Vacuum deposited materials

Our vacuum deposited materials provide crucial protection for your most critical thermal control applications.

Passive thermal control. Aggressive performance.

One of our core strengths at Sheldahl is vacuum deposition. We offer a range of materials to help enhance the thermal stability and reflectivity in satellite and launch vehicle applications. These materials are ideal for applications that require protection against extreme temperature fluctuations. Additionally, our vacuum deposited materials can be used to help maximize the efficiency of solar cells and solar panels due to their high reflectivity. 

With the ability to customize materials to meet specific electrical conductivity and reflectivity requirements, vacuum deposition is one of our core strengths. 

Our unique vacuum deposition process enables high-performance, customizable solutions to meet your specific requirements. We leverage decades of experience and a commitment to research and development to continuously improve our existing vacuum deposition offerings, and we develop new solutions to enable the right thermal solution for wherever your next project takes you.   


  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Aluminum
  • ITO (static dissipation)
  • SiOx (atomic oxygen protective barrier)
  • TiOx (UV protective layers)
  • Germanium (RF transparent coating)

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