Testing & Control Features for October 2008

Testing & Control Features Archive

Beta Backscatter for Coating Thickness Measurement: Still Viable After All These Years Beta Backscatter for Coating Thickness Measurement: Still Viable After All These Years

The beta backscatter method of measuring plating and coating thickness was originally introduced nearly 40 years ago. Nearly everyone who has been associated with electronics or metal finishing for any length of time is most likely familiar with this technology, as the use of beta backscatter systems has been extensive within these industries.