Article - 9 Nov 2007
Coatings and films play an important role in many fields of application (drug delivery coatings, coatings on medical devices, thin films for food protection etc.), which makes an efficient technique...
Article - 27 Jun 2002
X-Ray fluorescence is probably best known for compositonal analysis. However, it can also be used as a form of non-destructive testing for measuring coating thickness. The basic system, technique and...
Article - 20 Aug 2019
Find out how to reliably measure the coating thickness on stents for medical conditions.
Article - 20 Sep 2018
Traditionally, the accurate measurement of coatings deposited on a curved surface has been difficult without the use of witness samples.
Article - 8 Sep 2016
Regular checks on coating processes are essential for manufacturers to maintain product output quality, for example the thickness of coatings. Coatings are frequently composed of costly materials and...
Article - 10 Apr 2017
Surface metrology has to increasingly compete with sub-micron films, which are now being used on products well beyond semiconductor devices. Sub-micron films may be incidental – for instance, oil on a...
Article - 15 Oct 2018
In this article we examine the MProbe NIR system and how it is used measure the thickness of thin water-based coatings on PET films.
Article - 12 Mar 2006
Scanning probe microscopes have been developed that can measure electrical currents, resistance, and capacitance.
Article - 9 Jan 2014
A coating’s optical thickness is determined by white light interference and mathematical calculations are used to translate the pattern into optical thickness.
Article - 25 Jan 2019
This article introduces Silcotek's materials characterization capabilities.