Screen Lens and Cluster Lens
WeProFab is a professional screen lens and cluster lens manufacturer in China. We have full capabilities to manufacture anti-scratch, anti-fog or anti-glare screen lens, cover lens, cluster lens, and speedometer cover to fulfill your project. Send us your design drawing or specifications. We are going to offer you a perfect product.
Custom Screen Lens or Cluster Lens to Delight, Your Customers
Design your screen lens with WeProFab; we will make it outstanding to offer your customer a better experience.
It is cut from glass or Weetect optical anti-fog anti-scratch PC sheet. We can custom thickness and size with MOQ according to your demand.
It is made from optical injection molding by your drawing. We can use polycarbonate or PMMA to do injection molding as you required.
We can do anti-fog anti-scratch coating on both of your flat screen lens or injected screen lens. We can offer the anti-fog film for your screen lens or cluster lens as well.
We can cut your screen lens from glass or our anti-fog anti-scratch PC sheet and do polishing. The size tolerance could be within +/- 0.1mm.
We can silk screen, print or paint on your screen lens. It could be one color or complex vivid colors.
We are glad to do the integration for you. It’s easy for us to get other accessories and offer one-stop solution to your project
WeProFab is a joint-venture company between WeeTect Material Limited and a Chinese local plastic fabrication manufacturer. We tend to offer you a one-stop solution for plastic fabrication.
WeProFab screen lens is also known as a cover lens, cluster lens, instrument cluster lens, instrument panel lens, or speedometer cover. It could be made from glass, anti-fog anti-scratch PC sheet, or injection molding of PC and PMMA.
WeProFab can custom your screen lens or cluster lens with flat or 3D shape, silkscreen, anti-fog coating, anti-scratch coating, anti-glare coating, or other special features. In advance, if you need a whole HMI screen with custom display and touch screen, we can offer a one-stop solution and manufacture and integrate with your custom cover lens.
WeProFab screen lens and cluster lens could be made from two technologies, flat-screen lens and injected screen lens. Normally, the flat screen lens and cluster lens is cut from flat optical anti-fog anti-scratch PC sheet. Injected screen lens and cluster lens is made by optical polycarbonate or PMMA resin. Then, WeProFab could do special surface treatment or specialized film on your screen lens or cluster lens. Those surface treatments are anti-fog coating, anti-scratch coating, super abrasion resistant coating, anti-glare coating, anti-reflective coating, etc. The specialized films include anti-fog film, anti-glare film, anti-scratch film, etc.
As one of the professional screen lens and cluster lens manufacturers, WeProFab could offer the best screen lens or cluster lens product according to your application. Our full capacity of screen lens and cluster lens can give you a total integrated solution. So you can focus on how to deliver value to your customers. Send us an inquiry now; we will give you something different.
Custom Screen Lens to Skyrocket Your Brand
Your customers could be frustrated with glare and reflection if you screen lens is not anti-glare. WeProFab can cut your screen lens from our non-glare acrylic sheet or PC sheet. We could also die-cut our anti-glare film and install on your screen lens.
Many instrument cluster applications are facing foggy problems. It can damage your brand. WeProFab can support you to design an anti-fog polycarbonate instrument cluster lens. We could also design a die-cut anti-fog film or anti-fog insert to install on your PMMA instrument cluster lens.
Some of the cover lenses could be scratched seriously after a few months of use. Your customers will lose confidence in your products. WeProFab could offer super abrasion resistance on your cover lens. It has much better abrasion-resistant performance than normal cover lens anti-scratch coating.
Why WeProFab Screen Lens and Cluster Lens
If you are a manufacturer or branding company for medical devices or industrial equipment with HMI screens, you have to choose polycarbonate screen lens, since the glass screen lens is too fragile. Your customer will not be happy if the expensive HMI screen is broken during operation. WeProFab polycarbonate screen lens is the best choice for you. We could do anti-scratch coating, super abrasion resistant coating, or anti-glare coating on your screen lens. If your screen lens has a foggy problem, we could add anti-fog coating on it.
If you are a manufacturer or branding company for instrument clusters, speedometers, dashboards, gauges, or other devices with a clear cluster lens, instrument panel lens or speedometer cover, you may face a serious problem with condensation. Your customers will hate your brand if they can’t read information through your instrument cluster lens, which should be clear. WeProFab can solve your problem with our outstanding anti-fog coating or die-cut anti-fog film. We can support you to win the competition with your rivals.
You can also choose to silkscreen or paint on-screen lens, cover lens, instrument cluster lens, and speedometer cover. And you could also add other special features on your product. We have enough know-how to support your design.
Screen Lens and Cluster Lens: The Ultimate FAQ Guide
Every instrument requires a durable and clear lens.
Lens that neither fogs nor scratches, and guarantees the safety of instruments.
If that’s exactly what you need, then you should read this guide.
- What is Instrument Cluster Lens?
- What is Screen Lens and Cluster Lens used for?
- Why is Polycarbonate best for Cluster Lens?
- How does Glass and Polycarbonate Instrument Cluster Lens compare?
- How do you Polish Screen Lens and Cluster Lens?
- What are the Benefits of Acrylic Cluster Lens?
- Are Polycarbonate Screen Lens and Cluster Lens Scratch Resistant?
- How can Instruments Panel Lens be Anti-fog?
- Why do you need Anti-glare on Screen Lens and Cluster Lens?
- What is the difference between Injected Cluster Lens and Flat Cluster Lens?
- Are there Screen or Cluster Lens Cut to Size?
- Why Silk Screen on Instrument Cluster Lens?
- What are the Benefits of Screen Lens and Cluster Lens?
- Do Screen Lens and Cluster Lens have Magnification?
- Are Screen Lens and Cluster Lens Impact Resistant?
- How does WeProFab support OEM Screen Lens and Cluster Lens?
- Between Surface Treatment on Instrument Panel Lens and Specialized Film, Which one should you choose?
- What should you Consider when Choosing Screen Lens and Cluster Lens?
- How do you Choose Best Coating Material for Polycarbonate Speedometer Cover?
- How do you Manufacture Full Capacity Screen Lens and Cluster Lens?
- What is the Advantage of Super Abrasion Resistant Cover Lens?
- Can WeProFab provide Bespoke Custom Design for Screen Lens and Cluster Lens?
- Can you Repair Scratches on Screen Lens and Cluster Screen?
What is Instrument Cluster Lens?
It refers to the product that is used for covering the gauge, which measures and displays the instantaneous speed of a particular instrument.
It varies from one device to another, including vehicles, water vessels, trains, and aircraft, among others.
Typically, they vary in size as well as material depending on a wide range of factors.
What is Screen Lens and Cluster Lens used for?
The main uses for screen lens include the following;
- They are used for preventing the speedometer from any damage that might arise from a particular physical contact. This is critical since the cover ensures that the cluster functions normally.
- They are used for preventing foreign materials from getting into the cluster of the instrument. This apparently is vital because it helps it from compromising the efficiency and reliability of the readings of the gauge.
- The cluster lens is also used to prevent moisture from getting into the gauge, which apparently can hinder its functionality and effectiveness.
- It prevents tampering of the readings, which, of course, can have a different effect on the overall results of the instruments’ functionality.
- It is also used in enhancing the usability of the speedometer gauge, given that it helps the user in having a great view of the reading.
Why is Polycarbonate best for Cluster Lens?
Polycarbonate material is highly durable.
It is about 250 times stronger than glass, which clearly shows that it is indestructible.
This, therefore, makes it an ideal material for a cluster lens since it guarantees more extended service but still provides the necessary efficiency.
Polycarbonate is also ideal for this material because it offers suitable light transmission properties.
This, therefore, implies that you’ll be able to have an enhanced view of all the necessary readings of the cluster irrespective of the time of the day and weather.
Most of them come with high-quality UV coating either on one or, in some instances, both sides.
This is critical for a screen lens since it helps in preventing yellowing or discoloring the lens, be it in direct sunlight exposure of extended use.
It is also the best material because it is easy to cut.
Remember, different instruments have a wide range of speedometer gauges, especially in regards to size and design.
It is thus easy to use polycarbonate material since it makes it easy for you to cut into shape or design that would fit into the speedometer appropriately.
Polycarbonate material is also ideal for this lens because it has resistance properties such as resistance to impact, abrasion, and temperatures, among others.
It thus shows that it can be used in various conditions.
It is also easy to install polycarbonate material, which you only need to attach directly to a support structure.
This is vital because it also means that it is easy to replace the lens when the need arises.
How does Glass and Polycarbonate Instrument Cluster Lens compare?
In regards to clarity, the polycarbonate instrument cluster lens offers light transmission of up to about 89% visible light.
Glass instrument lens, on the other hand, provides a light transmission of up to about 86%.
It merely means that polycarbonate is relatively clear than glass.
In regards to durability, polycarbonate is also seemingly stronger than a glass instrument cluster lens.
Typically, polycarbonate material is about 250 times stronger than glass material, making the former more durable than the latter.
About heat resistance, a polycarbonate instrument cluster lens seemingly can withstand extreme temperatures, whether high or low.
Glass instrument cluster lens on the other end can only tolerate temperature levels of up to a specific extent.
And in terms of resistance to abrasion or scratch, the glass instrument cluster lens seemingly has better resistance properties than a polycarbonate instrument cluster lens.
It is also comparatively easy for repairing glass lens than polycarbonate lenses if it scratches.
How do you Polish Screen Lens and Cluster Lens?
It is a pretty easy DIY project that only requires a few tools and substances for you to effect.
All you need in this case include some paper towels and recommended polish substance.
The essence of polishing the screen lens and cluster lens is to eliminate any surface contaminants as well as light scratches.
The first thing you ought to do is removing the cluster lens from the frame where it is attached to the instrument.
You have to be careful because you do not want to cause further surface abrasion or breakage during the process.
Once you have it on your hand, you simply apply a small portion of the polish gel on either surface of the cluster lens.
Now you can continuously scrub the gel on the lens’ surface on a circular motion using the paper towel.
Within a few minutes, you’ll notice that the paper towel gets nasty relatively fast.
For that reason, you’ll need to keep on getting another paper towel and keep on scrubbing.
Ensure that you continuously switch out the towels every time one gets nasty until you have no more gel left on the lens.
Once this is done, you’ll notice that the cluster lens becomes much clear and shiny.
You’ll then re-attach it back to the frame.
It is as simple as that.
You do not even require any expertise to polish a screen lens.
What are the Benefits of Acrylic Cluster Lens?
- It has higher scratch resistance properties, which means that you’ll rarely have a defaced or marred cluster lens surface.
- It is sturdy hence can serve for long without breaking as a result of the impact.
- It allows up to about 92% of light transmission, which means that it has excellent optical clarity and transparency, making it comparatively clear than both polycarbonate and glass cluster lens.
- It is highly resistant to a wide range of elements, including temperature, and chemicals hence ideal in numerous applications.
- It is also lightweight, which makes it easy to fix on the instrument.
Are Polycarbonate Screen Lens and Cluster Lens Scratch Resistant?
You ought to know that polycarbonate material naturally prone to scratches compared to other materials such as acrylic and glass.
However, most of the manufacturers of polycarbonate screen lens and instrument cluster lens always ensure that they use polycarbonate material which incorporates a hard coat.
Typically, it is this hard-coat that enhances the scratch-resistance ability of this particular item.
How can Instruments Panel Lens be Anti-fog?
Instrument cluster lens
During the manufacturing of instruments panel lens, there are always different types of coating treatments that are integrated to ensure that it displays anti-fog properties.
Alternatively, you can incorporate an anti-fog surface treatment on the instrument panel lens by installing the anti-fog coating, which also enhances the fog-resistance ability of the panel lens.
Why do you need Anti-glare on Screen Lens and Cluster Lens?
- It helps in filtering the excessive light emitted from the screen and cluster lens hence preventing the light from compromising your visibility.
- In some instances, especially at night, or in darker environments, the cluster lens tends to have sharp lights as a way of enhancing the visibility of the various processes. An anti-glare cluster lens, therefore, becomes necessary since it helps in reducing the light contrast hence causing lesser stress on the user’s eyes and thus enabling you to work for longer with minimal strain.
- Anti-glare on cluster lens helps in protecting your eyes from dry eye syndrome as well as red eyes, which is vital in keeping your eyes cool. This goes a long way to reducing anxiety and stress, which could lead to inefficiency and depression, especially after working for extended periods.
What is the difference between Injected Cluster Lens and Flat Cluster Lens?
Well, the injected cluster lens is mainly the type that is designed from optical injection molding derived from your drawing.
In most instances, it is PMMA or polycarbonate material that is used for injection molding in relation to your specific requirements as the user.
On the other hand, flat cluster lens refers to the type which is cut or designed from a glass sheet or any of the optical polycarbonate sheet.
The good thing with a flat cluster lens is that it allows you to get customized thickness and size, especially when you get it from reputable suppliers.
Are there Screen or Cluster Lens Cut to Size?
Absolutely. You can go for a screen or cluster lens that is cut to size depending on your specific requirements.
For instance, WeProFab offers a screen or cluster lens cut to size up to a tolerance of within +/- 0.1mm.
Why Silk Screen on Instrument Cluster Lens?
Silkscreen helps in enhancing the decorative and identity or labeling perspectives of the specific instrument cluster lens.
What it means here is that as a screen printing technique, it makes it possible for ink that is wiped across the surface of the instrument cluster lens to pass through the printing surface selectively.
What are the Benefits of Screen Lens and Cluster Lens?
- They prevent the speedometer gauge from tampering the reading, which could ideally affect the accuracy, reliability as well as the efficiency of the entire process.
- The screen lens is also essential when it comes to protecting the gauge from physical and environmental elements. What it means here is that as a cover, it becomes difficult for loose objects such as flying debris and environmental factors such as moisture to get into the meter gauge and possibly affect the readings.
- It enhances the usability of the instrument cluster since it makes it possible for the user to read and determine various factors when using the instrument quickly. This is critical when it comes to finding out the readings for a relatively quick judgment regarding a particular aspect. In other words, the cluster lens tends to provide better eye focus by correcting a type of refractive error, which causes blurry vision.
- It also acts as a blue light filter. It thus implies that the cluster lens prevents you from possible harmful violet radiation, which could be emitted by lights from the speedometer, especially at night or in dark areas. So the cluster lenses help in increasing the contrast hence protecting your eyes from the harsh light for elongated periods.
- They are durable, easy to install, and relatively easy to maintain hence enabling you to have them on your instruments for as long as possible.
Do Screen Lens and Cluster Lens have Magnification?
What happens is that a magnifying screen or cluster lens needs to have a convex lens, which is a converging lens for it to produce an image.
When you look at the function of the cluster lens, you’ll notice that it does not necessarily even need magnification of the readings.
Are Screen Lens and Cluster Lens Impact Resistant?
And in most instances, it is the reason polycarbonate material is preferred in designing and manufacturing this type of lenses.
Most of the materials used in making the screen and cluster lenses are resistant to impact.
The environment and applications of these items necessitate for impact resistance feature.
Additionally, you can always go for a customized screen lens that offers exceptionally high impact resistance.
How does WeProFab support OEM Screen Lens and Cluster Lens?
WeProFab, as one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of high quality screen and cluster lenses, always ensure that they use OEM products.
First off, it supports the OEM by making sure that they all the tools and equipment that they use in producing a wide range of screen lens and cluster lens are OEM approved.
Secondly, WeProFab also makes sure that it supports OEM by guaranteeing a warranty on the products that they sell.
Apparently, this is significant because it gives you as the customer the confidence of doing business with the company.
Given that you are sure of a replacement in any case you get a cluster lens that does not meet your expectations, as far as quality is concerned.
Also, this company supports OEM from the perspective of value and lifespan.
What it necessarily means here is that WeProFab procures machines from OEM, which also guarantees like to like replacement.
For that reason, it indicates enhanced performance with no degradation.
Between Surface Treatment on Instrument Panel Lens and Specialized Film, Which one should you choose?
Well, the preference is entirely based on the particular application of the instrument panel lens.
Ideally, the surface treatment would be suitable for general applications.
It thus implies that if you need to use an instrument lens for basic applications, you should opt for surface treatment.
Also, if you are producing a large volume instrument panel lens, it would also be ideal to go for surface treatment.
On the other hand, if you need a specific film for a particular application, a specialized film would be a suitable choice.
What it means here is that specialized films are designed for applications that require specialty.
They are customized for a particular application.
In general, the choice is dependent on the actual need and application of the instrument panel lens.
What should you Consider when Choosing Screen Lens and Cluster Lens?
Screen Lens and Cluster Lens
Application – The type of application is a vital element that you must consider when selecting an instrument panel lens.
For instance, if your application is mainly outdoor, then it means you’ll have to for a specific type of cluster lens.
Material – Ideally, cluster lens and screen lens are nowadays designed and made from a wide range of materials.
The most common materials include glass, acrylic as well as polycarbonate.
All these materials are popular, depending on various factors.
However, it is always essential to understand the specific material that would be most suitable for your application and subsequently provide satisfactory results.
Size – It is also important to always consider the size of the cluster lens or screen lens that you need.
Of course, size is based on the type of machine or instrument where you want to fix the lens.
Nonetheless, it would be great to ensure that you select the right size.
Thickness – It would also be prudent to factor in the precise thickness of the screen or cluster lens that would best suit your application.
Thickness varies depending on a wide range of elements hence the need for ensuring that you get the precise thickness, particularly for enhancing efficiency.
Cost – The prices for a wide range of instrument panel covers range from one to another.
So before you finally decide that you want to buy one specifically, you need to weigh in the options on whether or not the cost would be worth the value of the lens.
Ease of maintenance – You also need to factor in the choice of your screen lens based on how easy it is to maintain it.
In this case, always ensure that you go for a particular material that you are certain you’d easily maintain.
This helps in guaranteeing efficiency and reliability at all times.
How do you Choose Best Coating Material for Polycarbonate Speedometer Cover?
When selecting the preferred coating material for polycarbonate speedometer cover, it would be essential to factor in the following aspects;
Climate – If you’re operating your instrument in a foggy environment, it would be suitable to go for an anti-fog coating.
This will ensure that your speedometer cover remains clear all the time, which is essential in enhancing efficiency.
Nature of work – There are instances when the instrument you are operating comes into contact with different physical components.
For example, in a manufacturing plant.
This, therefore, exposes the speedometer cover to abrasion from a wide range of these elements.
In that case, you need to go for anti-scratch coating. It helps in keeping the lens clear.
Ingredients – You also need to look into the particular ingredients that a specific coating material substrate is made of.
Some are designed for glasses, others acrylic, whereas others are designed for polycarbonate.
Of course, each will be efficient on the specific material they are intended for hence the need for looking into the components.
How do you Manufacture Full Capacity Screen Lens and Cluster Lens?
The process is quite different depending on the specific type of screen lens and cluster lens that you want to manufacture.
A more straightforward process, however, includes; review of the specifications of the screen lens and cluster lens to be manufactured.
This involves finding the samples and the appropriate materials to use.
The process then moves to polycarbonate overlay.
At this stage, the material is refined to meet the specifications of the screen lens.
It then moves to the coating of the polycarbonate, of course, by integrating the specific type of coating which you prefer, such as anti-fog, UV, and anti-scratch, among others.
The next stage involves cutting the material to size.
This is done using specialized equipment, and it allows you to get a particular screen lens that suitably fits the instrument.
The next step is graphic overlay printing, followed by drying of the overlay print.
Generally, the process is quite intensive and requires expertise as well as high level of hi-tech tools and equipment.
What is the Advantage of Super Abrasion Resistant Cover Lens?
- They do not get scratched quickly hence reducing or minimizing the chances of compromising the quality of the speedometer and its functionality.
- It enhances the durability of the speedometer gauge as well as preventing you from the continuous replacement of the cover lens.
Can WeProFab provide Bespoke Custom Design for Screen Lens and Cluster Lens?
Most definitely. At WeProFab, we understand that different clientele have different needs and specifications for screen and cluster lens.
Therefore, we ensure that all the customer’s requirements are met by customizing different screen and cluster lens designs for their ultimate satisfaction.
Can you Repair Scratches on Screen Lens and Cluster Screen?
The process is quite a simple DIY that requires a regular toothpaste, cold water, and soft cotton clothes.
So what you generally do is applying a small portion of regular toothpaste on the scratched spot of the screen lens.
You then need to continuously scrub in a circular motion using the soft cotton clothes for about 20 seconds.
Now use another piece of dry cloth to clean the screen lens and then apply black wax China on both sides.
The result will be a sparkling screen lens without any scratch mark.