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.