Solar Reflective Paints & Coatings

solar reflective paint

Before and after Solar Reflective Paint applied to rooflights.Ones in foreground untreated.

Solar reflective paints and coatings are an ideal alternative to a standard window film.

In some instances it is not practical or financially possible to utilize a window film.

Solar reflective paint is ideal for application to polycarbonate or glass surfaces. It is normally applied to the external side onto the substrate. It can also be applied onto glass.

Solar Reflective Paint is a translucent paint which reduces the suns’ heat by as much as 70%. The benefit is still allows a degree of light to pass through from the outside while reducing the heat input dramatically.

roof light with solar reflective paint applied

roof light with solar reflective paint applied

Order Online – Prices include delivery and VAT within the UK.

  • 2.5 Litre – £51.60
  • 5 litre – £88.80
  • 25 LItre – £360.00

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It is manually applied by a brush, roller or spray. The customer can decide how dark or light he wants the coating to be. However remember the lighter the coating the less efficient the heat rejection will be. The darker the coating the more heat will be rejected.

Normally a standard application of 2 coats is required. Technical details as follows:-

Solar X Reflective Paint Technical Data:

Standard Colour White.
Dry film appearance Translucent matt
Spreading ratesolid substrates 4 sq/mts p/lt
Spreading rateglass, polycarbonate etc 9-10 sq/meters/Litre @35 Micron.
Touch dry @ 20C 20 to 40 minutes
Recoating time @ 20C 2 hours
Solids by volume 35% (+/-2%).
Application methods Brush, short piled roller or spray preferred.
Substrates Glass, polycarbonate, brick, wood, bitumen, blockwork etc.,
Thinning application; tool cleaning Any solvent based paint thinners(xylene).
Efficiency. Reflects 85% solar heat and 90% of U U.V. light with a 20% Transmission of daylight.
Flash point. 25 degrees C
Pack sizes. 2.5 litres
Shelf life. 12 months frost free
Minimum application temperature. 7C

Product benefits:

  • Reduces heat build up by approx 85%
  • Reduces UV Light by approx 90%
  • Easy to apply
  • Allows passage of light
  • Single pack material
  • Economical system

Description and recommended uses:

Solar x Reflective Paint is an ideal system for reducing heat build up , solar gain, glare and UV Light penetration.
A durable solvent-borne flexible resin system specially formulated to provide a cost effective solution in industrial and commercial working environments.

When dry this product provides a durable and flexible coating to glass, cladding,
polycarbonate, fibre sheeting, block work, fibre glass etc.

How to use:

  1. Stir well prior to use.
  2. Ensure the surface is free from loose and flaky debris.
  3. Solar Reflective paint is best applied by Spray gun, Brush or Roller.
  4. For glass / polycarbonate etc. thin maximum 10% with thinners (Xylene) apply a thin coat.
  5. For non-transparent surfaces i.e. roof tiles, slate, sheet materials, cladding, brick work etc. apply neat.