Skip to Content
Find More Like This
Return to Search

Coating and curing apparatus and methods

United States Patent

February 24, 2015
View the Complete Patent at the US Patent & Trademark Office
Disclosed are coating apparatus including flow coating and roll-coating that may be used for uniform sol-gel coating of substrates such as glass, solar panels, windows or part of an electronic display. Also disclosed are methods for substrate preparation, flow coating and roll coating. Lastly systems and methods for skin curing sol-gel coatings deposited onto the surface of glass substrates using a high temperature air-knife are disclosed.
Brophy; Brenor L. (San Jose, CA), Maghsoodi; Sina (San Jose, CA), Neyman; Patrick J. (San Jose, CA), Gonsalves; Peter R. (Santa Clara, CA), Hirsch; Jeffrey G. (Santa Clara, CA), Yang; Yu S. (Pleasanton, CA)
Enki Technology, Inc. (San Jose, CA)
14/ 138,542
December 23, 2013
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with government support under Contract DE-EE0006040 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.