Artglass Lifetime Acrylic

YOUR ART DESERVES THE BEST

Artglass Lifetime Acrylic is made from the purest acrylic substrate and treated with anti-reflective coatings that minimize visible light reflection and ensure maximum clarity.

It meets all of the requirements for professional art conservation and blocks more than 99% of UV light. It is also shatter-resistant, providing additional physical protection.

 

 


MINIMIZES REFLECTIONS

BLOCKS 99% OF UV LIGHT

LIGHTWEIGHT AND SHATTER-RESISTANT 

Artglass Lifetime Acrylic is the best choice of protection for any valuable and important artwork or display. It is the recommended choice of glazing for seismic zones, public areas, and any other environment that poses a risk of glass breakage. The lightweight acrylic material also makes it easier to transport framed artworks. Artglass Lifetime Acrylic is the ultimate all-around choice for transparency, UV block, and physical protection.

THE BEST ACRYLIC CHOICE FOR CUSTOM FRAMING

The hard coating of the acrylic substrate protects the glazing from minor scratches and ensures exceptional durability.

Artglass Lifetime Acrylic has masking film on both sides to make the handling and storage of the glazing as convenient as possible.

FIND OUT MORE ON ARTGLASS WEBSITE!

https://artglass.groglass.com/product/artglass-lifetime-acrylic/

 


 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

  • Premium-quality acrylic substrate for maximum clarity
  • Available in 3mm, 4,5mm, and 6mm thicknesses
  • Reflections reduced to ~1%, visible light transmission increased to 98%
  • 99% conservation-grade UV block is certified by the National Physical Laboratory in the UK, according to EN 410
  • Neutral and stable colour of the remaining 1%  reflection
  • Anti-static protection from dust and particles (conductivity 1.0 x 109 ohms/square)
  • Up to 1970 x 2580 mm stock sheet size, available in a range of popular cut-sizes, e.g., 1490 x 1930, 1300 x 1930,  1100 x 1710
  • Meets the requirements of the ISO 18902 & ISO 18916 (Photographic Activity Test)
  • Follows the standards of the Fine Art Trade Guild and Professional Picture Framers Association
  • For additional resources and product information, visit the Artglass Framer Resources page

 

 

Sapphire AR Protect™

Sapphire AR 99 Protect is the highest quality, virtually invisible laminated glass. It offers the highest UV protection and is a physical safety solution. If it breaks, Sapphire AR 99 Protect remains attached to the laminating foil. Because of its durability and ease of handling, Sapphire AR 99 Protect is the preferred anti-reflective glass of the world’s leading designers and architects.

Anti-reflective glass by Groglass for museum showcases

technical information

  • Pre-laminated low-iron glass substrate
  • Minimized visible light reflections (~1%)
  • Improved visible light transmission – up to 98%
  • Shatter-resistant
  • Easy to clean and abrasion-resistant
  • High durability and long lifetime of the coating
  • Neutral blue colour of the remaining reflection
  • Available in 8.8 – 13.5 mm thickness (8.8, 9.5, 10.8, 11.5, 12.8 & 13.5)
  • Stock sheet size up to 2250×3210 mm (88.5″ x 126.3″)
  • Also available in 4.4 and 6.4 thicknesses with neutral green remaining reflection colour (see Artglass AR 99 Protect)
  • 99% conservation-grade UV block is certified by the National Physical Laboratory in the UK, according to EN 410

Sapphire AR Protect can be found in:

  • Singapore ZOO in Singapore
  • Hugo Boss store in Madrid, Spain
  • Porsche design store in Munich, Germany
  • Dior stores in Chicago, USA
  • Botanic Garden in Berlin, Germany

* – Institutions listed above, are for informational purposes only and do not imply endorsement of any products by the institutions or their employees.

and in museums around the world:

  • Louvre Museum in Paris, France
  • The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • The King Abdul-Aziz Museum in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • The Forbidden City in Beijing, China
  • Imperial War Museum in London, UK
  • National Palace Museum in Taipei, Taiwan
  • The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia
  • The Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain
  • National Gallery in London, UK
  • The Summer Palace in Beijing, China
  • The Gemeentemuseum Den Haag in The Hague, The Netherlands
  • The Pinacoteca do Estado Museum in Sao Paulo, Brasil
  • Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris, France
  • The National Museum in Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
  • National Gallery Singapore, Singapore

* – Institutions listed above, are for informational purposes only and do not imply endorsement of any products by the institutions or their employees.

Applications (Architecture):

  • Architectural interiors
  • Facades and shop fronts
  • Museums and museum displays
  • Panoramic restaurants
  • Showrooms
  • Luxury commercial decoration
  • Stadiums/arenas
  • Historical preservation
  • Waiting rooms
  • Display windows
  • Cash dispensers
  • Petrol stations
  • Display cases
  • Balustrades
  • Store fixtures
  • Lobbies
  • Foyers
  • TV and recording studios
  • Observation rooms
  • Display units
  • Internal partitions
  • Interpreter / sound booths
  • Zoos and aquariums
  • Terrariums and vivariums
  • Airports
  • Control towers

Sapphire AR™

Sapphire anti-reflective glass is widely used across industries, due to its improved light transmission and high-performance coating design. Sapphire AR is manufactured in compliance with ISO standards, in one of the largest double-sided magnetron deposition systems in the world.

SAPPHIRE AR products HAve THE FOLLOWING FEATURES AND BENEFITS:

  • No reflection – less than 0.5% per surface
  • Improved transmission – up to 99%
  • Easy to clean and abrasion-resistant – meets ISO standards
  • Available with 1-sided and 2-sided anti-reflective coating
  • Neutral reflection color and no color shift under an angle
  • Suitable for post-processing*
  • Easy to adapt – can be combined with LOW-E and other functional coatings
  • High durability and long lifetime of the coating

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Glass substrate Thickness, mm Maximum size, mm Reflection Transmission UV-protection
Sapphire AR Clear ™ Low-iron 3-12 2250×3210 <1% ~99% 63% or 70%
Sapphire AR Classic ™ Regular float 4 and 6 2250×3210 <1% ~98% ~70%
  • For other glass thicknesses please contact us at sales@groglass.com
  • UV protection is calculated as an average UV light blocking capability in 280-380 nm spectral region
  • The values are calculated for 4mm thick glass, based on the Standard DIN EN 410
  • For additional technical documentation please follow this link http://www.groglass.com/documents

References (Architecture)

  • Singapore ZOO in Singapore
  • Hugo Boss store in Madrid, Spain
  • Porsche design store in Munich, Germany
  • Dior stores in Chicago, USA
  • Botanic Garden in Berlin, Germany

* – Institutions listed above, are for informational purposes only and do not imply endorsement of any products by the institutions or their employees.

Applications

  • Architectural interiors
  • Facades
  • Shop fronts
  • Museums
  • Panoramic restaurants
  • Showrooms
  • Luxury commercial decoration
  • Stadiums/arenas
  • Waiting rooms
  • Display windows
  • Design elements
  • Partition walls
  • Cash dispensers
  • Display cases
  • Balustrades
  • Store fixtures
  • Lobbies
  • Foyers
  • TV and recording studios
  • Observation rooms
  • Display units
  • Internal partitions

Artglass AR 99 Water White

THERE IS ART IN CLARITY

Artglass AR 99 Water White offers an unprecedented clarity of 99% UV-blocking glass. Its improved coatings and ultra-clear substrate make it the clearest museum-grade glass available in the market.

 

Because of its 2 mm thickness, low-iron substrate, and improved chemical coating formula, Artglass AR 99 Water White achieves the best optical performance of any museum-grade glazing product on the market.

 


MINIMIZES REFLECTIONS

BLOCKS 99% OF UV LIGHT

SUPERB COLOUR PRECISION

Artglass AR 99 Water White is recommended for any frame that requires conservation-grade protection from UV light. It is as invisible as glass can get, making it the preferred glass choice for museums, treasured collections, or framing items of special significance.

NEW FEATURE: PROTECTIVE MASKING FILM

The protective film identifies the UV-coated side and protects it from scratches during product handling and storage.

Keep the masking film on during the cutting process to ensure flawless results and hassle-free handling of the UV-coated glass side.Artglass AR 99 Water White Handling Guide

FIND OUT MORE ON ARTGLASS WEBSITE!

https://artglass.groglass.com/product/artglass-ar-99-water-white/

 


 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

  • Low-iron 2 mm glass substrate for maximum clarity
  • Reflections reduced to ~1%, visible light transmission increased to 98%
  • 99% conservation-grade UV block is certified by the National Physical Laboratory in the UK, according to EN 410
  • Neutral and stable colour of the remaining 1%  reflection, no “orange peel” surface distortion
  • Up to 2250×3210 mm stock sheet size, available in a range of popular cut-sizes, e.g., 1000x1600mm; 1200x1600mm, and 1219x2050mm.
  • Meets the requirements of the ISO 18902 & ISO 18916 (Photographic Activity Test)
  • Follows the standards of the Fine Art Trade Guild and Professional Picture Framers Association
  • For additional resources and product information, visit the Artglass Framer Resources page

See how Artglass AR 99 Water White is made:

Artglass AR 99 Water White combines 30 years of experience and scientific learnings into one premium glazing product. Take a look at the carefully orchestrated processes that go into producing the glass that’s suitable for displaying and protecting the most cherished art pieces.

Artglass AR 99 Protect™

For a safe and enduring framing of larger pieces choose Artglass AR 99 Protect. It will improve the display clarity and provide a reflection-free protection for your cherished exhibits.

The optimal thickness of 4,4mm laminate consists of two panes of premium clarity low-iron glass and a polyvinyl butyral interlayer bonding the glass panes together and preventing the glass from splitting up into large sharp pieces when broken. This type of glass also provides an absolute UV protection* by blocking out 100 % of any harmful UV rays.

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  • Eliminated reflections
  • Maximum UV protection
  • Shatter-resistance
  • Improved light transmission
  • Easy to clean and scratch-resistant
  • Neutral reflection color and no color shift under an angle
  • High durability and long lifetime of the coating
  • Passing photographic activity test (PAT) ISO 18916

FIND OUT MORE ON THE ARTGLASS WEBSITE!

artglass.groglass.com

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Reflection Transmission UV-protection Thickness, mm
Artglass AR 99 ~1% ~97% ~99% 2.5
Artglass Lifetime Acrylic <1% >98% ~99% 3
Artglass AR 70 <1% >99% >70% 2-3
Artglass AR 92 <1% >98% ~92% 2-3
Artglass AR 99 Protect <1% ~98% up to 100% 4.4-6.4
Artglass UV 99 ~8% ~89% ~99% 2
  • Up to 2250x3210mm big sheets are available, while most popular are the cut-sizes, e.g., 1000x1600mm; 1200x1600mm and 1219x2050mm.
  • Sheets in standard inch sizes are also available, e.g., 24”x36”, 32″x40″ and others.
  • UV protection is calculated as an average UV light blocking capability in 280-380 nm spectral region.
  • For other glass thicknesses, please contact us at sales@groglass.com
  • The values are calculated for 2mm thick glass, based on the Standard DIN EN 410
  • For additional technical documentation please follow this link http://www.groglass.com/documents

Applications

  • Picture Framing
  • Custom Framing
  • Conservation Framing
  • 3D Object Framing
  • Museum displays
  • Interior applications

Artglass AR 92™

Artglass AR 92 has a 92% UV protection level, which is the highest that can be achieved through the anti-reflective coating process. The reflections are reduced to less than 1%, and this product is widely appreciated for its ocean-blue reflection color, characteristic only to this specific anti-reflective glass product. Artglass AR 92 will make you forget about green tint and optical distortion. In the meantime, it is scratch-resistant, very easy to clean, and can be cut and glazed from either side.

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See more of what Artglass AR 92 has to offer!

  • Eliminated reflections
  • Improved light transmission
  • 92% UV protection
  • Easy to clean and abrasion-resistant
  • No color shift under an angle
  • Easy to process to your specifications
  • High durability and long lifetime of the coating
  • Passing photographic activity test (PAT) ISO 18916

FIND OUT MORE ON THE ARTGLASS WEBSITE!

artglass.groglass.com

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Reflection Transmission UV-protection Thickness, mm
Artglass AR 99 ~1% ~97% ~99% 2.5
Artglass Lifetime Acrylic <1% >98% ~99% 3
Artglass AR 70 <1% >99% >70% 2-3
Artglass AR 92 <1% >98% ~92% 2-3
Artglass AR 99 Protect <1% ~98% up to 100% 4.4 – 13.5
Artglass UV 99 ~8% ~89% ~99% 2
  • Up to 2250x3210mm big sheets are available, while most popular are the cut-sizes, e.g., 1000x1600mm; 1200x1600mm and 1219x2050mm.
  • Sheets in standard inch sizes are also available, e.g., 24”x36”, 32″x40″ and others.
  • UV protection is calculated as an average UV light blocking capability in 280-380 nm spectral region.
  • For other glass thickness please contact us at sales@groglass.com
  • The values are calculated for 2mm thick glass, based on the Standard DIN EN 410
  • For additional technical documentation please follow this link http://www.groglass.com/documents

Applications

  • Picture Framing
  • Custom Framing
  • 3D Object Framing
  • Glass Printing*

*On 1 side coated product

Artglass AR 70™

MAKE IT CLEAR

Artglass AR 70 is designed to reduce glare and reflections while also blocking a portion of harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. It is an excellent choice to achieve superior visibility for framed artworks, collectibles, and memorabilia.

Artglass AR 70 reveals the true colors and texture of art – with no green tint or optical distortion.  It provides an exceptional viewing experience, reducing reflections to less than 1%. The remaining reflection has a neutral green color, which is characteristic of all anti-reflective glazing products. 

 

MINIMIZES REFLECTIONS

BLOCKS 70% OF UV LIGHT

EASY TO USE AND HANDLE

Artglass AR 70 can improve any frame, eliminating the majority of visible reflections and enhancing the artwork on display. With minimized reflections, the vibrancy of colours is significantly improved, as well as the overall viewing experience in any museum or interior.

FIND OUT MORE ON ARTGLASS WEBSITE!

https://artglass.groglass.com/product/artglass-ar-99-water-white/

 

 


Artglass AR 70 is made invisible by being coated with metal oxide ions in one of the largest magnetron deposition systems in the world. Our advanced technology ensures that the anti-reflective layers are as thin as 1/500th of the diameter of a human hair and completely invisible to the eye.

The Groglass glass coating technology coats both sides of the product in one production step, minimizing product handling and ensuring maximum product quality.  Artglass AR 70 can be cut and glazed from either side and its coating is scratch-resistant and very easy to clean.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

  • Low-iron 2 mm or 3 mm glass substrate
  • Reflections reduced to ~1%
  • Visible light transmission increased to 98%
  • Neutral and stable colour of the remaining 1%  reflection, no substrate undertones
  • Up to 2250×3210 mm stock sheet size, available in a range of popular cut-sizes, e.g., 1000x1600mm; 1200x1600mm, and 1219x2050mm.
  • Passes the ISO 18916 (Photographic Activity Test)
  • For additional resources and product information, visit the Artglass Framer Resources page

Sapphire AR Beamsplitter™

Sapphire AR Beamsplitter is renowned for its “no ghosting” effect and high optical performance. The beamsplitter products range between 35% and 50% reflectance,  providing a partially transparent,  uniform, and durable coating design. Sapphire AR Beamsplitter has an elegant reflection color that remains stable under various angles of viewing.

 Sapphire AR beamsplitter has the following features and benefits:

  • No ghosting
  • Easy to process to your specifications
  • High durability and long lifetime of the coating
  • Exceptional cleanability and scratch-resistance

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Glass Substrate Thickness, mm Sheet Size, mm Light Reflection Light Transmission
Sapphire AR BEAMSPLITTER  Low-iron 3 and 4 2250×3210 35±3% 65±3%
 Sapphire AR BEAMSPLITTER HIGH Low-iron 3 and 4  2250×3210 48±3% 52±3%
  • For other glass thicknesses please contact us at sales@groglass.com
  • Light reflection 35% +/- 3% (at 45° angle) on the High Reflective side and <% (at 45 angle) on the Anti-Reflective side.
  • The values are calculated for 4mm thick glass, based on the Standard DIN EN 410
  • For additional technical documentation please follow this link http://www.groglass.com/documents

Applications

  • Teleprompters for Television
  • Teleprompters for Conferencing
  • Head-Up Displays

Sapphire AR™ (Electronic Displays)

Anti-reflective glass coatings protect your displays, improve the visibility of the information and assist in thermoregulation. Suitable for indoor and outdoor use, our products add value to a range of display applications.

THIS SAPPHIRE™ PRODUCT HAS THE FOLLOWING FEATURES AND BENEFITS:

  • No reflection
  • Improved transmission
  • Easy to process to your specifications
  • Various processing possibilities
  • Abrasion-resistant and easy to clean
  • High durability and long lifetime of the coating

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Substrate Thickness, mm Maximum Size, mm Light Transmission Light Reflection (per side)
Regular Float 4 and 6 2250×3210 ~97% ~0.5%
Low-Iron 2-12 2250×3210 up to 99% ~0.5%

APPLICATIONS

  • Electronic Displays
  • TV & PC Displays
  • Touch Screens
  • Outdoor Displays
  • Handheld Devices (Smartphones, PDA, Tablets etc.)
  • Projection Systems
  • Automotive Dashboard Panels
  • Aviation Cockpit Displays and Gauges
  • Vision Systems
  • Cover panels for TV
  • Full and Low height Display Cabinets

Sapphire AR™ (Cold Storage)

By applying our Anti-Reflective coating on regular float glass we have achieved the lowest reflection % and
made the glass virtually invisible. We have also added qualities such as smooth surface for much easier handling and processing and temperability.

THIS SAPPHIRE™ PRODUCT HAS THE FOLLOWING FEATURES AND BENEFITS:

  • NO REFLECTION
  • IMPROVED TRANSMISSION
  • EASY TO ADAPT
  • VARIOUS PROCESSING POSSIBILITIES
  • ABRASION RESISTANT AND EASY TO CLEAN
  • HIGH DURABILITY AND LONG LIFETIME OF THE COATING

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Substrate Thickness, mm Maximum Size, mm Light Transmission Light Reflection (per side)
Regular Float 2-8 2250×3210 ~97% ~0.5%

Applications

  • Chilled Display Cabinets
  • Full and Low height Display Cabinets

Application example: