Bronkhorst
Chemical

Surface treatment

Coating is the magic word in the world of Surface Treatment. Bronkhorst has supplied many instruments, both standard and customised. From the Glass Industry to the Automobile Industry, from Tool Production to Optics, the variety of applications is numerous and our experience is great.

Examples of applications

  • Plasma Coating installations
  • Chemical Vapour Deposition (CVD)
  • Thermal Spraying
  • Plasma polymerisation of textiles and fibers
  • Painting and other processes in which surfaces are hardened, embellished or provided with a functional layer


APPLICATION NOTES

Glass coating

Glass coatings are made for modifying optical properties of glass, to improve solar transmission characteristics or just for changing its aesthetic appearance. Whether for solar and energetic control or architectural purposes only, glass coating is a very demanding process.

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Diamond Deposition HFCVD

Diamond has got a unique wear resistance, therefore diamond coatings are often used to improve the performance of cutting tools and wear parts. In order to obtain diamond coatings over adequate substrates, it is necessary to combine the suitable amounts of the right gas precursors and heat them for reactions to occur.

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Plasma Spraying

In for example the automotive and aerospace industries some mechanical parts are highly loaded with temperatures, corrosion and erosion. To protect them against these heavy influences, plasma spraying is the solution.

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Water-repellent fabrics and textiles

Waterproof yet breathable clothing prevents rainwater drops from penetrating, and at the same time allows perspiration vapour to pass. And stain-repellent fabrics protect your clothes against coffee, juice or food stains. How to protect your fabrics and textiles without affecting the bulk properties of their fibers?

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Spray Dosing

Speed, reproducibility, stability, easy adjustability, is really a must for liquid dosing techniques like spraying. Bronkhorst fully understands these demands, and the value for the equipment manufacturer and end-user.

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Glass Surface Treatment

The application of paint or labels to surfaces can be trickier than one would expect. If the surface is not properly prepared, the result will be less than perfect. A leading manufacturer of glass coating equipment was looking for a way to improve their coating process and increase their competitive advantage.

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Other markets

Bronkhorst instruments are used for numerous applications in many different markets. They can be found in laboratories, universities, industry, production and pilot plants and even in areas or installations with risk of explosion. A substantial part of the produced instruments is integrated in manufacturing machines or equipment of so called OEM-customers (Original Equipment Manufacturers).