SolveTech’s proprietary capacitance based technology allows users to measure film thickness and variability accurately. The new standard has two procedures. One is for profiling film and the other is for doing a spot measurement. We have devices designed for both situations which fully comply with the standard.
The PR2000 applies to the profiling portion of the standard. Profile a strip of film to see the uniformity of the material in the cross web or down web direction. This unit delivers the highest level of accuracy and repeatability on the market. You can see how your extrusion is performing in great detail to see the affect of small incremental improvements. Great for quantifying average film thickness and thickness variability.
The SC1000 applies to the spot measuring procedure in the standard and was developed to measure ceramic materials. Simply place the material under the gauge head and get a reading of thickness or basis weight.
Contact us here, or call 1-302-798-5400 to have a technical discussion regarding adopting the standard at your facility.
ASTM Standards For Measuring Plastic Film – Thickness Gauges That Comply with ASTM D8136