Simon made a thread here about Ilford's coating machine, it was quite informative but I can't find it now. The gist was that it was not only small but also very flexible.
Originally Posted by Arctic amateur
Depends on what you mean by small. When I did the tour of the Ilford factory one of the lasting impressions was the sheer size of their coating machine. In UK terms it's big enough to fill a large and long street. Their research coating machine is too big to fit in my house, and that's not small. But of course Kodak's machine may have been planetary in comparison…
Originally Posted by perkeleellinen
sorry, *smaller* would have been more accurate.