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Safety and Security

  • Protects people
  • Reduces injury
  • Protects property
  • Provides protection
  • Minimises damage
  • Maintains business continuity
  • Deters smash and grab

Regulation 14. Does you glazing conform?

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Professionally installed safety film provides an invisible yet highly effective protection to people and property. Available from 50 to 350 microns, all tested to relevant British (BS 6206) and European (EN 12600) impact tests. Safety films have a tough, scratch resistant coating and come with a 10 year warranty.

Security films hold glass fragments together in the event of breakage and will also help to strengthen glass, lessening the risk of breakage following malicious or accidental impact.

Glazing which does not meet Regulation 14 guidelines must be upgraded. The solution is to either remove and re-glaze (expensive and disruptive) or have high-quality and cost effective security film applied with little disruption to staff and routines within a building.

Security film protect occupants and property from severe threats, such as storm damage, terrorist explosions, mob-riots and break-ins. 175 micron film meets MoD bomb-blast requirements.

Combined solar-safety films are available offering the benefits of both types in one film and are available from 100 to over 250 microns. Film costs are only marginally higher and application costs are virtually the same as standard films.

How Safety/SecurityFilm Works

This works by having the film’s super aggressive patented adhesive form a molecular bond to the glass and hold it together, even after multiple impacts. While the glass may break or crack, it remains adhered to the film and in most cases will still be intact in its frame.

The tensile strength, coupled with the films elasticity and resistance to shear, aids in the ability of eliminating the chance of objects penetrating the glass and film.

Use Safety/Security Film with Alarms

When it's used in conjunction with certain alarms, the alarm is triggered with the first impact in which the glass breaks yet access is still denied. Repeated attempts create more noise and take more time before access is gained.

Since most smash and grabs take place in mere minutes the resultant time delay and noise factor is generally sufficient to scare off most would be thieves in favor of easier targets.

Protection During Disasters

One of the major causes of injury is human to glass impact. Safety/security film decreases and virtually eliminates injury of this type.

Human to glass encompasses direct impacts such as falling into or walking through a pane of glass as well as flying glass due to explosions and natural catastrophes.

Safety/security film is fast becoming the tool of choice for earthquake, tornado and hurricane preparedness.

Hinder Smash and Grab Burglaries

A burglar can smash through your windows and steal your valuables like; computers, tools, jewellery, confidential business information,… all within a matter of minutes.

Safety/security film is a clear film that when applied to the inside surface of glass, can help keep glass fragments together on the surface of the film while the glass remains in the frame.

This results in varying degrees of safety and security depending on what construction of film chosen for the job as well as type of glass and frame.

Very often a necessary component in the installation of safety/security film is additional framing support around perimeter of the frame.

Other Benefits of Safety/Security Film

These include fade reduction, and protection from UV rays. It is also available in tinted and reflective varieties adding to the list of benefits; glare reduction, additional comfort, potential energy savings, and additional fade reduction.


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