WINDOW TINT FILM – PAST AND PRESENT
You might be thinking window tinting in Philippines and across the world is a moderately new concept in the world of automotive customization. However, the slick shaded glass you see on your cars today is the very result of, factually, centuries of development. So the next time, in case you slip into your cool car on a hot summer day, thank the UV-blocking film on your windows, and also the innovators that made it possible.
History dates window tinting to the ancient Egyptian and Mesopotamian cultures, where it was used on decorative items. Later in the 1900s we saw invention of automobiles with window tinting films on the vehicles, church glasses, and other transportation media. But gradually moving towards 20th century, the innovations took window tinting to a new level with dark tinted glasses on cars. This unfortunately aided thug culture and criminal activities. The technology grew further after this.
Contrary to what’s mentioned above, these days, window tinting has been quite popular in good terms unlike earlier, and this is because of huge advantages like:
- High quality heat rejection
- Blocking harmful radiation via pane films
- Nanotechnology with 3M prestige films with very distinct and several layers
- Preservation of privacy.
It is said that 99.9% of the ultraviolet rays and 9% of infrared energy can be blocked by car window tinting in Philippines.
Please note that according to the WHO, longer exposure to ultraviolet radiation can result to acute and chronic skin health effects, eye infections & inflammations and more. Also, with the state laws and other Government rules on the use of tinted windows, criminal activities aided by tinted windows have lessened too. Thus they are quite beneficial in today’s world for our own protection and also to safeguard our car.