Wired Glass

August 25, 2016
FAQ on fire rated glazing applications
Between regular updates to fire rated code requirements in the IBC and several fire rated glazing product choices, choosing the correct and code approved fire rated glazing product can be confusing. This why over the years, we’ve come up with several articles, newsletters, technical bulletins and case studies on several topics ranging from IBC updates,...
November 25, 2015
Fire Rated Doors: Standards, Testing and Glazing Requirements
Fire rated door assemblies play an important role in saving lives and minimizing property damage by providing safe egress and compartmentalizing smoke, flames and when required, dangerous radiant heat. Today’s fire rated doors frequently incorporate glazing to enable vision and transparency that maximize natural or shared lighting as well provide additional security to areas that...
August 20, 2015
Specialty tempered glass??
Ceramics vs Wired vs Specialty Tempered Glass comparison Tempered glass is an excellent choice for large expanses of glass that maximize clear views while providing significant wind load and thermal stress resistance. When it comes to choosing a glazing product for applications requiring durability, strength and safety, architects have long chosen tempered glass. Having ten...
May 5, 2014
Tragic Wired Glass Injury Makes Headlines Yet Again
Tragic Wired Glass Injury Makes Headlines Again A high school student pushed open a hallway door glazed with wired glass. His arm not only broke the glass, but penetrated it, causing severe injuries.  A recent USGNN news alert has once again brought wired glass to the spotlight in a tragic way. In the story, 18-year old...

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