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Mark Miller is a fluid coating expert with experience and knowledge in the converting industry accumulated since 1996....more

Agglomerates

Agglomeration is a dispersion issue that can cause headaches for coating operators. Fundamentally, an agglomerate is a collection of particles that stick together and create a larger particle that can get stuck in narrow gaps or cause coating defects. Why is this such an issue?

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Defects in Coating

Fluid coating is only as good as the quality team says it is. Once the fluid hits the substrate many things can happen... Read about how to identify, analyze and remedy coating defects.

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Top Five Things To Remember in Fluid Coating

The development of coating, curing and converting for the fluid industry leads the individual process engineer in the direction of choices within boundaries. Do your operational choices allow for the future?

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Slot Die DOs and DON'Ts

When equipment is mishandled and damaged unnecessarily, these nicks and dings are both expensive and avoidable. Here's what a maintenance manager can do.

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Dispersions Revisited

The forces involved in developing a stable coating on a substrate require viewing key features from an internal perspective of the fluid to understand which forces work for us and which against us.

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How to Start-Up a Coating Business

So, you want to run a coating company...  Do you have what it takes to found a start-up?

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Visualization for Improved Coating Performance

A good theoretical understanding of flow dynamics can reduce the time spent to identify the origination of coating defects.

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Multilayer Coating

Multilayer and simultaneous dual sided coating.  Slide coating for the modern era.

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Rheology, Math, and Coating Equipment Design

Rheology + Mathematics = Coating Equipment Design

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ROI for Fluid Coating Technology

Cost of ownership and return on investment are critical in the decision of fluid coating technology for a converting industry product.

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