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So I've been tinting for a while now, started in the summer last year. At that time I would finish a rear screen perfectly on a saloon/coupe. When the tint was on it was perfect.

 

However ever since the weathers been freezing here, especially overnight, I've been having the same issue on almost every rear screen on a saloon/coupe. Nothing in my technique has changed but I'll explain what it is that's been going wrong.

 

So I shrink the back screen normally, smooth as can be with no bubbles, no different to what I was doing in the summer. Then it comes to putting the tint on inside, again no issue. Squeeze all the water out like normal and then comes the issue I've been having. I look at it from the outside and see 10 or so black water bubbles on some of the heater lines near the edges. It's ALWAYS on the heater lines and in the bottom corners. No matter what I do I just can't get rid of them. Heating it up from outside does nothing and trying to squeeze more water out does nothing. At first i thought these black water bubbles just dry out but cars have come back to me and the problem is that they become bigger and white. So my question is can sub zero temperatures weaken the glue of the tint as I store it in a very cold garage?

 

side not: I use Suntek film, the most common tint people use here in London in professional garages

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8 hours ago, jj5010 said:

So I've been tinting for a while now, started in the summer last year. At that time I would finish a rear screen perfectly on a saloon/coupe. When the tint was on it was perfect.

 

However ever since the weathers been freezing here, especially overnight, I've been having the same issue on almost every rear screen on a saloon/coupe. Nothing in my technique has changed but I'll explain what it is that's been going wrong.

 

So I shrink the back screen normally, smooth as can be with no bubbles, no different to what I was doing in the summer. Then it comes to putting the tint on inside, again no issue. Squeeze all the water out like normal and then comes the issue I've been having. I look at it from the outside and see 10 or so black water bubbles on some of the heater lines near the edges. It's ALWAYS on the heater lines and in the bottom corners. No matter what I do I just can't get rid of them. Heating it up from outside does nothing and trying to squeeze more water out does nothing. At first i thought these black water bubbles just dry out but cars have come back to me and the problem is that they become bigger and white. So my question is can sub zero temperatures weaken the glue of the tint as I store it in a very cold garage?

 

side not: I use Suntek film, the most common tint people use here in London in professional garages

 

:err Does not compute....Unsure....but then I used to be blonde.

 

6 hours ago, tint-factory clearbra said:

Not sure about storing it in the cold changing the adhesive but tinting in the cold sure can. Try reducing the amount of slip solution.

 

I would reduce the slip and add alcohol to your slip solution.

 

6 hours ago, no ma'am said:

Or add alcohol to mix 

 

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