Every fine wine needs a cork.
TempCoat® improves the sliding and non-stick properties of cork processing machines.
For a true wine connoisseur, natural cork is the only acceptable choice for sealing a wine bottle. However, cork production is laborious: It entails painstaking, traditional craftwork. The raw material used in cork production is the bark of a cork oak. It is shaved off the tree and then left to dry in the fresh air for eight months to three years. This process dries and purifies the cork.
Then the cork is glued and compressed by machines. During the process, the cork comes into contact with guides, pins and other transport devices. It is imperative that the cork is not deformed, pinched or damaged in any way; a damaged cork can not properly seal a bottle. This is particularly important for exceptional wine years to prevent the wine from going bad after only a few years.
For one of the leading manufacturers of cork processing equipment, Impreglon coats the metal parts of the machines that come into contact with the cork during production. The most important components to which TempCoat® is applied are the guides and pins. Sliding properties are dramatically improved by the new surface. The corks are no longer damaged, and machinery malfunctions are a thing of the past. Adhesive residue is much easier to remove from the coated parts.