Laminating Systems and Coating Machines

Black Bros. Co. offers an array of laminating systems and designed for the needs of numerous applications, spanning multiple industries. Although historically much of our expertise has been in the woodworking industry, Black Bros. has been a faithful supplier to a growing list of industrial companies. If you’d like to see the range of industries that Black Bros. has serviced over the decades, you can review them here – INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS.

Coil Coating & Finishing

Black Bros. Co. introduces a new line of coil coating machines specifically designed for the needs of the coil coating industry. Over 125 years of roll coating experience and technology development, combined with the best industry analysis, are producing unique new features and advantages to benefit owners of Black Bros. Coil Coating machinery. The complete array of machines available for this industry includes ‘S’ Wrap Coaters, Horizontal Coaters, and Vertical Coaters as well as innovative “Fast Change” and “Shuttle Head” Coaters. A full line of film to coil laminators is also available from Black Bros.

Cold Press Systems

Black Bros. offers single machines, to fully automated Cold Press lines for bonding panels in a batch process. Cold pressing is the fastest method for laminating “same size” sheets in a production setting. System throughput can be optimized to reach 2-3 sheets per minute. Contact your Black Bros. sales person to discuss your application.

Door Laminating Systems

All of the major door manufacturers in North America are using Black Bros. equipment for fabrication and assembly of their door products. Black Bros. has been a supplier to the door industry for decades, providing stand-alone presses as well as complete pressing systems. The Air Pod press has proven to be a robust machine with very little maintenance required. Install a machine today and you’ll be running production on it for decades.

Fast Setting PVA Systems

Today’s marketplace is forcing manufacturers into providing “just-in-time” (JIT – sometimes referred to as “one-piece-flow”) production lines. In order to deliver a wide variety of panel width, length, and thickness, some producers are choosing a high solids “fast-tack” laminating system. With a system like this you can deliver a wide range of component parts with a simple budget for machinery. Talk with your Black Bros. sales representative to see if this would be a good fit for your requirements.

Finishing Systems

Black Bros. offers a very high quality machine for the application of finish coatings. Whether you’re applying a UV cured, water-borne, or solvent-based product, the Black Bros. Differential Direct Roll Coater will give you the assurance of applying just the right amount of product to the surface. Applications vary from highly technical automotive finishes, to wood seal coats, and anything in between. When you need a machine to apply a precision coating look at what the Black Bros. DDRC can achieve for your application. You won’t find a more robust machine in the market place. Call today to discuss your specific needs!

Hot Melt PUR Systems

Polyurethane Reactive Hot Melts are taking the marketplace by storm, due to their high green strength and water-proof glue line. They offer characteristics that no other adhesive can compare to. PUR’s also offer one of the widest ranges of products that they can bond together, unlike water-based adhesives which rely on at least one porous surface. Don’t let the idea of using a hot melt adhesive scare you, they are easy to apply, and cleanup is amazingly simple.

Hot Roll Laminating Systems

For the case goods manufacture who wants to control the application of their cabinet liner (interior decorative surface material), a TB-60 line will give you control of your production in a very small footprint. Laminating papers, vinyls, and other foil/film products, is a simple process with a Hot Roll Laminator.

Hot Press Systems

Black Bros. has teamed up with Joos USA to offer a high quality hot press to the market place. Hot presses have traditionally been the machine of choice for bonding veneers to MDF and particle board. Today however, hot presses are being used for a wide range of products, and like the fast-tack systems, are able to manage both full sheet and cut-to-size components if nested properly. Find out if a hot press is suited for your application, talk with the experts!

Panel Express Laminator

This is our most popular offering for “fast-tack” adhesive machinery. While a cold rotary press is fine for many applications, the Panel Express brings a production element cold systems can’t compete with…heat!

The introduction of heat from the twin banks of IR heaters allows the fabricator to start machining parts almost immediately after they are laminated. Product needn’t sit and cure. It comes out of the press ready to move.

SIP Systems

Black Bros. offers a range of presses and spreaders for the SIP’s industry (Structural Insulated Panel). The benefits of the Air Pod Press have been redesigned into a machine tailored for the SIP’s manufacturing marketplace. Black Bros. has built machines for standard 4’ wide production, as well as presses to laminate 9′ x 24′ jumbo panels (and larger). Black Bros. also has standard glue spreaders for applying either water-based, or urethane adhesives, through a quick and highly efficient roll coat method. Give us your panel specifications and we will tailor a system for your production needs.

Wet Paper Systems

If you are searching for a high-volume, low cost line for paper laminating, look no more. The Black Bros. TB-60 sets the standard for in-plant laminating of sheet goods. Wet lines are chosen for their economy. Use of a water-based adhesive, in conjunction with a paper laminate, produces a very affordable interior for cabinets & case goods.

Mid-range to large shops have benefitted by installing a TB-60 line into their operation. If you want to control your production, and provide a high quality, low cost surface, put a TB-60 to work in your operation!

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The power of our laminating systems is only eclipsed by the power of Black Bros. longevity. When you want the best laminating system for your company, work with Black Bros., the best laminating system provider. Contact us now to schedule a consultation that suits you.

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