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A coating is a covering that is applied to an object to protect it or change its appearance. They may be applied as liquids, gases or solids. The material on which the coating is deposited is usually referred to as a substrate

Examples of coatings:

  • pickled and oiled, a type of plate steel coating.
  • Plasma coatings
  • Plating
  • Polymer coatings, such as Teflon
  • Sputtered or vacuum deposited materials
  • Enamel (vitreous)

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