The Union Tool Corp.

New Flooring Roller Coater/Laminating Equipment
Machinery & Machining Tools

New Flooring Roller Coater/Laminating Equipment

The Union Tool Corporation now offers equipment for coating and laminating a variety of flooring products. Union Tool Roller Coaters are used in the production of Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) as well as Engineered Flooring and Carpet. These Roller Coaters apply a controlled and consistent amount of hot-melt or water-based adhesive to LVT product to laminate a foam or backer material directly to the...

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Union Tool Roller Coaters for the Bedding Industry
Material Processing

Union Tool Roller Coaters for the Bedding Industry

The Union Tool Corporation offers roller coaters to apply a controlled and consistent amount of adhesive to various foam material for the bedding industry. The adhesive can be applied to one or both sides of the foam material. Standard features of these roller coaters include single hand wheel adjustment with indicator readouts, A.C. variable speed drive, chrome plated rolls and safety guards...

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Lamination Machine targets expanded polystyrene industry.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Lamination Machine targets expanded polystyrene industry.

Combining Hot Melt Roller Coater to apply hot melt adhesives and Hot Roll Laminator to laminate adhesive-backed films, Lamination Machine helps save production floor space. Range of products can be laminated using hot melt roller coater, including roofing materials, paper, packaging materials, fiberglass, non-woven materials, and fabrics or textiles. When utilizing Hot Roll Laminator portion of...

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Veneer/Vinyl Laminating System handles various materials.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Veneer/Vinyl Laminating System handles various materials.

Able to produce up to 120 x 60 x 4 in. panels, veneer/vinyl laminating system incorporates hot melt roller coater, powered lay-up conveyor, and rotary laminator. Unit accepts hand-fed core materials and applies adhesive in smooth, even, controlled amount. While common edge guide ensures proper positioning of veneer top layer and delivers core to backstop, upper veneer rack conveyor is angled and...

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Sheet Feeder handles up to 5 parts per minute.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Sheet Feeder handles up to 5 parts per minute.

Equipped with touchscreen PLC, Union Sheet Feeder is designed to de-stack, align, and feed steel sheets ranging from 20-44 in. wide and 60-76 in. long with thicknesses of .050-.125 in. Lower roller conveyor pops up to lift load, while centering device centers load. Vacuum head gantry picks up blank sheet and moves it to new conveyor with idler rollers and chain conveyor pushing device. To insure...

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New Press Blank Feeder/Coater From Union Tool
Communication Systems & Equipment

New Press Blank Feeder/Coater From Union Tool

The Union Tool Corporation announces the new Press Blank Feeder/Coater for processing large steel blanks. The new feeder/coater automatically de-stacks individual steel sheets, applies lubricant and then places the coated sheet against locating pins in the die for the press operation. Union Tool provides custom manufactured equipment for a diverse group of industries worldwide. Union Tool makes...

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Union Tool Engineered Flooring System
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Union Tool Engineered Flooring System

The Union Tool Corporation offers a complete material handling and coating system for laminating engineered flooring. This engineered flooring system includes a hot melt roller coater, lay-up conveyor and multi-nip roll machine. The hot melt roller coater coats plywood with adhesive and the lay-up conveyor allows a piece of veneer to be placed on top of the coated plywood. The multi-nip roll...

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Material Processing

New Glass "Tri-Coater" From Union Tool

The Union Tool Corporation introduces the new glass Tri-Coater" for spandrel glass or transparent glass production and offering controllable, high quality coat thickness. The Tri-Coater's unique design offers two doctor rolls and allows for reverse coating of ceramic frit or silicone based coatings and for direct coat of transparent or etch coatings, all on one machine. Union Tool roller coating...

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People in the News

Management Changes at Union Tool

The Union Tool Corporation announced a series of management changes to its family-owned business, started by Karl J. Heinzelman in 1944. Nick Simpson and Chas Simpson, both fourth-generation family members, become vice presidents of Union Tool. Co-President Mike Simpson has retired though will remain a consultant for the company and will continue his role servicing his long-time customers....

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New Flooring Roller Coater/Laminating Equipment
Machinery & Machining Tools

New Flooring Roller Coater/Laminating Equipment

The Union Tool Corporation now offers equipment for coating and laminating a variety of flooring products. Union Tool Roller Coaters are used in the production of Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) as well as Engineered Flooring and Carpet. These Roller Coaters apply a controlled and consistent amount of hot-melt or water-based adhesive to LVT product to laminate a foam or backer material directly to the...

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People in the News

Fourth Generation Joins Union Tool

The Union Tool Corporation proudly welcomes another member of the fourth generation to its family-owned business, started by Karl J. Heinzelman in 1944. Nick Simpson joins Union Tool after working several years in hospitality sales in Bloomington, IN for a leading hospitality company. During that time, Simpson was promoted to several roles including sales manager, senior sales manager, and...

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Union Tool Roller Coaters for the Bedding Industry
Material Processing

Union Tool Roller Coaters for the Bedding Industry

The Union Tool Corporation offers roller coaters to apply a controlled and consistent amount of adhesive to various foam material for the bedding industry. The adhesive can be applied to one or both sides of the foam material. Standard features of these roller coaters include single hand wheel adjustment with indicator readouts, A.C. variable speed drive, chrome plated rolls and safety guards...

Read More »
Lamination Machine targets expanded polystyrene industry.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Lamination Machine targets expanded polystyrene industry.

Combining Hot Melt Roller Coater to apply hot melt adhesives and Hot Roll Laminator to laminate adhesive-backed films, Lamination Machine helps save production floor space. Range of products can be laminated using hot melt roller coater, including roofing materials, paper, packaging materials, fiberglass, non-woven materials, and fabrics or textiles. When utilizing Hot Roll Laminator portion of...

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Company News

Union Tool Corporation Celebrates 70th Anniversary

The Union Tool Corporation proudly celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2014. Started by Karl J. Heinzelman, Union Tool is a family-owned business. Co-presidents Chuck Simpson and Mike Simpson represent the third generation, while the fourth generation started in October when Chas Simpson joined the company after earning an MBA from Ball State University and working several years in the...

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Company News

Updated Website for Union Tool Corporation

The Union Tool Corporation introduces a new, updated website at www.uniontoolcorp.com.Â-  This new website is easy-to-navigate and features a user friendly design for the company’s machines, industries, literature, news and contact pages.  Product information is available for the feeding, moving, coating, gluing, laminating and specialty machines offered by Union Tool Corporation,...

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Veneer/Vinyl Laminating System handles various materials.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Veneer/Vinyl Laminating System handles various materials.

Able to produce up to 120 x 60 x 4 in. panels, veneer/vinyl laminating system incorporates hot melt roller coater, powered lay-up conveyor, and rotary laminator. Unit accepts hand-fed core materials and applies adhesive in smooth, even, controlled amount. While common edge guide ensures proper positioning of veneer top layer and delivers core to backstop, upper veneer rack conveyor is angled and...

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