Surface finishing for glass
The AGTex offers innovative methods for processing and finishing glass surfaces. The Technology is particularly suitable for the production of antireflection and antiglare coatings on glass. Depending on your requirements, the surface is chemically treated in a simple inline wet process.
Different methods are available for the antireflective treatment of glass. SCHMID has developed a technique of suppressing reflection on glossy surfaces.
Using chemical and mechanical processes, the surface is matted in a continuous production-processes. In this process, the degree of matting can be very finely controlled. Depending on the properties of the glass substrate and the application, a large number of different products can be produced on one machine.
The cost of the process is a fraction of the cost of conventional processes. The process itself is extremely efficient and can be applied to all types of glass from the decorative or architectural sector to tempered technical glass. It can be used on one side or on both
sides and also offers the possibility to exclude areas of processing for optical effects or technical requirements with a preceding masking step.
Examples include display glass such as shop windows or refrigerator doors in the consumer area, information displays in public transport and medical applications as well as mobile phones. Compared to glass treated with vapor deposited antireflection coatings, the SCHMID AGTex process of direct imprinting into the glass surface makes it considerably more resistant to mechanical stress caused by cleaning or contact.
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Poly Silicon and BSG Etching
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Alkaline Polishing for PERC and TOPCon
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