Traditional Tint Films
Traditional Tint Films come in a ﬁxed sizes of about 1500mm. and leave visible joins if the glass is wide.
THERMAL Glass Coat is applied in a self-levelling liquid form which means the coating is seamless.
There is no limit to the size of the area applicators can apply it to – the size of a single area can be as wide and high as 4m. “THERMAL Glass Coat’s composition is similar to glass. As such, there’s no chance of de-laminating, peeling or bubbling – which is also why it comes with an unprecedented 10 year warranty.
Compared to tint ﬁlms that have a thickness of 30-40 micrometres, THERMAL Glass Coat is a super thin 7 micrometres. Super thin doesn’t mean it’s not hardy. Float and tempered glass have a measured hardness of above 7H – THERMAL Glass Coat is 5H so while it’s not 100% scratch proof, you’ll have to work hard to leave a mark.
Unfortunately the shortcomings and flaws of Tinted Window Film are often not shared with prospective users.
The points below are important to note before making a committment
1) Darkens the appearance of windows
2) Because an adhesive is used to fix the film to the glass, and adhesive is affected by heat, over time it often bubbles, wrinkles and lifts.
3) Because the film comes in set widths, joins are necessary and can be seen on larger windows
4) Will often need replacing after 3 – 15 years
5) Reduces the level of natural light which passes through the glass
6) Changes the colour intensity of your view
7) Alters the colour hues of home furnishings and interior design.
8) Film is flammable