Our standard toughened Switchable Glass tends to be our most popular option worldwide offering a cost-effective solution where the liquid crystal Switchable coating is bonded directly to a toughened glass panel. Switchable Glass, also known as Smart Glass, switches from frosted to clear at the flick of a switch.
This means that the Switchable coating can be simply applied to any type or thickness of glass (including fire-rated), creating a solution with optimum clarity and performance. Another major factor is a reduction in manufacturing lead-time, making it the ideal choice for all time-critical projects.
Our standard toughened switchable glass (single glazed) uses toughened/tempered glass in thicknesses 5mm, 6mm, 8mm, 10mm, 12mm and 15mm. The 5mm and 6mm glass are often used by DGU/IGU manufacturers to build into their own sealed units.
A simple ON-OFF mode switches the glass from being clear (transparent) to frosted (opaque). In its frosted state, the Switchable layer acts as an electronic blind providing privacy and security for any glass, window or partition.
Toughened switchable glass can be manufactured to any size with three standard widths 1000mm (39″), 1200mm (47.3) and 1500mm (59″). Larger sizes and custom shapes are also available. Multiple panels can be joined together to create large switchable glazed walls or partitions.