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Fully Automated AQ & UV Sheet Coating

repeatable applications every time

The Harris & Bruno
Coat With Confidence
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Fully Automated Sheet Coating

The ZR is the most versatile of machines engineered for advanced automation, high throughput, and quick changeovers. Harris & Bruno International has revolutionized offline coating by introducing ExcelCoat, a workhorse of a machine built with high-quality components that can replace multiple UV coaters and meet modern production speeds.

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Seamless Press Integration

Inline or Offline, the ZR easily pairs with a wide variety of digital presses. Built around the theory of using high-quality components in a heavy-duty modular architecture, H&B ExcelCoat machines provide many years of service in a demanding production environment. Faster make-ready sequences including expedited wash up, PLC control create a high-throughput environment.

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Fast & Easy Access

Reducing setup and increasing throughput is where the ZR excels. The Quick-Change System allows for fast changes of anilox and applicators, while our coating circulatror's automated wash cycle makes cleanup a breeze.

Innovative Safety

Sheet monitoring by various sensors help reduce accidents, and work to keep your plant safe. With features such as sheet tracking and automatic lifting of the dryer, your coater can help prevent accidents before they happen.

Reduced Downtime

. Automated adjustments, quick changeovers and 50 memory set-points offer the ability to coat a wide assortment of print variables. Plus, Harris & Bruno’s renowned quality and service guarantee years of dependability.

Repeatable Applications

Our ExcelCoat line not only ensures that you get pristine applications, but that you get repeatable results every time, especially when paired with our Synergy Coating. Just a few of our applications include: Matte, Soft Touch, Grit, Glitter, and smooth as glass Gloss.

The H&B Advantage
  • Chamber/Anilox Metering System

  • Quick-Change Anilox System

  • Eccentric Bearings for Roller Positioning

  • 1-3 Fully Automated Pumping Systems

  • Silde-Out Coating Cabinet

  • Linked PLC Control System

  • Full-length Vacuum System Prevents Fires

  • Pneumatically Controlled UV Lamp Chamber

  • Sealed Lamp Cooling with Adjustable Air Flow

  • Movable IR Dryer with Hot Air Knives

  • Up to a 42" Extended Feeder & Stacker

  • Global Service & Support- In Person and Remote

  • Personalized Training Programs

  • Optional Ionized Air Bars to Convert Plastics & Synthetics

  • Optional Heaters & Agitators

  • Optional Corona Treatment for Plastics, Metals, & Low Dyne

“Our recent purchase of the ExcelCoat has been a game-changer. The work that used to take six hours on three older coaters is now completed in one hour on ExcelCoat.”


Chris Burnley, CEO,
Corefact, Hayward, CA

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ZR Specs


Maximum Coating Width

30 in (762 mm) - AQ, UV, Priming

Sheet Size

Min. 6 x 6 in (152 mm x 152 mm) | Max. 42” x 30”(1066mm x 762mm)

Minimum Media Weight

UV: min. 0.003” (0.075mm) caliper at reduced speed (approx. 70# text/90 gsm coated)
AQ: min. 0.004”(0.10mm) caliper at reduced speed (approx. 80# text/115 gsm coated)

Maximum Media Weight

0.024” (0.61mm)


Maximum Line Speed

220 feet per minute (67 meters per minute)
Note: Configuration, and/or specialized coatings/substrates may require reduced speeds

Setup Time

5 Minutes

Cleanup Time

10 Minutes

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