Vacuum-Applied Coating


Thin Film Vacuum Coating Service

North American Coating Laboratories works with customers to enhance value with cutting-edge vacuum applied coating solutions on a variety of optical substrates. Our competencies include plastic, glass, alloys, and infrared crystalline materials.

NACL deploys multiple vacuum coating technologies in our 42,000 square foot state of the art facility. These technologies include, electron beam vacuum deposition, ion-assisted vacuum deposition, thermal evaporation, chemical vapor deposition, and most recently plasma activated, low temperature chemical vapor deposition. The flexibility these disparate technologies allow for NACL to meet some of the most technological challenges that the photonics industry can provide.

With our professional team we not only can design a vacuum deposited coating to meet almost any specification, we also have the ability to coat virtually any optical material including multiple polymers, metal alloys, crystalline materials, and most recently chalcogenide glass for infrared applications. 

Our diverse thin-film coating offerings and numerous technological abilities have afforded us the ability to work with some of the most prestigious organizations in the world including MIT and Oxford  

You can learn more about thin film coatings by listening to NACL’s own regularly published podcast “Through the Lens” or by listening to any of our comprehensive webinars .

We have a team of thin-film design professionals with over 90 plus years of experience in the optical coatings industry. Connect with us to discuss your unique application!

description of vacuum applied thin film coating capabilities for North American Coating Laboratories

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