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+ Genesis Vacuum Roll-to-Roll machine

Lab scale/pilot production machine

Web widths 0.1M – 0.5M
Custom design available.

Genesis summary specification:

  • Line speed 
    (High Range) 1-200m/min
    (Low Range) 0.1-20m/min
  • Tension
  • Web Thickness
  • Core diameter
    76mm or 152mm
  • Reel size
    Up to 400mm diameter
  • Substrate
    PET, PI, PEN, StSt/Al foil. etc.
  • Web width
    Web widths 0.1M – 0.5M
  • Optional Sources
    Sputter, Electron-Beam, PACVD, Reactive Ion Etching (CCP and ICP) Plasma Treatment, Linear Ion Activation
  • Pump down to process
    <15mins (Dry backing pumps, Turbo pumps)
  • Bi Directional drive modes
    Non coated surface contact mode
  • Optional Monitoring
    Optical Density, Thickness (Crystal), Resistance (eddy current) or Spectral Transmission/Reflection

Applications for our advanced Vacuum technology include:
Barrier, flexible electronics, battery, energy storage, solar, flexible solar, display, security, Research and Development

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+ Custom development for Lab-scale/Pilot-scale vacuum coaters

We create pilot-scale vacuum coaters for R&D or small-scale production needs. Custom design available.

Our objective is to provide you with the ultimate solution that completely matches your needs, so our engineers will work with you from the concept stage to ensure you have the best possible design.

Advanced Vacuum coating development expertise.

+ 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

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Genesis L Series

+ Genesis L Series

Small scale production machine.

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Genesis XL Series

+ Genesis XL Series

Production scale equipment.

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