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Guardian® SMG
Solar Management Glass
Enhanced solar performance

The SMG® (Solar Management Glass) product family offers higher performance than standard green glass to help reduce solar loads inside of vehicles. These products balance maximum solar heat absorbing capabilities while exceeding 70% visible light transmission. These solutions are available in variety of shades. SMG II is primarily used in windshield applications and other uses that require the highest visible light transmission available, while SMG III and SMG IV are largely used as body glass for non-windshield applications, including backlites, sidelites and more.

Product information
Substrates
  • SMG II Float/2-12 mm
Applications
  • Facades
  • Windows & Fenestration
  • Furniture
  • Fittings
  • Anywhere glass can be used as barrier allowing light and views
Manufacturing options
  • Tempered
  • Laminated
  • Heat Soaked
  • Heat Strengthened
  • Annealed
Recommended Coating Positions
  • N/A
Maximum Size
  • <3210x6000mm
Edge Deletion
  • No
Glass type
  • Tinted Float Glass
Glass functions
  • Colored Flat Glass
Fabrication options
  • Can be used Monolithic or in Insulating Glass Units
Appearance
  • Green

Performance data

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Monolithic

Monolithic

GLASS: Guardian SMG IV Float (Asia Pacific) Glass, 2mm

Calculated Values are in accordance with NFRC 2010

Performance Values

Visible Light
Transmittance (τv)
80 %
Reflectance outside (ρv)
8 %
Reflectance inside (ρv)
7 %
General Color Rendering Index (CRI)
93.7
Ultraviolet
Transmittance UV (τuv)
35 %
Solar Energy
Solar transmittance (τe)
54 %
Reflectance outside (ρe)
6 %
Reflectance inside (ρe)
6 %
Solar absorptance (αe)
40 %
Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC)
0.66
Shading Coefficient (sc)
0.76
Thermal properties
Winter night U-Value
5.949 W/m²·K
Summer day U-value
5.378 W/m²·K
Light to Solar Gain
Light to Solar Gain (LSG)
1.21
Performance Calculations
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Triple Outer pane Laminated

Triple Inner pane Laminated

Triple Inner and Outer pane Laminated

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