Exceptional Durability, Clarity and Flexibility
Consumers choose sunglasses for style and sports eyewear for performance. They expect quality and durability to be givens.
Deliver quality and durability that will enhance your brand over time.
SDC’s CrystalCoat® protective coatings provide uncompromising visual clarity and premium durability for sun and sports eyewear.
CrystalCoat enhances product durability with resistance to abrasion, chemical, fog, impact, scratch, and UV radiation, and will not discolor with UV exposure.
CrystalCoat can be used on tinted or clear substrates such as polycarbonate, polyamide, cast resins, and acrylic.
Our subsidiary FSI Coating Technologies also offers a wide range of complementary anti-fog coating and film solutions for the eyewear industry.
Our subsidiary COTEC GmbH offers anti-reflective coatings as well as DURALON® hydrophobic and oleophobic coatings. Together our complementary coatings provide a total lens coating solution for the entire lens stack.
kinds of eyewear applications.
APPLICATIONS FOR POPULAR PRODUCTS
Ophthalmic Rx prescription lens
Protective eyewear such as face shields, masks, goggles, visors
Sunglass and sports eyewear
Solutions for all substrates
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®
Primer-free options available for adhesion to polycarbonate and acrylic substrates.
Available in thermal and UV-cure, for dip, flow, spin or spray application.
Cures at low temperatures, resistant to ink ghosting.
Index-matching and flexibility, good refractive index-match with hard resin lenses.
Compatible with anti-reflective, mirror and metalizing treatments.
Tintable permeable, fast tinting and color-fast, suitable for photochromic and polarized sunglasses.
Exceptional product quality and stability, reducing the need for frequent tank change-outs, streamlining and maximizing product yields
Primer free adhesion to polycarbonate and acrylic substrates
Excellent environmental durability proven in QUV testing
Meets or exceeds many safety standards for abrasion and UV resistance
Rapid tinting combined with excellent abrasion and chemical resistance for a variety of substrates
Weatherable, will not discolor when exposed to sunlight
Good steel wool and caustic resistance
Delivers premium Bayer results
Our senior chemists and technical support staff are dedicated to supporting all your coating and process needs.
CrystalCoat® is a registered trademark of SDC Technologies, Inc.
DURALON® is a registered trademark of COTEC®. COTEC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SDC Technologies.
CR-39® and Trivex® are registered trademarks of PPG.
MR-8™, MR-7™, MR-10™, MR-174™, RAV 7™, and RAVolution™ are trademarks of Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.