Frequently Asked Questions
Who is Alchemy?
Alchemy, previously Neverfrost, is a Start-Up from Kitchener, Ontario with the mission to create innovative and sustainable products in the automotive industry. Alchemy started as a final project in the Nanotechnology Engineering program at the University of Waterloo. With demand from the trucking industry, luxury car enthusiasts and owners of high risk windshield vehicles such as Jeeps, Alchemy’s core product, ExoShield became available all over North America.
What is ExoShield?
ExoShield is our premium product for windshield protection. A thin transparent film created to withstand collision from debris and stones up to 140 KM/h which is 6 times the protection of just your windshield alone. Created with durable and UV protecting nanocomposites, the ExoShield also protects against 99.9% of UV radiation.
How Much does an ExoShield Cost?
Each vehicle windshield is a little different, however typically the ExoShield prices ranges between $299-599. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your car make, model and year and we will get back to you with your quote!
Can I Get an ExoShield in My Region?
We service Canada and the United States. However, our installers are currently located in Kitchener, Ontario. If you want to be an ExoShield installer, please contact us at email@example.com for more details!
My Buddy Does Window Tinting, Can I Just Get Him to Install?
Absolutely! Although we highly recommend you contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details regarding the installation process and guide.
Do Wipers Scratch the Film?
Proper care of your wiper blades will keep your film in optimal condition and will avoid sand or debris from getting caught in between the wiper and the film. Please refer to our maintenance guide for details as to how to properly take care of the film and your wiper blades.
Does the ExoShield Obstruct Visibility?
The ExoShield has an 88% VLT which means it is within road safe regulations in the US and Canada and will not obstruct your visibility on the road, during the day or night.
How Durable is the ExoShield?
Every ExoShield is tested in our facility for scratch resistance, abrasion resistance and impact resistance. We have found that with proper maintenance of your wipers and windshield your ExoShield has a guarantee to last up to two years or 50,000 KM/ 30,000 mi.
How is the ExoShield Installed?
Anyone with a clean shop and tinting experience is able to install the ExoShield. If you want to be an ExoShield installer, or would like a recommendation to an Alchemy approved installer, please contact us for more details!
Lost my Maintenance Guide- Where Can I Get One?
Luckily, we have a PDF you can download in the link below! Care and Maintenance Guide
What Can I Use to Clean My Wipers?
Clean your wipers with a solution of water or 1 part vinegar and 3 parts water. Just soak a paper towel or microfibre cloth and run against the rubber part of the wipers. All care and maintenance of your ExoShield and wiper blades can be found in our care and maintenance guide! Link to the PDF below. Care and Maintenance Guide
Do I Need Special Wipers?
No, any wipers will work with the ExoShield. However, proper care and maintenance of your wipers will keep the ExoShield working at an optimal condition. Please check out our Care and Maintenance Guide for more details. Care and Maintenance Guide