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Description

Process of evaporating aluminium or silver in a vacuum chamber containing glass objects, such as mirrors or optical instruments, to obtain a reflective coating. Some methods also use pure oxygen or a layer of quartz.

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process of silvering

method of silvering

coat glass with reflective coating

coat glass with aluminium

create reflective coating

silvering process

silvering method

coat glass with silver

silvering

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