Paints and coatings

Labman provide paint labs and coatings manufacturers with technologies that allow for higher throughput, more robust testing and ultimately superior products.
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Key services

Transform your paints & coatings lab processes with Labman’s advanced technological solutions.
Innovative R&D automationLabman's R&D automation technologies transform formulation and characterization, streamlining processes for scientists. From polymer synthesis to raw material testing and resin formulation, our technologies optimize material development workflows.
Advanced application technologiesLabman's automation solutions cater to diverse application techniques, from traditional pneumatic spraying to cutting-edge electrostatic spraying and inkjet printing. Our automation empowers scientists to navigate powder coating and specialized inks seamlessly
Polymer synthesisLabman automates polymer synthesis, providing scientists with precise control over raw materials for paints and coatings. Our automated processes encompass testing and formulating paints, ensuring top-tier quality for resins.
Wet and dry coating characterizationLabman's technologies facilitate comprehensive characterization for wet and dry paints, covering stability, rheology, Krebs, POC life, weathering, scrub tests, washability, stain resistance, and more. Scientists benefit from streamlined, efficient assessments ensuring optimal paint performance.
Automated panel assessmentLabman's automated solutions excel in paint panel assessments, evaluating properties such as colour, gloss, contrast ratio, mud cracking, TAC, blocking, thickness, and corrosion resistance. Our automation empowers you to refine paint formulations with precision.
Automated grind gauge analysis technologyLabman pioneers automated QC for paints and coatings, integrating our long-standing TIDAS product for precise and efficient analysis of particle sizes.

Streamline your paints and coatings processes

Labman’s automation solutions help you stay ahead, innovate, and excel in the paints and coatings world, whether you're in decorative, industrial, marine, automotive, aerospace, or wood & trim. Boost QC precision with TIDAS, streamline R&D workflows, and expand your processes. Master diverse applications, control raw materials, and set your lab apart with unmatched accuracy.
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Technologies that fit your workflow

Whether you're looking to bring technologies to a small process in your wider paints & coatings lab workflow, or your entire laboratory, we specialise in developing products and custom projects that fit your exact needs. We believe in elevating your science, ensuring the technology aligns with your current workflow instead of forcing you to conform or compromise.
  • Robust and collaborative design and testing processes to ensure the technology meets your specifications.
  • We're engineers at heart, meaning you can expect engineering excellence as standard. Our robust procedures and tried-and-tested standard components ensure reliable operations.
  • Data is never siloed with Labman - all of our technology can be integrated with your LIMS or LIS setup.
  • Worldwide, comprehensive support packages for peace-of-mind.
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The perfect partnership - your science, our engineering

Our mission is to enhance scientific pursuits with cutting-edge technology. Cultivating relationships with clients, some spanning over 25 years, emphasizes transparency and trust. Our dedicated team goes beyond transactions, actively engaging with clients for a profound understanding of project intricacies. This personalized approach distinguishes us and forms the foundation for consistently delivering technology that delights and inspires.
  • Hands-on team that will be your points-of-contact throughout the entire process of working with Labman.
  • Mechanical, electrical, electronics and software are all in-house at Labman, so you can always be kept up-to-date with where every component is in the project.
  • We keep an open door, so if you want to see your Labman technology at any stage in its development, you're always welcome to vist or to video call for updates.

Discover TIDAS, the automated Hegman gauge analyser

The go-to system for grind gauge/grindometer testing, TIDAS provides objective ratings to eliminate operator variation and enhances your existing workflow to save cost.

“As well as the extremely high quality of their work, the team at Labman are exceptional. They are responsive, reliable and have a very collaborative attitude. They will often come up with intelligent and innovative solutions to problems and are always open to discuss any ideas for improvements.”
— Antony CurlyLaboratory Validation Manager
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We’ve produced 100s of unique pieces of revolutionary technologies for laboratories worldwide. Each of these harnesses Labman’s unique ability to design for a specific workflow and to integrate tools that customer’s know well in an automated way.
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