Sapphire AR™

The highest quality anti-reflective glass that is used for the most innovative architectural applications. Premium quality glass offers unparalleled design possibilities, superior clarity and renowned durability. Sapphire AR™ is suitable for tempering, bending, lamination, printing, bonding, various edgework etc.

THIS SAPPHIRE™ PRODUCT HAS 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-SIDE AND 2-SIDE ANTI-REFLECTIVE COATING
  • NEUTRAL COLORS IN REFLECTION 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

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.

References (Museums)

  • Louvre Museum in Paris, France
  • The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • The King Abdul-Aziz Museum in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • Al Diriyah Museum in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia
  • The Forbidden City in Beijing, China
  • Imperial War Museum in London, UK
  • Hubei Provincial museum in Wuhan, China
  • 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 Vatican Museums in Vatican City, Vatican
  • 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
  • The State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, Russia
  • 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.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Glass substrate Thickness, mm Maximum size, mm Reflection Transmission UV-protection
Sapphire AR™ Low-iron 3-12 2250×3210 <1% ~99% >70%
Sapphire AR™ Regular float 3-12 2250×3210 <1% ~98% >70%
  • For other glass thickness 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

Applications

  • Picture framing
  • Architectural interiors
  • Facades
  • Shop fronts
  • Museums
  • Panoramic restaurants
  • Showrooms
  • Luxury commercial decoration
  • Stadiums/arenas
  • Historical preservation
  • Waiting rooms
  • Display windows
  • Design elements
  • Partition walls
  • Artwork
  • 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
  • Bulletproof windows

Sapphire AR™ (Electronic Displays)

By applying our Anti-Reflective coating on regular float and low-iron 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 2-12 2250×3210 ~97% ~0.5%
Low-Iron 1-12 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
  • Teleprompters
  • 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:

Sapphire AR Non-Glare™

By applying our Anti-Reflective coating on the etched glass, we have achieved the lowest reflection % in combination with the best angle performance. This makes the glass not only almost virtually invisible but also diminishes the angular reflection and fingerprint problems.

THIS SAPPHIRE PRODUCT HAS THE FOLLOWING FEATURES AND BENEFITS:

  • NO REFLECTION
  • IMPROVED TRANSMISSION
  • NEUTRAL COLORS IN REFLECTION AND NO COLOR SHIFT UNDER AN ANGLE
  • EASY TO PROCESS TO YOUR SPECIFICATIONS
  • 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)
Low-iron etched glass 2-12 2250×3210 ~97% ~0.5%

Sapphire AR Low-E™

By combining Anti-Reflective coating with Low-e, we have created the lowest reflection % in combination with lowest U value of any glass on the market. This makes the glass virtually invisible and also energy efficient. We have also added qualities such as a smooth surface for much easier handling, processing and temperability.

THIS SAPPHIRE PRODUCT HAS THE FOLLOWING FEATURES AND BENEFITS:

  • NO REFLECTION
  • IMPROVED TRANSMISSION
  • EASY TO ADAPT
  • CAN BE BENT AND TEMPERED
  • 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)
Hard Low-E 4 or 6 2250×3210 ~93% ~0.6%

DOUBLE GLAZED UNIT – FOR EVEN BETTER U-VALUE

Glass type Structure Light reflection Light Transmission U-Value Post temperable Scratch resistant
Sapphire AR Low-E™ DGU (1 pane with Low-E) 1.1 92% 1.7 Yes Yes
Sapphire AR Low-E™ DGU (2 pane with Low-E) 1.8 86% 1.4 Yes Yes

For other glass thickness please contact us at sales@groglass.com

For additional technical documentation please follow this link http://www.groglass.com/documents

Applications

  • Frozen Food Display Cabinets
  • Full Glass Door Cabinets
  • Integral Cabinets

Application example:

Sapphire Semi-Transparent Mirror™

High reflective glass, which can transform from being a regular mirror into a fully functional electronic display. It is the perfect choice for data displays, security zones, exterior and interior designs and in other applications. Available two different types of products – with 36% or 50% elegant silver color reflections, which remains stable under various angles of viewing.

This Sapphire product has the following features and benefits:

  • EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCE
  • EASY TO PROCESS TO YOUR SPECIFICATIONS
  • HIGH DURABILITY AND LONG LIFETIME OF THE COATING
  • EXCEPTIONAL CLEANABILITY AND SCRATCH-RESISTANTCE

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Glass Substrate Thickness, mm Sheet Size, mm Coated Sides Light Reflection Light Transmission
Sapphire SEMI-TRANSPARENT MIRROR LOW™ Low-iron 4 and 6 2250×3210 1 35±3% 65±3%
Sapphire SEMI-TRANSPARENT MIRROR MEDIUM™ Low-iron 4 and 6 2250×3210 1 or 2 50±3% 50±3%
  • For other glass thickness please contact us at sales@groglass.com
  • For additional technical documentation please follow this link.