Metal Reflective Coatings

Metal Reflective Coatings

metal reflective coatingsOPCO produces Metal Reflective Coatings on a wide variety of substrates as a prototype, in short runs or high volume.

We coat optics produced in-house as well as customer supplied components.

Contact Ryan at OPCO to discuss your coating requirements.


  • VUV to IR Spectrometer Mirrors
  • Electrically conductive (Gold, NiCr, etc.)
  • Durable handheld and vehicle-mounted mirrors
  • Broad wavelength beamsplitters and ND filters

Custom metal coatings to your specs

  • Spectrophotometer coating verification from 190nm to 20µm
    – VUV verification down to 120nm available
  • Vertically integrated in-house manufacturing:
    – Coating and fabrication in the same building
    – Fabrication of custom shapes for mirror substrates
    – Large inventory of glass substrate materials
  • Polarization: S, P or Average
  • Angle of Incidence: 0° to 70°
  • Substrate Material: Glass, Crystals, Metals, Ceramics, and plastics
  • Military Specifications: Mil-C-675, Mil-F-48616, Mil-M-13508, Mil-C-48497

Typical Reflective Coatings produced by OPCO

  • Aluminum, Enhanced Al (Al+MgF2, overcoat), Protected Al (SiO, SiO2, and others)
  • Enhanced Silver (Ag+oxide overcoat), Protected Silver (Ag+SiO2 and other oxides)
  • Bare Gold, Protected Au (Au+SiO, SiO2, oxide overcoats)
  • Bare Platinum
  • Bare Chromium, Coatings
  • Nickel alloys (NiCr, Inconel™)
  • Bare Copper