3M Windows films with sandblast effect are widely used to decorate promotional showcases, partitions and windows at hotels, restaurants, offices, building facades an etc. This Architectural Film is for indoor and outdoor application. By using Glass Decorative Films can be created an interesting interior decorations or can be separated “personal” spaces.
Sandblast window film is offered with two different types of the adhesive layer: pressure-sensitive acrylic adhesive and Comply™ adhesive. These are the products: 3M 5525-324 Scotchcal sandblast film and 3M 5525C-324 Scotchcal sandblast effect window film. The adhesive layer is the main factor that determines how fast and easy the window films will be applied.
Comply™ adhesive has multiple air release channels forming a grid. They help to get rid of air bubbles between the surface and the film. Comply™ adhesive adds a unique characteristic to the film adhesive that enables faster application with very few air bubbles, whether it is applied by professional or amateur installers.. Even if an air bubble appears during application, it can be extracted only by holding your finger for a few seconds on it. So the whole process of installing a sandblast film happens very easy and fast.
3M Sandblast film with Comply™ adhesive is recommended for dry application method only. It means no water during installation which help at low temperatures. 3М 5525C-324 с Comply™ can be applied at 5°C and lower. It is below the recommended application temperature for film, air and substrate.
We tested an installation of small details sandblast film with Comply™ on a showcase at 3-4°C. The attempt shows ease of graphics application and a perfect look. If we had used 3М 5525-324 Sandblast with pressure-sensitive adhesive, the installation would have failed because at this temperature the film would have folded.
All these advantages of 3M Sandblast Film with Comply™ adhesive are preferred by film installers. The minor difference between its price and the price of sandblast film with standard acrylic adhesive is paid completely over the operation period. It guarantees good quality and the opportunity to install in cold weather.