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Safety and Security Films

Safety & Security Film

Solar Gard Film

Armorcoat® Solar Safety Films Save Energy While Protecting Your Windows

Solar Gard Armorcoat’s solar control safety films are tinted to provide additional sun related benefits, beyond ultraviolet protection. These films include a metallized layer of polyester, sputter-coated with durable, exotic metals for exceptional, solar control performance capabilities and color. In addition to glass retention, they’re selected for their ability to offer privacy, balance temperatures, minimize eye-straining glare, and help preserve furnishings and merchandise. Protect your occupants and property while keeping them cool and comfortable, plus yield significant energy consumption reduction with solar safety Armorcoat.

Solar heat and ultraviolet light can cause fading of furniture, carpeting, draperies and merchandise. Bekaert films reject up to 99 percent of destructive ultraviolet light and varying amounts of solar heat, helping to preserve the value of your property and provide critical health benefits.

Choose from grey-toned Stainless Steel, Solar Bronze’s warm copper finish and the more private and reflective Silver series.

Performance Specifications

Performance results were generated from testing 1/8” (3mm) thick clear glass and have been measured, calculated and reported in accordance with ASTM, ASHRAE and AIMCAL standards. Performance results are subject to variations within industry standards.

Film Type Solar Energy Visible Light   Thermal Energy UV Light Blocked

T%
Total Solar Energy Rejected
T% A% R% T% Ext.
R%
Int.
R%
E Wtr
U-Val
SC SHGC
Clear Glass                        
 Single Pane Glass Clear 3mm (1/8") 83 9 8 90 9 9 .84 1.04 .98 .85 27 15
Clear Safety & Security                        
 AC 4 mil Clear 79 13 8 89 9 9 .90 1.07 .96 .83 99 17
 AC 8 mil Clear 75 14 11 84 13 12 .88 1.05 .91 .79 99 21
Solar Safety & Security                        
 AC 4 SS 50 42 46 12 47 13 11 .90 1.07 .65 .56 99 44
 AC 4 SS 35 38 48 14 42 16 13 .87 1.05 .61 .53 99 47
 AC 4 SS 30 30 53 17 33 20 17 .88 1.06 .54 .46 99 54
 AC 4 SS 20 21 56 23 22 27 25 .85 1.04 .44 .37 99 63
 AC 10 SS 50 49 41 10 53 10 13 .88 1.06 .71 .62 99 38
 AC 10 SS 35 39 48 13 43 16 13 .84 1.03 .62 .53 99 47
 AC 4 Solar Bronze 35 19 39 42 32 28 27 .68 0.95 .34 .29 99 71
 AC 4 Solar Bronze 20 9 41 50 18 38 39 .68 0.95 .24 .20 99 80
 AC 4 Silver 20 11 37 52 15 59 60 .71 0.97 .24 .21 99 79
   
   

How To Measure Your Windows

Solar Gard Film

Prior to measuring your window, please look at your window frame to see if there are plastic seam covers around the edge of the window. These are removable and should not be included in your measurement. Many new windows manufactured over the last few years have these covers.

After you inspect the window, measure the full height and width of the glass to the exact inch and fraction of an inch. Do not include the window frame or the plastic seam covers in your measurement.

If you have any questions about measuring your windows, please contact us so we can help you through this process.