SCHOTT presents its glass products for museums at Exponatec

Recently introduced MIROGARD® products at the center of attention - The specialty glass expert SCHOTT will be presenting its range of products for use by museums, art galleries and exhibitions at Exponatec in Cologne, Germany, from November 18 – 20, 2015 (SCHOTT Booth 3.2 B 059).

The focus will be on the enhancements to the MIROGARD® product family, “Protect Ultra” and “DARO,” as well as on anti-reflective AMIRAN® display case glass and semi-transparent MIRONA® mirrored glass.In addition, SCHOTT Sales Manager Ulrich Huber will be giving a presentation entitled “Normal glass was yesterday ...” on all three event days.

The difference is clearly visible: to the left glazing with the oleophobic SCHOTT MIROGARD® DARO coating, to the right glass with an ordinary anti-reflective coating. Photo: SCHOTT.

The picture glazing glass MIROGARD® Protect Ultra that SCHOTT introduced in mid-2015 scores points with its incredible stability, its very light weight of 6.5 kg/m² and its minimum thickness of only 2.95 mm. This shatterproof laminated glass thus protects artworks in museums and galleries from splinters and transport damage. In addition, MIROGARD® Protect Ultra also offers 99.9% reliable protection against UV rays and has a high-quality anti-reflective coating.

With the product version MIROGARD® DARO (Durable Anti-Reflective and Oleophobic) that was presented only this September, the oleophobic, fat-repellent coating allows for fingerprints, water stains and dirt to be wiped away easily using a soft, damp cloth. The DARO coating is also available on MIROGARD® Protect Ultra.

Display cases made of the anti-reflective glass SCHOTT AMIRAN® present the exhibits in the Mathematics and Physics Salon in Dresden at their very best. Photo: SCHOTT.

Furthermore, SCHOTT will also be presenting its well-known glazing solutions AMIRAN® and MIRONA® at the exhibition. The highly light-transmissive AMIRAN® display case glass is known for its anti-reflective coating that reduces residual reflections to 1%. The semi-transparent MIRONA® mirrored glass can also be used as a mirror or as a transparent element. When it is dark behind the glass, MIRONA® presents itself as an attractive mirror. When the light is turned back on, it transforms itself into a transparent window – a surprising phenomenon that allows for objects to be displayed in a clever manner.

The 21 m long and 2.80 m high display case that contains these exhibits at the German Book and Script Museum in Leipzig is in itself a complete work of art. The semitransparent mirrored glass SCHOTT MIRONA® provided an innovative solution for presenting these milestones in media inventions in an impressive manner. Photo: SCHOTT.

SCHOTT Sales Manager Ulrich Huber will be presenting the latest topics in his presentation “Normal glass was yesterday ...” at the Congress Center East, 2nd Floor, Conference Room 2.

Presentation schedule:

• Wednesday November 18, 2015 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

• Thursday November 19, 2015 - 3:30 to 4:00 p.m.

• Friday November 20, 2015 - 10:30 to 11:00 a.m.

For further information: www.schott.com/architecture/english/products/index.html

SCHOTT is a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass and glass-ceramics. The company has more than 130 years of outstanding development, materials and technology expertise and offers a broad portfolio of high-quality products. SCHOTT is an innovative enabler for many industries, including the home appliance, pharmaceutical, electronics, optics, automotive and aviation industries. SCHOTT strives to play an important part of everyone’s life and is committed to innovation and sustainable success. The group maintains a global presence with production sites and sales offices in 35 countries. With its workforce of approximately 15,400 employees, sales of 1.87 billion euros were generated in fiscal year 2013/2014. The parent company, SCHOTT AG, has its headquarters in Mainz (Germany) and is solely owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation. As a foundation company, SCHOTT assumes special responsibility for its employees, society and the environment. www.schott.com

MIROGARD® Protect Ultra, MIROGARD® DARO, MIRONA® and AMIRAN® are registered trademarks of SCHOTT AG.

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