Coating

Proper maintenance maximizes benefits of fixed lip slot dies

Slot dies provide important economic and productivity advantages over conventional roll coating, and fixed-lip slot dies are particularly valuable for their ability to apply very thin coatings with great precision at high speeds. One key to prolonging the working life of these dies and obtaining the full measure of
their benefits is proper maintenance by technicians and operators. What follows are recommended procedures for servicing or
repairing a fixed-lip slot die.
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