Sun Control Films

THE STYLE AND BENEFITS OF SUN CONTROL FILMS

AFS STICKERING: Sun control films prevent UV rays from entering the office or house. UV rays can be harmful for humans as well as they fade away the colors of the interiors and furnishings. Putting on sun control films will help you to maintain the beauty of your interiors by preventing the shades of the colors used inside.

Sun control films are plastic films that can be applied to glasses on the window to reduce heat transfer from outside. These films have been in use for office since quite some time in our country. People are aware of the tinted glasses in the office and have seen how it prevents excess heat in the office. To prevent heat from outside to come in the room, thereby reducing the load on the air conditioners. A sun control film can typically cut down 78% of heat coming through the windows and thus can reduce the units consumed by air conditioner. In winters they reduce heat loss by reflecting up to 35% of heat back into the room. On the whole it can give 5-10% savings on electricity costs and reduce your electricity bill due to air conditioning by properly insulating your room.

SUN CONTROL FILM PERFORMANCE

Many people believe window tint is dark and mainly used to achieve a darker aesthetic. But low and behold there are a variety of options available and many benefits of window film. Sun Control window films can be used to reduce the glare, excessive heat gain, and it blocks out 99% of the sun’s harmful UV rays. And the best part? Some window films are nearly clear, maintaining the natural appearance of the window.  You spend a lot of time and money furnishing and perfecting your home. It is an investment. The last thing you want to happen is the deteriorating of your artwork, rugs and other furnishings. You also don’t want to have to cover your views with drapes or blinds. Protect with window film!

Window films can also be used for decorative purposes such as conference rooms, customizable logos, and they add elegance and privacy to interior glazing. We also carry Safety/Security window films that help solve complicated needs. They have been designed specifically to help protect against forced entry, windstorms, bomb blasts, and explosions.

SUN CONTROL FILM CONSTRUCTION

Window film is a thin laminate film that can be installed to the interior or exterior of glass surfaces in automobiles and boats and also to the interior or exterior of glass in office, homes and buildings. It is usually made from Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET), a thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family, due to its clarity, tensile strength, dimensional stability, and ability to accept a variety of surface-applied or embedded treatments.

Window films are generically categorised by their construction components (dyed, pigmented, metallized, ceramic or nano), by their intended use (automotive, marine or architectural), by substrate type (glass or polycarbonate), and/or by their technical performance (privacy, solar control, safety and security).

SUN CONTROL FILM CARE

  • Care must be taken not to scratch the film, do not use bristle brushes or abrasive cleaning materials.
  • Common window cleaning solutions, such as Windex, are Recommended.
  • A soft cloth or clean synthetic sponge is recommended for washing. Do not use the same towel or sponge for wiping sills or frames. Paper towels or newspapers not recommended.
  • A soft squeegee is recommended for removal of cleaning solution from the film.
  • Do not apply heavy pressure in any cleaning operation.
  • Use a soft cloth – preferably microfiber.