Can Fasara window films be used in exterior applications?
3M™ Fasara™ films can be used on exterior facing windows but are not recommended for exterior surface applications. On exterior surface windows, the film would typically be installed on the interior (second) surface. A few patterns are intended not to be installed in areas where thermal expansion may occur.
What is the durability of 3M™ Fasara™ window films?
3M™ Fasara™ films are long term durable and designed to last over 10 years. There are real life examples of
3M™ Fasara™ films lasting over 20 years. Exterior facing windows will have lower durability.
Can 3M™ Fasara™ Films be seamed for larger windows?
Most of the patterns can easily be seamed in a manner which is barely visible.
Does 3M™ Fasara™ Film offer any protection from UV rays?
Some Fasara films can reduce UV by up to 99%. See chart on this site.
Can Fasara films be used to reduce solar heat?
There are a handful of 3M™ Fasara™ patterns in the Glass Shade Series that can reduce solar heat. The range
is from 6% to 42% depending on the pattern selected. See chart on this site.
Can 3M™ Fasara™ Films be removed?
Yes, 3M™ Fasara™ films can be easily removed when required? Consult the product bulletin which is available
on this site.
Are 3M™ Fasara™ Films difficult to install?
3M™ Fasara™ films are a little trickier than graphic films to install however by following 3M’s installation bulletin
the job is actually quite easy. download the 3M Fasara Installation Guide and 3M Fasara Technical Data Sheet.
Can 3M™ Fasara™ Films window films be computer cut to create logos or graphics?
3M™ Fasara™ films are not ideal for these type of applications as the liner (carrier) is very thin and the product
is not easily weeded. We recommend 3M’s 7725SE Series Frosted and Dusted Crystal films for these
applications. Visit our Commercial graphics site for information on these.
Can 3M™ Fasara™ Finishes be combined?
Some patterns are designed to work together such as with the gradient series of patterns.
How should 3M™ Fasara™ window films be cleaned?
3M™ Fasara™ window films should not be washed for first 30 days after install. Afterward 3M™ Fasara™ can be washed with common window cleaning solutions. Do not use any ammonia, chlorine or organic based cleaning products. Do not use abrasive cleaners, cleaning pads or brushes that might scratch the film.
How long is the warranty for 3M™ Fasara™ window films?
Fasara window films carry a 5 year full product replacement warranty from 3M.