in use today.
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.
Vinyl calendering is a complex process that requires a modular measurement and control strategy that can be configured according to the application. The Thermo Scientific™ 21PlusHD Measurement and Control System for Vinyl Calendering provides accurate, reliable measurement of the basis weight or thickness of materials used in vinyl manufacturing. With a highly efficient two or three- zone calender control system, the 21PlusHD measurement and control system ensures each component meets strict manufacturing guidelines and high-quality standards.
The Thermo Scientific™ Sentinel™ family of metal detectors provide high sensitivity detection performance to increase the probability of finding ferrous, non-ferrous, and stainless steel metal contaminants in food, beverage and other products. Utilizing innovative technologies such as Multiscan™ and Selectscan™, Sentinel metal detectors help manufacturers increase customer safety, improve product quality and drive production efficiency. Discover how the Sentinel product family can meet your application needs.
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.
Achieve optimum data processing with Thermo Scientific™ CM515 and HME900 Density Converter Electronics. Thermo Scientific density meters or specific gravity analyzers are available with either a HART compatible, field-mounted density converter or a control room-based unit. Both instruments provide high-integrity calculations of density and density-related variables to ensure effective custody transfer and process optimization.
Improve food safety with the most up to date metal detection equipment. Now you can breathe new life into your old metal detector with the Thermo Scientific™ APEX Upgrade. The APEX Upgrade provides a cost effective migration path for older metal detectors, offering new features, improved performance and a common platform for the future, so you can be sure even the smallest metal contaminants won’t slip through the cracks. The upgrade can often be done right in your factory in a matter of hours, or in our repair depot at a fraction of the cost of installing a new metal detector.
Meet the specialty measurement and reporting requirements for nonwoven manufacturing, whether the process is spunbond, spunlace, airlaid, meltblown or carded. The Thermo Scientific™ 21PlusHD Measurement and Control System for Nonwovens measures the basis weight or thickness of nonwoven materials as well as binder or super-absorbent polymer (SAP) content and moisture, specifically for hygienic applications. The system's advanced sensor technology ensures efficient production of uniform, reliable, functional products. The system supports the stringent reporting requirements for roll quality with full-lot traceability.
Overcome the limitations of fixed single or dual frequency metal detectors with the Thermo Scientific™ Sentinel™ Multiscan Metal Detector. By scanning up to five user-selectable frequencies running at a time, the Sentinel provides unmatched sensitivity and the highest probability of finding ferrous, non-ferrous, and stainless steel metal contaminants in challenging applications such as dairy, meat, poultry, bread, and other applications with high product effect.