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Blackout Smart Glass

A unique solution from Smartglass delivering complete privacy and light control.

Blackout smart glass offers greater than 99.4% visible light block and 100% UV protection and can be controlled using range of wall switches, remote controls, movement sensors, light sensors or timers depending on the requirements. Popular in both commercial and residential settings, blackout smart glass is often used in home cinemas, meeting rroms, presentation walls and as a replacement for blinds or curtains.

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Global capability
5-year guarantee

Quality & performance

A unique, advanced, dual inter-layer laminate.

  • Advanced materials
    Made-to-order panels featuring a dual inter-layer laminate of both Suspended Particle Device (SPD) film and the world’s most advanced Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) for reliable, consistent performance.
  • Finest manufacturer & finish
    All glass processed and finished in-house using the latest machines and furnaces. Assembled in a climate-controlled, clean room environment. All glass tempered and polished as standard. Precision packed for global shipping.
  • Reliable, consistent operation
    Every unit is subjected to a rigorous set of quality checks including extensive, automated, electrical tests to ensure reliable, consistent operation. Our advanced electrical controllers provide for several fail safes that can automatically shut down and protect the product, prolonging product lifespan.
  • Complete control
    Two film technologies combined in one laminate panel allows four distinct states: clear, opaque, solar, blackout. Variable / dimmable functionality allows for complete control.
  • Exceptional light block
    Instantly block out 99.5% of light that passes through a window.
  • Total UV block, combined with infrared blocking properties
    Blackout Smart Glass provides up to 100% protection from damaging UV rays and also features infrared blocking properties.
  • Longer life
    Our raw materials, processing, finishing, testing and electrical controllers provide a higher quality, more stable, longer lasting product – the reason we can offer our comprehensive 5-year guarantee.

BlackOut Smart Glass Product Options

  • Wide range of sizes, thicknesses and glass colours.
  • X-ray, bullet resistant.
  • Tinted, curved glass.
  • Remote controls, wall controls, movement sensors, timers, light sensors.
  • And more options.

On / Off

A selection of our Blackout Smart Glass work

BlackOut Smart Glass Technical Details:

  • Sizes:
    Minimum: 200mm x 200mm. Maximum: 1,000mm x 3,200mm.
  • Glass colours:
    Slight blue tint when on, very dark blue when off.
  • Glass types:
    Curved, bullet resistant, tinted, mirrored, x-ray.
  • Glass thickness:
    Standard 13.5mm. Others/IGUs on request.
  • Switch speed:
    Maximum 10 seconds.
  • UV Transmission:
    Shields 99.5% of UV light
  • Electrical details:
    110VAC. Power approximately 14 Watts/m sq.
  • Glass Thickness + Insulated Glass Unit
    (Standard) 31mm (6mm Solar Control Glass / 12mm Argon Cavity /13mm Blackout) + More

Download Full Blackout Smart Glass Technical Specification

Smart Glass is an extraordinary partition system. A unique product that solves a wide range of design issues.

The Smartglass Difference

Expertise, product and service you can trust.

Unquestionable quality from a specialist team with unparalleled experience. Delivering made-to-order switchable glass solutions for more than 20 years. 

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Discover the possibilities of switchable smart glass to create multi-functional
spaces that adapt to users’ needs at the flick of a switch.

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Discover the possibilities of switchable smart glass to create multi-functional spaces that adapt to users' needs at the flick of a switch


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