North American Coating Laboratories Included on Annual Inc. 5,000 list

August 15, 2019

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Filter Coatings

July 10, 2019

A thin-film coating filter, or interference filter is a sophisticated coating used to selectively pass light of a small range of wavelengths while reflecting others. With over 90 years of thin-film design experience on staff, chances are good we can design whatever coating you’ll need to satisfy even the most demanding applications. Here are some of our most popular thin-film designs. If you do not see a graph you’re interested in, please contact us at 866-216-6225 ext 108, to discuss your program in more detail. 650nm Shortwave Pass Filter on PMMA (Acrylic) MIL-M-13508C, para. 4.4.5. – Moderate Abrasion MIL-C-48497A,para. 4.5.3.1 – Adhesion PMMA- Acrylic Substrate

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NACL Welcomes Campers From The Alliance for Working Together

June 18, 2019

North American Coating Laboratories welcomed campers in fifth and sixth grade from The Alliance for Working Togethers Summer Manufacturing Camp to learn more about the multiple rewarding positions that are available in optical manufacturing. The campers were shown a presentation that outlined all the rewarding career paths that are available to applicants with various technical backgrounds. NACL truly believes in the STEAM (Science/Technology/Engineering/Arts/Math) approach to education and is excited to help motivate and educate student age children as they consider their future career plans. The U.S. manufacturing base is experiencing solid and sustained growth. While this is good news for…

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What Are the Differences Between Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Coatings?

May 24, 2019

This quick post should help outline the fundamental differences between the two coating solutions, and help you make an educated decision in which coating would be most beneficial for your program.

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