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Is Hot Melt Adhesive Film Superior To Traditional Adhesives?

You’ve probably heard of hot melt adhesive film. More and more often, business owners and manufacturers have been adopting this product. It serves as an intriguing alternative to traditional options like tape and adhesive. But, if you’re not yet familiar with the product, you may be hesitant to jump on board. ...read more

Hotmelt Coating: Its Benefits And Why You Need To Utilize It

When it comes to coatings, you'll inevitably have a wide variety of processes to choose from. Before you set to work with a roll coater machine, it's crucial to know exactly what you're getting yourself into. Enter: hotmelt coating! While hotmelt coating isn't the perfect coating method for every project, it ...read more

Industrial Protective Coatings: What You Need to Know

One of the best things about industrial protective coatings is that you have so many different options to choose from as well as different application methods. Of course, when you have so many options, it's also easy to experience confusion about which would fit your project best. Fortunately, CTI is here ...read more

Adhesive Roll Coaters and How They Work

How do adhesive roll coaters actually work? What's the point of them? And how do I select the right type? These are confusing questions--at first. But as you take in the information below, you'll find that these machines aren't so complicated. Take a look! Types of Roll Coaters You'll find five ...read more

Large Laminating Services: What You Need to Know

Curious about large laminating services? Have you found that the differences between processes is a little confusing? Don’t worry—we have the information you need on the basics of laminating, as well as advice regarding which types of machines and methods will work best for your business. Take a look! What is ...read more

The Customized Laminating Machine: How Does It Work?

It’s often overwhelming when people look for a customized laminating machine. After all, there are so many different types of laminators, even different laminating procedures. The right laminating machine won’t just fit your order—it will also have the customizable features to fit your project perfectly. Find out what you need to ...read more

Direct Gravure Coating: What’s The Difference?

Gravure coating. Direct gravure coating. Reverse gravure coating. What does all of this mean, and how does it affect production? Choose the right process for your project, and it will be smooth sailing. Choose the wrong one, and you may experience issues. Never fear— we’re here to demystify it for you. ...read more

Slot Die Coating Application: The Must-Know Principles

If you’re creating a flexible, thin-film product, it’s likely that you’ll need to explore at least one type of slot die coating application. But how does the process work? What are its basic principles? We’ve got you covered. Check it out! What are the Applications of Slot Die Coating? When you ...read more

Gravure Roll Coating: What You Need to Know

Gravure roll coating—you’ve probably seen it recommended quite a bit. But how does it stack up against alternate types of roll coating processes? You have questions, and we have answers. Let’s dive in. What is gravure roll coating? Let’s explore how gravure roll coating works—before you can decide whether or not ...read more

The Slot Coater and What It Can Do For You

If you’re looking into the idea of a slot coater, perhaps you’re considering the scalability of your business. Or, you’re simply curious. No matter what, we have a primer ready for you. Take a look at the slot die coating process, slot coaters, extrusion coating, and what they all have to ...read more

The Gravure Coating Machine and Its Processes

One thing you’ll notice as you explore different coating types is the popularity of gravure coating, and with it the gravure coating machine. We work with many different types of gravure coatings. We may favor a single coating process over others due to its specific qualities and capabilities, as well as ...read more

Custom Foam Fabricators: What They Do and How to Select One

If you're looking for custom foam fabricators, you may still be at the point where you're unsure about how the process works, and what a contract manufacturer can do for you (or even how contract manufacturing works!). Have no fear: we're here to unpack both the process of custom foam fabrication, ...read more