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Should I Buy A Wholesale Hot Melt Coating Machine?

If you’re a small business owner, it’s quite likely that at some point or another you’ll need a wholesale hot melt coating machine. Hot melt coating is a complex process, through which we apply a layer to a substrate. We create a layer of pre-melted material, and will cool and solidify ...read more

How Does A Hot Melt Adhesive Roll Coater Work?

 When it comes to applying coatings, it’s often difficult to get an even coat. Additionally, there are several different machines on the market. We can’t blame you if you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed about where to begin. Fortunately, we’re here to help. Let’s break down how a hot melt adhesive roll ...read more

How Does The Adhesive Coating Machine Work?

In their raw forms, most materials that we work with are not naturally adhesive. However, they may need adhesive properties for a wide variety of reasons. Therefore, we make products adhesive through the coating process, typically executed with an adhesive coating machine. The machine will apply an adhesive layer to a ...read more

Roll to Roll Manufacturing: How Simple is The Process?

It’s very possible that you were unfamiliar with roll to roll manufacturing until it became a term that you needed to be aware of. Perhaps, it’s only recently that your small business required this process. While you could potentially invest in the equipment, material, employees, and training necessary to handle roll ...read more

Roll to Roll Processing: Understanding This Complex System

As you start your small business, there are many things that you can do as a business owner to make tasks like roll to roll processing simpler. While it’s tempting to invest in machines on site and operational training for your permanent employees, this could be a financial mistake in the ...read more

When Would I Need A Foam Coating Machine?

Wondering when you may need a foam coating machine? The manufacturing industry uses spray foam coatings for a wide variety of purposes. In some circumstances, foam coatings act as insulation, trapping hot or cool air where you require. It creates this type of padding or barrier. In some cases, foam coatings ...read more

Industrial Laminating Film: Serving Your Processing Needs

There is a reason why we utilize industrial lamination in the manufacturing industry. Lamination, in general, strengthens a product. We layer materials and laminating them increases their durability, as well as their appearance. Additionally, laminated products are more thoroughly protected than those that are not. If you expose a product regularly ...read more

Differences in Toll Coating Versus Contract Manufacturing

Many manufactured products require an extra step before they are ready for the market. Typically, the finishing process includes a coating or other enhancement to add strength, value, or both. That’s where a partner like Conversion Technologies International (CTI) can help. We take your product to the finish line using a multitude ...read more

What Specialty Coating & Laminating Services Does CTI Offer?

Adhesive coating and laminating are two important manufacturing processes that your business might require. For manufacturers who produce rolled or sheet goods, it can be especially important to have reliable specialty coating and laminating capacity. That’s because some applications and industries will require more specialized coating services than others. This can ...read more

Fabric to Foam Laminating: Your Introduction to the Process

Foam materials like flexible polyurethane foam have a huge range of commercial and industrial applications. However, to use these materials at their fullest potential, manufacturers often need to convert foams into finished rolled goods. That’s where the technique of fabric to foam laminating becomes useful. At CTI, we like to talk ...read more

Meyer Rod Coating: Fundamentals and Major Applications

When a manufacturer needs to apply adhesive to a web substrate, there are many different ways to accomplish the job. Meyer rod coating is one of the most popular of these adhesive coating methods. It allows manufacturers to apply adhesive evenly and consistently, with excellent control over coating thickness.  Now, you ...read more