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Roll Coating: Why Choose National Polymer For All Your Needs

National Polymer is a leading research, development company that specializes in polymeric materials. National Polymer is also a manufacturing company which produces custom polymer related goods at scale for our clients who require high quality, customized, niche products. Because we can handle every phase of the process from concept to design to scale-up to production, we can deliver a service …

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Hydrophobic Coatings and Superhydrophobic Coatings

What are these types of engineered coatings and what are is the difference between them? Hydrophobic Coatings Hydrophobic coatings are a type of engineered coating specifically designed to repel water. They are formulated from materials that “hate water”. When you apply water to this type of coating, the water will separate into dome-shaped individual droplets. Being hydrophobic can be thought …

Considerations When Developing Engineered Coatings

This post is intended to provide an overview of the engineered coatings development process. While every lab and chemist have refined their own approach to the process, the basic strategic thinking remains fairly consistent. Hundreds of coating methods have been developed to meet distinct product specification needs, providing a wide range of process and performance characteristics. This breadth is useful …

The Basics of the Roll to Roll Coating Process

This post is intended to provide a very basic overview of the roll coating process also commonly referred to as roll-to-roll coating. We welcome your feedback and hope this post has been helpful to you and your associates. Roll-to-roll processing is a fabrication method used in manufacturing that embeds, coats, prints or laminates various fluid materials onto a flexible rolled …

The Keys to Consider When Choosing a Contract Coating Company

When the need for custom coating services arises, manufacturers must decide between handling the coating job in-house and hiring an outside contract coating company. Because they can help with researching and developing new products and they have high-capacity, better-quality coating capabilities, contract coating companies are often the more enticing option. This post is intended to provide you with the top …