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coat·ing

(kōt'ing),
A covering; a layer of some substance spread over a surface.

coating

(kōt′ĭng)
1. A layer applied to or covering a surface.
2. A film.

coating 

Process of depositing a thin film of transparent material on the surface of an optical element (e.g. lens, mirror, prism) for the purpose of decreasing or increasing reflection. Reflection from specific wavelengths can be reduced or eliminated by varying the thickness of the film and by multilayer coating. Syn. blooming. See anti-reflection coating; white body; bandpass filter; Fresnel's formula.
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The coating is never a liquid, and as it is applied from a vapor, the resultant film is ultra-thin, perfectly conformal and has excellent moisture, chemical and dielectric properties.
The use of dual addition points--part in the thick stock and part in the thin stock--has facilitated not only better retention but also higher levels of PCC addition in both uncoated free sheet and coating base stock.
Is there a way to ensure that the coating produces a consistent surface finish?