Acety[FAQ]

Acety FAQ

What is Acety made of?
Main component is cellulose acetate, which is made of cellulosic raw material, cotton linter and wood pulp.
Why "Acety" is good for sunglass and optical frames?
There are several reasons;
• Since raw material is cotton linter and wood pulp, cellulose acetate is comfortable for human skin.
• Since shrinkage of cellulose acetate, the frame made of cellulose acetate will hold optical lens tightly.
• Easy to polish.
• Easy to cut like wood, because of raw material
• Cellulose acetate frame is easy to fit to each human head, because easy to change shape of the temple by adding heat.
Specification & sheet size
Please find attached link for detail.
Why Acety had been selected for famous brand-name optical frames and sunglasses?
Acety is comparatively harder than other cellulose acetate sheet.
Acety requires much more time in polishing process, but less deformation as final products.
This is the reason why our Acety had been selected for famous brand-name optical frames.
Is it possible to develop customer's original pattern?
We have developed many new color and pattern for sunglasses and optical frame of many famous bland. Please contact us for detail.
How often does Daicel FineChem present new color and pattern for optical market?
We usually present new collection 2 times per year, on spring and autumn.
You will find our new collection by our homepage.
How can we get samples?
Please feel free to contact our sales office to check stock situation.
We are keeping various kind of sample in Daicel Prosperity (China) in HK, our R&D center in Himeji, Japan,which is about 1 hour away from Osaka.
Where is your sales office?
We have our sales division in HK and Japan.

How can we laminate 2 cellulose acetate sheets together?
We recommend our adhesive "Acetylamie" for lamination. please contact Daicel Prospecty for detail.

Do you have same design for front and temple of the frame?
We have same design in different thickness. Please contact us for detail.

What kind of sheet design can you produce?
We are producing cellulose acetate sheet in 3 kinds of method, block sheet, dry block, and extrusion.Since there are limited supplier who can produce cellulose acetate sheet in these method, so we are confident to provide you much more color and design compared with other supplier.We can produce not only sheet but also pellet type.
What is block sheet?
Let us explain briefly about block sheet.
Many cellulose acetate sheet we found at the market are extrusion. Block sheet is made by professional workman. We made several colors of raw color block pastes separately, and our workman cut these into certain shape and will put each pieces into our design.
Are you producing celluloid sheet now?
We still provide celluloid to some of our Japanese customer who is making celluloid optical frame.

Do you have any outlet cellulose acetate sheet?
Please feel free to contact us.

Are you handling other raw material for optical market?
Our HK office, Daicel Prosperity (China) Ltd., is handling following products;
• Titanium raw material
• Titanium frame processing machine
• Polyamid 12 pellet
• Adhesive agent for cellulose acetate sheet