Curtain Coating Slide Die Technology: What You Need to Know

Curtain Coating Slide Die Technology: What You Need to Know

Bob Shakal
Nordson Corporation - Polymer Processing Systems.

Curtain Coating is widely used and is a well-known coating technology in the converting industry. Although it is well known, it is of interest to compare aspects of application parameters and integration efforts with other existing coating technologies. This comparison will help you understand the benefits of this powerful technology and whether your business can benefit from its unique enabling capabilities. By knowing this, the Curtain Coating technology is already in use on various production lines which serves markets like the paper industry, the label industry or tape industry. New applications are being defined every day, therefore it is valuable to understand how Curtain Coating Technology can support or even enhance the end product performance and properties. This presentation should help to inform you whether this technology may be suitable for your application and what advantages you could expect. Diversification vs. Simplification, what is important for you? Is it possible to offer both aspects in a technical set-up based on Curtain Coating Die technology? Therefore it is important to discuss relevant aspects of the production line that would be required to support curtain coating Technology. Finally, based on this approach, you should be able to evaluate and to determine if Curtain Coating Technology could be the approach that enables your business to accelerate its position in your respective markets and industries.