Barrier coating market

TopMet platform


Jindal Poly Films, one of the leaders in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and biaxially-oriented polypropylene (BOPP) films for flexible packaging and labelling applications, has incorporated Applied Materials’ latest innovations, Top Met roll-to-roll metal deposition system. This will maximize productivity for the cost-sensitive barrier coating market.

Jindal Poly Films has introduced the industry’s largest and advanced transparent barrier coating system to India. This tool underscores our commitment to invest in the best technology that can help drive the success of our customers,” said S Balachandran, general
manager, metallizer products of Jindal Poly Films.

“The fact that Applied Materials has now shipped 700 roll-to-roll web systems worldwide reflects our ability to develop cost-effective tools for mass production operations,” said Daniel P Forster, vice president and general manager of Applied Materials roll-to-roll coating products division.

The Top Met platform has fast web coating speed, real-time layer thickness monitoring to maintain coating uniformity and a uniform-tension roller design for sensitive and wrinkle-free material handling. The system’s efficient use of power and raw materials results in lower operating cost.

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