Saflex® | Eastman Innovation Lab
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Saflex®

Saflex® is The Invisible Difference™ in polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayer technology enhancing the performance and durability of automotive and architectural glass.

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Saflex®

Weight Reduction Acoustic Resistance Clarity
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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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Overview

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. Saflex’s Head-Up-Display interlayer technology provides best in class optics performance, which helps reduce distracted driving.

 At Eastman Innovation Lab, our involvement in building and construction is widespread—and spreading. We supply advanced, high-quality Saflex branded PVB interlayers to produce a broad spectrum of colors and moods that are unachievable using stock selections of glass. Paired with another Eastman material, Vanceva®colored PVB gives architects and designers more creative freedom with glass than ever before.

Attributes

PRIMARY SHAPING

  • - Bending, Sheet
  • - Casting
  • - Film Calendering


SECONDARY SHAPING

  • - Coating
  • - Laminating
  • - Resin Bonding


RESISTANCES

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


SENSORY & AESTHETIC

  • - Clarity: High (Transparent)
  • - Reflectivity: Low
  • - Tactile: Smooth
  • - Variegation: None


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