Issue Date: October 16, 2011
Arkema Debuts Glass Alternative
Arkema has launched a nanostructured acrylic sheet that it says is a lighter alternative to glass for use in cars, photovoltaic panels, and aerospace applications. Known as Altuglas ShieldUp, the sheet combines poly(methyl methacrylate) and elastomers to make a shock-resistant sheet that also remains transparent at high temperatures.
- Chemical & Engineering News
- ISSN 0009-2347
- Copyright © American Chemical Society