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Form WC-44, 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

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


Leneta Wire-Cators™

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Closeup of Wire on Wire-Cator

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 Specifications  

Wire Diameter1

44 mil
1.12 mm

Approximate Film Thickness

3.3 mil
85 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
1 Diameter given in mil is exact.

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