The Future of Fluid Coating Technology

Evolutionary trends in fluid coating technology are predictable.  Look for the material and process advances required for the leading products in the converting industry and follow the trail.

Coating Matters | The Fundamentals of Coating

If you are trying to create, coat, and solidify fluids, coating expert Mark Miller offers some fundamentals that you simply must know.

Bringing Theory into Focus

Academic understanding of the physics and fluid dynamics involved in coating technology is important, but there is no need to get stuck in mathematical equations.  Understanding the concepts in easy-to-visualize ideas makes learning, communicating, and solving coating issues simple and straight forward.  Let's put the theory of fluid flow into focus.

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Vacuum coaters gather in Providence in April for the Society of Vacuum Coaters technology program and exhibit 

Coating Matters | Mixing Fundamentals

What happens in the fluid mixing room can have a profound effect on what gets coated onto the substrate

Theory versus Reality

Predictive tools in fluid coating technology. 

Coating Matters | It’s a Turbulent World

Mark Miller says his discussions explaining fluid coating technology vs. extrusion technology feel like excerpts from Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus.

The Role of Energy in Coating

Energy plays a crucial role in the coating and curing of a fluid coated product.  Find out what to consider as you tackle a new product development in an existing facility.

Sun, ScentSational Team to Offer Coatings

SunScent coatings, a product developed by Sun Chemical and ScentSational Technologies, offer an innovative way to lure consumers

Coating | New Centers Add Service for Spinnaker Customers

With two new distribution facilities, Spinnaker Coating delivers many adhesive-coated materials to its label converting customers with speed

Davis-Standard Upgrades Technical Center

With a new four-extruder coex sheet line, a medical tubing line, and more, Davis-Standard makes its Technical Center even more technical

Coating Matters | The ROI of IP

Creating value through patents—an investment in intellectual property should be handled with the same rigor as the purchase of capital property.

Nordson, Henkel Alliance Tackles Packaging Solutions

The Freedom System, combining Nordson’s Freedom Series hot melt dispensing equipment with Henkel’s Technomelt adhesives, results from a new alliance

PFFC’s Kelly Robinson Named Matteucci Winner for ‘Patent’ Paper

Dr. Kelly Robinson’s presentation on the decision to patent or not to patent at the AIMCAL Fall Technical Conference earns the coveted Matteucci Award for best paper-Coating & Laminating.

Coating Matters | Understanding Rheology

When you are forming a polymer product, you have to understand some basics of how the formation of the product is influenced by the chemistry of the polymer.

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