FOM SD 500 | Steel Series


Designed to focus on both performance and user convenience, FOM slot-die harnesses cutting-edge technology to deliver exceptional coating quality across the expansive 500 mm width. Its lightweight build and integrated handle ensure portability without compromising on stability or precision, making it an ideal choice for diverse production environments requiring both efficiency and accuracy.

Our slot-die heads can be used for but are not limited to the following applications:
• PEM Fuel cells
• Battery Slurries
• Perovskites
• Transparent Conductive Foils
• Printed Electronics (Lab-on-a-chip)

Key features

  • Engineered for effortless disassembly, assembly and cleaning
  • Custom shim and meniscus guide designs
  • Lip protection on slot die supports self-standing feature, aiding manufacturing processes
  • Adaptable design with or without a meniscus guide for versatile coating applications
  • Facilitates precise FOM alignment design for reliable shim and meniscus guide positioning
  • Includes light weight, high quality protective flight case for shipping and storage
  • Integrated pressure gauge enhances functionality
  • Allows for double-sided coating applications on the FOM moduloR2R
  • Cost effective large area coatings
  • Built with innovative lightweight materials, allowing for easy handling and maneuvering without compromising stability or precision

Technical specifications

  • Flatness tolerance on inside planes of FOM SD: ≤ 5 µm achieved over the entire surface
  • Material: stainless-steel 1.4404 chemically passivated for high corrosion resistance
  • Coating width: 10-500 mm
  • Standard single manifold
  • Viscosity range: from 1 cPs to more than 100,000 cP at 25 °C
  • Dual port: Pressure measurement port and air ventilation port
  • Pressure measurement port available
  • Thread for connecting tubes 1/8” NPT

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FOM Technologies coating equipment supports cutting-edge research into 3rd generation solar cells, OLED and electrochromic devices, fuel cells, batteries, sensors, membranes, printed electronics, medical diagnostics, conductive thin films, and more.


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