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Published: 7/31/2017

Functional Zr, α-Ta, and (α-β) Ta Thick Coatings Obtained by Original Arc-Evaporator
Novel plasma-clustered deposition technique, called PVD Droplets, as well as its main principles of operation were described. New types of obtained thick, over 20 μm, functional coatings basing on Ta and Zr have been presented. Results of researc...

Published: 2/1/2014

Dr. Phil To The Rescue for Electroplaters
Techmetals’ president Phil Brockman is often the last electroplater that some customers visit on their search for solutions to persistent finishing issues or to plate unique parts. But it’s easy to see why most major aerospace, medical, defense, oil...

Published: 3/1/2013

Cleaning Prior to PVD/CVD Coating
Determining the cleanliness and chemical de-coating of PVD/CVD layers.

Published: 2/1/2013

Why Vacuum Coating?
There is common interest among platers and vacuum coaters.

Published: 2/1/2013

Bringing You the Future of Coatings with PVD
Products Finishing partners with Society of Vacuum Coaters

Published: 1/3/2013

Progress in Replacing Decorative Electroplating Chrome Coatings on Plastics with Physical Vapor Deposition Coatings
Decorative electroplated chrome coatings on plastics have been produced for decades. For environmental reasons, there has been a shift away from hexavalent chrome (Cr6) to trivalent chrome (Cr3) with increased investments towards elemental chrome PV...

Published: 1/3/2013

Vacuum Deposition and Coating Options
This overview takes a look at vacuum deposition technologies as processes that may be used to create coatings that can be substituted for or enhances the properties of electroplated coatings. Initially, this work discusses trends in metal finishing ...

Published: 7/1/2012

“True Black” PVD Coating Has Arrived
After 10 years, Vapor Technologies says it has hit the mark with the world’s first true-black advanced “low-temperature arc vapor deposition” (LTAVD) coating.

Published: 8/1/2011

Wheel Exchange Program Taking Off for Coaters
Jaguar, BMW, Mercedes in the program.

Published: 5/18/2011

2020 Vision: Vacuum Coatings
Across all industries – medical device, automotive, electronics, military and aerospace ‑ electronic components are becoming smaller in size, but more complex in application capabilities.