3M Silver 18 Solar Window Film

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3M Silver 18

High heat rejection provides energy savings and improved comfort

Stay cooler by reducing excessive heat in warmer months

Reduces fading and helps to protect furnishings

Increases personal safety by minimizing flying glass

Furniture and fabrics have a longer acceptable life

Reduces glare and eye discomfort

3M Classic Silver P18

This high performance silver architectural film is the most efficient 3M sun control film. It is used where solar heat reduction is the major concern. Commonly installed behind tinted and clear glass, it is a popular commercial market product. This film also offers 3M's unique abrasion resistant coating for added durability.

Light transmission values on various glass substrates

Single Pane Window19%
Single Pane, Tinted Window10%
Insulated Window17%
Insulated & Tinted Window 9%



This high performance silver reflective architectural film is the most efficient 3M Sun Control Film.

This film also offers 3M's unique abrasion resistant coating for added durability. With 17% visible light transmission, this film will augment the colour of the existing glass.

Silver 18

Product Performance


P-18ARL Single Pane Single Pane/Tinted Double Pane Double Pane/Tinted
  single pane single pane/tinted dbl pane dbl pane/tinted
Solar Heat Reduction
72%
57%
58%
49%
Heat Loss Reduction
10%
10%
6%
6%
Glare Reduction
78%
80%
78%
80%
UV Blocked
99%
99%
99%
99%
Total Solar Energy Rejected
77%
74%
70%
76%

Technical Data


Glass Type
Applied Product
Shading Coefficient
Visible Light
Emissivity
"U" Value
 
Reflected
Transmitted
singlepane
None
0.94
8%
88%
0.84
1.06
P-18ARL
0.26
58%
19%
0.65
.95
singlepane2
None
0.69
5%
50%
0.84
1.06
P-18ARL
0.30
20%
10%
0.65
.95
dblpane
None
0.81
14%
78%
0.84
0.50
P-18ARL
0.34
55%
17%
0.65
0.47
dblpane2
None
0.55
8%
45%
0.84
0.50
P-18ARL
0.28
20%
9%
0.65
0.47

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