Lab Pilot Testing for Customers to Test, Develop and Improve Processes

B&W MEGTEC's pilot line is available for customers to test, develop and improve processes. Performance and operation of coatings and substrates can be optimized by evaluating system variables and components. The use of the pilot line and the experienced staff of operators help facilitate the potential for new, advanced technology patents.

The pilot line consists of:

  • Slot die coater with skip and stripe coating capabilities
  • Three dryer zones, each 1.5 meter (5 ft)
  • 4.5 meter (15 ft) total effecting drying length
  • Accommodates web widths up to 24 inches (600 mm)
  • Maximum substrate roll diameter:
    • 48 inch (1200 mm) unwind
    • 40 inch (1000 mm) rewind
    • 27 inch (650 mm) laminator
  • Core size 3 or 6 inches ID (three 3 inch shafts and two 6 inch shafts)
  • Rated mechanical speed up to 2000 fpm (600 mpm) (limited by coating and drying method)
  • Tension range 5 lb. (2 kg) (total) to 100 lb. (45 kg) (total)
  • Corona and plasma treaters
  • High performance fluid delivery systems
  • Ross dispersing mixer
  • Thickness guages
  • TA Instruments DHR 1 parallel plate rheometer

Contact B&W MEGTEC today to schedule your pilot trial.