An Introduction to Vacuum Coating

Vacuum coatings are used to protect everything from medical tools to aerospace parts. They help objects resist wear, friction, harsh chemicals, and heat so they’ll last longer.  Unlike other protective coatings, thin-film deposition (vacuum) coatings don’t bring unwanted side-effects – Other coating techniques run the risk of knocking a tool out of tolerance or adding …

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What Is PVD Coating & How It Works

Alcadyne’s primary coating process is physical vapor deposition (“PVD”) or PVD coating, a technique that describes a variety of vacuum deposition methods, such as cathodic arc, sputtering, and evaporation.  PVD coatings are thin film coatings where a solid material is vaporized in a vacuum chamber and deposited onto a target material.  It is used to …

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