Pilot Coating

Our blend of new product development expertise and custom coating capabilities can streamline your development of web-coated products

Chemsultants International’s unique blend of new product development expertise and custom coating capabilities can streamline your development of web-coated products. We can help you to take products to market faster and improve existing product performance to meet critical market needs. We provide:

  • An expert staff of chemists and scientists to assist in the product development process including formulating, compounding, mixing and rheological modification of adhesives, sealants and specialty coatings

  • Custom web coating expertise available utilizing various coating methods that optimize the production process

  • Coating services for experimental, prototype and contract manufacturing – available on two coating and laminating lines

  • Pilot, scale up or contract production services in a facility operating under a certified ISO 9001:2015 system

  • A Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) for solvent coatings to destroy up to 99% of all volatile organic compounds (VOCs), hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) and odors through the process of high-temperature thermal oxidation

Utilize Chemsultants’ innovative product development and pilot coating services to develop your products, improve production processes and ultimately grow your market position. We can develop coating and laminating solutions as well as adhesive or sealant bonding products, and specialty coatings tailored to your end-use applications.

Chemsultants International’s largest coating line, the Universal Coater, has multiple coating capabilities and a Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) for solvent coatings. The Universal Coater allows us to address the most difficult and demanding coating issues. With our full-service coating and process development facility, Chemsultants International has become a reliable contract manufacturer to many companies.

Universal Coater

  • Drying – three zone (individual zone controls), 30’ gas fired air flotation, up to 400F

  • Substrates – papers, films, aluminum, non-wovens and synthetics

  • Other capabilities – Corona treating (offline up to 14” wide), laminating and delaminating

  • White room environment

  • Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO)

  • Solvent or Emulsion coating

  • Coating Methods – Knife-over-roll, direct and reverse gravure, offset gravure, mayer rod and Precision Slot Die

  • Thickness – 0.1 mil to 100 mil depending on coating method and raw material characteristics

  • Line Speed – 1-95 fpm

  • Coating Web Width – 4-24” wide

Solvent & Emulsion Pilot Coating Line

Chemsultants International’s newest coating line is centered around the ultraviolet curing of adhesives, a green technology that:

  • Delivers a broad range of performance properties such as high-temperature stability and solvent resistance

  • Possesses environmental and safety benefits

The Hot Melt UV Coater was developed to meet recent market demands. It allows us to efficiently run trials on an automated coater, which fills an important niche. The intent when designing the Hot Melt UV Coater was to make a technically advanced UV coating line that’s versatile, efficient and has the ability to run tests using a variety of hot melt technologies.


Run your trial or low scale production at Chemsultants International on our new Hot Melt UV Coater. We can process conventional HMPSA’s in addition to UV-Curable warm-melts. These green technologies can provide several benefits, including elimination of solvents, reduction in the capital cost of drying ovens, and higher speed production. This technology can deliver a range of performance including excellent adhesion to a variety of substrates and high temperature performance while meeting environmental and safety requirements. 

Hot Melt UV Coater

  • Coating web width: 14” wide

  • Drying: ultraviolet H, H+ and D bulbs

  • Substrates: papers, films, aluminum, non-wovens and synthetics

  • Class 10,000 HEPA filtration clean environment

  • Hot melt/warm melt coating

  • Hot melt slot die: flex lipped, fixed lipped with rotary bar

  • Thickness: 0.7 mil– 10 mil

  • Line speed: 5–130 fpm

Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO)

The regenerative thermal oxidizer (RTO) is used for the treatment of exhaust air that uses a bed of ceramic material to absorb heat from the exhaust gas. It then uses this captured heat to preheat the incoming process gas stream and destroy air pollutants emitted from process exhaust streams at temperatures ranging from      815 °C (1,500 F) to 980 °C (1,800 F). The RTO destroys air toxins, odors, VOCs, and hazardous air pollutants that are discharged in industrial process exhausts.

We care about solving problems without creating new ones. Our RTO enables us to work safely with solvents so you don't have to.

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