Protect your home furnishings from sun damage and keep your rooms cooler this summer.
Traditional UV Film come in a ?xed 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 a 10 year warranty.
Compared to tint? lms 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 UV Film are often not shared with prospective clients. The points below are important to note before making a commitment
- Darkens the appearance of windows
- 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.
- Because the film comes in set widths, joins are necessary and can be seen on larger windows.
- Will often need replacing after 7 – 15 years
- Reduces the level of natural light which passes through the glass
- Changes the colour intensity of your view
- Alters the colour hues of home furnishings and interior design.
- Film is flammable
Fading & Sun Damage
The 4 main components of Fading and Sun Damage are:-
UV – Ultra Violet Radiation – 40%
IR – Infrared Radiation – Heat – 25%
Visible Light – Natural & Electric – 25%,
and other miscellaneous components, dyes, humidity, etc. – 10%