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Intermediate-level | FOM arcRC

The FOM arcRC has been designed to mimic industrial roll-based coating in a lab-friendly format. By integrating industry-grade components and a user-friendly interface, the FOM arcRC provides a seamless, accelerated user workflow and excellent control for coating a wide variety of functional materials. It is an ideal solution for users aiming to bridge the gap between fundamental research and pilot-scale production, with an emphasis on sheer and gravity effects control via variable slot-die attack positions around the coating roll.

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      • Lab-friendly roll-to-roll processing tool
      • Multiple slot-die positions and angles
      • Coating area 200 x 1000mm
      • Drum enabled with temperature control
      • Minimized experiment-to-experiment downtime through an active cooling system
      • Multi-coating techniques equipment (Slot-die coating, blade-coating, flexographic-printing)
      • Easy alignment of multiple layers

Compact lab-scale slot-die coating system

Originally designed for organic photovoltaics (OPV) and light-emitting electrochemical cell research (LEC), the FOM arcRC is ideal for researchers who wish to work with flexible substrates on a platform that is closer to a pilot-scale production line.

From lab-to-fab concept

The arcRC is designed as a versatile research tool with an extra-large printing area capacity, yet compact enough that you can fit it inside a glove box. From the advent of perovskite-based photovoltaics, the technology readiness of lithium-ion batteries, to the development of any disruptive product idea that exploits the numerous advantages of thin-film technologies, the arcRC will boost any research targets from laboratory small-sized flexible devices to production relevant scales. Post-deposition treatments units such as drying/annealing and docking modules can the stand-alone FOM arcRC tool into a roll-to-roll unit. The FOM arcRC tool is well equipped for boosting the technology readiness level of your research, and demonstrating proof of concepts from lab to fab.


Additional information

Weight 19 kg
Dimensions 53 × 23 × 33 cm