FILM APPLICATORS & COATERS

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There are a number of different types of film applicators ranging from manual to automatic and come in a variety of styles. The device is used to evenly spread a substance and are used for laying down wet films of material in predetermined thicknesses.

Costers are used to protect a substrate or for decorative purposes and if well applied it can protect a substrate for up to 25 years. The coating is applied at a controlled thickness, and a number of different processes are used to achieve this control. These range from a simple brush for painting a door, to some very expensive machinery applying coatings in the electronics industry.

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Film Applicators are made from high grade stainless steel and is a device used to evenly spread a substance like paint, cosmetics or inks over a substrate like a drawdown card. The stainless steel material used to make the film applicators is corrosion resistant and manufacturing with high tolerances to give you a consistent repeatable result. Each applicator will deliver a “wet film thickness”, which can vary from a 50-90% gap.

We stock various different types of film applicators, some can be used manually and others automatically.

With using a manual film applicator, you will inevitably experience small variations in speed and pressure which can affect the quality of abrasion resistance, adhesion and gloss. Automatic film applicators guarantee consistency throughout the process giving you repeatable quality results.

An automatic film applicator will quarantee a more consitent speed and pressure, which will provide you with high quality, repeatable results every time. Automatic film applicators tend to vary in their construction. The majority of modern applicators all for a variety of application bars to be mounted with ease. The preassure and speed of the bar can be easliy adjusted to allow for a more customised film thickness.

At Ascott we offer a variety of film applicators and accessories, including; one sided applicators, two-sided applicatiors, cube film applicators, four sided, spiral bars and sagging testers. All our products are guranteed and made from the highest grade materials.

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ONE-SIDED APPLICATOR

ONE-SIDED APPLICATOR

Ref: One-Sided Applicator


Price: £68.00

Quantity:   

Choice:
T01- 700043 - 25µm    T01- 700044 - 37.5µm    T01- 700045 - 50µm    T01- 700046 - 75µm   
T01- 700047 - 100µm    T01- 700048 - 125µm    T01- 700049 - 150µm    T01- 700050 - 200µm   
T01- 700051 - 250µm    T01- 700052 - 300µm    T01- 700053 - 350µm    T01- 700054 - 400µm   
T01- 700055 - 450µm    T01- 700056 - 500µm    T01- 700057 - 600µm    

This bar-type one sided applicator is made of high-grade, corrosion resistant stainless steel. They apply a coating of pre-defined thickness & width on flat, relatively firm substrates. Available in a wide range of film thicknesses:


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Product
One-Sided film applicator
Accessory for
N/A
Part Number
T01-700043 to T01-700057
Range
Available in ranges from 25 to 600 µm
Accuracy
+/- 1µm
Resolution
from 25 to 600 µm
Standards
ASTM D823-25 & ASTM D3022
Features and Benefits
Effective wet film width 100mm - Total unit length 128mm
Dimensions and Weights (packed)
35 x 10 x 10 cm / 1 kg
Calibration Certificate
Not Applicable
Warranty
1 year

Includes: Paint and coatings manufacturers, automotive, trailers, ship maintenance


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CUBE FILM APPLICATOR

CUBE FILM APPLICATOR

Ref: Cube Applicator


Price: £72.00

Quantity:   

Choice:
T01-700036 - 25mm cube applicator - film width 12.7mm - 37.5 & 75µm Gap Sizes   
T01-700037 - 25mm cube applicator - film width 12.7mm - 75 & 150µm Gap Sizes   

This small applicator is available with 12.7 film width (overall width respectively 25mm). It has 2 gap sizes machined into each application face. Ideal for application of parallel film stripes They form very reproducible, parallel sided films, often used when comparing different samples.


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Product
Cube film applicator
Accessory for
N/A
Part Number
T01-700036 & T01-700037
Range
Available in ranges from 37.5 to 150 µm
Accuracy
+/- 1µm
Resolution
from 37.5 to 150 µm
Standards
N/A
Features and Benefits
Effective wet film width 12.7mm - Total unit length 25mm
Dimensions and Weights (packed)
10 x 10 x 10 cm / 1 kg
Calibration Certificate
Not Applicable
Warranty
1 year

Includes: Paint and coatings manufacturers, automotive, trailers, ship maintenance


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TWO-SIDED APPLICATOR

TWO-SIDED APPLICATOR

Ref: Two-Sided Applicator


Price: £97.00

Quantity:   

Choice:
T01- 700058 - 25µm & 50µm   
T01- 700059 - 75µm & 100µm   
T01- 700060 - 150µm & 200µm   
T01- 700061 - 300µm & 400µm   

This U-Shaped two sided applicator is made of high-grade, corrosion resistant stainless steel. They apply a coating of pre-defined thickness & width on flat, relatively firm substrates.


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Product
Two-Sided film applicator
Accessory for
N/A
Part Number
T01-700058 to T01-700061
Range
Available in ranges from 25 to 400 µm
Accuracy
+/- 1µm
Resolution
from 25 to 400 µm
Standards
ASTM D823-25
Features and Benefits
Effective wet film width 80mm - Total unit length 100mm
Dimensions and Weights (packed)
35 x 10 x 10 cm / 1 kg
Calibration Certificate
Not Applicable
Warranty
1 year

Includes: Paint and coatings manufacturers, automotive, trailers, ship maintenance


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     We aim to reply to all queries by the end of the next working day.
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FOUR-SIDED APPLICATOR

FOUR-SIDED APPLICATOR

Ref: Four-Sided


Price: £107.00

Quantity:   

Choice:
T01- 700068 - 5, 10, 15 & 20µm    T01- 700069 - 25, 50, 75 & 100µm   
T01- 700070 - 50, 100, 150 & 200µm    T01- 700071 - 30, 60, 90 & 120µm   
T01- 700072 - 100, 200, 300 & 400µm    T01- 700073 - 50, 75, 100 & 150µm   
T01- 700074 - 100, 150, 200 & 250µm    T01- 700075 - 250, 500, 750 & 1000µm   

This four sided applicator is made of high-grade, corrosion resistant stainless steel. A flexible and easy to use applicator, combining 4 gaps size in one unit. The cylindrical shape provides excellent results on firm substrates and smooth surface.


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Product
Four-Sided film applicator
Accessory for
N/A
Part Number
T01-700068 to T01-700075
Range
Available in ranges from 5 to 400 µm
Accuracy
+/- 1µm
Resolution
from 5 to 400 µm
Standards
ASTM D823-25
Features and Benefits
Effective wet film width 80mm - Total unit length 100mm
Dimensions and Weights (packed)
35 x 10 x 10 cm / 1 kg
Calibration Certificate
Not Applicable
Warranty
1 year

Includes: Paint and coatings manufacturers, automotive, trailers, ship maintenance


     To send a Technical Support Enquiry about this product only CLICK HERE
     We aim to reply to all queries by the end of the next working day.
     The Ascott Shop is a Internet business and we prefer contact by email.
     If you need to contact us by fax, then please refer to the Terms & Conditions page for our contact details.

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FOUR SIDED APPLICATOR - FRAME TYPE

FOUR SIDED APPLICATOR - FRAME TYPE

Ref: Four-Sided Frame


Price: £107.00

Quantity:   

Choice:
T01- 700064 - 25, 50, 75 & 100µm   
T01- 700065 - 50, 100, 150 & 200µm   
T01- 700066 - 30, 60, 90 & 120µm   
T01- 700067 - 5, 10, 15 & 20µm   

The Frame-Type four sided applicators are designed for the production of uniform films of paint, adhesives and similar products on flat substrates. The combine the accuracy of fixed applicators with the versatility of multiple gap choice in one unit. These applicators are suitable for use of aqueous, acid and alkaline products.


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Product
Four-Sided frame-type film applicator
Accessory for
N/A
Part Number
T01-700064 to T01-700067
Range
Available in ranges from 5 to 200 µm
Accuracy
+/- 1µm
Resolution
from 5 to 200 µm
Standards
ASTM D823-25
Features and Benefits
Effective wet film width 80mm - Total unit length 100mm
Dimensions and Weights (packed)
35 x 10 x 10 cm / 1 kg
Calibration Certificate
Not Applicable
Warranty
1 year

Includes: Paint and coatings manufacturers, automotive, trailers, ship maintenance


     To send a Technical Support Enquiry about this product only CLICK HERE
     We aim to reply to all queries by the end of the next working day.
     The Ascott Shop is a Internet business and we prefer contact by email.
     If you need to contact us by fax, then please refer to the Terms & Conditions page for our contact details.

     For general enquiries please use the Contact Us page.





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ADJUSTABLE FILM APPLICATOR

ADJUSTABLE FILM APPLICATOR

Ref: AdjustableApplicator

Quantity:   


T01-700076 - 50mm Blade width £210.00
T01-700077 - 100mm Blade width £290.00

The blade of this applicator can be accurately adjusted by mean of 2 micrometric screws, from 0 to 3.5mm in 10µm increments.
Available in blade widths of 50mm & 100mm


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Product
Adjustable film applicator
Accessory for
N/A
Part Number
T01-700076
T01-700077
Range
from 0 to 3500 µm
Accuracy
+/- 2µm
Resolution
from 0 to 3500 µm
Standards
n/a
Features and Benefits
Suitable for various precision tests such as research tasks.
Dimensions and Weights (packed)
35 x 10 x 10 cm / 1 kg
Calibration Certificate
Not Applicable
Warranty
1 year

Includes: Paint and coatings manufacturers, automotive, trailers, ship maintenance


     To send a Technical Support Enquiry about this product only CLICK HERE
     We aim to reply to all queries by the end of the next working day.
     The Ascott Shop is a Internet business and we prefer contact by email.
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SPIRAL BAR COATER

SPIRAL BAR COATER

Ref: Wire Bar Coaters

Quantity:   

Choice:

Spiral bar coaters are used to apply a film on thin materials such as sheets or plastic, so that the hiding power of the coating can be measured. This range of products works on flexible substrates, and with motorized film applicators. We offer two different diameter bars (9mm & 10mm) covering a wide variety of microns.


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Product
Spiral Bar Coater
Accessory for
N/A
Part Number
T01-700078 to T01-700130
Range
Available in ranges from 6 to 200 µm
Accuracy
Not Applicable
Resolution
T01-700078 to T01-700083 effective wire wounding length 100mm
T01-700085 to T01-700091 effective wire wounding length 200mm
T01-700092 to T01-700104 effective wire wounding length 100mm
T01-700105 to T01-700117 effective wire wounding length 200mm
T01-700118 to T01-700130 effective wire wounding length 300mm
Standards
Not Applicable
Features and Benefits
The Spiral bar or wire wound / drawdown rod applicator is ideal for applying a film on thin materials such as sheets or plastic.
Dimensions and Weights (packed)
35 x 10 x 10 cm / 1 kg
Calibration Certificate
Not Applicable
Warranty
1 year

Includes: Paint and coatings manufacturers, automotive, trailers, ship maintenance


     To send a Technical Support Enquiry about this product only CLICK HERE
     We aim to reply to all queries by the end of the next working day.
     The Ascott Shop is a Internet business and we prefer contact by email.
     If you need to contact us by fax, then please refer to the Terms & Conditions page for our contact details.

     For general enquiries please use the Contact Us page.





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SPIRAL BAR COATER HOLDER

SPIRAL BAR COATER HOLDER

Ref: Bar Coater Holder

Quantity:   

Choice:
T01-700131 - Holder for 130mm bar £17.00
T01-700132 - Holder for 240mm bar £30.00

Wire bar applicator holder to assist the drawndown motion for the applicator.


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Product
Spiral Bar Coater Holder
Accessory for
Spiral Bar Coater
Part Number
T01-700083
T01-700084
Range
n/a
Accuracy
Not Applicable
Resolution
n/a
Standards
Not Applicable
Features and Benefits
The Spiral bar or wire wound / drawdown rod applicator is ideal for applying a film on thin materials such as sheets or plastic.
Dimensions and Weights (packed)
35 x 10 x 10 cm / 1 kg
Calibration Certificate
Not Applicable
Warranty
1 year

Includes: Paint and coatings manufacturers, automotive, trailers, ship maintenance


     To send a Technical Support Enquiry about this product only CLICK HERE
     We aim to reply to all queries by the end of the next working day.
     The Ascott Shop is a Internet business and we prefer contact by email.
     If you need to contact us by fax, then please refer to the Terms & Conditions page for our contact details.

     For general enquiries please use the Contact Us page.





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2. FOUR-SIDED APPLICATOR (Ref: Four-Sided)
3. SURFACE ROUGHNESS COMPARATOR (Ref: Roughness Comparator)

HIDING POWER CHARTS
Hiding Power Test ChartsOpacity ChartFilm Covered ChartSpreading Rate Chart
Test ChartPaint Chartshiding power 

HIDING POWER CHARTS

Ref: Test Charts

Quantity:   

Choice:
T01-700285 - 150 x 100mm - Half Black Half White Film Covered- pack 1000 £62.00
T01-700286 - 250 x 140mm - Half Black Half White Film Covered - pack 500 £40.00
T01-700287 - 289 x 194mm - Half Black Half White Film Covered - pack 500 £62.00
T01-700288 - 150 x 100mm - Half Black Half White UV Solified - pack 1000 £108.00
T01-700289 - Half Black Half White UV Solidified - pack 500 £82.00
T01-700290 - Half Black Half White UV Solidified - pack 500 £108.00
T01-700291 - 250 x 140mm - Diagonal stripe Black & White film covered - pk500 £40.00
T01-700292 - 289 x 194mm - Diagonal stripe Black & White film covered - pk500 £62.00
T01-700293 - 250 x 140mm - Diagonal stripe Black & White UV Solidified - pk500 £82.00
T01-700294 - 289 x 194mm - Diagonal stripe Black & White UV Solidified - pk500 £108.00
T01-700295 - 250 x 100mm - Black & White squares / film covered - pack 1000 £68.00
T01-700296 - 250 x 100mm - Black & White squares / UV Solidified - pack 500 £82.00

A wide range of test charts (opacity charts and spreading rate charts) used to determine or compare hiding power & contrast rations of pigmented coating materials such as paint, emulsions and ink. The charts are either UV cured or covered in plastic film & their lacquer is solvent resistant, they are suitable for use with most organic, water based or solvent bourne coatings.


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Product
Hiding Power Chart
Accessory for
All film applicators
Part Number
T01-700285 to T01-700296
Range
n/a
Accuracy
Not Applicable
Resolution
n/a
Standards
Not Applicable
Features and Benefits
Available in a variety of sizes, each chart has a section for test run details.
Dimensions and Weights (packed)
35 x 10 x 10 cm / 2 kg
Calibration Certificate
Not Applicable
Warranty
1 year

Includes: Paint and coatings manufacturers, automotive, trailers, ship maintenance


     To send a Technical Support Enquiry about this product only CLICK HERE
     We aim to reply to all queries by the end of the next working day.
     The Ascott Shop is a Internet business and we prefer contact by email.
     If you need to contact us by fax, then please refer to the Terms & Conditions page for our contact details.

     For general enquiries please use the Contact Us page.





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LEVELLING TESTER
Levelling Tester

LEVELLING TESTER

Ref: Leveling Testers


Price: £120.00

Quantity:   


T01-700133 - Levelling Tester 100 - 1,000µm   
T01-700134 - Levelling Tester 250 - 4,000µm   

The Levelling Tester is designed to determine the relative leveling of liquid coating materials before curing in the laboratory. (Coating materials have to eliminate surface defect during drying). It comply with ASTM D2801-1994 (T01-700133)and NYPC (T01-700133)
It is made of stainless steel with straight scraper fitted with 5 pairs of notches of increasing depth from 100~1000µm(or 250~4000µm ).
Once the drawdown has been made on a horizontal, firm surface, leave the coating to cure. Once the coating is dry, identify the thickness at which the pair of film stripes merge.


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Product
Levelling tester
Accessory for
N/A
Part Number
T01-700133
T01-700134
Range
T01-700133 - For coating thickness 100, 200, 300, 500 & 1,000µm
T01-700134 - For coating thickness 250, 500, 1,000, 2,000 & 4,000µm
Accuracy
+/- 2µm
Resolution
from 100 to 4000 µm
Standards
ASTM D2801-1994, JB/TB998-1999
Features and Benefits
Suitable for various precision tests such as research tasks.
Dimensions and Weights (packed)
15 x 5 x 5cm / 1 kg
Calibration Certificate
Not Applicable
Warranty
1 year

Includes: Paint and coatings manufacturers, automotive, trailers, ship maintenance


     To send a Technical Support Enquiry about this product only CLICK HERE
     We aim to reply to all queries by the end of the next working day.
     The Ascott Shop is a Internet business and we prefer contact by email.
     If you need to contact us by fax, then please refer to the Terms & Conditions page for our contact details.

     For general enquiries please use the Contact Us page.




SAGGING TESTER
Levelling Tester

SAGGING TESTER

Ref: Sagging Tester


Price: £120.00

Quantity:   


T01-700135 - Sagging Tester 50 - 275µm   
T01-700136 - Sagging Tester 250 - 475µm   
T01-700137 - Sagging Tester 450 - 675µm   
T01-700138 - Sagging Tester 650 - 875µm   
T01-700139 - Sagging Tester 850 - 1,075µm   

The Sagging Tester is in accordance with the specification of ASTM D 4400 and ASTM D 373. They are made of corrosion resistant stainless steel, the width of application is 75mm at 6mm per sagging thickness, and the gaps are being separated by a 1mm space as a marking on each sagging for distinctive identification of each sagging.
They are applicable to determine the relative sag resistance of a series of paints in order to provide the technical parameters for the paint application on site.


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Product
Sagging Tester
Accessory for
N/A
Part Number
T01-700135 to T01-700139
Range
T01-700135 - 50 - 275µm
T01-700136 - 250 - 475µm
T01-700137 - 450 - 675µm
T01-700138 - 650 - 875µm
T01-700139 - 850 - 1,075µm
Accuracy
+/- 2µm
Resolution
from 50 to 1075 µm
Standards
ASTM D4400, ASTM D373
Features and Benefits
Difference between adjacent two notches : 25µm
Dimensions and Weights (packed)
15 x 5 x 5cm / 1 kg
Calibration Certificate
Not Applicable
Warranty
1 year

Includes: Paint and coatings manufacturers, automotive, trailers, ship maintenance


     To send a Technical Support Enquiry about this product only CLICK HERE
     We aim to reply to all queries by the end of the next working day.
     The Ascott Shop is a Internet business and we prefer contact by email.
     If you need to contact us by fax, then please refer to the Terms & Conditions page for our contact details.

     For general enquiries please use the Contact Us page.




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