PDLC Technology

Adhesive Smart Film

Convert standard glass into LCG®️ smart glass with Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) adhesive smart films designed to be retrofitted into an existing space for an instant upgrade

Gauzy’s LCG® adhesive smart films work just like laminated smart glass, instantly switching from opaque to transparent for dynamic light control. Installed by trained film installers onto existing windows and glass partitions
PDLC smart films support:

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Dynamic Privacy

Complete privacy or transparency when you need and want it most

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Temperature Control

Solar Control LC films reflect IR light that creates heat for cooler interiors and less HVAC costs

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High ROI

Mitigate longterm costs associated with cleaning, cooling, and signage

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Dynamic Designs

Utilize laser-cut shapes and sizes for extra customization and features

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Optimize Space

Replace thick studded walls with thin partitions or section open floor plans with minimalist solutions

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Instant Upgrade

Easy-to-install film converts ordinary glass into smart, dynamic glass for immediate use

Enhance Wellbeing

Provide light or privacy and give users flexibility to control their space for greater sense of control and wellbeing

Key Specifications

  • Ultra low haze: avg. 2.5%
  • Film thickness 560 µm
  • Minimal energy consumption: 1-3W/m2
  • Operating Voltages: 48-70 VAC
  • Switching Times: 10ms
  • Max Width: 1.5m (4.9ft) wide
  • Standard or custom shapes with holes, notches
  • Glass Types: Annealed, Tempered, Clear, Low Iron/Ultra Clear, IG Units, other
  • Indoor and outdoor grades available
  • Rolls or C2F sheets for professionals
  • Adhesive Types: dry
  • Scratch resistant coating
  • Custom laser-etched patterns

Adhesive Smart Film Composition

Smart film is available with dry adhesive for easy installation by partners. Scratch proof protective coatings ensure long lasting durability.
PDLC Smart Film - Dry Adhesive

Adhesive Smart Film Technologies

The following films are available for retrofitting onto existing glass by trained professionals worldwide, and are available as cut to fit sheets or rolls for qualified window film installers

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White PDLC Films provide a clean, natural, and aesthetic switchable glass solution, allowing privacy when you need it, and an open atmosphere when you want it

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Active and Passive Projection films allow HD displays to become transparent for 100% utilization of windows, as PDLC switches from transparent to opaque

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Outdoor grade high-temperature products maintain full optical and mechanical performance in extreme temperatures ranging from -30°C  to +90°C

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Reflecting 78% of IR light, temperatures within a space can be reduced by up to 15°C, making buildings more green with reduced HVAC costs

PDLC Controllers

Gauzy’s patented controllers ensure the highest quality optical and mechanical performance. Our proprietary technology allows glass to stay on 24/7, and preserves smart glass for long lasting durability.

  • Mini, Flex, and MultiPlex models for various glass sizes and channel outputs
  • On, Off, Dimming functions
  • Small form factor and footprint with easy installation
  • Large drive capacity
  • Square-wave outputs for ultra high transparency
  • Advanced protection features for better ROI and MTBF
  • Ultra-low voltage for up to 40% reduction in power consumption
  • WIFI/DMX/RS-485 compatible for easy connection to Lutron systems or other automation platforms

Why Choose Gauzy?

Our Smart Glass

  • Lowest haze industry wide
  • Fast switching time of 0.1 seconds
  • Low voltage power consumption
  • Lifetime over 18 million+ on/off cycles
  • Over 10,000 consecutive ‘On’ hours
  • Fully customizable dimensions, shapes, patterns
  • All day transparency with patented controllers
  • Manufactured in ISO 9001 compliant facilities worldwide
  • CE and UL certified hardware

Our Company

  • Gauzy is the only material science company in the world
    developing, manufacturing, and marketing two of the three active light control technologies: SPD and PDLC
  • Gauzy is passionate about continuously improving smart glass products through research and development
  • Gauzy’s LCG®️ smart glass technology is available in over 40 countries
  • Gauzy partners with, certifies and trains glass fabricators and installers worldwide to ensure the highest quality

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US Customers: Introducing VELA™️, Gauzy Inside

Strategic partners and material science leaders Gauzy and Avery Dennison have partnered to create a standard setting new adhesive smart film, VELA™️. Gauzy based adhesive smart films are offered exclusively, in the United States only, through Avery Dennison’s certified installation network. Visit VELA for more information. For all non-US based Gauzy adhesive smart film inquiries, please contact Gauzy directly.


Questions and Answers

Yes. Gauzy offers film for lamination by fabricators, allowing any piece of existing glass to become LCG® smart glass.

Gauzy PDLC smart films can turn from completely opaque to completely transparent and the other way around in less than 0.1 seconds

Gauzy is the only provider of completely optimized PDLC smart films suitable for outdoor use. Our High-Temp LCG® and Solar Control LCG® are well suited for outdoor conditions.

Gauzy PDLC smart films consumes low voltage and low power consumption. the product is driven by our patented controllers LCG® which consumes on average 3 Watt/m2.

LCG® is cleaned just like any ordinary glass, with a soft cloth and glass cleaner.

Yes. Gauzy’s Solar LCG® products reflects IR light, therefore reducing temperatures inside a building by up to 15 degrees C, making cooling systems consume less energy. 10 sqm of our transparent displays systems consumes less than 1 LED bulb, making advertising more polite and ecofriendly.

Gauzy offers competitive pricing on all our PDLC products. Contact us for a quote today.

The difference lies in the application method – laminated smart glass is sealed between two layers of glass, whereas adhesive smart film is applied onto existing glass.