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Andy Francis

Andy Francis
Dr. Andy Francis is Marketing Director at Q-Lab Corporation in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Andy joined Q-Lab in 2015 and focuses on new product development across all of Q-Lab’s product lines as well as external communication with Q-Lab’s representatives, customers, and the scientific community. Andy has over 10 years of experience in R&D for new products and applications in diverse fields. Prior to joining Q-Lab, Andy worked for General Electric and as a Senior Research Scientist at GrafTech International. Andy received both his BS and Ph.D in Materials Science and Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
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Accelerated weathering using Natural Sunlight Concentrator technology is a great way to combine the benefits of outdoor...

A conversation about Q-Lab’s new QUV/uvc tester, featuring Marketing Director, Andy Francis, appears in the latest ...

Q-Lab is pleased to announce that the International Standards Organization (ISO) has recently published the brand-new...

Nihon Denkei coordinated permissions for UL Japan to feature a Q-SUN Xe-3 in their promo video for weathering testing.

Polymateria, a startup located on Imperial College's campus, has developed the world's first polyethylene that is both ...

QUV and Q-SUN accelerated weathering testers require the use of special calibration radiometers. The CR10 and UC10 are...

What is Dew Point?

by Andy Francis on Nov 6, 2020 5:11:53 PM

The dew point is the temperature at which dew (condensation) forms and is a measure of atmospheric moisture. It is the...

International standards for operating weathering test apparatuses using Fluorescent UV and Xenon Arc lamps often include...

QFS-40 and UVB-313EL lamps are both used in QUV accelerated weathering testers to provide fluorescent UV light that...

The Q-TRAC natural sunlight concentrator is a fast, powerful way to conduct accelerated lightfastness and weathering...