Fabrication of Ag thin film on polyester fabric by roll to roll magnetron sputtering system

Shou-xiang Kinor Jiang (Corresponding Author), Dagang Miao, Guangming Yang, Zhuoming Chen, Aishu Li, Songmin Shang

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Ag films were deposited on polyester fabrics by roll to roll magnetron sputtering system and systematically investigated by Scanning Electron Microscopy, X-ray Diffraction, and Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy. Physical properties of the coated fabrics were evaluated by air permeability, ultraviolet protection factor, water repellency, durability and total hand value. Ag coated polyester fabrics presented the highest infrared reflection rate of 32 %, the highest contact angel of 107° and the highest UPF value of 90.1. The Ag coated polyester fabrics also showed effective durability and good handfeel although the highest reduction rate of air permeability of the coated fabrics was about 11.6 %. This study demonstrates that surface treatment through the roll to roll magnetron sputtering system is a promising method for achieving multifunctional textiles.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3364-3369
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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