Reflective & Antireflective Coatings

Paints & Coatings

Broadband Anti-Reflection Coatings come as standard options.

December 17, 2014

YAG-BBAR broadband coating provides <1.0% reflectance per surface over its 500–1,100 nm wavelength range and absolute reflectance of <0.25% where it is optimized at 532 and 1,064 nm. Offering extended UV performance, VIS-EXT BBAR reduces reflection from 350–700 nm and provides <0.5% average reflectance per surface over its 350–700 nm range. Both broadband anti-reflection (BBAR) coatings are offered off-the-shelf on PCX lenses and can be applied to any uncoated optics. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Paints & Coatings

Anti-Reflection Coating helps ensure laser scanning accuracy.

November 11, 2014

Providing thin and uniform adherence to surfaces, Helling 3D Scan Spray eliminates pooling and clumping that negatively impact scan data accuracy. Spray also washes off with water. With average particle size of only 2.8 microns, spray produces exact-copy object scans with near-zero reflectivity interference. Read More

Paints & Coatings, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

White Reflective Coating suits LED lighting applications.

June 12, 2014

Designed to spray onto almost any surface, CI-2001 White Reflective Silicone Coating forms tough layer with internal high reflectivity. Product delivers optimized mechanical, thermal, and optical stability at elevated temperatures, allowing LED lamp and luminaire components to maintain high reflectivity as well as consistent color and structural performance over lifetime. Read More

Paints & Coatings, Retail & Sales Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Oleophobic/Hydrophobic Coating enhances display glass durability.

May 29, 2014

To enhance performance and longevity of anti-reflective (AR) coated cover glass for displays, CleanVue PRO™ protective coating repels dirt, dust, water, grease, and oil. Properties also provide protection against scratching and allow repeated removal of fingerprints while maintaining display's anti-reflective properties. Compliant with MIL-C-675C, coating's oleophobic and hydrophobic water repelling characteristics did not breakdown or degrade after abrasion testing. Read More

Paints & Coatings, Optics & Photonics

Thin Film Coatings span variety of wavelengths.

July 16, 2013

Spanning UV, VIS, NIR, SWIR, MWIR, LWIR, and VLWIR wavelengths, Optical Thin Film Coatings include anti-reflection coatings, hot and cold mirrors, front-surface mirrors, and infrared coatings for commercial and industrial applications. Products can be applied to variety of substrates, including glass, ceramics, plastics, metal, and active device silicon wafers. Typical applications include displays, lighting, UV curing filters, ophthalmic lenses, and X-ray systems. Read More

Paints & Coatings, Optics & Photonics, Materials & Material Processing

Transparent Conductive Coatings target ultra thin glass.

January 31, 2013

Suitable for glass thicknesses down to 0.07 mm, Tin Oxide and Index-Matched Indium Tin Oxide as well as narrow and broadband AR coatings optimize optical throughput and minimize stray light noise while providing low reflectance. Coatings can be applied to 150 and 200 mm wafers as well as 6 in. square substrates. Applications include spatial light modulators, micro-displays, and optical shutters; mobile and vehicle mounted displays; and slim format sensor cover glass. Read More

Paints & Coatings

Wide Angle BBAR Coating conforms to military requirements.

June 22, 2011

Wide-angle broadband anti-reflection (BBAR) coating meets needs of gimbal windows and sensor detector assemblies on unmanned aircraft systems. Angle-insensitive (FOV 0°-30°), glare-reducing coating has band-selective design; minimum reflectance can be tuned to particular detector package while minimizing visibility (glare) in photopic spectral sensitivity range of human eye. Product delivers average reflectance of ~2% between 400 and 5,000 nm and is environmentally stable. Read More

Paints & Coatings, Green & Clean

Anti-Reflective Coating Materials optimize solar panel performance.

March 1, 2011

SOLARC® anti-reflective coating materials are applied through single-sided roller coating application, which reduces amount of material required. Transparent coatings also improve light transmittance through glass that covers photovoltaic panels and minimize glare, which enables panels to better blend in with surroundings. Suited for PV panels that operate from 350-1,100 nm, coating materials also enable panels to withstand harsh environmental conditions. Read More

Paints & Coatings

Bottom Anti-Reflective Coating suits ArF immersion lithography.

March 5, 2010

Providing broad photoresist compatibility and tuned optical properties, ARC®29L ArF Immersion BARC is suited for use in dual layer BARC stack or as single layer BARC on SiON. Coating provides low reflectivities of less than 0.1% for film thicknesses of less than 40 nm. Product extends leading-edge immersion processes in both single- and double-patterning lithography schemes. Read More

Paints & Coatings

Anti-Reflective Coating targets KrF photolithographers.

March 5, 2010

Designed to meet tightening specifications of 22 nm node and beyond, ARC® DS-K101P developer-soluble bottom anti-reflective coating has less than 1 ppb ions, while maintaining broad resist compatibility and tunability. Tight n and k optical constants provide consistent performance, while developer solubility optimizes throughput by eliminating etch step. Read More

Paints & Coatings, Green & Clean

Anti-Reflective Coating optimizes efficiency of solar panels.

September 28, 2009

Designed to optimize light transmittance through glass that covers PV panels, SOLARC transparent coating helps maximize PV module efficiency and power output. Coating also minimizes glare from glass, allowing PV panels to blend with surroundings. Compatible with spray, roller, curtain, slot-die, and spin-on coating processes, liquid-based coating protects glass in hot and humid conditions and enables anti-soiling and self-cleaning functionality that prevents dust accumulation. Read More

Paints & Coatings, Optics & Photonics, Services

Plating Service targets exotic metals and plastics.

May 14, 2009

Blister-Free Plating is suited for variety of dielectric materials including engineering plastics such as Ultem(TM), Teflon®, Ryton(TM), Torlon(TM), and ABS. It also enables unusual or difficult metals, such as titanium, molybdenum, tungsten, magnesium, AlBeMet, and beryllium to withstand high brazing or soldering temperatures. Applications include coatings for optical and reflective military, defense, aerospace, and medical projects. Read More

Paints & Coatings

Reflective Coatings are suited for galvanometer mirrors.

July 14, 2008

With ability to achieve reflectivity of greater than 99.9%, Galvo mirror coatings can withstand rigid durability requirements per military specifications including Temperature/Humidity and Salt Fog requirements per Mil-C-48497A. They function in application environments that range from ambient and controlled to harsh military conditions. Read More

Paints & Coatings, Optics & Photonics, Services

Electroless Nickel Plating Service meets strict requirements.

June 5, 2008

NADCAP-certified electroless nickel plating meets MIL-C-26074D, ASTM B-656 and B-733, AMS 2404 and 2405, as well as aerospace contractor specs for corrosion resistance, hardness, and lubricity. With .001 in. thick deposit, it is available in high-phosphorous electroless nickel for dip brazed aluminum heat exchangers. Laser nickel, also available, offers .008 in. thick pit-free electroless deposit designed for optical polishing. Read More

Paints & Coatings, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Gold Lining optimizes IR lightpipe and waveguide reflectance.

March 7, 2008

Laser Gold coatings, used as lining of IR Lightpipes and Waveguides, promote optimal IR reflectivity, which is essentially flat from 1-12 micron. Reflectivity levels, exceeding 99%, have been recorded above 1.5 micron for durable, cleanable surfaces from 0.01-100 micron thick. Lightpipes with IR coatings are custom built, straight and curved, with polished bores. Diameters range from under 1 mm to 400 mm, with varied lengths to 1 m long, and typ IR reflection above 98% from 1.0-12+ microns. Read More

Paints & Coatings

Roof Coating is aluminum colored to boost UV stability.

July 30, 2007

Mold and fungus resistant CHEMTHANE 6100 is waterproof and features reflective rating of 0.52-0.62. Spray-applied hybrid polyurea cures to touch in less than 15 seconds, has tensile strength of 1,500 psi, and 250% elongation to withstand rigorous thermal conditions. Solvent-free, 100% solids, zero VOC coating can be used for spray polyurethane foam roofing, concrete, built-up roofing systems, single-ply sheet roofing, and steel. Read More

Paints & Coatings

Anti-Reflective Coatings are designed for LCD displays.

June 11, 2007

Providing abrasion resistance, Optilon(TM) AR coating liquid formulations enable manufacture of single-layer, anti-reflective films for front of LCD displays that help decrease surface reflections. Enabling bright and vivid colors for high definition television picture, single-layer film coatings also allow for smudge-resistant surface, neutral color, low haze, and high light transmission. Read More

Paints & Coatings

Epoxy Coating uses optically active pigment technology.

April 25, 2007

Duraplate® UHS (Ultra High Solids) Epoxy, featuring fluorescing Optically Active Pigments (OAP), allows tank lining applicators to check coating instantly for pinholes, holidays, and other discontinuities as well as uniform coverage and film thickness verification. Illuminated under UV-light, product is offered as single- or multi-coat solution and meets requirements of NSF Standard 61 for potable water tanks of at least 1,000 gal. Cure time is 3 days. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Paints & Coatings

Metal Thin Film Coating can be fabricated into many forms.

February 19, 2007

Suited for applications in general lighting, medical systems, digital imaging, LED lighting systems, and portable optical systems, HeatBuster® Spectral Metal Thin Film Coating meets severe abrasion, adhesion, humidity, and salt fog tests of Mil-C-675 standards. Stable over temperature and humidity changes, dichroic hybrid coating operates over range of angles, and is designed to be highly reflective over selected bands of wavelengths and minimally reflective over rest of the spectrum. Read More

Paints & Coatings

Reflective Roof Coatings are Energy Star-certified.

March 31, 2006

Able to adhere to existing fluoropolymer-based paints used on metal roofs, ER KynaKote coating exhibits color retention as well as resistance to mildew and stains. Physical properties improve as it is exposed to sunlight. Eraguard 1000 QC quick cure coating dries independent of humidity, while Eraguard CleanCoat coating incorporates Teflon® and Kynar to provide reflective surface that is resistant to dirt. Read More