Eastman

Eyeglass, reading, and sunglass frames

Eastman Acetate Renew, Eastman Tritan™ copolyester, and Tenite™ cellulosics combine comfort, strength, and chemical resistance for style and durability. Eastman has vast experience with extrusion, block, and injection molding of eyewear products and offers polymers with balanced mechanical properties to provide individual advantages for specific frame needs.

Eastman Acetate Renew
 

Eastman Acetate Renew

  • Ideal for premium eyewear, luxury sunglasses, and prescription frames
  • 100% sustainable material from certified* recycled and biobased sources
  • Identical performance to regular acetate—no need to alter designs or production
  • Less landfill—partially made from waste plastic
  • Lower greenhouse gas emissions
  • Suitable for all sheet production methods

*Via mass balance allocation

Eastman Tritan™ copolyester

  • Ideal for fashion sunwear
  • Improved wearer comfort compared to typical injection-molded plastics
  • Outstanding chemical resistance to common oils and fluids
  • Great impact strength for hole-drill designs
  • Low haze for brilliant clarity and eye-popping colors
  • Suitable for injection molding production methods

Discover the benefits of Tritan.

Eastman Tritan copolyester
Tenite cellulosics

Tenite™ cellulosics

  • Suited to a broad range of eyewear types, including prescription and fashion designs
  • Wearer comfort—bioplastic gives natural feel
  • Trusted eyewear solution for several decades
  • Industry-leading compatibility with sunscreens, sweat, and skin oils
  • Excellent scratch resistance
  • Suitable for extrusion and injection molding production methods

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Eastman Trēva™ engineering bioplastic

  • Suitable for reading and sunglass frames
  • Industry-leading compatibility with sunscreens, sweat, and skin oils
  • Excellent scratch resistance for daily use
  • Tough material helps provide exceptional durability
  • Suitable for extrusion and injection molding production methods as well as pin insertion

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Eastman Trēva engineering bioplastic
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