Prestige on the Outside
Exterior Window Film Prestige, 3M’s new product line has just been released
in the United States and features three film grades, Exterior PR40, Exterior
PR70 and Exterior PR90, that block up to 99.9 percent of UV rays.
The three films are applied to the outside of glass to reduce thermal
stress and can be used on retrofit projects or new construction. According
to the company, the thin films do not contain any metals. Exterior PR90
only reduces the amount of sunlight transmitted by, at most, one percent.
Aliphatic Film Protection
Xpel Ultimate, the latest paint protection film from San Antonio, Texas-based
Xpel Technologies Corp, is a new patent-pending, self-adhesive, aliphatic
film designed to protect cars from road wear.
According to the company, the film is coated with an ultra-clear, high-performance
acrylic adhesive to assist adhesion to a range of surfaces while working
to prevent stretch lines, lift lines and silvering. The film’s clear coat
work to “heal” scratches in the surface.
A Special FX is In
Wintech’s new automotive film FEELM Xenium, or FXenium, contains a nano-carbon
compound to assist with coloration and performance. According to the company
this film can meet or exceed the heat rejection offered from most carbon
films and does not fade or purple. The product is can be ordered in 20-inch,
40-inch and 60 inch sizes. Available VLT amounts include 5, 15, 35 and
50 percent transmission.
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