Why use CeramiGlass™ over ceramic enamel as the obscuration band on transportation glass? 

  • Zero VOC's - Yes, none.

    • No organic polymer haze defects from VOC's after the lamination process, common from the use of ceramic enamel.

    • No VOC boiling, which may cause splatter of ceramic enamel to harden on oven rollers.

  • Zero Heavy Metals - Including lead and mercury.

  • Cure Temperatures - Fully cured at 370°C (698°F) or 650°C (1202°F).

  • Energy Usage Reduction - Depending on production processes employed, use of CeramiGlass™ may significantly reduce plant energy cost.

  • Green Strength - Ceramic enamel has to achieve enough green strength, through high heat, to go into the front/side windshield bending process. CeramiGlasshas already cured by then and will not crack or cause ANY issues in the bending process:

    • No ink transfer from an uncured product, as ceramic enamel often shows. In surface #2 applications, CeramiGlass™ can withstand the bending process with no defects after being exposed to moderate heat - 177°C (350°F).

    • No clip, tong, or mold marks from the bending process. CeramiGlassis already cured!

  • Production Speed Enhanced - Depending on production processes employed, use of CeramiGlass™ may increase production speed.

  • Water Clean-Up - CeramiGlass™ cleans up easily with warm water.

CeramiGlass™ glass coating is as hard as ceramic enamelbut isn’t frit

Why do automotive and appliance designers choose CeramiGlass™ for their products?

  • More opacity with less material applied

    • CeramiGlass™ application ≈ 0.8 mil

    • Ceramic enamel application ≈ 1.2 mils - 1.4 mils

  • CeramiGlass™ generally weighs less than ceramic enamel in obscuration band applications.

  • No optical distortion burn line as seen in ceramic enamel obscuration bands.

    • CeramiGlass™ lessens distortions that help improve the look of Heads Up Displays (HUDs).


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