Structural Materials

Structural Materials

Thermally Toughened Glass

Reinforcement of glass with thermal process. In terms of optical quality and strength Thermally Toughened Glass remains limited in comparison with Chemically Toughened Glass.

BCE IonGard™ – Chemically Toughened Glass

Reinforcement of glass with chemical process. IonGard provides exceptional strength and superior optical quality. Any shape and thickness of glass can be toughened with IonGard™.

BCE PolyGard™ - Stretched Acrylic

Processed acrylic with improved resistance against stres, fissure, crack propagation and solvents.


As a very light and impact-resistant material Polycarbonate intensively used in Aerospace transparencies. Polycarbonate is mainly used with a protective coating againt solvents and scratches.