The UK's leading manufacturer of equipment used
to produce repeatable samples of most surface coatings

RK PrintCoat Instruments manufacture a range of sample preparation equipment/ print testing equipment with one common theme, production of repeatable samples.

The equipment is mainly used in three areas R&D, QC and for small scale production of specialist products.  These samples are used for customer presentation samples, computer colour matching data, printability testing and to test for gloss, strength, weathering etc.

The major industrial users of RK equipment include ink and paint manufacturers, resin and

dyestuff suppliers and manufacturers of textiles, adhesives, papers, films, foils and medical and pharmaceutical products.

RK’s machines have been installed worldwide for various application techniques most of which fall into the categories of Flexo, Gravure (including ink testing and ink proofing), Paste inks, Paints and Adhesives, and high tech coatings such as Printable Electronics.

OUR PRODUCTS

The range of RK’s proofing and testing equipment includes the simple and inexpensive K Hand Coater, utilising K bars (metering bars) & offering an effective method of applying various surface coatings onto many substrates.

ABOUT RK PRINT

The major industrial users of RK equipment include printing ink and paint manufacturers, pigment, resin and dyestuff suppliers and manufacturers of textiles, adhesives, papers, films, foils and medical and pharmaceutical products.

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RK Print has carefully selected appropriate worldwide representatives who have a wealth of experience and can offer support. Get in touch now with a local representative today.

Events

Forthcoming
exhibitions

Label Expo Americas 2018

25 – 27th September 2018, Chicago USA www.labelexpo-americas.com

All4Pack

26 – 29th November 2018, Paris www.all4pack.com

ICE Europe 2019

12 – 14 March 2019, Stand #1320, Hall A5, Munich Trade Fair Centre, Germany

European Coatings Show 2019

19 – 21 March 2019, Nuremberg, Germany www.european-coatings-show.com

LOPEC 2019

20 – 21 March 2019,  Munich www.lopec.com

OUR PRODUCTS

The range of RK’s proofing and testing equipment includes the simple and inexpensive K Hand Coater, utilising K bars (metering bars)
& offering an effective method of applying various surface coatings onto many substrates.

K Hand Coater

The K Hand Coater provides a simple but effective means of applying paints, printing inks, lacquers and  adhesives.

FlexiProof 100

High speed, opertator-friendly machine for the production of proofs using water, solvent or UV flexographic inks.

K Printing Proofer

High quality proofs using gravure, gravure-offset or flexo inks are produced instantly using the K Printing Proofer.

LATEST NEWS

Collaboration between RK Print & National Centre for Flexible Electronics

RK PrintCoat Instruments, UK announce their collaboration with with National Centre of Flexible Electronics (FlexE Centre) at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK) to design, ...

DSM Resins & Coatings install a VCM from RK Print

DSM Resins & Coatings install a VCM from RK Print, at their site in the Netherlands. André Goos, Global Technical Application Manager at DSM “RK ...

LED UV Flexiproof 100 Development

LED UV FLEXIPROOF DEVELOPMENT The concept of UV curing involves using an energy source to bring about a physical-stage shift of ink from a liquid ...