Car Tint Types

You may have not much problems when you own a brand new car because newer models at present come slightly tinted and complies with most states’ car tint laws. In addition, the tint used by manufacturers is often of good quality. But what if you have to start window tinting from scratch? Learning the different window tint types will help you decide what’s best to use.

Dyed Film.

This type of laminate uses dye for protection against light. This is the cheapest type of film tinting, but can fade quickly depending on the quality of dye used. Many car owners use this type because it gives the blackest appearance due to its non-metal structure, which complements to most cars. While this is poor on heat reduction, it reduces glare and helps protect interior upholstery from fading.

Carbon Film. 

 high-quality tinting film, carbon film is mostly black and looks similar to dyed film. It can block up to 40 percent of infrared that passes through your cars windows. Because it also contains no metal components, it doesnt interfere with radio efficiency. It is also longer-lasting than dyed films.

Crystalline Film. 

This type of window tinting film is the best window tint for most car owners. However, it is also the most expensive. It offers exceptional performance and clarity, and a nice finish. It is a multilayered film that comes thinner than ordinary paper. Despite its clarity, it has the ability to block 97% of infrared and up to 60% of heat that gets in the car. This type allows light to enter your vehicle by 90%.

ceramic tin

Going for ceramic tint instead of regular may have more benefits for you and your car. Firstly, using ceramic window tint reduces the heat and UV dramatically than when you use regular. It also gives a more hip look than regular, which also fades more quickly.