Dip Coating

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Dip coating uses plastics that harden and maintain their shape when heat-treated. The process of plastic coating is not limited by object size or dimension, as the container holding the coating can be designed to accommodate larger or smaller products for full coverage. There are three basic steps to the process. Read Moreā€¦

Zero Static Valves Zero static valves are multi-port diaphragm valves that serve to promote drainage and eliminate dead-leg, or process stream stagnation. These valves accomplish both measures not only by reducing the number of recesses where materials may be caught, but also providing an exhaust or purge port for materials that do become trapped. Manufacturers also use the third port for sampling or diverting process materials as needed for a given system.

Leading Manufacturers

Sellersville, PA  |  800-398-2520

We are plastic experts, and we offer many services for our customers, including dip molding and a whole lot more. No matter who our customers are, we will work our hardest to ensure that you are fully satisfied with our products. We serve a huge variety of customers, and can find the ideal product to use for any industry. Find out more when you give us a call today!

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Molded Devices, Inc. Sellersville $$$

Waterbury, CT  |  203-805-4564

Let Precision Dip Coating show you what expert dip molding looks like. We match any color and offer great services to meet your specs for decorative and protective coatings and soft plastic parts. Send us your drawings or samples today for highly efficient, low cost plastisol and fluid bed powder coating; hot dip, cast and rotational molding. We may even have the tooling in stock already!

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Precision Dip Coating LLC $$$

New Carlisle, OH  |  888-777-8320

Carlisle Plastics is a dip molding plastics manufacturer offering end caps, plastisol paint masks, thread protectors, tube closures, protective caps and decorative caps. We provide a wide selection of standard sizes and colors. Custom colors as well as nonstandard shapes and sizes are a specialty. We are ISO 9001 certified. Our mission is to provide quality products and services.

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Carlisle Plastics Company, Inc. $$$

Auburn Hills, MI  |  800-482-1842

Rubber & Plastics Company has 50 years of experience in manufacturing dip molding with the materials, equipment and flexibility to rapidly prototype. We provide standard and custom designed high-temp paint masks, caps, grips and plugs. We have quality plastic dip moldings for a variety of applications and markets. Contact us today to learn more information!

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Rubber & Plastics Company $$$

Medway, MA  |  508-533-6101

Innovative Coatings is a manufacturer of plastisol dip molding and fluidized bed powder coatings of epoxy, polyolefins, nylon and vinyl. Our dip coatings are of FDA-approved and biomedical grades. Customers can also have a choice of color plus foam, gloss or texture finish. We draw from 40 years of experience in the plastic molding and protective coating industry. Let's talk about your project.

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Innovative Coatings, Inc. $$$

San Antonio, TX  |  508-533-6101

Texas Dip Molding & Coating is known for our high quality custom coating that maximizes strength, hardness, flexibility and durability for parts designed and manufactured in any application. When you need a dip molding solution, turn to Texas Dip Molding & Coating for our experience and wide range of capabilities. We serve a variety of industries and have the expertise necessary to deliver the quality products you need on time every time.

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First, the object is immersion into the coating material - such as plastisol or PVC - and then it stays in the coating for a specific period of time. This time frame determines the thickness of the coating layer and can help to prevent irregularities. Lastly, the object is removed from the material at a constant speed to ensure further even coverage.

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Depending on the coating material used, the object may be heat treated after dipping in order to fully bond the coating to the object and provide the desired surface finish. Objects that are widely used every day such as tool handles, plastic caps, hand grips, wire hangers, fences, medical equipment and much more are manufactured using a dip coating process.

Reasons for using dip coating are usually both decorative and protective. Coating materials can be produced in different colors and finished with different textures, allowing manufacturers to adjust the final look of the coating according to the desired appearance. This is especially important in the consumer industry as appearance is an important aspect of success. However, the more important reason for polymer coatings is using it as a protective barrier around an object and effects from the environment around it, improving the lifespan of a number of items.

Dip coating can cover an entire object and make it corrosion resistant as it prevents the air from contact with the object. This is necessary for objects that will come into contact with moisture, especially metals, as they corrode and weaken over time. Objects such as wire fences, electrical connectors and medical equipment all use dip coating for this reason. Other types of plastic molding or coating can be expensive, but because dip coating produces hardly any waste and objects rarely require further finishing, there are noticeable savings in using this method.

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