When the mission is as dangerous as it can be, the protection must be as complete as it can be.

Protect those who protect us by maximizing the performance and durability of their equipment.

SDC’s CrystalCoat® coatings deliver uncompromising visual clarity that is imperative to military, defense, and security applications. Premium multi-purpose abrasion, chemical, impact and scratch resistance features also provide protection for bullet or shatterproof glass.

Our Subsidiary FSI Coating Technologies also offers a wide range of complementary anti-fog coating and film solutions for the military and security industry.

Our coatings add all kinds of toughness to all
kinds of military and security applications


Protective eyewear such as face shields, masks, goggles and visors

Optical equipment such as binoculars; rifle, night and laser scopes; surveillance cameras

Aircraft canopies, cabin windows, cockpits and instrument clusters

Military tank and security vehicle windows, windshields, instruments, gauges and guidance systems

military and security coating solutions

Solutions for all substrates

Glass: laminated, safety, security, tempered bulletproof and tinted

Polycarbonate and Acrylic

CR-39® & RAV 7®

High-Index substrates such as MR™ Series MR-8™, MR-7™, MR-10™ & MR-174™, lighter and thinner lenses designed for those who require strong prescriptions

Polyamide (PA or Optical Nylon)

RAVolution® & Trivex®

Manufacturing advantages

Primer-free options available for adhesion to polycarbonate and acrylic substrates

Cures at low temperatures, resistant to ink ghosting

Tintable permeable, fast tinting and color-fast, suitable for photochromic and polarized sunglasses

Highly versatile, compatible with anti-reflective, mirror and metalizing treatments

Index-matching and flexibility, good refractive index-match with hard resin lenses.

Available in thermal and UV-cure for dip, flow, and spin application

Exceptional product quality and stability, reducing the need for frequent tank change-outs, streamlining and maximizing product yields

Good steel wool and caustic resistance from chemical attack.

Functional benefits

Highly durable, abrasion, chemical, fog, impact, scratch, and UV resistance

Excellent environmental durability proven in QUV testing

Meets or exceeds many safety standards for abrasion and UV resistance

Weatherable, will not discolor when exposed to sunlight

Rapid tinting combined with excellent abrasion and chemical resistance for a variety of substrates

Delivers premium Bayer Results. Best-in-class abrasion resistance to polycarbonate substrates.


Our senior chemists and technical support staff are dedicated to supporting all your coating and process needs.

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