Solutia: Absolute Black Adds New Drama to Vanceva(R) Color Studio By Saflex(R)

Date: 19 October 2009
Source: Solutia
New interlayer brings black, opaque product to complete color offering Saflex, a unit of Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) and the world leader in protective interlayer for laminated glass, announces the newest addition to its Vanceva Color Studio: Absolute Black.

As a dramatic, black opaque PVB based interlayer, Vanceva Absolute Black provides the architects and designers with countless new design options for both indoor and outdoor applications.
 
"With a light transmittance level of zero percent, Vanceva Absolute Black is an innovative way to add privacy, drama and balance to interior and exterior laminated glass applications," says Christel Dendas, market manager for EMEA and Asia Pacific, Saflex. "From residential doors, side-lites and transoms to kitchens and baths, partitions and conference rooms, the versatility of Absolute Black is limited only to one's imagination."
 
The new Absolute Black interlayer can be used alone as a single layer in a glass laminate or combined with any of the colored interlayers offered by the Vanceva color system. "The ability to achieve two different colors of glass in a single unit - for example, white on one side and Absolute Black on the other - gives designers the ability to create original, dramatic and even reversible designs," added Aimee Davis, market manager for the Americas, Saflex. Vanceva Absolute Black interlayer is also compatible with all clear Saflex protective interlayers when higher PVB thickness is needed to meet building codes.
 
Offering superior opacity that allows for total privacy and exceptional uniformed color, Vanceva Absolute Black is ideally suited for both commercial and residential applications. Plus, Vanceva interlayers give architects and designers the proven performance benefits of laminated glass, including safety, security, sound reduction and the structural integrity they have come to expect from Saflex protective interlayer products.
 
For information about Vanceva Absolute Black or to request a sample, visit www.vanceva.com/absoluteblack . Additional information is also available online at www.vanceva.com/colorstudio , where designers and architects can access a virtual design studio and view all color possibilities, order samples or match their own colors to the Vanceva color interlayer combination equivalent.
 
Notes to Editor: Saflex® and Vanceva® are registered trademarks of Solutia Inc. As used herein, ® denotes registered trademark status in the U.S. only; registration status in other jurisdictions may be different.
 
About Saflex, a unit of Solutia Inc.: With 80 years of experience in developing glass interlayers, Saflex is the world's leading producer and seller of PVB interlayers, and is known as the global leader in PVB innovation, quality and reliability. When laminated between layers of glass, PVB interlayers greatly enhance the performance characteristics of glass, providing benefits such as security, solar protection, sound attenuation and safety. Laminated glass made with Saflex PVB is used extensively in both the automotive and architectural markets. For more information, visit www.saflex.com.
 
About Solutia Inc.: Solutia is a market-leading performance materials and specialty chemicals company. The company focuses on providing solutions for a better life through a range of products, including: Saflex® interlayer for laminated glass; CPFilms aftermarket window films sold under the LLumar® brand and technical specialties including the Flexsys® family of chemicals for the rubber industry, Skydrol® aviation hydraulic fluid and Therminol® heat transfer fluid. Solutia's businesses are world leaders in each of their market segments. With its headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, the company operates globally with approximately 3,100 employees in more than 60 locations. More information is available at www.Solutia.com.

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