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Plastic dip coaters use a three step process. First, the product is cleaned and prepared for dipping. Objects are sometimes coated with chromate or phosphate to increase adhesion between the object’s surface and the molten plastic. Read More…

Plastic Dip Coaters Plastic dip coaters take finished products - usually made of metal - and submerge them, or dip them, in molten plastic in order to achieve a thin protective coating on the surface. The process of dip coating is simple, quick and relatively inexpensive, and is used widely in a number of industries.
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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.

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Molded Devices, Inc. Sellersville $$$

Waterbury, CT  |  203-805-4564

Precision Dip Coating provides dip coating services for the manufacture of soft plastic parts such as cap plugs. hand grips, and more. Decorative and protective, our services are very cost effective and we have a proven track record for on time delivery and precise manufacturing. We can match any color you need, and offer services such as assembly, die cutting, packaging, and decorating.

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Precision Dip Coating LLC $$$

New Carlisle, OH  |  937-845-9411

Carlisle Plastics is a dip molding plastics manufacturer offering end caps, plastisol paint masks, thread protectors, tube closures, protective caps and decorative caps.

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Carlisle Plastics Company, Inc. $$$

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.

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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.

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Texas Dip Molding & Coating, 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.

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Rubber & Plastics Company $$$
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The product is then dipped into the molten plastic and allowed to sit there for a specific time. The longer an object is submerged in the plastic, the thicker the coating will be. Lastly, the object is removed slowly from the molten material and allowed to dry.

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Removal speed has to be slow and constant to prevent surface irregularities due to different thicknesses. Objects can be dried and hardened in a heat chamber to ensure fusion between the surface and the coating. Every day objects such as tool handles, fitness and sports equipment, and playground equipment have been dip coated in a melted plastic. The most common material choices for plastic coating are PVC (polyvinyl carbonate) and plastisol which is another form of vinyl.

The purpose of using dip coating is both decorative and protective. Plastic can be manufactured in many different colors, and can be finished according to a desired texture making the decorative capabilities of plastic dip coating very broad. Covering the handles of many everyday objects also improves the comfort and grip for those using the items. However, the more important reason for using dip coating is for its protective and insulative properties. Electrical wires and connectors and products such as jumper cables and plastic closures are covered by dip molding in order to provide thermal and electrical insulation.

Wire fences and other products intended for outside use are plastic coated to protect against corrosion. Further advantages of dip coating include the low labor costs due to the process being almost fully automated. As plastic tends to dry and harden quickly, dip coating can have a high volume turnover in a relatively short time which allows for large batches of products to be dipcoated. Dip coating is not limited by object size or dimension as the container of molten plastic can be adjusted according to dipping needs. For objects such as wire which typically is manufactured in long lengths, a continuous motion dip molding can be used, ensuring total coverage of the surface.

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