Solar protection film
Protection from Sunlight without Blisters
Previously it was not possible to apply a solar protection film on acrylic or polycarbonate (PC) substrates without blisters being formed. Plastic S15 which was developed by 3M Deutschland GmbH, Neuss, Germany, is the first protective polyester film that can be blister-free bonded to PC or acrylic substrates. This has been made possible by a special aging resistant acrylic adhesive system that hinders blister formation in spite of outgasings from the polymer.
The PVC free solar protection does not distort even when very warm and does not exhibit any plasticizer migration. On top of this it prevents stress cracking and yellowing of the polymer. The service life of PC multi-skin sheets can be nearly tripled by its use.
The protective film reflects and absorbs incident infrared radiation and UVA radiation is also nearly completely eliminated. Since the solar protection film leads to a noticeable reduction in thermal energy and thus produces excellent room air quality, which particularly in the summer months relieves air conditions systems. Ideal applications alongside leisure pools, shopping malls, balconies, conservatories or roofing including plastic domes and barrel roofs are therefore office buildings and industrial buildings.
3M Deutschland GmbH
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