Application of Industrial XRF Coating Thickness Analyzer for Phosphate Coating Thickness on Steel
AbstractThe results of industrial application of an online X-ray fluorescence coating thickness analyzer for measuring the thickness of phosphate coatings on moving steel strips are considered in the article. The target range of coating thickness to be measured is from tens to hundreds of mg/m2 in a measurement time of 10 s. The measurement accuracy observed during long-duration factory acceptance test was 10–15%. The coating thickness analyzer consists of two XRF gauges, mounted above and below the steel strip and capable of moving across the moving strip system for their suspension and relocation and electronic control unit. Fully automated software was developed to automatically and continuously (24/7) control both gauges, scanning both sides of the steel strip, and develop and test methods for measuring new coatings. It allows performing offline storage and retrieval of the measurement results, remotely controlling the analyzer components and measurement modes from a control room. The developed XRF coating thickness analyzer can also be used for real-time measurement of other types of coatings, both metallic and non-metallic. View Full-Text
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Sokolov, A.; Hasikova, J.; Pecerskis, A.; Gostilo, V.; Lee, K.Y.; Jung, H.; Lim, J.H. Application of Industrial XRF Coating Thickness Analyzer for Phosphate Coating Thickness on Steel. Coatings 2018, 8, 126.
Sokolov A, Hasikova J, Pecerskis A, Gostilo V, Lee KY, Jung H, Lim JH. Application of Industrial XRF Coating Thickness Analyzer for Phosphate Coating Thickness on Steel. Coatings. 2018; 8(4):126.Chicago/Turabian Style
Sokolov, Aleksandr; Hasikova, Jelena; Pecerskis, Aleksej; Gostilo, Vladimir; Lee, Ki Y.; Jung, Hoobok; Lim, Jung H. 2018. "Application of Industrial XRF Coating Thickness Analyzer for Phosphate Coating Thickness on Steel." Coatings 8, no. 4: 126.
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