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Proven expertise in thin films, optical coatings and sputter deposition technology.

We provide thin films advice, support and training to a wide range of international customers. They range from vacuum metallizers to large scale sputter coaters, from optical coating manufacturers to architectural glass coaters, we also support a range of equipment manufacturers.

Sputter magnetron array designed by us for alloy coatings

sputter magnetron array

We provide :-

  • new product development
  • troubleshooting
  • finding new suppliers for your thin film needs
  • technical support
  • staff training

We have expertise in many areas of physical (PVD) and chemical vapor deposition (CVD) with particular expertise in sputter deposition technology and optical coatings.

Recent projects include :-

  • Optical coating design for a range of mirror coatings
  • Uniformity optimization in both sputter and evaporation coaters
  • location of coating companies to provide a specific, tight tolerance, coating on polymer film

Dr Rick Spencer | Alacritas Consultancy Ltd. | 196 Main Street, Markfield, Leicestershire, LE67 9UX, UK | +44 (0)1530 244655