For a long time windows were regarded as heat sinks in winter, while in summer life under glass became a torment due to the greenhouse-like effect. The cause for that ist that window glass is transparent not only for the human eye, but also in the infrared spectrum, and allows heat radiation to pass through it practically without hindrance.
To alleviate this drawback of glass, coated glasses is used for buildings. The job of the coating is to influence the transmission properties of the glass such that it meets energy requirements more efficiently.
Matching the diversity of building types, from houses and conservatories to office complexes, the range of demands placed on the light energy transmission properties of modern glass insulation is very wide. Consequently, there is no single all-round coating for all applications, but a fine-tuned range of thermal glass insulation, combi und solar control glass coatings. And also special glass with anti condensation, self cleaning and corrosion resistans coatings. Everything is produced offline on a magnetron sputter machine.
These products form parts of the SILVERSTAR brand.