Laboratory Services

Lab-scale coating and coating color preparation

Services that create new and sustainable bio-based products

KCL laboratory is well-equipped for small scale coating and testing of coated samples

Our coating laboratory is equipped with a small-scale coating color preparation, a draw down coater with an assortment of rods for coating color metering and a laboratory calender. Additionally, other application concepts like spray coating can be tailored to meet the specific needs and targets of your project. Typically, the sample volumes used in laboratory scale trials are a few liters. Our coating services can be utilized for versatile projects, including testing of coating colors, laboratory coating and sizing, barrier coating enhancements, preliminary tests for pilot or mill trials, and comprehensive testing of various coating chemicals.

We conduct detailed testing of coating color formulations and coated samples, assessing critical properties like water retention, pH, rheology, and surface tension to ensure successful applications and quality results. With a wide range of measurements and accredited methods available, KCL provides numerous testing options for coated paper, board, and packaging.

Coating services

Coating color testing

Testing of coated samples

Matilda Martin
Tel. +358 45 631 4064
Eva Sandås
Tel. +358 40 738 7842