Dynasil’s EMF (Evaporated Metal Films) provides optical coating services for plastic, glass, metal, and ceramic substrates.  EMF also supplies mirrors, reflectors, beam splitters, and infrared optics. EMF Corporation Enhanced Aluminum Coating on 1 M Telescope Mirrorwas founded in 1936 as the first company in the United States to provide evaporated metal thin film coatings.

Throughout the years, EMF expanded the breadth of our optical coating technologies as well as capacity. In 1987, a 44,000 square foot facility was purpose-built to accommodate the growing company better. And in 2014, an additional 50,000 square foot facility was added in Rochester, NY, which significantly expanded our large chamber coating capabilities and capacity.

Metallic mirror coatingsToday, EMF provides precision optical coatings for a broad range of applications, including automotive components, display systems, instrumentation, satellite communications, flexible substrates, protective face shields, power cell components, glass, and lighting. EMF’s commitment to continuous improvement and superior customer service make us a premier source for custom, hard to find or difficult to manufacture optical coatings.

We pride ourselves on the “EMF Edge” – a passionate commitment to you.  The “EMF Edge” includes greater than 99% on-time delivery and product quality, technical and applications engineering support, same day service capability, and a chamber reservation system.

EMF is always interested in talking to new customers and is eager to solve design and manufacturing challenges. Please contact us for more information.

  • Aircraft and automotive heads up displays
  • First responder protective gear
  • Flight simulators
  • Industrial lighting
  • Solar concentrators
  • Stage lighting
  • Telescope mirrors


Paul Schulz

Chief Technical Officer

Dennis Sigler

Director of Operations and Engineering

John Vakiner

Sales Manager Ithaca

Michelle Henderson

Sales Manager Rochester

John McCartney


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