Reflective Coated Glass

Coatings can be applied to glass that can reflect heat radiation yet transit light like glass. The properties of indium tin oxide coated glass make it a popular choice of material for environmentally friendly construction and low emissivity (Low-E) windows. The ability to regulate temperature is beneficial for rooms like scientific research labs.

Coatings can be applied to glass that can reflect heat radiation yet transit light like glass. The properties of indium tin oxide coated glass make it a popular choice of material for environmentally friendly construction and low emissivity (Low-E) windows. The ability to regulate temperature is beneficial for rooms like scientific research labs.

Low-E Windows

The use of reflective ITO coatings on glass windows results in a reduction of heat loss and gain. Throughout the year, temperatures can be better regulated and buildings are cheaper to heat.

Heat generated within a building will be preserved by the coated glass’ reflective ability, allowing the heat to remain in the building. Costs of heating will be reduced in the winter for buildings using low-e windows.

In the summer, the heat from the sun is reflected by the ITO coated glass, keeping the building cool, cutting down on costs of running air conditioning, and helping reduce environmental impact.

Uses of Reflective Glass

ITO reflective coatings can be used in the automotive industry too though the use of reflective auto glass in vehicles. Vehicles are more environmentally due to the reduction or elimination of climate control methods needed when using reflective coated glass.

Another application of reflective coated glass to control temperature is in scientific research. Some research labs may require strict climate control and glass can be used to stabilise the temperature.

Benefits of Reflective Coated Glass

As well as the positive impact using ITO coated glass has on the environment, there are also financial benefits due to reduced need of climate control systems like heating.

The finish of reflective glass coatings can be varied and tinted to reduce glare. This reduces eye strain in office environments. The finish can be metallic in nature yet designed so people can see out of the windows.

When being used in scientific labs, where temperatures need to be controlled, reflective coated glass can provide protection by stabilising conditions in event of a power outage or electrical problems.

Diamond Coatings Inc. produce a comprehensive selection of Index Matched, ITO and multi-layer AR coatings, designed specifically to match our customers’ specific requirements. Contact a member of our technical team to discuss your needs.

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Projection Room Port Glass

Diamond Coatings supply a superior fire rated anti-reflective projection room port glass, perfect for the delivery of digitally projected media, in 2D and 3D.

Optical Coating Companies

We are an award-winning company and serve many differing industries, from entertainment, research and development, aerospace and automotive as well as military and defense. An example of products supplied include heated windows, capacitive switches and conductive PET films.

ITO Glass Substrate Options

ITO coated glass substrates are mainly used as conductive substrates in various applications, including solar cells and bio-sensors for instance. ITO coated films are applied to appropriate glass substrates which can be used to shield and reduce electromagnetic radio waves (EMI and RFI).

Anti-reflective Glass for Projectors

Diamond Coatings Anti-Reflective Glass is used in major theatres around the world. Our product provides more light from the projector and allows it to go through the port window glass and present a remarkably clear picture on the screen.

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Operating ultra-modern magnetron sputtering plants complete with clean rooms from state-of-the-art factory premises in Phoenix, Arizona. Diamond Coatings provide an extensive range of products, including ITO (Indium Tin Oxide) and AR (Anti-Reflection) coatings on glass or plastics; capacitive and resistive touch screens; monolithic shielding filters (RFI) on glass or plastics; mesh windows, glass supplies and more.
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