Hitachi XRF Analyzers for Coating Thickness Measurements

Coating Thickness XRF SalesEastern Applied Research offers the Hitachi High-Technologies line of x-ray fluorescence analyzers, which includes the popular FT-110A for coating thickness quality control.  The Hitachi FT-110A is a versatile system that can provide high precision for basic single layer coatings to more complex applications (multi-layer, alloy thickness, and composition, etc).  In addition to the latest developments in XRF for coating thickness, we also have a rotating inventory of Used XRF analyzers along with Eddy-Current/Magnetic contact gauges.

Hitachi High-Technologies FT110A
- four chamber configurations to meet various sample interests
- highly efficient: auto-focus function for improved through-put
- reliable precision: distance correction through auto-focus
- innovative: wide view observation to narrow field image
Learn More: Hitachi FT110A XRF Analyzer


NEW X-Strata920 Configurations
meet a range of coating thickness measurement needs
SDD Detector: option for thin films, ENIG, ENEPIG, etc
history of performance: popular system for many years
- multiple chambers: select the design best suited for you
Learn More: Hitachi X-Strata920 (with optional SDD)


XRF Analyzer for Ultra Thin MeasurementsULTRA THIN FILM MEASUREMENTS:
Hitachi High-Technologies FT150 series
- micro-spot measurement capability: through poly-capillary optics
- high throughput: even complex applications (ie ENIG, ENEPIG)
- ultra thin capabilities: built for ultra thin Au and Sn applications
Learn More: Hitachi FT150 XRF Analyzer 

DeFelsko Coating Thickness GaugesIn addition to x-ray fluorescence analyzers, Eastern Applied offers the DeFelsko Positector line of coating thickness gauges for fast and precise thickness checks; both Magnetic Induction and Eddy-Current gauges are available.  These effective gauges are used to measure the thickness of non-magnetic coatings applied to steel (ferrous metal) and non-conductive coatings applied to non-ferrous metals.
Learn More: Gauges for Thickness Measurements

common applications and industries:

Electronic: increase productivity with better process control
     - Electroless Nickel coating thickness measurements (ENIG, ENEPIG per IPC standards)
     - solder thickness measurements and composition
     - measurement of solderability on printed circuit boards, such as Ag/Cu/Epoxy

Metal Finishing: minimize production cost of the plating process...and maximize production
     - comply with ASTM B-568, test method on measurement of coating thickness
     - multi-sample and multi-point analysis
     - single or multi-layer thickness measurements
     - alloy coating thickness applications (ZnNi, SnPb)
     - plating bath analysis
     - critical applications in aerospace and automotive quality control

Precious Metals Assay / Metal Alloys: rapid, non-destructive analysis of jewelry and other alloys
     - gold analysis, determination of karat and other metal constituents
     - general precious metal alloy assay

Compliance Testing: insure products confirm to specifications
     - determination of hazardous substances, from PPM to high percentage levels
     - quantification of toxic elements, i.e. Cd, Hg, Pb to verify compliance
     - RoHS screening of electronic components and finished boards
     - high reliability testing for aerospace, positive identification of leaded solder

Alternative Energy: insure product efficiency and uniformity
     - thin film photovoltaic cells, composition analysis of thin-film absorber layer (i.e. CIGS)
     - optimized electrical conductivity through layer thickness analysis