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Adhesives Dry water based PSA* on paper, film and foil Dry solvent based PSA* on paper, film and foil Dry laminating adhesives on paper, film and foil Dry/cure adhesives on paper, film, foil and fabrics Pre-drying various types of adhesives prior to a convection oven to increase line speed Melt powder or film adhesives for laminating various webs for automotive and furniture markets Keep hot melt adhesives open prior to lamination Heat activate adhesives for lamination Dry solvent and water based adhesives for transdermal patches Pressure Sensitive Adhesive
Advanced Composites Dry/cure resins on fabrics B-stage epoxies on fabrics Preheat fibers prior to pultrusion process Heat sheets to forming temperature Dry sizing on carbon fibers Activate B staged material for footwear
Annealing Anneal Polycarbonate bottles for stress relieving Anneal automobile headlights Anneal welded plastic parts Anneal mesh screening for stress relieving
                 
Appliance Cure screen printed inks on glass Cure screen printed inks on sheet metal panels Cure powder coatings on parts and housings such as refrigerator skins Cure powder coatings on electric motors * PSA ö Pressure Sensitive Adhesive
Automotive Laminate foam to fabric for automotive interiors Dry/cure paint on auto bodies Dry adhesive on sound deadening materials Preheat carpeting for conforming to auto body Cure powder coatings on auto parts
Batteries Dry and cure solvent based coatings on Al and Cu screens for Lithium Batteries Dry and Cure coatings on Cu and Al screens with Nitrogen purged Infrared Oven Dry and cure coatings for making rechargeable Nickel Cadmium Batteries Dry calendered Anode and Cathode sheets for Nickel Zinc Batteries Dry, cure and sinter Teflon Manganese coatings on Al  screen for Lithium Batteries Ovens for making Nickel Metal Hydride batteries Cure coatings on paper for battery separators
Building Material/Homes/Construction Thermoforming sky lights Cure coatings on architectural glass Cure powder coatings on architectural extrusions Cure powder coatings on lighting fixtures Cure powder coatings on garage doors Dry adhesives for door manufacturing Floor tiles and Vinyl flooring Wall-coverings Ceiling tiles

Dry Adhesive Lamination

  • Laminate foam to fabric for automotive interiors, seating material, etc.
  • Laminate sound absorbing materials to vinyl
  • Laminate non-wovens to various films and fabric
  • Fuse coatings for garment interlinings
Fiberglass Cure PTFE (Teflon) coatings on fiberglass fabric for making conveyor belting and curtain material Cure silicone coatings on fiberglass fabric for making conveyor belting and curtain material Cure silicone coatings on fiberglass to make hoses Preheat fiberglass for burning off of oils and impurities Dry and cure solvent based coatings to make printed circuit board material B-stage 100% solids resin coatings on fiberglass for printed circuit board material Dry and then B-stage solvent based resin coatings on fiberglass Pre-heat fiberglass yarn prior to extruding resin Laminate to Teflon for micro-porous membranes
Film Dry and cure coatings on films Preheat films for embossing Preheat films for laminating Anneal films Printing dryers for films Dry adhesives for making protective (masking) film Stretch PTFE film Laminate ePTFE film to various webs
Filter Media & Filters Cure coatings on filter media (paper and nonwovens) Heat set needle punched material for power plant filters Dry and cure coatings for microporous membranes Heat set pleats in paper and nonwoven filters Cure plastisol in a mold for air and oil filters Cure paint on filter housings
Flexible Packaging Inter-station dryers for Flexo and Gravure Presses Final dryers for printing presses Dryers for narrow web presses Dry lamination of various porous and non-porous webs Wet lamination of various porous and non-porous webs
Flexo & Gravure Printing 
(click for more info) Inter-station dryers for drying water and solvent based inks on various substrates (Hot Air Dryers) Inter-station dryers for drying water and solvent based inks on various substrates (Infrared-Air Dryers) Final dryers (flotation or arched)
Flooring ( Vinyl sheet & tile) Cure plastisol coatings on fiberglass matting Preheat prior to embossing Cure no wax coatings on vinyl floor
Foil Dry coatings on foil Dry printed inks on foil Heat activate adhesive for lamination Preheat prior to extrusion for better bonding Wet and dry lamination for packaging & lottery tickets
Footwear Fuse powder to woven fabrics and nonwoven for shoe heal and toe support Preheat to activate toe and heal supports for molding Activate composite material for high performance shoes Cure coatings for binding shoe upper to sole Dry coatings for making shoe in-soles
Furniture (Lawn & Garden) Dry and cure protective coatings (liquid) Cure powder coatings
Narrow Fabrics Dry latex and acrylic coatings on woven labels Pre-dry coatings on textile labels Dry printed inks on labels Dry and cure coatings on woven Polyester strapping material   Try a  RES Infrared Tunnel Heater for drying narrow webs
Non-Wovens Preheat carded fibers prior to thermal bonding in a Thermal Bonding Calendar Dry surfactant coatings for better absorption Heat set needle punched nonwovens Preheat prior to lamination Dry/pre-dry coatings for vertical blinds Pre-dry latex coatings prior to steam cans
Paint Finishing Dry water and solvent based coatings on fabricated metal parts Pre-dry water and solvent based coatings on fabricated, formed parts and castings Pre heat and cure powder coated parts Preheat prior to hot air oven to increase line speed
Paper Dry clay and latex coatings Pre-dry sizing before steam cans Dry/cure silicone coatings (Release liners) Dry adhesives on release paper (water/solvent) Increase line speed on pressure-sensitive lines Heat reactivatable heat seal coatings Preheat filter paper for pleating Heat precoated foil for laminating Profiled heating to balance moisture across web Reduce regain moisture from paper
Plastics Heat reinforced plastic sheets for auto parts Heat film or sheets for thermoforming Stress relieve fabricated parts Dry parts before painting Predry painted parts Preheat strapping material for embossing Anneal water bottles
Plastisol See Vinyl
Powder Coating Gel and cure powder coatings on aluminum extrusions Cure powder coatings on steel blanks for appliances Cure powder coatings on light bulbs for the food industry Cure powder coatings on metal furniture Cure powder coatings on MDF board Cure powder coatings on fencing Cure powder coatings on fabricated metal parts Cure powder coatings on heavy machinery Cure powder coatings on plastic parts Boost line speed with IR ovens (gas or electric)
Printed Circuit Boards Dry/cure photo-resist coatings on PCBâs Preheat prior to drilling holes to minimize dust Dry/cure coatings on base material for PCBâs Heat for solder reflow
Screen Printing Dry/cure inks on fabric/metal/glass/plastic Dry/cure photo-resist on PC boards Dry/cure decorative coatings on cosmetic bottles Shelving See Powder Coating
Silicone Cure 100% solids silicone coatings on paper and film (release liner) Cure silicone coatings on fabrics for belting, gaskets, curtain material, etc. Cure silicone tubing for medical & automotive applications Cure silicone coating on electrical wire
Wall Coverings Dry water and solvent based inks on wall coverings Dry water and solvent based flood coated base coat on wall coverings Dry/cure top coat (lacquer coating) on wall coverings Preheat for laminating Preheat for embossing
Wire & Cable Preheat wire prior to extrusion coating Heat s.s braided wire jacket prior to for Nylon extrusion (catheters) Cure Silicone coatings on wire (automotive) Cure PTFE coatings on wire Dry lacquer coatings on copper wire Cure PVC on wire