News Release

Visgard® Elite High Performance Anti-Fog Coating for Application to Protective Eyewear

Irvine, CA – June 13, 2016

FSI Coating Technologies, Inc., a leader in high performance anti-fog coatings today announced the launch of its new groundbreaking anti-fog coating, Visgard® Elite. This anti-fog coating transforms the durability and appearance of protective eyewear, face masks, shields, as well as interior headlamps and gauges for automotive and transit applications.

“FSI Coating Technologies is dedicated to the continuous development of high performance coatings that improve and enhance our customer’s products,” said Richard Chang, Group Vice President for SDC Technologies, Inc and FSI Coating Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SDC. “Visgard Elite delivers the highest level of performance to our existing product suite of optically clear and highly durable Visgard anti-fog permanent, water washable coatings.  Visgard coatings offer significantly dramatic improvements in anti-fog performance and value over existing products available in the market,” added Richard Chang.

Visgard Elite Coating Benefits
This innovative technology combines superior anti-fog performance with premium abrasion, chemical and UV resistance, capable of performing in the harshest environments.  Visgard Elite is REACH compliant. Highly stable, Visgard Elite provides superior long-term adhesion under extreme temperature and high humidity conditions; it prevents fogging even after repeated cleaning. Optically clear, Visgard Elite high quality anti-fog coating streamlines manufacturing, enhancing yields and profitability.

Visgard Elite is easy to use, can be packaged in LDPE, HDPE and PP bags.  It does not require pre-mixing, and can be stored at room temperature. Economical to integrate into your operations, it has a long service shelf-life and product stability, reducing the need for frequent tank change outs.

Patented Technology
Visgard Elite is uniquely formulated to meet the demanding standards of military and safety markets. Employing FSICT’s patented technology, this revolutionary coating provides an exceptional water washable anti-fog surface.

Unlike competitive products, Visgard Elite anti-fog coating is capable of passing the rigorous abrasion and anti-fog environmental tests of today’s manufacturers including EN166:2001 for anti-fog (N-Mark), falling sand abrasion (K-Mark), and for UV resistance, combined with excellent chemical resistance. A best-in-class anti-fog solution, suitable for dip and flow coat application, delivering exceptional primer-free adhesion to polycarbonate substrates.

Multiple Anti-Fog Applications

  • Multiple eyewear uses from medical, safety and sports to military applications.
  • Motorcycle visors, shields and protective goggles where anti-fog performance and optical clarity is imperative.

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Visgard Elite Product Highlights

Visgard Elite Application Overview

Visgard Elite premium permanent anti-fog coatings are available globally direct from FSI Coating Technologies. For more information please contact us at or call +1-949-540-1140.


FSI Coating Technologies (FSICT) based in Irvine, California, was founded in 1986. FSICT is a leading developer and manufacturer of innovative commercial industrial coatings and film products. FSICT offers a wide variety of premium, high performance, anti-fog solutions, applications include medical, military, safety and sports eyewear, as well as industrial sheet and PET film for commercial freezer display doors. FSI Coating Technologies is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SDC Technologies, Inc.

Visgard® is a registered trademark of FSI Coating Technologies, Inc.