3M Paint Protection Film, Minneapolis, MN
…The Clear Bra Specialists in the Midwest…
3M Paint protection film is an extremely durable, high-grade, colorless urethane film that is installed to protect high-impact areas of your vehicles painted surfaces such as — hood, bumper, mirrors, rocker panels and door edges – that take the beating from road debris. 3M Paint Protection film aka “Clear Bra” is a virtually invisible barrier against flying road debris, abrasion and weathering and also resists yellowing from sunlight. If the look of your vehicle as well as the resale value is important to you, this is a great way to help keep your car’s exterior looking like new.
3M Paint Protection Film Minnetonka, MN
Bravo Protection Products has been installing Clear Bra Kits for over 10 years with a combined experience of over 23 years in the shop. Bravo has installed for numerous automotive dealerships through out the Twin Cities as well as serviced thousands of retail clients. Bravo has also been called in to install 3M paint protection film for other Clear Bra companies in the metro area when there installers couldn’t do the job.
Clear Bra Installations
Each clear bra installation is an art. It has taken years of trial and error and numerous clear bra installations to perfect this art. The number one question from our clear bra kit clients is: “Is it easy to install?” The answer to this is very easy. We like to put it like this. The hardware store might sell paint but it doesn’t mean that everyone can paint. Our Clear Bra Kits are designed to be the easiest on the market to install with the best coverage. Our Clear Bra Kits are designed with the very best film 3M Ventureshield. So when you combine the best paint protection film with the best software on the market it makes for a much better paint protection film installation.
3M Scotchguard VS Ventureshield Paint Protection Film
There has been years of controversy surrounding 3M Scotchguard VS Ventureshield and which is a better paint protection film. The best way to compare these films is to look at it with plus’s and negatives and grade each clear bra product for strength, clarity, ease of installation, durability, cost, and warranty.
Ventureshield Paint Protection FIlm test results:
|Substrate Thickness:||6.0 mils (0.006″)|
|Adhesive Thickness:||2.0 mils (0.002″)|
|Peel Adhesion:||(PSTC-1) 25 oz / inch width/|
|Shear adhesion:||(PSTC-7) Indefinite @ 2.2 psi / 15.2 kPa|
|Tensile:||(PSTC-31) 25 mm width / 506 N (31 kg)|
|Elongation at Break:||370% 410%|
|Puncture Resistance:||(ASTM D – 1000) 18 kg 36 kg THATS 39 lbs|
|Release Liner Polycoated Bleached Kraft:||148gsm per ream|
|Maximum Temperature Continuous Use:||212 °F / 100 °C|
|Minimum Application Temperature:||–10 °F / – 23 °C|
|Chemical Resistance Excellent||UV Resistance 100% up to 10 Years.|
3M Scotchguard Paint Protection Film test results:
Test Procedures and ConditionsResults
Exceeds all Minimum Specification values shown below
90 Degree Peel Adhesion – lb/in. (N/m)
Room Temp. 20 minute 72°F/50%RH (22°C/50%RH)4.0 (700)
Room Temp. 72 hrs. 72°F/50%RH (22°C/50%RH)4.0 (700)
Heat Aged 168 hrs. 158°F (70°C)4.0 (700)
Humidity Aged 168 hrs. 95°F/100%RH (35°C/100%RH) & 2 hrs. 158°F (70°C)4.0 (700)
Tensile – PSI (Mpa)1740 (12)
Elongation – percent200%
Gravelometer (SAEJ400)Pass (No Ruptures)
Outdoor Weathering – 24 months
Arizona 45 degree South ExposurePass – No significant change in gloss, adhesion or yellowing. – No film cracking or crazing.
Florida 5 degree South ExposurePass – No significant change in gloss, adhesion or yellowing. – No film cracking or crazing.
3M Paint Protection Film Warranty:
3M warrants to our direct customer that Scotchgard Paint Protection Film will be free of defects in materials and manufacture for five (5) years from date of purchase. This warranty does not apply to damage caused by misuse, accident, misapplication, or ordinary wear.
Frequently asked 3M Paint Protection Film Questions:
What is 3M Paint Protection Film Ventureshield?
Ventureshield paint protection film is the toughest rock chip protection film on the market. Combining the most elastic properties with the best optical clarity with a high shear and tack adhesive makes this clear bra material easier to install and looks much better. 3M Ventureshield film has twice the stone resistant then the leading competitor.
Will 3M Paint Protection Film diminish the appearance of my vehicle?
It will protect your car/mobile for years and remain virtually invisible. It is UV stable and is safe on your vehicles paint.
Can 3M VentureShield be washed and waxed?
Yes, we strongly recommend that you wash and wax your 3m paint protection film on a regular basis. It helps to keep the dust and dirt from settling in on your film.
Yes. this film is UV stable, but will allow UV rays to penetrate.
If I sell my vehicle, can 3M VentureShield be removed?
Yes. It uses a patented acrylic adhesive which can be safely removed without residue, leaving your vehicle looking as great as the day you bought it!