How to Create Custom Color with Vanceva® Color Interlayers
The Vanceva® color studio provides architects and designers availability of over 3,000 transparent or translucent glass colors. The system is based on a foundational palette of 13 basic colors that can be combined in up to 4 layers to produce custom colored glass. Vanceva interlayer colorants are made up of highly resilient pigments, rather than the dyes commonly found in most ink-based colorant systems, and are designed to provide years of color durability, even when exposed to direct sunlight.
How to Specify Vanceva Interlayer Colors: Formulation Codes
One to four sheets of Vanceva color interlayer is typically used to construct custom colored laminated glass. Since the maximum number of interlayers is four, each Vanceva color has been assigned a four-digit number. Each number or letter represents a layer from the foundational palette used to create all Vanceva color interlayer combinations.
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If a project requires a frosted look for design or privacy reasons, a translucent color can be created by adding one of the white interlayers to the color mix.
Interlayers may be made more translucent in increments. Two of the 13 foundation colors, (colors 9 -Arctic Snow, and A - Cool White) are translucent white interlayers. Cool White (A) is an 80% light transmission product,Arctic Snow (9) is a 65% light transmission product. When these interlayers are used in the Vanceva® color interlayer system, they add opacity to the glazing system. These layers can be used in combination with the other 9 colors or can be laminated alone to produce a frosted glass appearance.
Vanceva® Interlayer Polar White (color F) is an opaque white that can be combined with any other color selection to make that color opaque, while at the same time creating completely different looks on each side of the glass.
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