What types of products can be made from SmartGlass ®?
A growing number of product applications can be benefited from using PDLC technology. These include:
- Architectural windows,
- interior partitions,
- rear projection screens for both commercial and residential use.
- automotive windows and sunroofs.
- point of purchase and advertising displays.
What are the benefits of using SmartGlass / SmartFilm ®?
- Immediate control of privacy.
- Improvement in users comfort, with greater security.
- Efficient use of space in building environments.
- Aesthetically attractive.
- SmartGlass® cost-effectiveness relative to other smart window technologies.
- Energy savings through reduced A/C cooling.
- Low operating voltage.
- UV protection and stability (blocks over 99% of UV rays).
- Excellent contrast for rear projection purposes.
- Protection from people viewing valuable items.
- Exceptional optical qualities and reliable technology; 5 year warranty.
- Easy maintenance.
Can SmartGlass® be supplied in alternative colors?
Yes. The Standard color is milky white, but other colors are available. Please contact our Sales Department for other colors.
Can SmartGlass® be used in external windows?
Yes, with or without double glazed units.
Please contact our Sales Department for further information.
Can I purchase a sample?
Yes. Please contact our Sales Department.
When SmartGlass® panels are ON, are they completely transparent?
No. All panels present a degree of haze which is part of the product make up.
When you look at SmartGlass® panels from an angle while they are ON, are they less transparent?
Yes. When the panels are looked at from an angle, haze levels are accentuated.
May SmartGlass® be used for roof glazing?
Yes. SmartGlass® can be supplied with tempered laminated glass providing shutter proof safety.
Can SmartGlass® be used for floor or stair tiles?
Yes. Please contact our Sales Department for further information.
Can SmartGlass® be used in bathrooms or humid areas?
Yes, SmartGlass® has been awarded IPX7 certificate. Please contact our Technical Department for further information.
May SmartGlass® be silk-screen printed?
May SmartGlass® be used as a high definition screen?
Yes. SmartGlass® can be used as a rear projection screen.
At what distance must the projector be allocated?
It depends on the size of the screen; generally between 1 to 3m away. The projector should be slightly inclined for optimal resolution.
What is the delivery time for SmartGlass®?
Generally 30 days. For urgent deliveries, please contact our Sales Department.
What transformer should be used for SmartGlass®?
NSG Nordic Smart Gruppen supplies its own transformers along each order which are programmed to the required voltage for each individual project.
What is the power consumption of SmartGlass®?
Under 8 W/m2.
When does SmartGlass® consume electricity?
When it is in ON position, in transparent state.
What is the standard composition of SmartGlass®?
11mm (5mm+5mm+1mm). ExtraClear Glass / EVA / Dream Film / EVA / ExtraClear Glass.
What is the minimum and maximum thickness that SmartGlass® may be laminated into?
Minimum: 3+3mm. General thicknesses for lamination are 4+4mm, 5+5mm and 6+6mm. We have carried out all sorts of triple lamination such as 12+12+12. Please contact our Technical Department for further information.
May SmartGlass® be curved?
Yes. Please contact our Technical Department for further information.
May SmartGlass® be made with Tempered Glass?
Can SmartGlass® be drilled?
Yes, but only during the production process.
What are the maximum and minimum working temperatures for SmartGlass®?
-10ºC to +60ºC. For installations in areas which surpass these limits, contact our Sales Department to study alternative product makeup’s (double glazing etc).
Can SmartGlass® be laminated with other types of glass?
Yes, such as: Mirror, Color Tinted, Fire rated.
What is the lifetime expectancy of SmartGlass®?
The first installation of this glass was carried out over 15 years ago, and continues to work normally. Our panels have gone thorough testing with ON/OFF programs.
What warranty is offered for SmartGlass®?
NSG will provide a 5 year warranty. For more in depth information on our warranty, please contact our Sales Department.