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FSI Coating Unveils Anti-fog Coating for Eyewear and Automotive Applications

Published on 2016-08-26. Author : SpecialChem

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Anti-fog coatings for automotive headlamp
FSI Coating Technologies has announced the launch of Visgard® Premium. With the addition of Visgard Premium, three Visgard product line extensions now offer a greater range of durability levels, product applications, and price points.

These anti-fog coatings transform the durability and appearance of:
  • Protective eyewear
  • Face masks
  • Shields
  • Interior headlamps and gauges for automotive and transit applications

Developing High Performance Anti-fog Coatings


“Focused on developing high performance anti-fog coatings, we added another new level of coating performance to our existing optically clear and highly durable Visgard anti-fog product suite of permanent, water washable anti-fog coatings. The Visgard suite leverages best-in-breed anti-fog coating uniquely designed for the next generation of industry specific and cost-effective applications,” said Richard Chang, Group Vice President for SDC Technologies, Inc. and FSI Coating Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SDC. “In contrast to our other Visgard products, Visgard Premium combines primer-free adhesion to polycarbonate substrates with single layer mirror coating capability, while maintaining multi-use anti-fog properties. Visgard Premium is suitable for mid-market applications such as safety and disposable eyewear, while our existing Visgard Premium Plus and Visgard Elite products are designed to offer maximum anti-fog protection under extreme use conditions, such as in highly durable military, sports eyewear, and emergency response applications”, added Dr. Sapna Blackburn, Vice President of Technology for SDC Technologies.
Eyewear
Anti-fog eyewear coating

Features and benefits of Visgard Premium:
  • Visgard Premium is REACH compliant and compatible with single layer mirror coating treatments 
  • It combines anti-fog performance with excellent abrasion, and chemical resistance
  • It is compatible with LDPE, HDPE, and PP packaging 
  • Features water sheeting anti-fog properties and primer-free adhesion to polycarbonate substrates 
  • Suited to the mass production of safety eyewear, face shields, protective goggles, and masks
  • It is also suitable for instrument clusters, HUD (heads up displays), head and tail light lamps for automotive and transit applications

About FSI Coating Technologies

FSI Coating Technologies (FSICT) based in Irvine, California, was founded in 1986. FSICT is one of the leading developers and manufacturers of innovative commercial industrial coatings and film products. FSICT offers a wide variety of premium, high performance, anti-fog solutions, applications include medical, military, safety and sports eyewear, as well as industrial sheet and PET film for commercial freezer display doors. FSI Coating Technologies is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SDC Technologies, Inc

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Source: FSI Coating
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