Leneta Company, Inc. 15 Whitney Rd, Mahwah, NJ, 07430 USA

Form WC-8, Leneta Wire-Cator™

Used to Apply Controlled Film Thickness Drawdowns of Liquid Coatings
Also known as: Wire-Bar Applicators, Mayer Rods
General Description: Wire-Wound Rods

Description

Used to Apply Controlled Film Thickness Drawdowns of Liquid Coatings
Also known as: Wire-Bar Applicators, Mayer Rods
General Description: Wire-Wound Rods

Characteristics of Leneta Wire-Cators

  • Wire Diameters: 2.5-75 mils (0.064-1.9 mm), provides wet film thicknesses: 0.18-6 mils (4.5-150 µm)
  • Length of winding: 10 inches (254 mm). Sufficiently long to coat most standard size panels and charts.
  • Length of rod: 12 inches (305 mm). Provides an inch (25 mm) clear for grasping at each end.
  • Diameter of rod: 1/2 inch (12.7 mm). Thick enough to provide essentially perfect rigidity.
  • Composition: All stainless steel. No rust or corrosion, even with waterborne coatings. Non-magnetic, permits use with steel panels on a magnetic chuck.

Included in standard set of 12 Wire-Cators.

Additional information

Wire Diameter

8 mil,
0.20 mm

Approximate Film Thickness

0.5 mil,
13 µm

Material

Stainless Steel

Length of Winding

10 in,
254 mm

Length of Rod

12 in,
305 mm

Diameter of Rod

1/2 in,
12.7 mm

International Standards

ASTM D 4147

Additional Details

1 Diameter given in mil is exact.