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metallize

[′med·əl‚īz]
(engineering)
To coat or impregnate a metal or nonmetal surface with a metal, as by metal spraying or by vacuum evaporation.

metallize

To apply a coating of metal on a base material, usually by spraying the coating metal in a molten state.
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Arc-spray metallizing system can melt and spray nickel, stainless steel, bronze, copper, and other wire.
Virospack recently debuted a new process of metallizing the rubber bulb of droppers without sacrificing the elasticity of the bulb material.
In the early 1990s Van Leer, the Dutch packaging conglomerate with a strong metallized paper division, bought American metallizing company Dennison, soon after that company had introduced holographic metallized paper--the first to do so using a direct emboss rather than a transfer method.
managing partner for The Bayou Companies said, "The addition of the new TSA Metallizing coating line is a logical progression in our ongoing effort to anticipate customer needs and deliver highly reliable products and services.
As more consumers become aware of the advantages of a nodi zed packaging not only in design characteristics but also its environniental properties, we anticipate the trend ot replacing lacquering and metallizing with anodizing to continue.
Are-spray technique is suitable in metallizing capacitors and similar electronic system components; in electro-magnetic shielding of plastc housings; providing metal coatings on plastics for wear resistance, thermal conductivity, abrasion resistance; and in producing finely detailed molds for plastics.
Vacuum metallizing, which essentially bonds an aluminum coating under vacuum, is one of these decorating techniques.
Masking and high-production spray-decorating machinery Also high-production automatic flow coaters for vacuum metallizing, solvent-type mask washers, solventless mask washers, nickel electroformed and stainless steel precision masks, rotary spray gun spindles, combination automatic paint and mask washer machines, and automatic paint and wipe equipment.
Vacumet, a subsidiary of the Scholle Corporation, manufactures a wide range of metallised products including films, paper, board and plastics, for functional barrier and decorative packaging applications, and also provides a custom metallizing service.
Roll-coating metallizing systems for thermal evaporation, electron-beam evaporation, or sputtering of metal and nonmetallic coatings on plastic films for decorative, packaging, dielectric barrier, window film and other specialty products.