iDLC, Durable Coating 8µm-12µm

iDLC, Durable Coating 8µm-12µm


Productnumber: 2Gas500005

This coating offers exceptional abrasion resistance when deposited onto Umicore’s GASIR5® substrate in the pass band 8-12µm. It is a rugged coating that can withstand severe abrasion. It complies with the environmental specifications of DLC type coatings on Germanium, while offering comparable transmission and lower reflection values. This coating is applied to the outside surface of a lens or window and is normally used with the high efficiency UCS_GASIR5_01 on the second side.


Spectral - additional

Transmission (Average)
>90% 8µm-12µm, >85% 8µm-14µm
For a 2 mm thick witness piece, coated one face iDLC UCS_GASIR5_05 and one face UCS_GASIR5_01.
Reflection (Average)
<1.5% 8µm-12µm, <4.0% 8µm-14µm
Per surface, for a 2mm thick witness piece, coated one side UCS_GASIR5_05.
Environmental Properties

MIL-C-48497A, 08/09/1980, para

Adhesion Remark

Tape Test


MIL-C-48497A, 08/09/1980, para

Humidity Remark

72Hrs, 49°C, 95-100% relative humidity


MIL-C-48497A, 08/09/1980, para

Abrasion Remark

Severe, 20 Strokes Eraser

Salt spray

MIL-C-675C, 22/08/1980, para 4.5.9,

Salt spray Remark

7 days salt spray fog exposure

Environmental - additional

Wiper Test
TS1888, 01/07/1979, para 5.4.3
10,000 wipes with windscreen wiper in water/sand slurry.

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