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ExcelCoat ZR

Fully Automated Offline/Inline Coating System

“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


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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ExcelCoat ZR Features

  • 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


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.


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.


Through incorporating a Chamber/Anilox Metering System, ExcelCoat consistently lays down Matte, Soft Touch, AQ, Specialty UV, and superb Gloss. 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!​


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:

  • AQ

  • UV

  • Primer

  • Soft Touch

  • Matte

  • Anti-microbial

  • Photo Finish

  • Food Barrier

  • Book Covers

  • Playing Cards

  • Writeable (Pen/Pencil Receptive)

  • Glue-able

  • Foil Stamp-able

  • Lamination Alternatives

Corona Treatment

ExcelCoat Add-on

Plastics, Metals, Low Dyne

Heaters & Agitators

ExcelCoat Add-on

Hard-to-Run & Specialty Coatings

Ionized Air Bars

ExcelCoat Add-on

Convert Plastics & Synthetics

TS 2.0

ExcelCoat Add-on

Thin Substrates


The Harris & Bruno International Remote Support System allows an H&B technician direct access to your ExcelCoat to remotely diagnose issues, as if the technician were onsite. Utilizing advanced technology, H&B is able to have you back up and running without the time and costs associated with a service visit. Stay ahead of potential problem and avoid unnecessary downtime with the H&B Remote Support System.


Sometimes remote support just isn't enough, and you need someone on-site to dig in deep. We have you covered. Harris & Bruno has a team of technicians that know your coater, inside and out. Our service team is always ready to lend a hand, and get you up and running.


Not only will we help get your press installed, but we can train your team to get the most out of your equipment. For additional personal training, see our Productivity Enhancement Package.

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