Hot Melt Laboratory Drawdown Coater


Product Overview

  • Rugged construction, capable of withstanding the abuse of the production environment
  • Aluminum frame, hard coat anodized and Teflon coated
  • Precision ground, 303 stainless steel coating bars for highly accurate cross web coating
  • Set the gap quickly with two feeler gauge sets, included with the machine
  • Reservoir capacity up to 125 mL
  • Reservoir is capable of maintaining temperatures up to 400°F (204°C)
  • Coating range capable of producing 25 gsm to 1,500 gsm samples
  • Produce samples of unlimited length from 3" (7 cm) to 12" (30 cm) in width
  • 500-watt heating rods provide heating capacity to the reservoir and two coating bars
  • J-type thermocouple is an integral part of each heating rod
  • Reservoir and coating bar temperatures are accurately maintained by individual digital PID controllers
  • Temperature controllers, heating elements and electronics are housed in a separate steel enclosure
  • Heating elements connect to the control box with individual 36" (1 m) stainless steel armored cables
  • Controllers are capable of maintaining temperatures to a tolerance of ± 2°F (1°C)
  • Quickly disassembles with a minimum of parts for easy cleaning
  • Unwind stand is capable of holding roll stock up to 12" (30 cm) diameter by 12" wide (30 cm)
  • Steel base plate firmly supports the coating head and unwind stand
  • Adjustable Teflon side dams allow for coating control from 1/2" to 12" in width
  • Standard input voltage - 120 VAC (60 Hz)

HLC-101 Equipment Manual


  • Bull nose coating bar
  • Wire wound coating bars (Mayer)
  • Pattern coating inserts
  • 3" core chuck with friction brake
  • Release paper (roll)
  • Polyester (roll)


  • Input voltage - 220 VAC (50 Hz)
  • Custom widths available
  • PSTC and TLMI testing manuals and videos


Unwind Stand & Coating Head

Height: 18" (46 cm)
Width: 16" (41 cm)
Depth: 18" (46 cm)
Weight: 42 lbs (19 Kg)

Control Box

Height: 9" (23 cm)
Width: 16" (41 cm)
Depth: 9" (23 cm)
Weight: 17 lbs (8 Kg)

Manual Rewind Stand for the HLC-101, this unit is stand alone