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High Emissivity Paint

  1. Apr 11, 2010 #1
    I'm supposed to measure temperature with an infrared camera. But when used on materials such as gold and aluminum or iron I get false readings (the emissivity is low). To solve this problem I figured I would need a paint that gives the surface high emissivity (low-reflective).

    My question is; where do I find this paint and what's it called
     
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  3. Apr 11, 2010 #2

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    3M used to make a super black Solar-Absorbent coating years back, but I don't know if it ever went commercial, due to the nature of the volatile solvents.
     
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