Coating Calculator
Inputs
Dry Coating Thickness  
Dry Coating Density   g/cc
Line Speed  
Slot Width  
Slot Gap  
Lip Height  
Die to Substrate Gap  
Land Length  
Curtain Height  
Solids Content   %mass
Fluid Density   g/cc
Shear Rate (High)   s-1
Viscosity (High Shear)   cP
Shear Rate (Low)   s-1
Viscosity (Low Shear)   cP
Surface Tension   dynes/cm
Roll Core Diameter  
Roll Outside Diameter  
Substrate Thickness  
Substrate Density   g/cc
Outputs
Wet Coat Thickness  
Wet Coat Weight   g/m2
Volumetric Flow Rate  
Mass Flow Rate  
Coating Area  
Die to Substrate Gap  
Power Law Index    
Shear Rate   s-1
Pressure  
Weber Number    
Roll Length  
Roll Product Weight  
Roll Area   ft2
Roll Time   min
Minimum Vaccum  
Coating Weight Conversion
 
  MIL
  MICRON
  Grams / 8 in²
  Grams / 24 in²
  Grams / 100 in²
  Ounces / yard²
  GSM
  LB / Ream
  LB / 1000 ft²
Assumptions
  Ream Area (ft²/ream)
 
  Density (LB/gal)
  Density (g/cm³)
  Density (LB/in³)
  Density (g/in³)
Fluid Die Torque
Bolt Torque for Stainless Steel Bolts
BOLT SIZE SHCS HEX SOCKET SIZE HEX SOCKET SIZE
#8-32 9/64 1/4
#10-24 5/32 5/16
#10-32 5/32 5/16
1/4-20 3/16 7/16
1/4-28 3/16 7/16
5/16-18 1/4 1/2
3/8-16 5/16 9/16
3/8-24 5/16 9/16
7/16-14 3/8 5/8
1/2-13 3/8 3/4
1/2-20 3/8 3/4
5/8-11 1/2 15/16
3/4-10 5/8 1"1/8
1-8 3/4 1"1/2
M4-.7 3mm 6mm
M5-.8 4mm 8mm
M6-1 5mm 10mm
M8-1.25 6mm 13mm
M10-1.5 8mm 16mm
M12-1.75 10mm 19mm
M14-2 12mm 22mm
M16-2 14mm 24mm
M20-2.5 17mm 30mm
M24-3 19mm 36mm
 
Torque values provided are approximately 30% of manufacturer recommended seat values for STAINLESS STEEL Bolts
Surface Energy
Surface Energy (mJ/m2)
Copper 1103
Aluminum 840
Stainless Steel 700-1100
Zinc 753
Tin 526
Lead 458
Glass Porcelain 250-500
Phenolic 47
Nylon 46
Alkyd Enamel 45
Polyester 43
Epoxy 43
Polyurethane 43
ABS 42
Polycarbonate 42
PVC 39
Acrylic 38
PVA 37
Polystyrene 36
Acetal 36
EVA 33
Polyethylene 31
Polypropylene 29
Teflon 18
ROI
Coating Process Slot Die  
Coating Width
Line Speed
Wet Coat Weight g/m2
Work Day hr/day
Work Week day/wk
Work Year wk/yr
Fluid Waste
Product Scrap
Fluid Cost
Product Margin
Equipment Cost  
Timeframe  
       
Coated Product Production
Amount
Profit
Scrap Cost
Profit After Scrap
       
ROI