vacuum metallizing

vacuum metallizing

[¦vak·yüm ′med·əl‚īz·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
A special form of vapor deposition in which a metal coating is applied to the surface of a polymer.
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Idvac is also offering a comprehensive on-site vacuum metallizing training workshop and troubleshooting to add extra informative and practical knowledge to metallizer operators and quality control staff, particularly for troubleshooting problems related to the vacuum metallizing process and quality control of holographic and packaging films.
Vacuum metallizing has become a viable substitution technology, depositing thin "nanometer" metal coatings onto polymeric substrates.
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 is a leader in vacuum metallizing and is the single largest non-captive metallizing company in the world.
"Metalure is an aluminum dispersion that's produced with vacuum metallizing. It is an ultra bright silver dispersion.
These methods, which include hot stamping, printing, painting and vacuum metallizing, are used for parts in applications as diverse as automotive exteriors, computer housings and food packaging.
Our expertise includes computer-aided engineering, two-color/material injection molding, automatic assembly, lining, ultrasonic welding and decoration: hot stamping, tampo-printing, silk-screening, high quality vacuum metallizing, UV lacquering.
He ran Midland Vacuum Metallizing in Bridge Street North, Smethwick, which went into liquidation in November, 1995, with debts of pounds 134,995.
In close cooperation with an equipment manufacturer, 4P developed a piece of vacuum metallizing equipment called a "Silaminator." This machine applies silicon monoxide to a substrate web in a high vacuum.
Dennison had spent several years developing the product, which involves coating lacquer on to paper, embossing in to the lacquer, then vacuum metallizing on top of the embossed lacquer.