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    Applying PVD Coating on Plastic Parts

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    People often associate PVD coatings with finishes applied to metal substrates, such as drill bits, molding dies, consumer products (faucets and door hardware), etc. However, PVD coatings have long been used to coat plastics. This approach p...

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    Color PVD Coatings: The Future Is Bright
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    How are PVD color coatings made, and what colors can you get? Read on. To create color PVD finishes, you deposit films with specific stoichi...
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    What's the Difference Between PVD and CVD Coating Processes?
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    Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) and Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) are two “families” of processes commonly used to produce thin films on a...
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    Dark Black, Purple, and Rainbow PVD Coatings
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    Popular colors (including rainbow PVD coating) The continuing evolution of PVD coating colors helps you make your products stand out in the ...
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    PVD Coating Costs: $20 Per Batch or $20 Per Part? [video]
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    Does PVD coating add substantial costs to my product? A common misconception about a physical vapor deposition (PVD) finish is that PVD coat...
    How a PVD Coater – and the PVD Process – Work: VT-1500i™ System VIDEO
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    Welcome to a video overview of the VT-1500i™ PVD coating system, one of our most popular physical vapor deposition machines. This system can...
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    The Benefits of PVD Coating on Electroplated Parts
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    While electroplating and PVD finishing could be considered competing technologies, they often work together to provide additional value for ...