PICVDPlasma Impulse Chemical Vapour Deposition
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This worldwide patented PICVD process is the first to fulfil all the demands set by the packaging industry: The extremely thin and homogenous layers made of glass-like silicon dioxide (Si02) bond particularly well and are characterized by unprecedented barrier properties.
In return, SCHOTT HiCotec will make its PICVD barrier coating for the food and beverages sector available exclusively to SIG Corpoplast.
The PICVD process has been used on mirrors, polycarbonate optical lenses, and pharmaceutical vials.