Military & Security

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 shatter proof security 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.

Substrates

  • Glass: laminated, safety, security, tempered bullet proof and tinted
  • 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
  • Polycarbonate (PC)
  • Polyamide (PA or Optical Nylon)
  • RAVolution® & Trivex®

Applications

  • Protective eyewear such as face shields, masks, goggles, 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, instrument gauges and guidance systems.

Features

  • Exceptional optical clarity for 100% visibility.
  • Index-matching and flexibility.
  • Primer-free options available for adhesion to polycarbonate and acrylic substrates.
  • Available in thermal and UV-cure, for dip and flow application.
  • Highly durable, abrasion, chemical, fog, impact, scratch and UV resistance.
  • Cures at low temperatures, resistant to ink ghosting.
  • Tintable permeable, fast tinting and color-fast, suitable for photochromic and polarized sunglasses.
  • Good steel wool and caustic resistance from chemical attack.

Benefits – Value Proposition

  • Excellent environmental durability including QUV.
  • Meets or exceeds many safety standards for abrasion and UV resistance.
  • Highly versatile, compatible with anti-reflective, mirror and metallizing treatments.
  • Rapid tinting combined with excellent abrasion and chemical resistance for a variety of substrates.
  • Weatherable, will not discolor when exposed to sunlight.
  • Delivers premium Bayer results.
  • Good refractive index-match with hard resin lenses.
  • Exceptional product quality and stability, reducing the need for frequent tank change-outs, streamlining and maximizing product yields.