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.

Evaporation boat product family
3M™ Evaporation Boats are available in a variety of styles and sizes
An Economical Solution
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.

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.

Evaporation boats used in metallizing
Designed as an economical metallizing option
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.

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