Tint percentages is a term used to describe different shades of window tint. The term refers to the percent of light passes through. The lower the number tint percentage, the darker the tint. The higher the number, the lighter the tint.
For example, 5% tint (also know as limo tint) blocks 95% of the light from passing through. With only 5% of the light able to pass through, it is the darkest tint percentage you’ll commonly find available.
On the other end of the spectrum, there are films that block almost no light which means they are clear or almost clear. Shades above 50% are considered clear and are basically undetectable.
The most common shade of window tint for cars is 30% and is considered a medium shade tint percentage.
What is the darkest tint percentage?
5% tint shade is the darkest shade available by most window tint manufacturers. 5% tint percentage film is also known as “limo tint” and is what is installed on limousines to give them glass the dark privacy limo’s are known for.
What is a 20% tint?
With 20% tint percentage, you can see through the window up close from an outside view, but it’s difficult. With a 20% tint, 80% of the light is being blocked with the window film which makes it on the darker side of window film.
Is 30 percent tint dark?
30 perfect window tint is considered a medium shade. It can provide great glare reduction while maintaining easy clear visibility out. 30 percent tint is a great tint shade for front door windows as long as it’s legal in your state. Click here to view your state’s window tint laws.