Carestream’s experience with roll to roll coatings can be fully leveraged across a broad range of precision coating and cast film applications — from proofing films to display and battery components, inkjet media, adhesives, clinical diagnostic media components and more. Specializing in the application of aqueous and solvent coatings on flexible substrates, our R2R coating and development services deliver optimal product design, technology integration and manufacturing support.

Our coating operations provide efficient scale-up from concept to production. Coating facilities are located in White City, Oregon, Windsor, Colorado and Rochester, New York.



Web Handling and Conveyance

  • Expertise in reliable web conveyance at high speeds
  • Proficient in pre-conditioning of webs to eliminate static and promote adhesion


  • Extensive oven sections deliver a full range of drying conditions
  • Process control verification of drying equipment systems can handle the stringent demands of complex media

Solution Delivery

  • Robust design of solution delivery systems minimizes liquid and coated waste
  • Design expertise in solution delivery systems can address filtration, mixing, or de-aeration challenges of your product system
  • Controlled delivery of solutions ensure coating quality and thickness

Coating Technologies

  • Multi-layer coating
  • On-line scanning capabilities to inspect coatings, both in reflection and transmission
  • Corona Discharge Treatment (CDT) and contact web cleaning available
  • Single or tandem coating with web flip for multiple possible combinations

Coating Methods

  • Slot die, roll, slide coating, gravure, curtain coating and others
  • Supporting unit operations available: laminating, CDT and UV curing

Solutions and Slurries

  • Aqueous
  • Solvent (MEK, IPA, NMP, Acetone, Toluene, Methanol, Heptane, and many other solvents)


  • Film
  • Paper
  • Foil
  • Non-wovens

Substrate Thickness

  • 0.5 to 15 mil *

Substrate Widths

  • 20″ to 74″ *


  • 50 to 1750 fpm

* Capabilities are dependent upon which coating asset is utilized

Access to world-class technology

Carestream’s extensive experience in precision coating is applied to your application to solve the most complex technology challenges.

Faster time to market

Process development mechanisms enable rapid prototyping and commercialization efficiencies for cycle-time optimization.

Lower investment costs

Leverage Carestream’s technical expertise and coating assets in both aqueous and solvent environments to significantly lower investments costs.

Reliable production of complex coating solutions

A robust quality system with a focus on process control and Six Sigma principles drives reliable delivery of high quality coated web products.

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