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E+R Coating

+ We are true coating innovators with industry-changing ideas

Our reputation for innovation spans more than 100 years – first as Dixon Technologies and now as E+R coating.

As pioneers of research and development, we were the first to introduce the pilot coater and modular removable coating system in the 1950s and we continue to lead the way with ground-breaking applications and solutions.

World-class coating expertise across diverse industries
Developing concepts and prototypes into full-scale production machine platforms, we partner with our customers in emerging and evolving technologies and industries.

  • Solar Energy
  • Display and Vision
  • Medical & Healthcare
  • Security & Brand Protection
  • Battery & Energy Storage
  • Flexible and Printed Electronics
  • Speciality Films & Laminates.

E+R is the first port of call to find the perfect coating solution whatever your industry

+ Experience

E+R is a world-leading equipment engineering company. We have grown and developed across a number of market sectors including Print, Forming, Vacuum and Coating and we are proud to be a leading manufacturer of sophisticated roll-to-roll production machinery.

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+ Expertise

E+R puts innovation, creativity and invention at the heart of everything we do. We continue to invest in research projects to explore the limits of engineered solutions for our customers and we are committed to challenging the status quo.

We work collaboratively with partners in private industry and from the world of academia to ensure we remain at the cutting edge of innovation.

+ The highest quality pilot and production coating and laminating equipment.

Sophisticated web transport and drying/curing systems for the most sensitive and demanding substrates.

With extensive experience gained across a wide range of end-use applications we have a deep understanding and knowledge of roll-to-roll web coating and processing techniques.

  • Slot Die Coating: Single-side, Double-side with Patch/Stripe options
  • Gravure Printing & Coating: Direct, Offset, Kiss each with forward and reverse modes
  • Flexographic Printing & Patterning
  • Multi-roll Coating: 3-Roll Reverse or Forward, 5-Roll
  • Air Knife
  • Rotary Screen Printing & Coating
  • Knife Over Roll
  • Meyer Bar
  • Multi-layer Lamination
  • Embossing and Nanoimprint
  • Air Impingement Drying: Roller-Supported and Non-Contact systems
  • Infrared and Near-Infrared drying
  • UV curing Mercury lamp and LED systems
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+ Coating & Laminating equipment built to your specification

E+R demonstrates an in-depth understanding of our clients’ coating & laminating needs in an ever-changing market.

Our experienced and dedicated team include designers, engineers, creative problem-solvers and critical thinkers who are committed to creating the best possible solution for your project or challenge.

Creating new technology and applying this to the machinery we produce is our key focus.

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+ Advanced Coating Solutions

1 Series Development Pilot Scale. GENESIS AIR - LAB SERIES R&D for Coating application and development

+ Genesis Air – Lab Series R&D

Highly configurable Lab Series Platform enabling your roll-to-roll product development.

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+ 1 Series Development Pilot Scale

Enables roll-to-roll product development from proof of principle to full-scale production.

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+ 10 Series Coating Laminating

Utilising the latest coating techniques for the most sensitive and demanding substrates.

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+ 20 Series Coating Laminating

Custom-designed solutions and creative problem solving for our customers’ challenges.

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+ Series Winders

Leading edge technology Series Winder platform created from a wealth of innovation and experience.

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+ After Sales

E+R offer a range of planned maintence contracts and appraisal services for those looking to review machine condition or plan refurbishment or upgrades.

Our After Sales team will support you with any additional requirements and are on hand to offer advice at any stage of your product or project’s development. We are committed to providing the highest levels of customer service throughout your journey of working with E+R.

E+R offer a range of planned maintenance contracts for Coating and appraisal services for those looking to review machine condition or plan refurbishment or upgrades.

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We develop and manufacture world-class pilot + production coating and laminating equipment.

+ Engineering Capabilities

Experienced mechanical and electrical assembly and installation engineers

  • Wide experience across diverse range of applications
  • Mechanical assembly, set-up and calibration of machine sections in-house
  • In-house panel build for control cubicles
  • Installations completed globally, turn-key start-ups possible

Machine shop for the manufacture of key components

  • Equipment portfolio focussed on key elements of machinery – machine frames and ties, rollers, precision components
  • Early/late shift pattern
  • Complete ‘ownership’ of critical components

 Tool room for manufacture of precision components

  • Precision equipment – wire EDM, CNC grinding and finishing
  • Precision inspection and component validation equipment – CMM, Jodon etc.

Certified to ISO 9001: 2015 quality system

  • Component inspection and quality validation
  • Assembly validation and sign-off at FAT and SAT
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+ Manufacturing Capabilities

Experienced mechanical and electrical/control engineering team

  • 18 full-time engineers
  • Web transport, roller design, web guiding, spreading etc.
  • Drying technologies
  • Coating technologies
  • Machinery sub-systems – pneumatics, hydraulics, cooling systems, vacuum

Mechanical design in 3D drafting system with sophisticated FEA

  • Complex stress analysis of vacuum vessels ensures optimal design
  • Stress deflection analysis for optimal precision and accuracy

Full control systems design – hardware and software

  • Electrical control cubicles, HMI and operator pendants
  • Wide variety of vendors – Rockwell, Siemens, Bosch Rexroth, Mitsubishi etc.
  • Fully compliant safety systems
  • Software design and implementation
  • Complex drive algorithms – registration, dynamic positioning, tension sensitivity and processing
  • Testing and commissioning of systems by E+R staff

+ Case Studies

Discover more examples of production machinery and engineering projects brought to life through E+R's unique combination of design expertise, advanced engineering skills and expert customer service. Projects where innovation, simplicity of design and inbuilt reliability come as standard.

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