GORV - Digital Magazine Issue #58 - Page 52

Vantec ' s Mark Hull applies the product to the window trim it cannot be applied to the window itself due to warranty concerns .
Vantec , as mentioned , changed its formula a few years ago . Known as NextGen , this surface coating incorporates silicon carbide and special nano technology . The upshot : Vantec NextGen received a 9H result on the Mineral Ordinal Hardness Scale . For context , a 1cm 14-carat diamond is a 10 on the hardness scale , while various quartzes are a seven .
According to Vantec , the addition of silicon carbide has made NextGen four times stronger than conventional silicon dioxide coatings .
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