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Safilo / Optyl: a unique trademark for unique eyewear


12/04/2010
Lightweight, hypoallergenic eyewear with original colour effects and exceptional qualities? If it is also extremely fashionable, it becomes absolutely irresistible!
All this is possible thanks to Optyl, a trademark which identifies a plastic used exclusively by Safilo for some of its most unique models.

Optyl is a revolutionary innovation for people who want to wear eyewear with extraordinary characteristics: it is no coincidence that some of the most prestigious brands that Safilo produces include models in their collections which use the particular material identified by this trademark.

The product of a special combination of substances, it is a thermosetting plastic material which is extremely lightweight and comfortable because it adapts to the wearer's face. A durable material, it is also hypoallergenic since it contains no plasticisers. Furthermore, it is treated with a special surface coating which protects it from corrosion caused by sweat and cosmetics.
All these exceptional characteristics are encapsulated in a frame which can also pride itself on outstanding colour and three-dimensional effects.

Optyl is a trademark registered by Safilo.


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The bottle preserves the result of an experiment which aptly demonstrates one of the special properties of this material: its memory effect. In fact the bottle and frame front have been heated to a temperature of 140°C; when the front frame reaches this temperature it is deformed, but once inserted in the bottle, it cools and reverts back to its original shape.


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Last update: 13/04/2010, 11:03


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