Automobile Window Films: The Different Types

Many window film options are available to fit cars and trucks, with various appearances, properties and costs to suit all applications and tastes.

Polyester film is the common factor in all the types of window film. This may be a single or multiple layers of varying depths, typically between 2 and 7 mm. There will be an inner surface with a pressure sensitive or water activated coating, and a hard, protective outer surface to make the film scratch-resistant. These basic properties provide some shatter resistance. Specific levels of ultraviolet protection can be achieved by adding chemical UV blockers - cyclic imino esters - to reflect various proportions of UV radiation.

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