RK PrintCoat Instruments

RK PrintCoat Instruments is based in a purpose built factory about one hour north of London, near Cambridge. It is a family business with a staff of 30. Roman Kerchiss who had spent 30 years working in the surface coating industry founded RK in 1962.


RK PrintCoat Instruments specialises in the design, manufacture and marketing of equipment used to produce repeatable samples of most surface coatings.  The samples are then used for many quality control and research and development purposes including customer presentation samples, computer colour matching data, and to test for gloss, strength, weathering, etc.


The major industrial users of RK equipment include printing ink and paint manufacturers, printers, pigment, resin and dyestuff suppliers, textiles, adhesives, papers, films, foils, medical, security and pharmaceutical products.


Our products range from the simple and inexpensive K Hand Coater to our innovative FlexiProof 100/UV (LED UV also available) for realistic printability testing on all types of flexo substrates.  Our portfolio also includes the complex Versatile Coating Machine which is optimised to the specific requirements of the individual for R&D, Pilot and production applications used across many different types of industries including batteries, photovoltaics, printable electronics, medical sensors and diagnostics and flexible displays.


For further information about our products, please visit our website www.rkprint.com


RK PrintCoat Instruments Ltd

Abington Road





United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 1763 852187

Fax:  + 44 (0) 1763 852502

Email: sales@rkprint.com

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