Sunglass & Sports Eyewear

SDC’s CrystalCoat™ protective coatings provide uncompromising visual clarity and premium durability to sun and sports eyewear. These coatings 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.

Substrates

  • 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
  • Sunglass and sports eyewear

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, flow, spin or spray 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.