Optically Clear Adhesives for Advanced Displays

Enhance display robustness and minimize thickness, while still maintaining high light transmission and bond strength.

More Vivid Displays

Match the display stack’s refractive index, maximizing color trueness and richness with OCAs.

Precise Display Lamination

Reliably laminate precision display layers with tight tolerances.

Long Lasting

Enable rugged, long-lasting bonds in complex optically clear laminations.

Less Battery Drain

Optimize display power conversion with more efficient visual quality to enhance the user experience and reduce battery demand.

Customizable

Combine with EMI/RFI absorbers, screen protection, and gasketing for advanced integrated display solutions.

Improve Display Performance

Improve contrast ratio and optical clarity while reducing the amount of reflected light.

What Goes Into Making Advanced Display Solutions?

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Display and OCAs: Clear Adhesives for High Aesthetic Demands and Requirements

Optically clear adhesives (OCAs) are highly transparent adhesives that bond visually clear components in optically clear laminations providing a strong, reliable, and long-lasting bond while maintaining visual clarity of the components.

OCAs transmit as much light as possible through optimal refraction and improve the contrast ratio and optical clarity of LCD, LED, and OLED screens while reducing the amount of reflected light. This results in rich colors, sharp contrast, and vivid images.

Optically clear adhesives have superior optical and mechanical attachment qualities, high dimensional stability, low shrinkage, and whitening resistance to enable rugged, durable bonds in complex optically clear laminations.

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What Are Optically Clear Adhesives?

Optically clear adhesives are specialized materials designed to mechanically join surfaces with a matching refractive index. Bonding substrates with an OCA reduces light loss between layers and gives the appearance of being optically clear or invisible while maximizing display clarity.

Why Use Optically Clear Adhesives?

Optically clear adhesives reliably bond optically clear assemblies like advanced displays. Applied with precision, OCAs join layers without visual distortions or air pockets and reduce internally reflected light for improved contrast and readability. Improve viewability in both indoor and outdoor applications and resist display whitening or yellowing over product lifetimes using OCAs in your display.

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Optically clear adhesives and other components that support display technologies are the most difficult raw materials to handle, fabricate and assemble due to high aesthetic demands and requirements.

Display technologies that feature OCAs require a range of material functionalities and supporting components to enhance screen performance, reduce battery demands, and optimize the end consumer’s engagement with the electronic display device.

OCAs Material Details

Materials

  • Acrylic
  • Polyvinyl acetate (PVA)
  • Polyurethane (PU)
  • Silicone
  • Epoxy

Common Substrates

  • Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
  • Acrylic Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA)
  • Indium Tin Oxide (ITOs)
  • Glass

Properties

  • Optically clear
  • High adhesion and peel strength
  • High dimensional stability
  • Low shrinkage
  • Resistance to whitening or yellowing

Options

  • Thickness
  • Single sided or double-sided
  • Tapes or sheets
  • UV resistance
  • High temperature and high humidity resistance
  • Anti-glare treatments

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