skip to main content
Metal and oxide barrier films

Metal and oxide barrier films

Applied manufactures a portfolio of systems for mass production of barrier flexible packaging including metallic, oxide or transparent barrier layers deposited onto most flexible packaging and flexible electronics substrates, in-vacuum by roll-to-roll web processes. These processes include evaporation by electrically heated ceramic boat; inductively heated crucibles; electron beam evaporation; or sputter deposition. Learn More

Color shifting and holographic films

Color shifting and holographic films

Applications in the security market require electron beam (e-beam) evaporation. This technology gives improved control of key characteristics such as uniformity of the coating layer thickness and it also allows more options for the coating medium. These characteristics are useful for protecting brands, products, currency and certificates through the enablement of holographics on pre-embossed substrates and color shift effects, improving security and stopping counterfeiting. Learn More

In-situ patterned metal layers

In-chamber patterned metal layers

Inline printing (in-situ) roll-to-roll systems print grey-scale and patterned structures on a variety of substrates including polyethylene terephthalate film (PET), polyethylene (PE), oriented polypropylene film (OPP), cast polypropylene (CPP) and paper as an alternative solution to the offline de-metallizing process - eliminating a process step while producing differentiated packaging. Learn More

Multi-layer deposition systems

Multi-layer deposition systems

For touch panel displays of mobile electronic devices, transparent conductive oxides (TCO), mostly ITO are sputter deposited on hard-coated PET. To match the reflection appearance of sputtered ITO areas with etched free areas of uncoated substrate, “index-matching” layer stacks of high index and low index dielectrics are reactively sputtered onto the substrate. For sputter coated window films for automotive glass applications, multi-layer stacks of oxides and metals reduce the heat load from the sun. Learn More