For cars, I've heard of LLumar used as window tint.
Do jet aircraft use window tint? If so, what type of window tint do they use?

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    $\begingroup$ Like any specifics I don't know what this means. Is there an alternative phrase that you could use? $\endgroup$
    – Simon
    Apr 2, 2016 at 6:31
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    $\begingroup$ I guess the OP wants to know if jets use window tint, (no they don't) and if they do, which brand of tint specifically. $\endgroup$ Apr 3, 2016 at 1:24

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Yes, airplanes (all types including jets) can use window tints.

Ultraviolet "A"
Tints for airplanes are with enhanced protection from UVA radiation. UVA exposure can increase the risk of skin cancer and will damage most organic materials. Its intensity increases about 5% with every 1000 feet of altitude. Unlike car tints, airplane tints need to block the additional exposure to UVA.

Solar Energy Control
Tints also block near-infrared radiation which results in lesser interior heat.

LP Aero Plastics (product listing) and PolyOne are the two manufactures I found for aircraft tints.


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