What is Window Film?
Window film is optical grade polyester sheeting with coloured dye and/or metal/ceramic particles imbedded into its surface to reduce the transmission of solar heat, light, and ultraviolet rays through a pane of glass, simultaneously reducing glare.

How Is LLUMINOX Nanofilms Applied To Glass?
The film has a powerful adhesive on one side that is kept clean by a protective liner which is removed at time of installation. Professional installers completely clean and prep the glass prior to installation. Using a special mounting solution, squeegee and stainless cutting blades, they prepare, fit and secure the film to the glass.

Is LLUMINOX Nanofilms installed on the inside or the outside of the glass?
LLUMINOX Nanofilms is always applied to the inside of the automotive glass. Installers simply use the outside of the window to cut & heats shrink the window film for a proper fit.

Can LLUMINOX Nanofilms Be Applied To Any Surface?
NO. LLUMINOX Nanofilms is designed for application to smooth window glass only. It is not recommended for use on any unsmooth surfaces.

To What Extent Can LLUMINOX Nanofilms Reduce Heat?
Heat rejection properties of LLUMINOX Nanofilms vary from one product to another. Some films can reject up to 70 percent of total solar Energy (TSER).

How Long Does LLUMINOX Nanofilms Last Once Applied To Glass?
The life of LLUMINOX Nanofilms depends on factors that include the application of the film, orientation of the window and geographic location. When properly installed, it is not uncommon for window film to remain attractive and effective for as long as 10 years or more.

What about Warranties?
LLUMINOX Nanofilms provides 8 yrs warranty coverage for commercial & residential films. Warraty includes free of defects in materials and workmanship. In normal use product will not cause damage or abnormal wear when installing on window; including air bubble, fading out, MD (Machine Direction), TD (Transverse Direction) and Tunnel phenomenon.

Is There A Window Film You Can't See Through Easily?
LLUMINOX Nanofilms carries the industry's finest Hi-privacy Film (Eclipse 05) which tremendous job in blocks light and obstructs visibility from out side but remain visible from inside the car.

Is LLUMINOX Nanofilms A Better Choice Than Tinted Glass?
LLUMINOX Nanofilms provide numerous benefits including solar heat rejection upto 99% and ultraviolet rejection upto 99% and they can be easily fitted to most existing glass which makes them less costly than replacing windows with tinted glass. They also help protect occupants from flying shards of broken glass in the event of accidental breakage.

Will window film stop all interior fading?
No. Window film will not completely eliminate fading from occurring. Depending on the type of window film that is applied, window film can reduce fading by up to 70%. It’s important to note there are multiple causes for fading – UV rays, solar heat and visible light and window film can combat all of these threats.

Can LLUMINOX Nanofilms Stop Fading?
LLUMINOX Nanofilms is constructed with ultraviolet-stabilized, dyed polyester which blocks up to 99 percent of the ultraviolet energy that is harmful to humans and damaging to fabrics and furnishings. However, ultraviolet energy is only one of the factors that contribute to fading. It is estimated that ultraviolet is responsible for roughly 40 to 60 percent of fading. Solar heat and light energy also contribute to fading, as do humidity, moisture, abuse and the quality of some dyes used in fabrics. Since these factors vary for different types of films and materials, the fade reduction benefit will also vary depending on the type of film selected, the quality of the products being protected and the environment.

Can LLUMINOX Nanofilms Save On My Energy Bill?
Once installed, LLUMINOX Nanofilms helps reduce the amount of solar heat energy coming through a pane of glass. This makes it easier to cool a room or conservatory, resulting in lower energy consumption. The extent of savings will depend on the type of film selected and the geographic location where the film is used.

How long does it take to install film on my car?
It all depends on the number of windows that need tint as well as the type of car. As long as you use a qualified, professional window film installer, the job will usually take anywhere from 1.5 to 2.5 hours.

Can I Install The LLUMINOX Nanofilms Myself?
Yes you can but it’s not recommended. We offer a full consultation service which will include the product being installed by professionals.

Can The Film Be Scratched During Cleaning?
Proper care and cleaning are critical to maintaining the beautiful appearance of window film. All window film products are susceptible to scratching and damage if they are not properly maintained. To help prevent minor scratches that can occur with cleaning, LLUMINOX Nanofilms come standard with a very tough, scratch-resistant coating. Still, it is important to follow the care and cleaning instructions provided.

Does LLUMINOX Nanofilms Reduce The Chance Of Glass Breakage?
LLUMINOX Nanofilms can help hold broken glass together in the event of accidental breakage. However, these films do not strengthen the glass enough to provide shatter-proofing, or reduce the chance of glass breakage. – Please refer to safety film.

How Long Does It Take To Install LLUMINOX Nanofilms?
The amount of time it takes to install window film depends on the site of the application, access to the window & working environment.

What Is Meant By "Curing" And How Long Does It Take?
All window film installers use a special soapy solution during installation. It is normal for some of this solution to become trapped between the glass and the film, requiring time to "dry-out". The curing or dry-out time is necessary for window film adhesive to properly bond to the glass. How long it takes depends on factors such as the film type and climate/whather condition during and after installation completion, it may take up to 30 days for the film to be fully cured. Your professional installer will tell you what to expect.

What Do I Need To Know About Maintenance?
After the dry-out process is complete your LLUMINOX Nanofilms will not need any special care. Cleaning window film can be done safely with mild soapy water and a soft cloth or soft paper towel. Do not use any rough or abrasive materials for cleaning the film side of the glass. Always use cloths that are free of contamination or dirt particles. It is advised that the film is not touched nor pull down your car windows for at least 3-5 days after installation.

Can I Replace My Existing Window Film?
A major benefit of window film is that you can remove and replace it whenever you want but this may need to be done by a professional.

What film is legal for my car?
Laws pertaining to how dark you can tint your car windows vary from state to state and country to country. Check your state or country where your car is registered to find out applicable tint laws. Go to www.iwfa.com for the latest automotive tint laws.