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Monday, 18 November 2019
Production and testing

Keep up with all the latest developments in the field of production and testing!

43 item(s) for Production and testing
26 Aug 19
Modern paint production: “As quickly and as much as possible with as little effort as possible”

The transition from traditional formulations concepts towards modern modular based working procedures is a great challenge. We spoke with Frank Kother from TMC about the advantages and hurdles of this process.

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26 Feb 19
"Interlinked production steps are often treated separately"

Automation, production monitoring through on-line characterisation and an overview of all process steps are all topics that need to be focused on when the production process is being optimised, says Dr FeIipe Wolf-Fabris from the European Centre for Dispersion Technologies (EZD) in our interview.

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3 Dec 18
Where is REACH heading?

The ninth Fresenius User Forum discussed user issues of EU chemicals legislation.

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13 Mar 18
Non-destructive terahertz sensor for coatings

The UK-based company Teraview resently presented a new technology to measure film thickness in a non-destructive way.

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1 Mar 18
Digital manufacturing: “Pen and paper are still being used”

Industry 4.0 is great. In theory. But in reality switching to new machines can be complicated and expensive. Lazaros Patsakas from B&R Automation explains how companies can take the plunge with a very simple system.

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21 Aug 17
Multi-impact testing for stone-chip resistance: EN ISO 20567 1 revised

Grit, road metal and other materials can damage automotive coatings so that individual layers come off or the whole coating delaminates from the substrate. Stone chipping can be simulated by means of single- and/or multi-impact tests. ISO 20567 1 has now been revised.

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8 Feb 17
Fluctuation scaling of colour variability in automotive metallic add-on parts

Colour matching between the car body and assembled add-on parts is a complex process that increases costs and time in automotive manufacturing. Spanish researchers have investigated the statistical properties of colour coordinates for colour matching in automotive metallic coatings.

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2 Aug 16
New dosing technique accelerates contact angle measurements

A new method of drop positioning for measuring static contact angle accelerates the dosing process compared with classic needle dosing.

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15 Jun 16
Bubble entrapment and escape from sprayed paint films

A model paint consisting of resin dissolved in butanol was sprayed onto horizontal glass substrates to form films varying from 100 μm to 450 μm in thickness.

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