Frontier’s Coating Lab

Your Partner in Coating Expertise.

Lab Services

Bring your materials and we’ll work out the problem areas, develop ways to improve the manufacturing of your products and reduce your risk.

Applications Research

Let us help you test different substrates and chemistries for your coating.

Process Development

Our engineers can help determine the best methods for manufacturing your product.

Product Improvement

Looking to optimize your parts? Our engineers will help evaluate your chemistries and substrates.

Problem Solving for:

  • Clean-Up Time Reduction
  • Solution Rheology
  • Yield Improvements
  • Coating Weight Variables
  • Short Runs
  • Time Dependent Coatings
  • Change-Over Time Reduction


Over 30 years of experience in the development and optimization of coating and drying applications.

In-house Lab Coating Systems

Coating Laboratory Capabilities

We Provide:

Trials for Lab, Pilot and Production Scale

Process optimization for: Efficiency, Output, Speed…

Process solutions for aqueous and solvent-based formulations

Real-time coating accuracy and feedback

Controlled laboratory environment

In-house lab testing equipment

Material development assistance

Confidential consultation


Lab Equipment Capabilities

Single, dual and triple layer coating

Stripe and patch coating

Coating thickness:  500 micron to < 1 micron

Multiple solution delivery techniques

Heating, cooling and mixing capabilities

Lamination and winding capabilities

Various curing and drying methods

Contact us to learn more about scheduling a lab trial or for a list of qualified contract coaters.