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Counterfeiting of EIT Instruments in China

EIT® Press Release

From: Jim Raymont, Director Sales, EIT Instrument Markets
Email: jraymont@eit.com
Direct: 703-925-1830


Counterfeiting of EIT’s UviCure Plus® II and Power Puck® II instruments has been confirmed in China. EIT is pursing all legal remedies to stop the counterfeiting and unauthorized use of EIT’s registered trademarks.

Counterfeit units or units suspected of being counterfeit should be immediately removed from service. Electronic Instrumentation and Technology LLC (EIT LLC) cannot guarantee the performance of counterfeit units and is not responsible for results and products manufactured with them.

EIT instruments are critical to the manufacturing, quality assurance and safety of UV cured products in all types of applications. From a functional, reliability and performance standpoint, the counterfeit units are inferior to a genuine EIT unit.

Examination of the counterfeit units showed extreme quality differences:

  • Physically: The counterfeit housing ‘looks’ similar but the anodized coating used will not withstand repeated UV exposures
  • Optically: The optics in the units examined are old, recycled and/or damaged
  • Electronically: The quality of the components, printed circuit board and workmanship including the solder and solder joints are not up to accepted industry standards.
  • Calibration: The units were not calibrated using EIT’s proprietary standards and calibration processes.

Contact EIT at uv@eit.com if you suspect a counterfeit unit. We need clear high-resolution images, unit type, serial number, price, date, place of purchase and delivery information to determine if the unit is genuine or counterfeit.

For more information please contact Jim Raymont at jraymont@eit.com or 703-925-1830.