SOUTH KOREA • Sung An Machinery Co., Ltd. (SAM), a manufacturer of solution coating, extrusion, laminating and gravure printing machinery based in Hwaesong-si, Korea, has announced the construction of a new Pilot Solution Coating Line.
This new state-of-the-art pilot machine will be installed in the company’s new SAMLab 3 Solution Coating Technology Lab at SAM in Korea.
The line is suited to water and solvent coating and boasts line speeds of up to 900 m/min with a maximum web width of 1040 mm. Coating heads supplied within a trolley design enables over 20 different coating methods on the new pilot machine. Furthermore, it includes a 22 m long flotation and roll support dryer with seven zones and a maximum temperature of 350 °C and capabilities for UV curing, corona treatment, remoisturising and laminating.
The SAMLab 3 Solution Coating Technical Centre targets markets such as tapes & labels, lacquering, protective films, medical, solar, batteries, filtration, electronics, barriers and hotmelts.