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Fischer Instrumentation

FISCHER Instrumentation GB Ltd are part of Helmut Fischer GmbH, specialists in coating thickness measurement, material analysis and micro hardness testing for over 60 years.

FISCHER'S comprehensive range of instrumentation is of the highest quality, comprising bench instrumentation systems and XRF analysers through to hand held coating thickness measurement gauges with probe options, making the coating thickness measurement technology available for everyday shop floor use.

FISCHER GB is a dependable and competent partner providing sound advice, extensive service and practical training from their UK offices in Lymington, Hampshire. A purpose built laboratory for training and customer visits is new for 2015.

Today, FISCHER instruments are used throughout all fields of engineering and across many research fields.


Products

Accessories for FISCHERSCOPE® X-RAY Measuring systems  	 Questions? Please contact us

Accessories for FISCHERSCOPE® X-RAY Measuring systems Questions? Please contact us

Here at Fischer Instrumentation Ltd we are a dynamic company always looking to improve all aspects of our business. If you have an enquiry regarding A...

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ANOTEST® YMP30-S

ANOTEST® YMP30-S

Sealing quality tester of anodic coatings on aluminum

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Benchtop units

Benchtop units

Premium Benchtop unit for universal coating thickness measurement and material testing, with color touchscreen, individual configuration and various i...

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BETASCOPE®

BETASCOPE®

Providing quality products at competitive prices is our aim here at Fischer Instrumentation Ltd. We pride ourselves on being a leading X-ray analysis ...

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Coating Thickness Gauges and Instruments

Coating Thickness Gauges and Instruments

Fischer provides a large range of coating thickness gauges (also referred to as a paint thickness gauges and dry film thickness gauges) and instrument...

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Coating Thickness Measurement and Material Analysis Bench Measurement System

Coating Thickness Measurement and Material Analysis Bench Measurement System

The FISCHERSCOPE MMS series instruments are universal coating thickness measurement and material analysis systems. The modular design allows the user ...

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Compact Coating Thickness Gauges MP0 Series

Compact Coating Thickness Gauges MP0 Series

Ultra compact pocket coating thickness gauges for simple, fast and nondestructive coating thickness measurement.

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Compact Coating Thickness Pocket Gauges

Compact Coating Thickness Pocket Gauges

Ultra compact pocket gauges for simple, fast and nondestructive coating thickness measurement on virtually all metals

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Compact Pocket Coating Thickness Gauges

Compact Pocket Coating Thickness Gauges

Compact pocket coating thickness gauges with PC-interface for a convenient, fast and nondestructive coating thickness measurement.

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Conductivity measuring instrument

Conductivity measuring instrument

Handheld instrument for electrical conductivity measurement of non-ferromagnetic metals. The electrical conductivity can be used for determining mater...

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Connectors

Connectors

The requirements for quality assurance for connectors continue to increase: Structures are getting smaller and the coatings systems are getting more c...

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Corrosion in the Marine Sector

Corrosion in the Marine Sector

Fischer instruments are designed with built-in measurement reporting to meet the needs set forth by SSPC PAC2 and IMO PSPC. Please contact us today fo...

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Corrosion Protection MPOR-FP

Corrosion Protection MPOR-FP

Benefits: Gauge with permanently connected probe for various specimen's geometries (e.g. when measuring area cannot be reached easily) Excellent rep...

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COULOSCOPE® CMS

COULOSCOPE® CMS

Benchtop unit for coulometric coating thickness measurement of virtually all metallic coatings on metallic or nonmetallic substrates; of individual la...

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DeltaScope FMP10 Coating Thickness Gauge - Magnetic Induction Test

DeltaScope FMP10 Coating Thickness Gauge - Magnetic Induction Test

The low-priced instrument DELTASCOPE® FMP10 coating thickness gauge should be used if full data storage, data evaluation and output capabilities are n...

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DeltaScope FMP30 Coating Thickness Gauge - Magnetic Induction Unit

DeltaScope FMP30 Coating Thickness Gauge - Magnetic Induction Unit

The rugged DELTASCPOPE FMP30 coating thickness gauge is ideal for users who need a separate magnetic induction unit with full measurement storage, do...

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DELTASCOPE® FMP10

DELTASCOPE® FMP10

For measuring non-ferromagnetic metal coatings, e.g., chrome, copper, zinc, as well as paint, varnish, enamel or plastic coatings on steel and iron. (...

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Determination of Gold and Other Precious Metal Content

Determination of Gold and Other Precious Metal Content

Precious metals are the basis for jewelry production, however, they are also often used in high-tech industries such as electronics and medicine. The ...

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Dualscope Coating Thickness Measurement Gauge

Dualscope Coating Thickness Measurement Gauge

The DUALSCOPE® MP0R coating thickness measurement gauge is designed for quick and easy measurements. This economic gauge accurately and conveniently d...

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Dualscope FMP100 Top of Range Coating Thickness Gauge

Dualscope FMP100 Top of Range Coating Thickness Gauge

The Dualscope FMP100 coating thickness measurement system has all the functionality of the Fischer MMS coating thickness and material analysis bench s...

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Dualscope FMP40 Coating Thickness Gauge - 100 Applications

Dualscope FMP40 Coating Thickness Gauge - 100 Applications

The DUALSCOPE® FMP40 coating thickness measurement gauge is an easy-to-use coating thickness measurement and flexible data collection device. It has a...

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Dualscope MPOR Coating Thickness Gauge - Eddy & Magnetic Induction Test method

Dualscope MPOR Coating Thickness Gauge - Eddy & Magnetic Induction Test method

The DUALSCOPE® MP0R-FP-USB coating thickness gauge is designed for quick and easy measurements. This economic thickness measurement gauge accurately a...

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DUALSCOPE® FMP20

DUALSCOPE® FMP20

Based on the automatic substrate material recognition and the combination of the two measurement methods . Please contact us today for more informatio...

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FERITSCOPE® FMP30

FERITSCOPE® FMP30

Handheld instrument for the measurement of the ferrite content

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Ferrite Content in Austenitic and Duplex Steel

Ferrite Content in Austenitic and Duplex Steel

Handheld instrument for the measurement of the ferrite content

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Ferrite Content Measurement of Stainless Steels

Ferrite Content Measurement of Stainless Steels

The rugged FERRITSCOPE FMP30 handheld measurement gauge with plug-in type smart probe is suited to the fast, non-destructive and accurate measurement ...

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Ferrite content measuring instrument

Ferrite content measuring instrument

This is also true when the coatings are tested on tanks or air plane aluminium structures for fatigue.

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FISCHER DataCenter

FISCHER DataCenter

FISCHER DataCenter Software for Evaluating and Archiving Measurement Data FISCHER DataCenter IP (Inspection Plan) Inspection Plan Software for Qua...

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FISCHERSCOPE  XAN  315

FISCHERSCOPE XAN 315

Cost-effective and compact entry-level X-Ray Fluorescence Measuring Instrument.

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 X-RAY Fluorescence Measuring Systems

X-RAY Fluorescence Measuring Systems

The following instruments work according to the energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence method.

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Compact XRF instrument

Compact XRF instrument

Compact and lightweight XRF instrument for fast and non-destructive Analysis of Gold and Silver Alloys, FISCHERSCOPE® XAN® 315.

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Coating Thickness measurement of lead frames using XRF

Coating Thickness measurement of lead frames using XRF

Coating thickness measurements on lead frames with XRF has established itself as the measurement method of choice as the electronics industry makes us...

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PCB testing - thin Au and Pd coatings

PCB testing - thin Au and Pd coatings

As the electronics industry makes use of ever thinner coatings, manufacturers increase their demands on measuring technologies to provide reliable par...

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Electrical conductivity medical devices

Electrical conductivity medical devices

Electrical conductivity is a quality check solution for non ferromagnetic metals and is used in determining material properties. A different applicati...

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XRF X-ray goes mobile

XRF X-ray goes mobile

The new FISCHERSCOPE® X-RAY XAN® 500 from Fischer offers a mobile coating thickness measurement option particularly useful for large specimens or diff...

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Electrical conductivity searches for forgeries in coins and bullion

Electrical conductivity searches for forgeries in coins and bullion

Gold and precious metals have always been popular investment objects. However, due to the sky-rocketing prices of precious metals in recent years, the...

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Pattern recognition means safe sample placement

Pattern recognition means safe sample placement

The new pattern recognition feature on all FISCHERSCOPE® X-RAY instruments with programmble XY tables allows samples to be positioned safely even in d...

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All In One Corrosion Module

All In One Corrosion Module

Applying, checking and maintaining protective coatings in on-and off-shore applications can be a challenge for everyone involved. Now, with only one d...

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Measure Duplex Coatings - Automotive Industry

Measure Duplex Coatings - Automotive Industry

A unique instrument combination specifically developed for the automotive industry is the Phascope® PMP10 Duplex gauge and ESG20 probe which unites th...

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Probe meets specific coating thickness need in automotive manufacturing process

Probe meets specific coating thickness need in automotive manufacturing process

A great deal of effort goes into reducing vehicle weight by using lighter components; e.g. the use of Sprayable Acoustic Material (SAM) coatings in ve...

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Coating thickness measurement inside hollow car body parts

Coating thickness measurement inside hollow car body parts

Anti-rust warranty has become an important hallmark of car quality, particularly in hard to reach areas such as the cross beams and pillars of the ste...

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Solving Aluminium Alloys Coating Measurement and Analysis Problems  With X-Ray Fluorescence

Solving Aluminium Alloys Coating Measurement and Analysis Problems With X-Ray Fluorescence

Aluminium is a versatile material used in the automotive industry. As the properties of aluminium alloys can be greatly modified by adding different ...

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Measure thick NiP coatings on automotive parts

Measure thick NiP coatings on automotive parts

In the automotive industry, the plungers used inside the solenoid valves of automatic transmission gearboxes must fit smoothly into their through-hole...

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New Application Laboratory Open Day

New Application Laboratory Open Day

Fischer’s UK headquarters in Lymington, Hampshire has increased its capability this summer with the addition of a purpose built Application Laboratory...

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Measure Nikasil® coatings on aluminium automotive cylinders

Measure Nikasil® coatings on aluminium automotive cylinders

Automotive cylinders are subject to extreme mechanical wear. A way of protecting aluminium cylinders is to plate the contact surfaces with Nikasil®, a...

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Reduce Bio-Fouling Downtime On Marine Structures

Reduce Bio-Fouling Downtime On Marine Structures

The related costs of bio-fouling are so high that even expensive prevention technologies quickly pay for themselves: some sources put the savings in f...

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Measuring Protective Coatings in Accordance with SSPC-PA2

Measuring Protective Coatings in Accordance with SSPC-PA2

Coating thickness measurement is of growing importance in the paint and corrosion protection industry, as is conformance to regulations and standards ...

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Measuring Lacquer on Rough Surfaces – Ideal Probe for the Job

Measuring Lacquer on Rough Surfaces – Ideal Probe for the Job

Irregular surface structures, or “roughness” – as typically found on grey cast iron or sand-blasted steel – complicate the process of measuring the th...

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Porosity Testing Vital on Pipelines and Offshore Structures

Porosity Testing Vital on Pipelines and Offshore Structures

Ensuring the long-term protection of parts exposed to the extremely harsh conditions found in offshore environments requires intact anti-corrosion pro...

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X-Ray Directly Measures the Phosphorous Content in Electroless Nickel

X-Ray Directly Measures the Phosphorous Content in Electroless Nickel

Phosphorous (P) is incorporated when using typical methods for electroless or chemical deposition of nickel yet its concentration significantly influ...

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Material analysis on corrosion-resistant fasteners for longevity

Material analysis on corrosion-resistant fasteners for longevity

Screws, nuts, washers and bolts can be found everywhere holding our world together, but some of them lead a much harder life than others, especially t...

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Measuring the zinc plating on nails with Phascope ® PMP10

Measuring the zinc plating on nails with Phascope ® PMP10

Nails and other fasteners are coating to protect them against rust; the thickness of the zinc layer corresponds directly to how long they can resist c...

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The necessity of measuring the thickness of Bridges’ Scale Armour Paint

The necessity of measuring the thickness of Bridges’ Scale Armour Paint

Micaceous iron oxide (MIO) coatings or ‘scale armour paint’ are to be found wherever maximum corrosion protection is essential – steel bridges, power ...

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New Building at Fischer HQ almost doubles floor space

New Building at Fischer HQ almost doubles floor space

The latest in a series of videos showing the New Building at Fischer's Headquarters in Sindelfingen, Germany can now be seen on U-tube or click on the...

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Easy, Flexible and Accurate Ferrite Content Measurement Offshore

Easy, Flexible and Accurate Ferrite Content Measurement Offshore

In the oil and gas industry it is common to transport the liquid or gaseous goods from high technology to offshore platforms, through undersea pipelin...

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Complying with regulations concerning coating thickness inside storage tanks

Complying with regulations concerning coating thickness inside storage tanks

Anti-corrosion coatings on the interior of storage tanks are critical when storing many types of products, whether saltwater or freshwater, gasoline, ...

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Helmut Fischer Holding GmbH acquires IfG - Institute for Scientific Instruments GmbH

Helmut Fischer Holding GmbH acquires IfG - Institute for Scientific Instruments GmbH

Helmut Fischer Holding GmbH, based in Sindelfingen, Germany, acquires with effect from January 1st, 2014, the long-term partner for polycapillary opti...

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Fischer Instrumentation (GB) Ltd Opens New Northern Office in Warrington, Cheshire

Fischer Instrumentation (GB) Ltd Opens New Northern Office in Warrington, Cheshire

Many important industries for Fischer Instrumentation (GB) Ltd are located in Northern England and Scotland. The decision to open a Northern Office ha...

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Fischer demonstrate Consistent & Optimised Paint Coating Inspection Plans at Advanced Engineering 2013

Fischer demonstrate Consistent & Optimised Paint Coating Inspection Plans at Advanced Engineering 2013

For quality control of paint coatings on car bodies, the Fischer Data Centre IP puts strategic quality control directly into the paint inspectors’ han...

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Helmut Fischer Group expands global market presence

Helmut Fischer Group expands global market presence

Fischer expands into South America and South Korea with two new subsidiaries – Fischer do Brazil and Helmut Fischer Korea Co Ltd. Fischer do Brazil, ...

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Industry Solutions

Coating Technology- Anodizing

Coating Technology- Anodizing

Aluminum alloys and anodic coatings can be found in a variety of areas of applications that may require different mechanical or electrical properties ...

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Coating Technology- Bath Analysis

Coating Technology- Bath Analysis

The X-ray fluorescence analysis (XRF) is a easy and accurate analysis method for determining the composition of electroplating baths or of other solut...

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Coating Technology- Corrosion Protection

Coating Technology- Corrosion Protection

Climatic conditions can cause rapid corrosion of metallic components if they are not protected by appropriate measures. Such corrosion protection coat...

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Coating Technology- Electroplating and Electroless Coatings

Coating Technology- Electroplating and Electroless Coatings

Metrological requirements are as diverse as the electroplated or chemically produced coatings. Whether functional surfaces for wear or corrosion prote...

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Coating Technology- Enamel

Coating Technology- Enamel

Enamel refers to inorganic compounds, mostly consisting of silicates and oxides, which are created by melts in mostly glassy, hardened form. Please co...

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Coating Technology- PVD/CVD/DLC

Coating Technology- PVD/CVD/DLC

Special coating methods such as PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition) or CVD (Chemical Vapor Deposition) pose special challenges to the measuring technology...

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Coating Technology- Thin Film Solar

Coating Technology- Thin Film Solar

The efficiency of thin-film solar cells is determined by their material composition. Please contact us today for more information.

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Electronics- Connectors

Electronics- Connectors

The needs for quality assurance for connectors continue to increase: Structures are getting smaller and the coatings systems are getting more complex....

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Electronics- High Reliability

Electronics- High Reliability

In aerospace and defense technology, various specifications stipulate the use of a minimum percentage of lead, for example for solder joints. This pre...

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Electronics- PCB

Electronics- PCB

FISCHER is ready to be your partner in the quality assurance of your printed circuit boards. An extensive product assortment is available for thicknes...

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Electronics- RoHS/WEEE/EOLV/CPSIA

Electronics- RoHS/WEEE/EOLV/CPSIA

Legal regulations (RoHS, REACH, WEEE, EOLV or CPSIA) strictly limit the concentration of a variety of harmful substances, for example in electronics p...

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Electronics- Solder Joints

Electronics- Solder Joints

It is often necessary to analyze the chemical composition of solder joints, e.g., to guarantee that the solder does not contain lead (RoHS compliance)...

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Electronics- Testing Wafer Coatings

Electronics- Testing Wafer Coatings

FISCHER XRF instruments can check wafer coatings simply, quickly and precisely in the back end area. Please contact us today for more information.

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Electronics- Wires

Electronics- Wires

Due to miniaturization of components, the demands on quality assurance for wires continue to grow. FISCHER meets these growing demands through continu...

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Fashion Jewelry

Fashion Jewelry

In the manufacture of fashion jewellery, simply workable materials such as brass, Zn alloys or steel are preferred. Please contact us today for more i...

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Gold and Precious Metals

Gold and Precious Metals

Precious metals are the basis for jewellery production, however, they are also often used in high-tech industries such as electronics and medicine. Pl...

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High Quality Watches

High Quality Watches

Massive parts of precious metals or metal parts coated with decorative coatings are used for the production of watches. Please contact us today for mo...

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Material Testing and Analysis- Conductivity

Material Testing and Analysis- Conductivity

The electrical conductivity of nonferrous metals or non-magnetizable metals (e.g., Al, Cu, stainless steel) can be used to draw conclusions about the ...

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Material Testing and Analysis- RoHS/WEEE/EOLV/CPSIA

Material Testing and Analysis- RoHS/WEEE/EOLV/CPSIA

Legal regulations (RoHS, REACH, WEEE, EOLV or CPSIA) strictly limit the concentration of a variety of harmful substances, for example in electronics p...

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Paint and Lacquer- Corrosion Protection

Paint and Lacquer- Corrosion Protection

Climatic conditions can cause rapid corrosion of metallic components if they are not protected by appropriate measures. Such corrosion protection coat...

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Paint and Lacquer- Paint and Powder Coatings

Paint and Lacquer- Paint and Powder Coatings

Paint and powder coatings are found in varied fields of applications such as in the coating of metals, in household equipment or in the automotive ind...

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Paint and Lacquer- Paint Research and Developement

Paint and Lacquer- Paint Research and Developement

Determination of vital paint properties such as strength, elasticity or microhardness using measuring systems for microhardness. Please contact us tod...

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Specialised Gems

Specialised Gems

The gemstone analysis concerns mainly three vital aspects: The provenance (origin) of the gemstones and thus the determination of its value, the detec...

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Trace Element Analysis

Trace Element Analysis

The analysis of trace elements places highest demands on the measuring technology. From measurements of heavy metals in toys to testing the origin and...

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Documents

DE_Brochure_DataCenter

DE_Brochure_DataCenter

Catalogue

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DE_FMP100_150

DE_FMP100_150

Catalogue

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Dualscope MPOR

Dualscope MPOR

catalogue

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Ferite Content Measurement

Ferite Content Measurement

catalogue

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FISCHERSCOPE_XAN220_250

FISCHERSCOPE_XAN220_250

Catalogue

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FischerscopeIssue2_13LowRes

FischerscopeIssue2_13LowRes

Catalogue

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GB_Fischerscope_2011_1

GB_Fischerscope_2011_1

Catalogue

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Micro hardness Testing System

Micro hardness Testing System

catalogue

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Our FMP10-40 Family

Our FMP10-40 Family

catalogue

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PHASCOPE® PMP10

PHASCOPE® PMP10

catalogue

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Picoindentor

Picoindentor

catalogue

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XRF for Materials Analysis

XRF for Materials Analysis

catalogue

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