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Abrasion Resistant Coatings

YTC America has developed Y-shield premium abrasion-resistant coating technology. Y-shield coatings are based on a UV curable formulation providing long shelf life and rapid curing. Y-shield can be applied by a variety of coating processes to many types of polymeric substrates, including rigid flat or curved sheets, flexible films, and lenses.

Coating Features Coating Processes Substrate Materials
  • Strong Abrasion Resistance
  • Optically Clear
  • AR Compatible
  • Scratch Resistant
  • Exellent Weatherability
  • Adjustible Hydrophbicity
  • Adjustable Coating Thickness
  • Dip coating
  • Flow coating
  • Spin coating
  • Spray coating
  • Other coating process
  • Acrylic (PMMA)
  • Polycarbonate
  • TAC
  • Other Plastics
Application Areas
  • Protective coating for applications in medical, automotive, aerospace/military, and consumer opto-electronics industries
  • Basecoat for functional coatings such as anti-glare, anti-reflection, anti-fog, anti-smudge coatings

Numerous potential application areas are being explored for YTCA's advanced anti-abrasion coating technology.

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