Glossary of surface technology


Collective term for processes in which a substance is applied to a surface to create thereon a coat with protective, decorative, or other properties different from the surface’s original properties.

With plasma coating, it is for example possible to apply hydrophobic or hydrophilic coats which are scratch-proof, low-friction, or anti-oxidative.

Coating using the example of textiles

hydrophobic coated
hydrophilic coated

Read more about coating here.


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