Harkness Screens Introduces Nanolast Coating Technology

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Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:17 -- Nick Dager

Harkness Screens has introduced a new high performance coating technology called Nanolast.

Nanolast coating technology is an improvement added to the formulation of all of Harkness’ coated screen families, including Clarus XC, Perlux and Spectral. The company says the new technology adds a stronger polymer structure to the existing coating technology to create a significantly more robust and durable surface with added visual performance improvements.

Harkness CTO David Harrison CTO said,  “At Harkness we strive to continue to improve the performance of our screens. Nanolast technology is a major enhancement providing exhibitors with a more durable screen less prone to installation or surface damage. By adding additional strength to the base coating technology, we are able to mitigate the most often seen types of screen damage and therefore reduce the risk of exhibitors requiring screen replacements thus improving total cost of ownership from their Harkness coated cinema screens.”

In addition to improving robustness, Nanolast technology also enhances the visual performance of screen surfaces by creating an even smoother, whiter and more uniform finish.  This improvement creates a more immersive viewing experience by increasing the richness of colours, adding further depth of field to 3D presentations and widening viewing angles.

“Many of our customers are now starting to rapidly adopt the latest projection technologies including phosphor and RGB laser,” said Harrison. “The unique properties of Nanolast provide a complementary surface for showcasing the visual improvements offered in the latest generation of cinema projectors such as 4K, HDR and wide color gamut.”

Harkness Screens www.harkness-screens.com