Compatible Substrates

Acktar coatings are compatible to all vacuum compatible substrates and more.

Our coatings are suitable for essentially all engineering materials – metals and alloys, polymers, silicon, glass, and ceramics– the complete detailed list is as follows:

Metals

  • Aluminium
  • Beryllium
  • Cobalt
  • Copper
  • Gold
  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Molybdenum
  • Nickel
  • Niobium
  • Palladium
  • Platinum
  • Silver
  • Titanium
  • Tungsten
  • Zirconium

Ceramics

  • Alumina
  • Boron nitride (BN)
  • Ferrite
  • Fused Quartz
  • MACOR® Machineable Glass Ceramic
  • Porcelain
  • Sapphire
  • Silica and fused Silica
  • Silicon carbide (SiC)
  • Silicon nitride (Si3N4)
  • Titanium carbide
  • Zirconia

Polymers

  • Kapton
  • Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA)
  • Polyesters
  • Polypropylene
  • Polystyrene
  • Polythene
  • Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) (“Teflon”)
  • Polycarbonate (PC)
  • Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS)
  • NORYL
  • Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) (“Vectra”)