FAQ: Does paint protection film change the appearance of my car’s matte paint?



FAQ: Does paint protection film change the appearance of my car’s matte paint?

Yes, standard high gloss PPF certainly does. However, if your car has matte paint, use 3M’s Matte Series Paint Protection Film to preserve the matte satin finish that came from the factory.

Matte paint is becoming a factory option on more and more cars. Matte paint typically requires more care than standard paint, care that most motorists are not accustomed to giving. That is why PPF is such an attractive solution to helping protect matte paint.

Owners of cars with matte paint need to choose a paint protection film wisely. Typical glossy films will change the appearance of a car’s matte paint, so they are not viable solutions. 3M does, however, have a solution.

3M Scotchgard Pro Series Matte Film features the same protective qualities as its glossy counterpart but is matte satin in appearance. When installed on top of matte paint, the original matte look is maintained, and the PPF once again goes unnoticed.


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