Sheen Instruments - manufacturer and supplier of quality testing instruments for the paint and coatings industry

Sheen Instruments - quality testing instrumentation for paint and industrial coatings

Application

Browse our range of film application products.

Adjustable Film Applicator

Adjustable Film Applicator

This rugged applicator is fitted with a bevelled blade, adjustable by means of 2 knurled screws, from 0 – 6000 microns. The reduced shear effect provides close to gap initial wet film thickness.

Automatic Film Applicators

Automatic Film Applicators

The Film Applicators offer a reliable and repeatable method for applying samples of paints, inks, varnishes, adhesives and other materials that require a defined film thickness evenly spread over flat surfaces.

Bar Applicators

Bar Film Applicator

The Applicators are manufactured from high quality stainless steel, precision machined, individually calibrated and finishes to meet the quality requirements of the coatings industry.

Bird Film Applicator

Bird Film Applicator

These precision applicators are used in conjunction with paper, hiding power charts, plate glass or other smooth flat surfaces. They are simple, accurate production or quality control tools which require no adjustment. Available in two film widths as standard: 50 or 75mm.

Cube Film Applicators

Cube Film Applicators

This small Applicator is available with 16 or 45 mm film widths (Applicator width respectively 25 and 50 mm). It has one chamber 16, 0 mm diameter to contain the liquid sample and 2 gap sizes (one on each side) machined into each application face, ideal for applying parallel film stripes.

Centifugal Film Applicator "filmfuge"

Filmfuge Applicators

Centrifugal applicators provide perfectly reliable spin-coated samples. Complementary to conventional techniques, this method offers efficiency and flexibility to daily sample preparation process.
4-sided Film Applicator

Four Sided Film Applicator

A flexible and easy to use applicator, combining 4 gaps sizes, available in 60 and 80 mm film widths, combining 4 gap sizes in one product.

Levelling and Sagging Tester

Levelling and Sagging Tester

This applicator performs two tests. The sagging test is carried out as for Ref. SH1108 Sag Index Applicator (from 75 to 300µm) but also incorporated is the levelling test.

Micrometer Adjustable Film Applicator

Micrometer Adjustable Film Applicator

This applicator is ideally suited to research projects where small variations in film thickness need to be evaluated accurately.

Eight Gap Multifilm Applicators

Multifilm Applicators

This versatile applicator offers 8 gap sizes in one unit, Special versions gap sizes are available

Pneumatic Panel Sprayers

Pneumatic Panel Sprayers

Our fully pneumatic Panel Sprayers have been developed in association with major coating manufacturers, subsequently we can offer a wide range of options from which to customise for individual requirements.

Sag Index Applicators

Sag Index Applicators

This applicator is especially designed for sag resistance evaluation, in consists of film width of 90mm, equally divided into 10 gaps, incremented in depths of 25 microns, the space between each gap is 1.5mm.

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Three and Six Chamber Cube Film Applicators

Similar to the single chamber version but offers the user either 3 or 6 chambers enabling additional (Dependent on version selected) samples to be tested simultaneously, the applicators can be supplied with 37 and 75 μm gaps or to customer specification.

Wire Bar Coaters/Impression Beds

Wire Bar Coaters/Impression Beds

These wired bars are ideal for application of paints, inks, adhesives, floor polishes and similar coatings onto flexible materials such as paper, test charts, textiles, leather, floor tiles etc.

 

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