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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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In contrast, other polymeric coating systems have oxygen, nitrogen or sulfur atom links in their backbone structures, and may require crosslinking to achieve the desired properties.
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The Baume scale of numbers relates to the specific gravity and body of a coating.
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Weller notes that these coatings showed contamination with an ultrathin (20- to 100-angstrom) layer of hydrocarbons, a phenomenon that dramatically alters the interaction between radiation and the magnesium fluoride surface, he says.
The global coating manufacturers are constantly developing towards collectiveness, large-scale and specialization in order to win the fierce competition while such objectives can be achieved by merger, reorganization as well as integration.
Peeyush Tripathi of Western Michigan University reported that the maximum bubble pressure method does not seem to correlate with the curtain coating process.