Extrusion Coating

Versatile and Efficient Extrusion Coating

Davis-Standard’s extrusion coating and laminating expertise is second to none. With the industry’s most versatile equipment platforms, we deliver cost-effective extrusion coating packages to support construction, consumer products and packaging industries.

Our extrusion coating machinery fulfills even the most demanding flexible packaging, non-wovens, paper and board coating and laminating applications. This includes everything from laboratory-size systems for R&D to five-meter-wide systems for industrial materials.

We’re innovators in automatic profile control (APC), deckle and die options, multi-coating solutions, web handling, transfer unwinds and winders. Quality, efficiency and value enable us to improve coating and laminating processes for customers worldwide.

How can we help you?

  • Flexible packaging
  • Paper coating and laminating
  • Board coating and laminating
  • Fabric scrim and non-wovens

Paper Coating & Laminating

Davis Standard’s extrusion coating technology for paper coating and laminating is widely used throughout the industry. Our systems support the ability of our customers to produce quality products as efficiently as possible. Advantages of our technology include shaftless turret unwind and winder designs, superior screw designs and control technology.

To augment these capabilities, our liquid coating group supplies the latest in adhesion enhancing priming, logo printing and web drying. We also have relationships with major global vendors of corona discharge equipment and flame treaters with the ability to seamlessly integrate their units into our extrusion coating and laminating lines. For high-speed lines, ozone can be introduced immediately into the lamination nip.

Typical Applications

Applications - Sugar pouch, roll wrap, ream wrap, header stock, insulation facing, cement bags
Widths - 1500 to 3000 mm] / 60 to 120 inches
Line Speeds - 300 to 610 mpm / 1000 to 2000 fpm
Web Thickness Range - 10 to 150 gsm / 6 to 100 lbs / 3000 ft2
Finished Roll Diameter - Up to 1800 mm, depending on core size Up to 72 inches, depending on core size
Extruder Output  - Up to 1000 kg single extruder, up to 1850 kg in co-extrusion arrangement (three extruders) Up to 2200 lbs single extruder, up to 4000 lbs in co-extrusion arrangement (three extruders)
Features - Wide range of line equipment solutions to suit customer's requirements and budgets, latest controls systems, full lines and systematic upgrade/retrofits

Flexible Packaging

Our extrusion coating solutions for flexible packaging offer the best and most innovative technology available. We also engineer our systems to be cost-effective and efficient. Equipment advantages include shafted or shaftless unwinds and winders, material handling, single and double direction turrets with automatic splicing and transfer systems. We also offer the latest screw designs and control technology to support your process.

Our liquid coating product line augments these capabilities by supplying the latest in priming and drying so that the highest levels of adhesion can be achieved. In addition, liquid coating and laminating equipment for adhesive or dry-bond lamination could be added to the extrusion coating and laminating line to further expand its capabilities. We have relationships with the major vendors of corona discharge equipment worldwide, giving us the ability to seamlessly integrate their treaters into our flexible packaging extrusion coating and laminating lines.

Typical Specifications

Applications - Lidding stock, candy wrappers, snack food bags, medical packaging, condiment packs, soup sachets, toothpaste tubes, cable wrap, lamination, films
Widths - 500 to 2000 mm / 20 to 80 inches
Line Speeds - 100 to 750 mpm / 300 to 2500 fpm
Tension Range - 35 to 350 n/m / 0.2 to 2.0 pli
Thickness Range - 12 to 100 gsm / 0.5 to 4 mils
Finished Roll Diameter - Up to 1250 mm / Up to 50 inches
Extruder Output - Up to 1000 kg single extruder, up to 1850 kg co-extrusion arrangement (three extruders) / Up to (2200 lbs single extruder, up to 4000 lbs co-extrusion arrangement (three extruders)
Features - Wide range of line equipment solutions to suit customer's requirements and budgets, latest controls systems, full lines and systematic upgrade/retrofits

Board Coating & Laminating

Davis Standard’s extrusion coating technology is the gold standard in the board coating business as proven by a long and successful track record of installations worldwide. Our unwind and winder sections are shaftless turret designs. Winders are supplied in the single drum horizontal rail style. For loading and unloading large paper rolls, we can easily integrate existing material handling processes. We also offer superior control systems and feedscrew designs.

To augment these capabilities, our liquid coating product line includes the latest in adhesion enhancing priming, logo printing and web drying. We have relationships with all of the major vendors of flame treaters, making it possible to seamlessly integrate their units into our board extrusion coating and laminating lines. For high-speed lines, ozone can be introduced immediately into the lamination nip. For applications where foil or film substrates are laminated to the board, high speed foil unwinds are capable of splicing 5 to 9 micron (0.002-0.0035 inches) to maintain process speed.

Typical Specifications

Applications - Aseptic packaging, paper cup and plate stock, decorative boxes, cigarette boxes, milk and juice cartons, ovenable boards, beer carriers, pet food boxes
Widths - 1200 to 3500 mm / 48 to 140 inches
Line Speeds - 300 to 650 mpm / 1000 to 2150 fpm
Tension Range - 175 to 1750 n/m / 1 to 10 pli
Finished Roll Diameter - Up to 3000 mm depending on core size     120 inches, depending on core size
Extruder Output - Up to 1000 kg single extruder, up to 2750 kg in co-extrusion arrangement (three extruders)
Up to 200 lbs single extruder, up to 6000 lbs in co-extrusion arrangement (three extruders)
Features - Wide range of line equipment solutions to suit customer's requirements and budgets, latest controls systems, full lines and systematic upgrade/retrofits

Fabric Scrim & Non-Wovens

We supply specialty equipment designed to handle the required substrates using mono or coextrusion coating with unique pre-heating, winding and unwinding equipment. These components are application specific to meet process needs. Various slitting systems for edge and in-line slitting are also available.

Typical Specifications

Line Sizes  - 2 to 4 meters wide / 80 to 160 inches wide
Gear-In Speeds - 150, 300 and 450 mpm / 500, 1000 and 1500 fpm
Typical Products  - Sacks, bags, tarps, gowns, diapers, breathable laminates


Cast Film

Protection, Packaging, Hygiene Films – Leading Technology for Your Cast Film Needs

We are an industry leader in cast film technology for applications in food packaging, personal care markets, stretch and cling films. Our knowledge of multi-layer cast film structures and MDO (machine direction orientation) coupled with innovative dies and winders, high efficiency cooling rolls and superior control technology enable us to support customers worldwide.

Our reliable extruders and cast film extrusion equipment add value by consistently reducing scrap and improving processing rates. Cast films and cast embossed films processed on Davis-Standard cast film systems are known for high tensile strength and excellent barrier properties. The supply of barrier cast film lines, CPP film lines and PVC cling film lines are among our areas of expertise.

How can we help you add value to your cast film operation?

  • Hand & Machine Wrap
  • CPP: Stand-up Pouches, Candy Twist Wrap, Document Protection
  • Barrier Films: Diapers, Disposable Garments and Liners, Shower Curtains and
  • Tablecloths
  • Consumer and Medical Packaging
  • Confectionary, bread, towel and tissue bags, single slice cheese film, pouch film
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Extrusion Coating

Versatile and Efficient Extrusion Coating

Davis-Standard’s extrusion coating and laminating expertise is second to none. With the industry’s most versatile equipment platforms, we deliver cost-effective extrusion coating packages to support construction, consumer products and packaging industries.

Our extrusion coating machinery fulfills even the most demanding flexible packaging, non-wovens, paper and board coating and laminating applications. This includes everything from laboratory-size systems for R&D to five-meter-wide systems for industrial materials.

We’re innovators in automatic profile control (APC), deckle and die options, multi-coating solutions, web handling, transfer unwinds and winders. Quality, efficiency and value enable us to improve coating and laminating processes for customers worldwide.

How can we help you?

  • Flexible packaging
  • Paper coating and laminating
  • Board coating and laminating
  • Fabric scrim and non-wovens
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Liquid Coating

Liquid Coating that Optimizes Efficiency

Davis-Standard’s liquid coating systems are used throughout the world for tapes and labels, silicone-coated products and in specialty coating markets. With more than 50 different standard and custom liquid coating products, we provide profitable solutions for the building and construction, automotive and medical industries.

When it comes to achieving the right viscosity, emulsion, pH and adhesive characteristics for your liquid coating applications, you need a proven and trusted partner. Davis-Standard’s experienced engineers consider multiple variables when building lines for specialty-coated products—ensuring the best solution for your liquid coating specifications.

Regardless if your process demands using film or paper substrates and applying ultra thin or thick coatings, Davis-Standard’s liquid coating solutions support process improvement and production efficiency in clean room environments, slow or high-speed applications, or precision coating and drying technology.

How can we help you?

  • Tapes and labels
  • Silicone coating
  • Specialty coating
  • Custom coating
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Pelletizing

Pelletizing Precision and Consistency

Davis-Standard helps customers achieve high quality pellets through field-tested experience in underwater pelletizing, water ring pelletizing and air ring pelletizing processes. Our modular extrusion and pelletizing solutions are ideal for conventional, micro and macro pellet production.

Our engineers address key factors in pelletizing equipment design to ensure consistent melt temperature, melt flow index and melt pressure throughout the pelletizing process. We also offer more model sizes and multiple options for screen changers, heating systems, dryers, and water systems to ensure greater efficiency, value and quality.

How can we help you?

  • Pelletizing systems for extrusion feed devices
  • Underwater pelletizers
  • Water and air ring pelletizing systems
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