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Transparency Control: Transmittance, Haze, Clarity

The appearance of a transparent product is defined by its application. For an excellent readability phone cover glass has to be crystal clear.

Packaging film used in the food industry should be very clear and transparent, while film for grocery bags should be translucent and diffuse the light.

Attend the BYK-Gardner WEBseminar to learn more!


  • How to evaluate transparency according to ISO and ASTM standards?
  • What is the difference between Total Transmittance, Haze and Clarity?
  • What causes Haze (wide angle scattering) and poor Clarity (narrow angle scattering)?
  • How to measure “inner haze”?
  • How to accurately measure haze < 0.3%?


  • Deutsch: 30. August 2023, 10:00 (MESZ)
  • English - EU: August 30, 2023, 15:00 (CEST), 14:00 (GMT)
  • English - Asia: August 31, 2023, 15:00 (Hong-Kong)
  • English - US: August 31, 2023, 10:00 am (EST)
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