-- The Home Page of the Finishing Industry
A website for Serious Education, promoting Aloha,
& the most FUN smiley you can have in metal finishing.
    no popups, no spam
on this site
current topics
topic 10918

Glass Coating


We have a glass ceramic that we want to apply a silver coating to. The composition of the glass is 53% SiO2, 38% AL2O3 and 3.6% CaO. There are trace of K2O, Fe2O3 and TiO2. Any suggestions as to what one should use for etching, initiating and coating this material.

Dave Mepham
- Australia


If your coating is silver and you want it to resemble plating, look at vacuum coating. If it's a medical coating that merely contains silver as a biocide then you can use an adhesion promoter and get excellent adhesion of organic coatings to glass.

Jeff Watson
Jeff Watson
- Pearland, Texas

This public forum has 60,000 threads. If you have a question in mind which seems off topic to this thread, you might prefer to Search the Site

ADD a Comment to THIS thread START a NEW threadView CURRENT TOPICS

Disclaimer: It's not possible to diagnose a finishing problem or the hazards of an operation via these pages. All information presented is for general reference and does not represent a professional opinion nor the policy of an author's employer. The internet is largely anonymous & unvetted; some names may be fictitious and some recommendations may be deliberately harmful.

  If you need a product/service, please check these Directories:

JobshopsCapital Equip. & Install'nChemicals & Consumables Consult'g, Train'g, SoftwareEnvironmental ComplianceTesting Svcs. & Devices

©1995-2018, Inc., Pine Beach, NJ   -   About   -  Privacy Policy
How Google uses data when you visit this site.