Frequently asked questions.

This is a list of some of the topics that cover most of the most frequently asked questions that I get on the

Click on the topic to get a brief description of the most common problems and possible solutions.

1. Adhesion problems                                   Click here

2. Delamination problems                             Click here

3. Control of surface energy                          Click here

4. Differences in Optical Density (OD)        Click here

5. Problems with Pinholes                             Click here

6. Fall off of pumping performance              Click here

7. Oxidation of aluminium                            Click here

8. What gas to use for plasma treatment       Click here

9. Problems of web handling                        Click here

10. Water in vacuum                                     Click here

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