Patent Number: 7,972,658

Title: Control of a coating process

Abstract: Devices, systems and methods for controlling the coating of a sample are disclosed. The exemplary system may have a manufacturing device for providing a sample with one or more sample characteristics associated with one or more coating characteristics. The exemplary system may have a sample sensor for determining the one or more sample characteristics and a manufacturing controller for controlling the manufacturing device and controlling the one or more characteristics of the sample provided by the manufacturing device based on the determined one or more sample characteristics. The exemplary system may also have a coating device for providing coating to the sample with the one or more coating characteristics; a coating sensor for determining the one or more coating characteristics; and a coating controller for controlling the coating device and controlling the one or more characteristics of the coating provided by the coating device based on the determined one or more coating characteristics.

Inventors: Kukkurainen; Matti S (Tampere, FI), Shakespeare; John F. (Kuopio, FI)

Assignee: Honeywell International Inc

International Classification: B05C 11/10 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-07-05 0:00:00