Global to push GA events into
skip to main content

Title: Flow coating apparatus and method of coating

Disclosed is a flow coating apparatus, comprising a slot that can dispense a coating material in an approximately uniform manner along a distribution blade that increases uniformity by means of surface tension and transfers the uniform flow of coating material onto an inclined substrate such as for example glass, solar panels, windows or part of an electronic display. Also disclosed is a method of flow coating a substrate using the apparatus such that the substrate is positioned correctly relative to the distribution blade, a pre-wetting step is completed where both the blade and substrate are completed wetted with a pre-wet solution prior to dispensing of the coating material onto the distribution blade from the slot and hence onto the substrate. Thereafter the substrate is removed from the distribution blade and allowed to dry, thereby forming a coating.
; ; ; ; ;
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Enki Technology, Inc. (San Jose, CA) DOEEE
Patent Number(s):
Application Number:
Contract Number:
Research Org:
Enki Technology, Inc., San Jose, CA, USA
Sponsoring Org:
Country of Publication:
United States

Other works cited in this record:

Method for coating bonding tools and product
patent, September 1977

Passivation process
patent, March 1982

Low reflectance transparent material having antisoiling properties
patent, August 1987

Preparation of homopolymers and copolymers of propene using a Ziegler-Natta catalyst system
patent, August 1989

Method and apparatus for applying thin fluid coatings
patent, June 1997

Antisoiling coatings for antireflective surfaces and methods of preparation
patent, December 1998

Fluoroalkyl-functional organopolysiloxane-containing compositions based on water, a process for their preparation and their use
patent, April 2000

Antisoiling coatings for antireflective surfaces and methods of preparation
patent, August 2001

Hydrophobic thin films on magnesium fluoride surfaces
patent, October 2002

Anti-reflective hydrophobic coatings and methods
patent, February 2004

Process for treating wood and products from treated wood
patent, June 2005

Method of micro and nano texturing glass
patent, February 2006

Preservative compositions for wood products
patent, October 2006

Hybrid sol for the production of abrasion-resistant SiO2 antireflection coatings
patent, July 2007

Chemical vapor deposition methods for making powders and coatings, and coatings made using these methods
patent, April 2008

Transparent, super-hydrophobic, disordered composite material
patent-application, August 2007

Superhydrophobic Coating
patent-application, November 2007

Hydrophobic Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Silane Coatings
patent-application, May 2008

Nano-structured surface coating process, nano-structured coatings and articles comprising the coating
patent-application, January 2009

Anti-Reflective and Anti-Soiling Coatings with Self-Cleaning Properties
patent-application, November 2010

Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Material, Optical Thin Layer Of This Material, Optical Material Comprising Same, And Process For Producing Same
patent-application, January 2011

Optical Film, Anti-Reflection Film, Polarizing Plate And Liquid Crystal Display Device
patent-application, June 2011

Similar records in DOepatents and OSTI.GOV collections: