Differences Between Carbon Window Tinting and IR Window Tinting

Window tinting is the process of applying a thin protective film to darken your vehicle's glass or window. There are many reasons why people tint their windows. There are also many types of window tint films. Two of the most advanced are the carbon window tint and IR window tint. Let's take a look at their differences.

Carbon Tinting Explained

Carbon tinting refers to adding protective film that is darker than other window films. The material used for this type of window tint, as its name suggests, is carbon instead of dyes or metals. As a result, you can use your electronic signals, GPS, and radio in your vehicles without interference. 
Carbon films also last longer than most other types of window tints. Carbon window film also blocks up to 99% of the sun's UV rays and 70% heat. Therefore, carbon tint is a cooler, healthier, and more convenient choice. 

Defining IR Window Tinting

Infrared refers to a type of radiant energy that the human eyes cannot see. Instead, you feel it in the form of heat. Infrared radiation (IR) tinting is very popular for its ability to provide exceptional heat protection. 
IR window tint is a film intended to reflect heat from the protected window instead of passing it through the vehicle. Even IR window films that have nearly clear visibility still block up to 90% of IR heat.

Vivid Finish And Films: Your Local Expert

Whether you choose IR or carbon tinting for your vehicle's window, hiring a skilled professional window tinting installer like Vivid Finish And Films is essential. We are factory-trained and certified installers of Kavaca window films by Ceramic Pro. These films have the best warranty and look available in the industry. Call us today for a free window tinting quote.