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At a glance

Completely transparent

SCHOTT MIROGARD® is an anti-reflective, completely transparent glass for use in glazing pictures. In addition it is available in two versions: MIROGARD® plus and MIROGARD® Protect, which also features enhanced UV-protection. It minimizes reflections to less than 1 % and provides artlovers with an experience of the work that is true to the original. The ideal invisible protection – for Old Masters and young talents alike.

Low in reflection, neutral in color, nearly invisible

Conventional glass reflects approximately 8 % of incident light, creating undesirable reflections. MIROGARD® anti-reflective glass reduces reflections to under 1 %, giving viewers an unobstructed view of the artwork. MIROGARD® anti-reflective glass is also completely neutral in color, which means the brilliance of the glazed artwork remains true to the original and is rendered in its natural colors.

Key facts

  • Anti-reflective to the highest extent possible
  • Up to less than 1 % residual reflection
  • Highly transparent
  • Up to 99 % light transmission
  • Color rendering index up to Ra= 100
  • Durable
  • Easy to clean
  • Product variations MIROGARD® plus and MIROGARD® Protect are available for higher and even the highest UV protection

Technical data

UV-protection made to order

MIROGARD® anti-reflective glass also protects paintings, graphics and prints from the destructive effects of UV-radiation. 48 % of the UV-radiation in wavelengths from 300 to 380 nanometers is absorbed and reflected. This means MIROGARD® anti-reflective glass already offers better protection than other art glazing products, even in its standard version. Extremely sensitive artworks can be displayed with MIROGARD® plus and MIROGARD® Protect, giving them added protectionthat absorbs or reflects up to 99 % ofUV-radiation.

 

High-tech manufacturing

SCHOTT invest a great deal of effort to ensure that art lovers the world over are not distracted by the glazing. MIROGARD® anti-reflective glass is dip coated using the sol-gel process. The coating production process takes place under clean room conditions. Multiple titanium dioxide and silicon dioxide layers are applied one after another with nanometer accuracy and then burned in. The result is a high-tech, anti-reflective art glass of the highest quality with a surface that is extremely stable and easy to clean.

Contact

The anti-reflective specialty glass MIROGARD® has been constantly further developed since it was first introduced in the 1970s. For instance, SCHOTT recently optimized the color shade of its minimal residual reflection based on intensive research by its experts. The coating that the company has further developed improves the visual impression of the residual reflection that can be seen from certain viewing angles. Now, the color shade no longer distracts attention from the actual artwork.

For additional information, please contact us.

SCHOTT North America, Inc.
Architecture

555 Taxter Road
Elmsford, NY 10523
USA

 +1 (914)831-2240
 +1 (914)831-2346

Completely transparent

SCHOTT MIROGARD® is an anti-reflective, completely transparent glass for use in glazing pictures. In addition it is available in two versions: MIROGARD® plus and MIROGARD® Protect, which also features enhanced UV-protection. It minimizes reflections to less than 1 % and provides artlovers with an experience of the work that is true to the original. The ideal invisible protection – for Old Masters and young talents alike.

Low in reflection, neutral in color, nearly invisible

Conventional glass reflects approximately 8 % of incident light, creating undesirable reflections. MIROGARD® anti-reflective glass reduces reflections to under 1 %, giving viewers an unobstructed view of the artwork. MIROGARD® anti-reflective glass is also completely neutral in color, which means the brilliance of the glazed artwork remains true to the original and is rendered in its natural colors.

SCHOTT MIROGARD® is an anti-reflective, completely transparent glass for use in glazing pictures. In addition it is available in two versions: MIROGARD® plus and MIROGARD® Protect, which also features enhanced UV-protection.
  • Anti-reflective to the highest extent possible
  • Up to less than 1 % residual reflection
  • Highly transparent
  • Up to 99 % light transmission
  • Color rendering index up to Ra= 100
  • Durable
  • Easy to clean
  • Product variations MIROGARD® plus and MIROGARD® Protect are available for higher and even the highest UV protection

UV-protection made to order

MIROGARD® anti-reflective glass also protects paintings, graphics and prints from the destructive effects of UV-radiation. 48 % of the UV-radiation in wavelengths from 300 to 380 nanometers is absorbed and reflected. This means MIROGARD® anti-reflective glass already offers better protection than other art glazing products, even in its standard version. Extremely sensitive artworks can be displayed with MIROGARD® plus and MIROGARD® Protect, giving them added protectionthat absorbs or reflects up to 99 % ofUV-radiation.

 

High-tech manufacturing

SCHOTT invest a great deal of effort to ensure that art lovers the world over are not distracted by the glazing. MIROGARD® anti-reflective glass is dip coated using the sol-gel process. The coating production process takes place under clean room conditions. Multiple titanium dioxide and silicon dioxide layers are applied one after another with nanometer accuracy and then burned in. The result is a high-tech, anti-reflective art glass of the highest quality with a surface that is extremely stable and easy to clean.

The anti-reflective specialty glass MIROGARD® has been constantly further developed since it was first introduced in the 1970s. For instance, SCHOTT recently optimized the color shade of its minimal residual reflection based on intensive research by its experts. The coating that the company has further developed improves the visual impression of the residual reflection that can be seen from certain viewing angles. Now, the color shade no longer distracts attention from the actual artwork.

For additional information, please contact us.

SCHOTT North America, Inc.
Architecture

555 Taxter Road
Elmsford, NY 10523
USA

 +1 (914)831-2240
 +1 (914)831-2346