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ETAC helps companies experiment with new materials and processes or diagnose the cause of coating and printing problems, all without shutting down production or making large capital expenditures. ETAC's experienced technical staff and laboratory facilities can analyze and improve a wide variety of coating and printing processes.


ETAC can help tackle the complicated challenge of identifying the best coatings for product quality, cost and environmental regulations. ETAC can help you find more environmentally-friendly materials that produce a durable, high-quality product. ETAC researches and works with the newest alternatives to traditional solvents, including powder, water-borne, natural oil, high solids and radiation-cured coatings. Other benefits include reduced curing and process time, improved working conditions, and more precise control that reduce the risk of product damage.

Other coating and ink research equipment includes:

  • Infrared, convection ovens
  • Ultraviolet and electron beam curing chambers
  • Spectrophotometers, viscometers and rheometers
  • Color and gloss analyzer
  • Forced air drying
  • RF, microwave heating and curing systems

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