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

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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What does a Slot Die Cost?

How do you chose an equipment vendor?  What questions provide insight into capital expenditures?  The 3P approach to vendor selection provides guidelines for your next converting equipment purchase.

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The Future of Fluid Coating Technology

Evolutionary trends in fluid coating technology are predictable.  Look for the material and process advances required for the leading products in the converting industry and follow the trail.

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Bringing Theory into Focus

Academic understanding of the physics and fluid dynamics involved in coating technology is important, but there is no need to get stuck in mathematical equations.  Understanding the concepts in easy-to-visualize ideas makes learning, communicating, and solving coating issues simple and straight forward.  Let's put the theory of fluid flow into focus.

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