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Diamond Guard™ Hard-Coat Resin Technology

Diamond Guard hard-coat resin technology delivers excellent scratch resistance and durability without compromising optical clarity. Offered in resin and resin-coated film products formats Diamond Guard provides shatterproof glass like performance to consumer and industrial products that are lighter and less expensive to manufacture than traditional solutions. Diamond Guard is compatible with a wide variety of processing techniques that create a thin coating over the target base material increasing its surface performance up to eight hardness levels.

Specifications

Optically Clear
  • >90.5% Transmission (free standing film)
  • <0.6% Haze (PET haze – 0.6%)

Glass-Like Surface
  • Rq = 13.9 nm

Hard Wear Resistant Surface
  • ASTM 6H
  • Taber – CS-10 wheel – 500 cycles – 500g - Haze - no change
  • Wyzenbeek – Denim – 1000 cycles – 500g - Haze – no change
  • Bayer – Luminous Transmission – post Bayer - no change

Two Product Options Available
  • Hard-Coat PET films - 100µm and 175µm films
  • Licensed Process Knowledge supporting Bulk Resin sales and use
    • Slot Die Coat, Spray Coat, Curtain Coat, Gravure Coat


Glass Vs. Diamond Guard

Applications

  • Cover Glass
  • Case Parts
  • Fingerprint Sensors
  • Touch-Activated Capacitive or Membrane Switches

Performance

Manufacturing Process

Diamond Guard is offered as a coated film and as liquid resin suitable for spray, slot die and gravure coating. Diamond Guard film products are produced in wide master rolls in a world class roll-to-roll high volume precision coating facility. Diamond Guard resin is available in a variety of container sizes from barrels up to 330 gal totes to support processes transitioned and adapted by UniPixel field support technicians to customer systems.

Data Sheet

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Demo

LOWER COST

Hard coat protection for glass and polymer film and sheets provides chemically strengthened glass like performance at lower cost.

HIGHER PERFORMANCE

6H+ scratch resistance improves product service life while maintaining product aesthetics.

FASTER DELIVERY

Diamond Guard film and resin available in ready to ship rolls and containers.