About the service
Sun Control of Minnesota offers a range of security solutions, including 3M Security Film, DefenseLite, and BulletShield, to provide enhanced protection against forced entry, smash-and-grab burglaries, and other criminal activities. These security solutions are designed to fortify windows and doors, making them more difficult to penetrate and providing an added layer of protection for building occupants and valuable assets. Our team of experts can work with you to assess your specific security needs and recommend the best solution to meet your requirements.
For a more detailed overview of our security film, check out our sister company Elite Security Glazing.
3M Security Film
3M Security Film is a type of window film that is designed to provide an added layer of protection against forced entry attempts, smash-and-grab burglaries, and other criminal activities. The film is made of a thick, durable material that is bonded to the interior surface of existing windows, creating a barrier that is difficult to penetrate.
One of the main advantages of 3M Security Film is its ability to withstand impact and prevent glass from shattering, even under extreme force. This makes it much more difficult for intruders to gain access to the building and steal valuable property or cause damage. In addition, the film can help to reduce the risk of injury from broken glass, as it holds the shards in place and prevents them from scattering throughout the interior space.
3M Security Film is also highly effective against natural disasters, such as hurricanes and tornadoes. The film has been tested and certified to meet industry standards for impact resistance, which means that it can withstand high winds, flying debris, and other hazards associated with severe weather events. This can provide peace of mind for building owners and occupants who are concerned about the potential damage and destruction that natural disasters can cause.
Another advantage of 3M Security Film is its versatility. The film is available in a range of thicknesses and tint levels, allowing building owners and designers to select the option that best fits their specific needs and preferences. Additionally, the film can be easily removed and replaced if necessary, making it a flexible and cost-effective solution for enhancing building security.
3M Security Film is a highly effective and reliable security solution for commercial and residential buildings. Its ability to withstand impact, prevent glass from shattering, and resist natural disasters make it an ideal solution for preventing break-ins and deterring criminal activity. Moreover, its versatility and flexibility add to its value as a comprehensive building protection solution.
DefenseLite is another type of safety and security window film that is designed to protect buildings from forced entry attempts, smash-and-grab burglaries, and other criminal activities. DefenseLite is a patented glazing security solution that uses a combination of high-strength polycarbonate and structural adhesives to create an impenetrable barrier over existing windows and glass doors.
One of the key advantages of DefenseLite is its ability to deter intruders and prevent break-ins before they occur. The system is designed to be virtually impenetrable, with a multilayered construction that resists impact, cutting, and prying attempts. This makes it much more difficult for criminals to gain access to the building and steal valuable property or cause damage.
DefenseLite is also highly effective against natural disasters, such as hurricanes and tornadoes. The system has been tested and certified to meet ASTM E1886 and E1996 standards for impact resistance, which means that it can withstand high winds, flying debris, and other hazards associated with severe weather events. This can provide peace of mind for building owners and occupants who are concerned about the potential damage and destruction that natural disasters can cause.
Another advantage of DefenseLite is its ability to enhance the energy efficiency of buildings. The system's polycarbonate panels can provide a thermal break between the interior and exterior of the building, which can reduce heat loss and improve insulation. This can help to lower energy costs and improve the overall comfort and sustainability of the building.
DefenseLite is a highly effective and reliable security solution for commercial and residential buildings. Its multilayered construction, resistance to impact and cutting, and certification to meet industry standards for impact resistance make it an ideal solution for preventing break-ins and deterring criminal activity. Moreover, its ability to enhance energy efficiency and withstand natural disasters further adds to its value as a comprehensive building protection solution.
BulletShield Security Film is a type of safety and security window film that is designed to resist impact from bullets, explosions, and forced entry attempts. It is a multi-layered film that is made up of an optically clear adhesive layer, a tear-resistant film layer, and a high-strength mounting adhesive layer. The film is typically installed on the inside of windows and glass doors in commercial and residential buildings to reinforce them against break-ins, bomb blasts, and ballistic threats.
The BulletShield Security Film is tested and certified by independent organizations to ensure its effectiveness against various threats. For instance, the film has been tested and certified to meet UL 752 standards for ballistic resistance against bullets and projectiles. It has also been tested and certified to meet ASTM E1886 and E1996 standards for impact resistance against hurricane-force winds and debris. Additionally, the film has undergone rigorous testing and analysis to demonstrate its effectiveness against explosive blasts, which can cause catastrophic damage to buildings and injure occupants.
One of the key advantages of BulletShield Security Film is that it can provide a cost-effective alternative to traditional security measures such as bullet-resistant glass and metal reinforcements. This is because the film can be installed on existing windows and doors without the need for extensive renovations or replacements. Moreover, the film is virtually invisible once installed, which means that it does not detract from the aesthetic appeal of the building or obstruct natural light. This can be particularly important for businesses and organizations that want to maintain a welcoming and open atmosphere for their customers and employees.
BulletShield Security Film can provide a reliable and effective solution for enhancing the safety and security of commercial and residential buildings. The film's multi-layered construction and rigorous testing and certification ensure its ability to withstand a range of threats, including bullets, blasts, and forced entry attempts. Moreover, its cost-effectiveness and unobtrusive nature make it an attractive option for businesses and organizations that want to enhance their security without compromising on aesthetics or functionality.
SheerWeave® Interior Solar Shade Fabrics
Interior solar shade fabrics are specially designed materials that are used to create window coverings that block out the sun's harmful UV rays while still allowing natural light to enter a room. These fabrics are typically made of tightly woven synthetic fibers that are coated with a reflective material that helps to reflect heat and light away from a room.
With Smart Tint, you can instantly transform your windows from transparent to opaque, allowing you to decide when and where you want privacy. This innovative technology eliminates the need for traditional window treatments and provides a sleek, modern alternative.
Automotive Window Tinting
Automotive window film can provide a range of benefits, including UV protection, improved privacy, and enhanced style.
Decorative Window Film
Decorative window film adds style and privacy to any space, commercial or residential.