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Flexible Thin Film Barrier Layers


Materion Large Area Coatings provides in-line, roll-to-roll vacuum polymer technology and transparent Aluminum oxide ceramic (alumina). This technology can produce water and oxygen barrier properties significantly better than that available in the industry today and on a wide range of substrates.

BP-7066-B0.005-5 allows thinner and less costly materials to be used in the barrier markets and eliminates the need for expensive laminations. This technology has a high optical clarity and can be applied to plastic and non-plastic substrates.

Typical Properties for Flexible Thin Film Barrier Layers

Visible Light Transmission (360-740 nm) of BP-7066-B0.005-5 is > 80% 

  • Protective Overcoat
  • Improved Surface Energy
  • Chemical & Fade Resistance
  • Optical Planarizing
  • Dielectric Layer (capacitor application)
  • Weatherability
  • Abrasion Resistance
  • Improved Electrical & Thermal Insulating Properties
  • Corrosion Inhibiting Layer
  • Maintaining Gloss & Clarity
  • Embossing
  • Smoothing Layer 
  • Encapsulation
  • Protective Coatings

At Materion Large Area Coatings, we support the solar industry with a wide variety of specialized materials and services. Broad global manufacturing capabilities allow us to offer custom thin film solar materials, for silicon (wafer or thin film) and Compound Semiconductor Based (II-VI and III-V) technologies, We understand the continual evolution of new material requirements and pay close attention to the particular needs of each customer’s specific challenges.