Sensory Analytics – SpecMetrix Systems
Sensory Analytics supplies highly precise and award-winning SpecMetrix® coating thickness and film layer measurement systems to global manufacturers, coaters and converters of films, foils and laminated products.
The exclusive SpecMetrix ROI technology built into all SpecMetrix® systems provides customers with a real-time display of continuous and absolute coating thickness data for wet or dry coatings and film layers immediately following application on a wide variety of clear, opaque and printed substrates. Industry leaders prefer these tools to inefficient weight checks and oversized scanning frames that only generate manual coat weights or total package thickness data.
Powered by its proprietary software, non-contact and non-radioactive SpecMetrix® systems are built to withstand the rigors of any manufacturing environment, incorporating a broad wavelength range that can generate data as low as 0.25 microns. SpecMetrix systems can accurately measure thinner coatings and separate layers simultaneously and individually, helping film processors identify underlying problems with a particular film stack.
SpecMetrix systems precisely measure the absolute thickness of thin films and coatings including:
- Barrier films and coatings
- Laminated film layers
- Single and dual coatings
- Scratch-resistant layers
- Transparent conductors
- UV coatings
- Other performance coatings
SpecMetrix Coating Measurement Systems Product Offerings:
SpecMetrix® offline lab systems provide ultra-precise and instant measurement data for flat samples and component parts. All SpecMetrix offline configurations are measurement ready for wet or dry samples in any environment from the QA lab to the factory floor. This flexibility allows for easy and accurate coat weight and absolute thickness checks during set-ups or sample testing. Global companies use our technology as the preferred forensic tool based on its unmatched ability to identify and quantify thin coating or layer thickness defects with nanometric precision.
For in-process measurement applications, both fixed probe and scanning system configurations are offered to meet most QA needs. Our cutting-edge fiber-optic probe packages take over 70 measurements per second per probe, at line speeds up to 1800 feet per minute. Customers can select single or multiple fixed probe mounting options to collect thickness data on top and bottom of coated webs. Single and dual traversing measurement configuration options easily deliver in-process, cross-and-down web QA data and analysis. Plant teams can select whichever pattern is best suited for their production requirements. The ability to provide full side-to-side web coating measurements on the top and bottom of coated webs at thinner coating application levels provides unmatched QA process improvements.
SpecMetrix ROI technology is also available as OEM equipment for coaters, laminators, coating line, and coil coating equipment suppliers. These systems are designed to interface quickly and seamlessly. HMI and integrated control options are available in stand-alone or fully integrated configurations.
SpecMetrix systems are the most flexible, effective and user-friendly non-contact coating thickness measurement solutions available today. These measurement solutions optimize coating utilization and improve coating process control in diverse manufacturing processes. Operators obtain immediate feedback on coating quality while providing plant management with direct quality results without any operator involvement. SpecMetrix systems help reduce plant costs by streamlining set-up, changeover, inspection times while also helping manufacturing plants to reduce their waste streams and environmental impact. Customers report complete ROI within an average of six to nine months.
Sensory Analytics supports its global customer base from its expanded Greensboro, North Carolina technical center and through global sales and technical support team members in over 40 countries.