UNICOATER 409 Film Applicator - Senze-Instruments Benelux

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UNICOATER 409 Film Applicator

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Film Applicator UNICOATER 409

Purpose and Application
The UNICOATER 409 is a budget-priced, motor-driven film applicator for defined and reproducible application of coating materials on very different plain substrates.
Irregularities and inaccuracies inevitable when applying films by hand, are avoided  using the UNICOATER 409.
This results in the following important advantages:
- an even and reproducible film thickness over the whole surface
- the possibility to produce very quickly a large number of identical samples.

Design and Function
The UNICOATER 409 consists of a compact basic unit equipped with a multfunctional applicator support for almost all normally used applicators and a glass plate which can be used as specimen support or directly as film substrate.
The specimens are fixed by a rigidly mounted clamp.
The fastening of the specimen support is effected by a quick stop bolt, optionally on two levels to equalize different thickness/heights of substrates/applicators.
The drawn down speed in the range of 5 to 99 mm/s can be set in increments of 1 mm/s with the help of a coding push button. The maximum application area is 33.5 cm (length) x 34.5 cm (width).
The user can adapt the UNICOATER 409 to the various application requirements using the appropriate accessories available:
• flexible foam/rubber/melinex bed (recommendable for spiral film applicators)
• vacuum suction plate made of aluminium
• vacuum suction pump
• a variety of film applicators:
- film applicator according to BIRD, Model 284
- film applicator BAKER 286
- film applicator system Wasag, model 288, for film widths of 80, 120, 180 or 230 mm
- spiral film applicator, model 358, for film widths of 80, 150 or 220 mm
- quadruple film applicator, model 360, for film widths of 13, 40 or 60 mm
- film applicator MULTICATOR 411, for film widths of 80, 150 or 220 mm
- levelling test blade and sag tester, model 419
- staggered-gap film applicator acc. to Krause, model 421 I, for 10 films each 20 mm wide
- staggered-gap film applicator acc. to Krause, model 421 II, for 6 films each 35 mm wide
- wire bars
• foils and test charts, model 451, in different versions:
- plastic foils
- test charts with chess board pattern or large black/white fields.
Technical Data
    • Length : 450 mm
    • Width : 400 mm
    • Height : 220 mm
Weight: 22,5 kg
Power supply: 220-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Draw down speed:  5-99 mm/s
Ordering Information
Product Name : Film applicator UNICOATER 409, motor-driven film applicator including multifunctional applicator support and glass plate
Order No. 101-0246.01.31

Order No.                 Product Name
101-0699.01.32         Foam/rubber/melinex bed
101-0699.02.32         Aluminium vacuum suction plate
101-0623.07.52         Vacuum pump incl. connectors

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