It lowers temperature on hot sunny days and provides a comfortable driving experience every time you step into your car. Provides protection from disease causing UV rays especially if you have small kids traveling in your car. It deters thieves as they can’t see the outside and keeps you safe. Protects the interiors of the car from sun damage, color fading and degrading. It makes your car interior always appear new and promises a high resale value.
But the question here is how to make the right choice? According to market research survey more than 90% of car owners use low grade film but people have no idea on how to choose a film. They only refer to two things first being the product specification that is printed on brochures and catalogs and the second determining factor is the price and also believe advertisements by sales persons. These are not enough you need to know more about the type of film because low grade film will lose its performance of heat reduction after a period of just 1 year, tint color will fade very quickly forming bubbles disturbing driving visibility and most of all it’s a wastage of your money. Read below to find out the different types of window tint and choose wisely.
- Dyed Film
Dyed film consists of different layers such as a mounting adhesive, first layer polyester, laminate adhesive, second layer polyester which is about a mm thick and the top most hard coat. The dye is present in any of the layers. The multiple layers absorb the heat and blocks it from passing inside. It is cheap and one of the most inexpensive ones but its performance may not last longer and it even losses its color due to advanced exposure to heat.
- Ceramic film
It’s one of the advanced technology ones and is efficient enough to block upto 90 % the heat and has a color which is legal for your car wind shield. It’s a bit expensive compared to the dyed film but offers better performance occordingly. It guarantees superior protection but at the same time does not block visibility. It’s one of the most expensive ones available in the market but it is definitely worth your money.
- Metalized film
It is highly efficient in blocking out heat, harmful UV rays and is effective in glare reduction. It does not absorb heat rather reflects it. They have small metallic particles embedded inside which blocks sunlight and are invisible. It also resistant to scratch and is durable for a long time.
- Carbon Film
Compared to the other types of tints it has many added advantages, such as a special matte-complete that makes it more appealing. The carbon content present inside hinders around 40% of IR radiations in charge of warming the insides. Along with keeping the vehicles inside cool, it additionally avoids or backs off upholstery blurring. Carbon film is additionally sturdy and doesn’t blur like colored tinting