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Window Film Types: What's Right for Your Vehicle?

Jan 11

If you'd like your car's look to be stylish, tinted glass is essential. Tinted windows add to the car's elegant design and offer security. This makes it more attractive. If your vehicle does not have tinted windows, you can buy them as an upgrade. This article will explain all you need to know about San Diego tinting. It will cover everything from the different types of tints, to the legalities of tinting and the best way to tint your vehicle.


What the Law Says About Tinted Windows


  • The windscreen film should allow at least 75% of the light through it.

  • Front windows should let in a minimum of 70% of the light.

  • A man tints the windows of an automobile.


The Driver Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has guidelines on tinting windows. These laws are only applicable to front- and windscreen windows, however, the police could stop you if they suspect that your car's safety is being jeopardized by rear window tinting. The most reliable dealers will only offer aftermarket tint film.


What are the various Window Tint Film Sorts?


After we've gone over the legal issues, let's examine the different kinds of window tint films to see which one is best for you. We'll examine the major kinds and then discuss the benefits and drawbacks of each.


Window Tint Film with a colored Background


The most widely-available, affordable popular, and affordable window tint is dyed film. It is a film with a sticky surface that adheres to the window, then a heat gun is used to stick to the glass precisely. For excellent visibility and finish, it is dark on the exterior however it is fairly transparent inside.



It is reasonably priced, easy to apply and gives a tremendous tinted effect.



The dye can fade over time, and the cooling impact is normal and UV protection can be not as strong in summer.


Window Tint Film with a Metallic Finish


This coating is made up of small metal particles that colour the glass and give it a shiny, metallic appearance. Metallic films offer a thick reflective covering that helps keep heat away from the cabin. They also help strengthen windscreens and make them less likely to shatter.



It is tough and resistant to scratches and is used as insulation during winter and during heat.



Radio reception could be affected by metal particles.


Window Tint Film with Carbon


The carbon film is superior to metalized tinting because it does not have carbon particles which can interfere with a reception to radio and telephone. It's also capable of absorbing heat from the sun even in the hottest months of the year, which can reduce the requirement for air conditioners.



Protection from UV radiation and insulation is excellent, and the matt finish is lovely.



Much more expensive than metallic or colored films.


Ceramic Window Tint Film


This tint is top of the line. It contains ceramic particles that provide superior protection against harmful UV Rays. They also help keep the car cool during the summer months. It's among the most modern and expensive tinting films currently out there, but it also has the most durable durability and finishes, because it's scratch and fade resistant.



It's durable and tough with a fashionable matte surface and great UV and heat protection.



It is expensive and only available from an exclusive group of manufacturers.


AMB Auto Glass and Window Tint

5841 Mission Gorge Rd A, San Diego, CA 92120, United States

(619) 514-3537