The SCS PL-3201 tabletop Dip Coater has all the features found in our P-3201 Dip Coater, plus a number of optional features that bring added performance and functionality to the process of dip coating.

Product Information

For lab and short-run operations, the SCS PL-3201 Dip Coater is an ideal choice. This tabletop unit features a 14″ x 18″ coating tank and offers the same level of precision and reliability found with our SCS floor unit. The SCS PL-3201 gives you the ability to coat printed circuit boards with urethane, epoxy, silicone and acrylic coatings, as well as photoresists and solder mask materials, all with a high level of efficiency. This compact unit also incorporates an air-over-oil cylinder mechanism to safely move circuit assemblies in and out of the coating solution.

System Features

  • Powered by compressed air cylinder for smooth, explosion-proof operation
  • Adjustable immerse and lift speeds, 1-24 inches/minute
  • Dip assembly supports multiple boards per dip cycle
  • Removable tank for fast, easy coating changes
  • Independently adjustable immersion and withdrawal rates
  • Stainless steel tank cover minimizes vapor loss
  • Accurate immersion control eliminates masking above dip line
  • Meets National Fire Class1, Group D explosion-proof standards for Division 1 environment

Optional Features

  • Circulation pump and overflow dam
  • Dip dwell (0-30 seconds)
  • Tank air blanket and flow meter
  • PTFE coated tank


Unit size
28.5 in. W x 19 in. D x 37 in. H (72.4 cm x 48.2 cm x 94 cm)
Tank size
18 in. L x 4 in. W x 14 in. D (45.72 cm x 10.16 cm x 35.56 cm)
Tank drain
1/2 in. (1.27 cm)
Immersion capacity
Up to 8 in. (20.3 cm), with 6 in. (15.2 cm) freeboard
Immersion rate
1 to 24 in./min (2.54 x 61 cm/min)
Withdrawal rate
1 to 24 in./min (2.54 x 61 cm/min)
Dip Depth
Adjustable by sensor position
Compressed air at 15 cfm/80 psi (8.49 m3/hr./5.5 bars), oil and moisture free
200 cfm (340 = m3/hr.)

SCS Dip Coating Systems

The SCS PL3201 is a compact, precision dip coating system for table-top coating of printed circuit boards. This portable system can apply urethane, epoxy, silicone and acrylic coatings, as well as photoresists and solder mask materials.