Security Glass

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An Essential Guide to Security Glass

Security glass is one of the best materials to use for protection. It has many applications in various public and private properties. The main reason why manufacturers design security or bullet proof glass is for the protection of people. There are instances where visibility is required to display the content of a room or shop. However, the glass needs to be secure to avoid forced entry. This is where security glass comes in hand.

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Security Glass
Security Glass

Overview

Security glass is basically glass with polycarbonate material laminated to its surface. The polycarbonate gives the glass sufficient strength to stop a bullet, prevent intentional property damage, prevent intrusion, and minimize damage from blasts. The glass comes in many grades to offer various levels of protection. Some types of glass have sufficient strength to handle explosions. Others have the strength to stop multiple bullet shots.

Manufacturing Process

The manufacturing process of security glass involves lamination, where several polycarbonate layers are laminated to the glass. This gives the glass greater thickness and strength. Depending on the strength of the product, it can stand close-range impact from guns, hard objects, and other types of dangerous weapons. Custom fabricated glass can also be made depending on what the customer needs it for. The manufacturing company can create strong security glass that can be installed in government buildings, banks, jewelry shops, museums and the so on, to prevent unwanted intrusion.

security glass can be made to stop bullets at close range. It can be customized to resist impact from blasts or other high impact forces. It can also be specially made to prevent forced entry.

Applications

The glass can be used for windows in armored vehicles. Armored vehicles are important for the transport of jewelry, cash, precious metals, and VIPs. It can also be installed in bank teller windows and other areas where monetary transactions take place. Essentially, the glass works as a barrier. In addition, the security glass is useful in residential and business areas and can serve as a security door or window. Once installed, it prevents burglars from entering the building even if they intend to use force. 

Most of the time, the security glass can be found installed in government buildings to protect important heads of state, leaders, VIPs, and the like. In some cases, the bullet proof glass is used to prevent criminals from escaping detention areas. Even with brute force, the criminals will not be able to break through a strong security glass barrier.

Availability

The security glass can be customized to fit any opening. The glass can be customized for use in vehicles, external use or for internal use. There are other types of security glass that come in light weight varieties, which allow them to be easily transported before installation.

In addition, the security glass can be customized according to function. It can be made to stop bullets at close range. It can be customized to resist impact from blasts or other high impact forces. It can also be specially made to prevent forced entry. The type of glass needed will always depend on the intended use and the area in which it will be installed.