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Optical Bonding Explained: Improving Display Clarity and Durability

November 22, 2023

In the ever-evolving world of display technologies, innovations like optical bonding play a pivotal role in enhancing the clarity, readability, and durability of screens. Fortec US, at the forefront of cutting-edge display solutions, brings you a closer look at the fascinating realm of optical bonding and its transformative impact on display performance.

Understanding Optical Bonding

At its core, optical bonding is a process that involves the application of a clear adhesive material between a display panel and its protective cover, such as glass or touch screen layers. This bonding process eliminates the air gap between these components, providing a myriad of benefits that significantly elevate the overall display quality.

Key Advantages of Optical Bonding

Enhanced Optical Clarity

Optical bonding minimizes the reflection and refraction of light, reducing the impact of ambient light on the display. This results in improved visibility, especially in outdoor or high-ambient-light environments. The reduction of internal reflections enhances contrast, making images and text appear sharper and more vibrant.

Increased Readability

The elimination of the air gap reduces the chances of glare and enhances the display’s readability from various viewing angles. Whether you’re using a display in bright sunlight or low-light conditions, optical bonding ensures that the content remains clear and legible, providing an optimal viewing experience.

Durability and Resistance

By physically bonding the layers together, optical bonding reinforces the overall structure of the display. This not only improves the resistance to impact but also protects the display from dust, moisture, and other environmental factors. The result is a more durable and reliable display solution suitable for a wide range of applications.

Touchscreen Accuracy

For displays with touch functionality, optical bonding enhances touchscreen accuracy. The reduction of parallax errors (misalignment between the touch surface and the actual display) ensures precise and responsive touch interactions, making it ideal for applications where touch sensitivity is crucial.

Industry–Leading Optical Bonding with Fortec US

Experience cutting-edge display technology through our advanced optical bonding process, VacuBond®. The Fortec Group has developed a groundbreaking production technique that sets new industry standards. Our VacuBond® process, a result of close strategic and technical cooperation, represents the pinnacle of display optical bonding. Unlike traditional methods, vacuum bonding ensures zero optical defects and impeccable material stability, eliminating concerns like yellowing over time. Discover how VacuBond® is reshaping display technology for the better with Apollo!

Contact Us Today to Learn More About Our Custom Digital Screen Solutions!

As the global leader in optical bonding, Fortec US supports you in all project phases – from the construction of the metal housing and procurement of specific parts to the in-house development of controller boards and touchscreen integration. In need of a product, part, or have a project in mind? Contact us today at (631) 580-4360 or on our website for more information.

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