Switchable Smart Glass
Toughened Single Glazed Switchable Smart Glass
The switchable optical layer is factory-coated using UV light to any thickness of glass. Our most cost-effective Smart Glass technology and suitable for video projection
Our standard toughened Switchable Glass tends to be our most popular option worldwide offering a cost-effective solution where the liquid crystal Switchable coating is bonded directly to a toughened glass panel. Switchable Glass, also known as Smart Glass, switches from frosted to clear at the flick of a switch.
This means that the Switchable coating can be simply applied to any type or thickness of glass (including fire-rated), creating a solution with optimum clarity and performance. Another major factor is a reduction in manufacturing lead-time, making it the ideal choice for all time-critical projects.
Our standard toughened switchable glass (single glazed) uses toughened/tempered glass in thicknesses 5mm, 6mm, 8mm, 10mm, 12mm and 15mm. The 5mm and 6mm glass are often used by DGU/IGU manufacturers to build into their own sealed units.
A simple ON-OFF mode switches the glass from being clear (transparent) to frosted (opaque). In its frosted state, the Switchable layer acts as an electronic blind providing privacy and security for any glass, window or partition.
Toughened switchable glass can be manufactured to any size with three standard widths 1000mm (39"), 1200mm (47.3) and 1500mm (59"). Larger sizes and custom shapes are also available. Multiple panels can be joined together to create large switchable glazed walls or partitions.
This unique glass technology can also be used as a high definition rear projection screen to display corporate presentations, TV images and videos. A truly innovative product making switchable smart glass technology accessible to everyone while giving your home or business the added WOW factor.
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Switchable toughened glass
Power - 50VAC
Frequency - 50/60Hz
Current - 0.1 amperes per m2
Power - 7 watts per m2
Switching - less than 1 second
Operation - (on) transparent (off) opaque
Thickness - various
Light transmittance - On (75%) Off (67%)
Haze Coefficient - On (7%) Off (87%)
Tested over 3 million switches
High temperatures - >70 degrees C (over 14 days)
High temperature / humidity - >50 degrees C / 95% RH (over 14 days)
Cold temperatures - minus 20 degrees C (over 14 days)
Switches from clear to frosted
Any type / thickness of glass
Panel sizes up to 3 metres (118")
Standard panel widths: - 1000mm (39") / 1200mm (47.3) / 1500mm (59")
HD projection screen
Privacy / security glass
Glass walls / partitions
Vision panels / doors
TV / video screen
Furniture / displays
Manufacturing sealed units
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