Hot Melt Roll Coaters are used to apply thermoplastic resin to the bottom of materials manually drawn over the roller.
We thought it is important to offer a comparison between the Glue Machinery Corporation Hot Coat™ and the Datco Basic Roll Series hot melt roll coater. We’ll let you decide which machine you want in your industrial application as there are stark differences.
Hot Coat™ 7 Hot Melt Roll Coater
Datco Basic Roll Series
How These Products Compare
- The Hot Coat™ is much more ergonomic than the Datco Basic Roll Series as the roller is easily accessible from all sides
- The Hot Coat™ offers much more precise glue patterns for higher quality production than the Datco Basic Roll Series
- The Hot Coat™ is a much more durable with oversized variable speed drive motor requiring far less maintenance than the Datco Basic Roll Series
- The Hot Coat™ is a much safer unit than the Datco Basic Roll Series as the majority of the heated surfaces are under-insulated steel panels
Why the Hot Coat™ 7 Hot Melt Roll Coater Excels Over the Datco Roll Series:
- The Hot Coat™ footprint is much smaller as the motor is under the roller
- It’s a heated roller vs. a non-heated roller
- Has a variable speed drive vs. a constant speed drive
- Is a 95 lb machine vs. a 40 lb machine
- Has a large drive motor vs. a small drive motor
- Has a 5-10 lb per hour melt rate vs. a less than 5 lb per hour melt rate
- Capable of micrometer adjustable coating vs. fixed doctor blade with limited adjustably
- Possesses a small footprint vs. Large footprint
- Has a metal housing over insulation vs. exposed hot surfaces with a cheap insulation blanket
- Contains two heated zones vs. one heat zone
- Is fast heating vs. very slow heating to a temperature
Also check out our Hot Coat™ 12, 16, 23 and 31 as well as our Hot Coat™ Plus lines of hot melt rollcoaters.