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Compact Tape Casting Coater w/ Vacuum Chuck, Film Applicator & Optional Heater up to 120C - MSK-AFA-III

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MSK-AFA-III is a compact tape casting coater with various heating designed to produce films with consistent thickness. It has a unique driving system to produce a smooth coating on all types of materials. The flat vacuum chuck is built in to hold the substrate sheet in place. One 100 mm width adjustable micrometer applicator (doctor-blade).  The heating plate with the digital controller either on top or bottom is optional for drying up to 100° with +/-1°C temperature accuracy. This equipment can be used by researchers on ceramic tape castings and Li-Ion battery electrode coating. 
Bottom heated upgrade to Max. 120°C since Jan.15, 2019; Top UV Light is added for the curing process of polymers since March 10, 2019.







Optional Heating Cover Voltage and Power

Without Heating

Bottom Heating Bed 110/ 220VAC  850W 120ºC 

Top Heating cover:
1.2KW, 100ºC

Top UV (WL: 365nm) BottomHeating, 120ºC

Heated both top & bottom

Working Power 
  • Power adaptor: Input 100-240VAC, Output 24VDC
Traverse Speed
  • 10 - 100 mm/sec variable
  • Accuracy: +/-10 mm/sec
Coating Area
  • Standard Package: 320mm(L) x 100mm(W) due to the width and occupied area of the 100mm applicator
  • Suggested Maximum: 350mm(L) x 180mm(W)  Reduced width to avoid slurry spilling off the vacuum bed
  • Length 10 - 350 mm adjustable by using Adjustable Position Switch

Vacuum Chuck
  • Vacuum chuck made of Aluminum alloy with < 1.0 mm hole
  • Vacuum Chuck Dimensions: 365mm(L) x 200mm(W)  ( 14“L x 8"W )
  • Note: You may order a glass plate to coat slurry on a porous substrate at the link below
Coating Area
  • Maximum: 350mm(L) x 180mm(W)  Reduced width to avoid slurry spilling off the vacuum bed
  • Length 10 - 350 mm adjustable by using Adjustable Position Switch
Film Applicator

                     Note:  Thinnest film can be achieved is > 10 microns
Vacuum Pump
  • NO vacuum pump is included.  You may use your own pump or select a pump in the optional bar. 
  • You may order 120L/min Oilless Vacuum Pump 
Pump connector
  • The vacuum control power switch is located on the front panel, and the power plug ( female ) built in the back of the machine to connect an optional vacuum pump
  • The pump connector is a compression type 8mm O.D tube fitting which is located on the back panel (see pic below). An 8mm Dia. x 4ft polyurethane tube is included
Heating Cover(Optional)
  • Pre-installed on the top cover
  • Built-in digital temperature controller with an accuracy of +/-1°C
  • Suspension support helps open cover easily and safely
  • Max. Heating Temp.: 100°C
  • Note: In order for faster and uniform heating,  please preheated the vacuum chunk to 60- 70°C before coating, and keep heating during coating, then close the cover and increase the temperature to ~100°C after coating
Product Dimensions For MSK-AFA-I (without Dryer Cover)
550 (L) x 330 (W) x 150 (H), mm
For MSK-AFA-III (with Top heater)
550mm(L) x  330mm(W) x 320mm(H)

  • CE Certificate 
  • NRTL or CSA certification is available upon request 
Warranty One-Year limited warranty with lifetime support

Operation Video
Application Notes
Net Weight 45 kg (96 lbs) 60 kg (135 lbs)
Shipping Weight & Dimension 160 lbs, 40" x 30" x 30"

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