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Evaporated Metal Films Inc.

Optical Coatings and Components R&D and Manufacturing

  • Products:
  • Custom metal coatings
  • Riofoto
  • Quartz thin film thickness-monitoring crystals
  • CustomCare engineered service
  • Test slides, custom and standard

Evaporated Metal Films Inc. (EMF) has provided more than 75 years of continuous technological advances in the area of thin film coatings. The company is in its third generation of family leadership. EMF provides thin film coatings for a wide range of optical, conductive, and decorative applications. The company’s capabilities include coating design, specification development, and prototype-to-production project management. EMF coats glass, metal, ceramic, and plastic substrates from 1 millimeter up to 2.3 meters for customers in the aerospace, military, instrumentation, vision, lighting, and automotive industries.

Cornell Connection

A Cornell alumnus founded the company after completing a Cornell PhD thesis on vacuum-deposited aluminum coatings. Evaporated Metal Films continues to pursue research interactions with Cornell.