3M™ Evaporation Boat Trimet

  • 3M ID B49000135

Three-component evaporation boat

Suitable for all machine generations

Easy wetting and control of operating parameters

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  • Three-component evaporation boat
  • Suitable for all machine generations
  • Easy wetting and control of operating parameters
  • Evaporation rate of 0.25 g· min-1 · cm-2
  • Only possible alternative for boats longer than 200 mm

3M™ Evaporation Boat Trimet is a three-component evaporation boat made of 3M™ Titanium Diboride, 3M™ Boron Nitride and 3M™ Aluminum Nitride. It can be used on all generations of vacuum coaters and is very easy to handle – even for inexperienced operators.

A Leader in Evaporation Boats. 3M is a leading global manufacturer of evaporation boats for metallizing applications. Suitable for all vacuum web coaters, 3M™ Evaporation Boats are made of electrically conductive ceramic composites, and are characterized by a unique combination of chemical, mechanical and electrical properties. Our evaporation boats are the result of intensive research and development, the use of modern processing and manufacturing techniques, and high-quality 3M advanced ceramic materials. Our manufacturing processes are optimized to ensure reliable and repeatable product performance. 3M™ Evaporation Boat Trimet is an economical solution for metallizers without an individual power and/or wire-feeding control due to its easy wetting and handling characteristics. Available in various dimensions, it is also the only 3M evaporation boat that can be made with a length up to one meter.

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