In the past 4 months, we had been entertained with a heavy rain that causes flood in some places and currently with the scorching heat due to the Equinox phenomena we need to endure extreme heat from our beloved sun and in some extreme cases it can cause heat stroke for some whom is less fortunate and it can cause death too. The extreme heats maybe too much for some especially for the elder person, children, pregnant women, sick men and much more. The extreme heat also affect the car lovers as for those who parked the car in the open parking area it will be extremely humid for them to enter the car and in some cases for some whom working in the morning shift, they will have difficulties to even touch the steering due to the heat in the car.

In this situation, the car lovers will like to put the car tinted film on their car window to counter this situation. What is a tinted film? A tinted film is a thin film or laminate that made from polyester due to the nature that of it that can produce excellent clarity, tensile strength, stability and the flexibility to be fixed invariant situation. They are many cars tinted brand in our country like the V-Kool, 3M, Raytech, Sun Cool and Sun Guard. In some instance, the car distributor will also provide some discount for installing the tinted film for the car lovers who had purchased a brand-new car from the company. And to ensure a standard in the tinted film internationally they also have an association that is called as International Window Film Association that was founded in 1991.

The tinted film is a most popular choice not only for the car but also the house and some company as it is one the least expensive way to reduce the heat effect. It is also had been upgraded to also provide safety and security as many of the modern-day cars tinted come with this as a standard. The tinted film also provides privacy, decoration, signage and branding, and protection from graffiti (writing or drawing that had been scribbled, scratched, or painted illicitly on the walls). The car tinted although simple as it is they are many choices based on the grades, shades, colors and also the thickness.

Although they are an international standard for the tinted film but the local government rules and regulation also must be followed by the car tinted providers as in our country the car tinted VLT (Visible Light Transmission) for the front windows must be 70%, 50% for the front side windows and 30% on the rear side and rear screen. Any drivers who violate this regulation will be fined heavily.

Malaysia Road Transport Agency  rules and regulation in installing the tinted film

As the years goes by and the popularity of the car tinted soared come a tinted film that not only gave a UV protection but also safety and security purpose. This type of tinted is made from a polyester that can hold the glass together in a situation where the glass had been shattered. Like the normal tinted that have the association, they are also several associations for the safety and security film and they are the British Standard Institution, American National Standard Institute, European Committee for Standardization, Consumer Product Safety Commission, and General Service Administration for the European, United States and international respectively.

An advertisement by ArmorCoat for their safety and security tinted film.

Since they are several benefits what is the real important for the car lovers is choosing the right tinted film for their car. A less cheap tinted film may cost less but will not be effective in countering the UV. Unfortunately, this can’t happen in the modern day tinted film as most of them using tinted film made from ceramic that is more expensive than the normal film but has an excellent ability to control the heat transfer and also blocking the UV(Ultra Violet) rays.

In our country, they are several reputable companies who is popular for the car tinted film such as V-Kool, RayTech, Sunguard, and 3M who had many years of experience in making the tinted film not only for the car but also the housing and company. Many of them selling their tinted film though a selected dealer and it important to get the best dealer who is honest, transparent and at some time provides the best prices.

Another factor is the price. Although some tinted can be least expensive but it may not be excellent in blocking the heat. The best car tinted unfortunately will always be priced higher that may cost more than RM2000 or above but in the long, term this will be the best choice as it will give the car lovers long lasting, good quality, better heat rejection and safety and security as most of the higher priced tinted film will come with the safety and security as a standard.

The car tinted maybe just a small piece of the window film but it provides many benefits that will provide comfort and peace of mind for the car lovers. The car window tinted as we had seen in the article provides many benefits like privacy and in the modern-day car tinted provides safety and security from glass shattering. Currently, the present tinted film using a polyester but in the future, the tinted film can be made from Photochromic that had been used in the self-dimming spectacles, Smart Glass, and Photovoltaic (PV) that can convert the daylight to electricity.

Like all the car product, spare parts, safety, accessories, and much more the car tinted film will also be upgraded to ensure it can achieve its purpose far better than the present-day car tinted film. For now, the car tinted film will be the best option to countering the heat transfer and UV in the car until someone found a better way. A car tinted film simply a simple piece of the flexible layer that provided the heat block in the least expensive way. It also can add some beautiful look to the car window and at some time provide the heat blocking that is much needed in this equinox time.

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