Founded in 1966, Pillar Technologies is recognized worldwide as a global manufacturer of surface treatment systems. OEM’s and end-users in the industries of plastic film extrusion, coating, laminating, and printing have relied on Pillar’s surface treatment equipment to provide long term high quality surface treatment results of increased wettability, long term adhesion, and/or specialty surface modifications onto most all plastic film and paper.
Pillar Technologies, an Illinois Tool Works (ITW) Company with more than 90 years of history, continues on with strong corporate beliefs. ITW today designs and manufactures fasteners and components, equipment and consumable systems and a variety of specialty products and equipment for customers around the world. The company’s more than 700 businesses are small, decentralized and focused on their customers. By actively practicing teamwork with all customers and suppliers, Pillar continues to design and manufacture cost effective competitively superior equipment and products, solutions and work environments. Pillar’s continuous improvement philosophy and dedication to innovation has lead to numerous equipment patents.
Lab Facility / Research and Development
The Pillar lab facility is available for testing and trials for all perspective and active customer applications. Our lab facility can treat anywhere from 12” to 60” webs from 0.5 mil up to 0.1875 inch thickness. All bare roll, covered roll and atmospheric plasma applications of a special or sensitive nature are available for evaluation at Pillar. The line itself is capable of speeds up to 1,000 fpm with web tensions control in the range of 0.5-3.0 PLI.
For applications covering blown or cast film extrusion, BOPP, laminating and coating, printing and specialty applications, Pillar has the equipment answer. From narrow web to wide web utilizing the patented “unitized” narrow web, the Universal or the Split-Box designs, Pillar maintains a product line to manage your solution for surface treatment. For the case of difficult to treat, sensitive, uneven surface substrates, or simply just for surface modification applications, consider the dual dielectric, corona gas atmosphere, or plasma configurations. Pillar offers a full line of UL, CE and/or ETL certified power supplies. Various options are available including computer interface, proportional speed, watt density control, data logging, remote control stations/panels and Total Functional Control (TFC). The TFC option allows for color touch screen technology with PLC communication for most all platforms available in the industry today. Sizes range from 0.5 kW to 30 kW, all with varying input voltage requirements for both domestic and international applications.
Our home office service department is ready to assist you with your concerns. Call 262-912-7294 or toll free at 888-745-5276. Additionally, factory trained technical service and support advisers are on call at strategic locations in the U.S. and Canada.