Materials

Saflex®

From automotive to architectural, Saflex® is The Invisible Difference™ in polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayer technology.

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Saflex®

Weight Reduction Acoustic Resistance Clarity
All Attributes

Saflex®

Primary Shaping

  • Bending, Sheet
  • Casting
  • Film calendering

Resistances

  • Chemical High
  • Fatigue High
  • Fire High
  • Impact High
  • Scratch High
  • Stain High
  • UV High

Secondary Shaping

  • Coating
  • Laminating
  • Resin bonding

Sensory & Aesthetic

  • Clarity High (Transparent)
  • Reflectivity Low
  • Tactile Smooth
  • Variegation None
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The Material

Saflex®, The Invisible Difference™, is the most trusted name in polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayer technology for laminated glazing - delivering outstanding performance and durability, backed by reliable and knowledgeable service. As a result, it is found in nearly 40 percent of laminated architectural and automotive glass worldwide.

In automotive applications, Saflex PVB interlayers offer solutions for windshield weight reduction, reduced interior cabin noise and solar / UV control, without compromising passenger safety. Plus, Saflex Head-Up-Display interlayer technology provides best in class optics performance which helps reduce distracted driving.

Our involvement in building and construction is widespread—and spreading. We supply advanced, high-quality Saflex branded PVB interlayers that enhance glass in terms of safety, security, strength, solar/UV control, and sound control. Producing a broad spectrum of colors and moods that are unachievable using stock selections of glass, Vanceva® colored PVB gives architects and designers more creative freedom with glass than ever before.

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