Method for measuring the thickness of coatings. The coating thickness is the material thickness of one or more coatings on a substrate. Examples are lacquer layers or metal layers of an electroplating process.
The examination is carried out with microscopic methods on transverse sections.
The preparation (consisting of sampling, embedding, grinding and polishing) of a cross-section is carried out in our own metallography laboratory.
In addition to the layer thickness, the coating and in the substrate can also be assessed with regard to bonding defects, inclusions, cracks, etc….