In liquid coating, Davis-Standard developed a new curtain slide coater and five-roll silicone coater. Both technologies are capable of high rates and ease of maintenance. The curtain slide coater applies single layer coatings at rates up to 2800 fpm (853 mpm) with expansion capabilities up to two additional layers. The five-roll silicone coater is capable of applying 100 percent silicone at rates up to 2400 fpm (732 mpm). This coater is constructed of stainless steel for ease of cleanup and includes a mist removal system. Davis-Standard offers more than 50 liquid coating methods including gravure, rod, slot die, reverse roll and smooth roll transfer, supporting applications in tapes and labels, silicone-coated products and specialty coating markets.
Davis-Standard’s dsX™ line of extrusion coating, cast film and blown film equipment offers processors advantages in price, performance and delivery. Each system is engineered for greater up-time, increased productivity and reduced waste, and backed by Davis-Standard’s 24/7 global support network. The dsX flex-pack™ has been especially well-received worldwide, offering coverters and package printers a high-value option for expanding sales in the price-sensitive flexible packaging market. The flex-pack’s adaptable machine configuration gives processors the capabilities and flexibility needed to ramp up and compete effectively for a variety of rapidly emerging application opportunities. Examples of applications include salted snack and noodle bags, toothpaste tubes, sachet packs personal care products, condiment packs and stand-up pouches.
For customers interested in visiting Erkrath, Davis-Standard will offer taxi service for transportation to and from the Düsseldorf Fairgrounds. The transportation schedule will be available at the show. ER-WE-PA will demonstrate new horizontal winding technology and discuss extrusion equipment for a variety of applications. Customers will also have an opportunity to learn more about Davis-Standard’s regional service team for the European market. This includes greater availability of spare parts and a fast response by service technicians. Service and support for Davis-Standard’s line of control systems is augmented by its Circonix Technologies division, which supports the ability to upgrade PLC, drive and mechanical systems on thousands of existing installations, including non Davis-Standard brands.
For more information prior to drupa, visit www.davis-standard.com.