New Products July/August 2018

August 2nd, 2021 by Bryan

By Tara Taffera

Window Film

XPEL Prime and XR Plus

XPEL introduced XPEL Prime XR Plus, a proprietary blend of ceramic particle technology that provides SPF 1,000 protection and blocks 98 percent of infrared heat. The product shields passengers from harmful UV rays and helps prevent cracking or fading in the interior of a vehicle, according to the company The product will not affect radio, cellular or Bluetooth signals, and reduces glare and eyestrain when driving. It carries a transferable lifetime warranty against peeling, discoloration, cracking and bubbling. The product is available in pre-cut patterns for most late-model vehicles or can be hand-cut by authorized XPEL installers.


Graffiti-Shield Inc. Expands Multi-Layer Production Services

Graffiti Shield Inc. added a Trotec 100 watt Flat Bed Laser, which the manufacturer/distributor of graffiti abatement films says expands its ability to custom-cut thick film and multi-layer film products with an enhanced turn-around time for quicker delivery. The laser will help them stay on top of a growing demand for multi-layer clear films and enhance the quality of the custom cut program offered.

Windshield Protection

Alchemy Uses Nanotechnology with ExoShield

Alchemy offers its ExoShield, which is a thin transparent film applied on the exterior surface of a windshield, using the same skills and tools used for applying window tint. The films can prevent
stone chips, improve visibility and block UV radiation, according to the company.

ExoShield is composed of patented nanomaterials that increase impact resistance up to six times the industry standard and block 99.9 percent of UV rays, according to the company.

Conform Chrome Series New Film Colors

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions launched three new colors, a new finish and a larger width for the Conform Chrome Series of vehicle wrapping film. The films are available in 53-inch width and include Violet, Rose Gold and Matte Silver.

These new colors can be applied to simple curves and feature patented Easy Apply RS adhesive. Conform Chrome Matte Silver is the first film from the series to feature a matte finish, and it is recommended for full or accent wrap applications for an authentic chrome look.

Conform Chrome Violet, Rose Gold and Matte Silver bring the series to a total of eight films, all of which are recommended for use in combination with Supreme Wrapping Film and MPI 1105 to highlight mirrors, spoilers and simple curves. Conform Chrome films also are easy to reposition and slide.

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