If you would like to learn more about sputtering targets, you might want to spend some time searching for the term “Sputtering” on YouTube. You can get a great education quickly, thanks to dozens of excellent videos that you will find.
Here are four that we found to be very useful and informative:
This nine-minute video shows the use of a sputtering target to plate gold onto several materials, using a small desktop-sized sputtering machine.
Intro to Sputtering Process to Create Clear, Conductive Coatings
A very good 11-minute video that illustrates how sputtering targets can be used to apply coatings to glass.
Home Built Desktop DC Magnetron Sputtering Machine
This 10-minute video doesn’t have a narration, but the video still teaches a lot about how sputtering targets are used to apply metallic coatings.
Magnetron Sputtering Cathodes from Angstrom Sciences
Sputtering occurs when an ionized gas molecule is used to displace atoms of a specific material. This four-minute video describes how Angstrom Sciences, a leading manufacturer of magnetron sputtering technology, manufactures magnetron sputtering targets. Highly educational.
Do You Have Sputtering Targets to Recycle?
Are you aware that used sputtering targets can still contain valuable quantities of precious metals like silver? If you contact a qualified precious metals refinery like Special Metals Smelters and Refiners, we will be glad to explain how much money you could receive by recycling your used sputtering targets. Call us at 800-426-2344 to learn more.
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