All PPF, All the Time
PPFMag is back with its packed New Products Guide for all to scan. With summer weather in full swing, what better time to catch up on all of the latest products to protect those prized vehicles coming through your shop? This Product Guide is sure to offer all the defense you’ll need. If you know of a product that should be included, please email Tara Taffera at email@example.com
Johnson’s JPP Joins PPF Lineup
Johnson Window Films introduced its 6 mil Johnson Paint Protection Film. The product is designed to maintain a vehicle’s appearance and protect it from the harsh elements of daily driving with a scratch-resistant, clear high-gloss top coat. According to the company, customers will appreciate extra protection with the addition of its advanced hydrophobic properties for stain-resistance.
Eastman Launches Improved PPF with Supporting Software
Eastman Performance Films has launched a PPF line that combines advanced self-healing paint protection film with desired attributes of ceramic coating. The 2-in-1 products from SunTek® (Reaction) and LLumar® (Valor) feature a super hydrophobic top coat for easy-clean efficiency, up to 25% increase in environmental resistance (compared to other top brands), a high gloss finish and a 12-year limited warranty.
Eastman has also introduced SunTek Altered Black and LLumar Select Black PPF which offer custom restyling options similar to black vinyl with added benefits like impact-resistance and self-healing properties. The company also launched Core cutting software to accompany its products. The software makes PPF and window tint installs easier, more efficient and more precise, according to the company.
Sharpline Sharpens its PPF Lineup
Sharpline Converting, Inc. has introduced its improved DuraShield Titan™ paint protection film. The film features the company’s new advanced topcoat system.
The company also detailed its new DuraShield Satin TC™ premium top-coated matte film. It is available in 60-inch-wide rolls and will transform gloss paint into a stylish satin finish while protecting the surface from damage caused by rock chips, road debris, and other environmental factors, according to the company.
Global PPF—A Premium Product for Your Product Line
Global Paint Protection Film (PPF) premium quality, application-friendly paint protections films are available in clear, white and black. According to the company, the film is produced in its ISO-9001:2015 certified manufacturing facility and offers everyone—from tinters to auto re-stylers— the opportunity for product line and profit expansion.
AutoBahn Goes Incognito
AutoBahn has announced its newest product—Incognito Paint Protection Film. A clear 6 mil urethane film, this product provides protection against rock chips, road debris, unsightly stains, UV, tar, oil, salt, rocks and birds. According to the company, the film is also nearly invisible when applied and can be safely removed at any time.
3M Offers New Training
3M now offers training courses for its 3M™ Automotive Window Film, 3M™ Paint Protection Film and 3M™ Wrap Film Series 2080. Th e courses will help participants—both beginners and professionals— rise above the competition, master their craft and boost their business, according to the company. Th e courses are run by trained experts and will assist participants in preparing for the 3M Preferred Installer test.
Avery Dennison’s PPF Enters New Generation
Avery Dennison® Graphics Solutions detailed Supreme Defense™ Gloss Paint Protection Film, its next-generation gloss clear paint protection film. It provides optimal protection from outdoor weathering conditions while enhancing a vehicle’s finish and helping to maintain its resale value.
According to the company, Supreme Defense Gloss provides invisible protection against stones, stains, dings, scrapes, insects and other environmental damage. Th e advanced hydrophobic top-coat layer repels water and dirt for simple cleaning and low maintenance. The film also won’t yellow, peel or blister, according to the company.
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