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SAFTI FIRST, leading USA-manufacturer of advanced fire rated glass and framing systems, is pleased to announce the addition of three architectural representatives to its growing network of sales representatives.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has officially awarded US Patent Number 11,479,504 to SuperClear® 45-HS (hose stream) and SuperClear® 45-HS-LI (hose stream, low-iron), with additional patents pending.
In a summary judgement dated February 3, 2021, Chief Magistrate Joseph C. Spero of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California ruled that the patent infringement claims filed by Ely Holdings Limited (Ely) and Greenlite Glass Systems (Greenlite) against SAFTI FIRST, a USA fire rated glass and framing manufacturer, could not proceed to trial, finding that the SAFTI FIRST’s fire resistant floor does not violate Ely’s patent.
SAFTI FIRST, leading USA-manufacturer of advanced fire rated glass and framing systems, is pleased to offer new, larger sizes for its advanced fire resistive glazing products. SuperLite® II-XLB 60 has successfully passed ASTM E-119/UL 263/ULC S101 testing and is listed by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) with a maximum clear view area of 10,000 sq. inches (125 inch maximum clear view width or height) in both fully captured and butt-glazed wall applications. This makes SuperLite® II-XLB 60 the largest fire resistive glazing product available in the market today.
SAFTI FIRST, the leading USA-manufacturer of advanced fire rated glass, framing, and door systems, is pleased to announce that they have received a five-year U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Supply Schedule 56 Contract under Contract Number 47QSWA20D0022. The GSA Schedule 56 section covers buildings and building materials. SAFTI FIRST will now participate as a supplier in Special Item Numbers 563-16 (i.e, glazing), 563-23 (doors, windows and walls) and 56-500 (order-level materials).
SAFTI FIRST, leading USA-manufacturer of advanced fire rated glass and framing systems, is pleased to announce the addition of Archon Fenestration Technologies, LLC (Archon Fen-Tech) to its growing network of sales representatives. Archon Fen-Tech started representing the Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska territories for SAFTI FIRST in January 1, 2020. Specializing in fenestration products within Division 8 of the CSI specification, Archon Fen-Tech also represents Viracon, Tubelite, PRL Glass Systems Inc. and Skyline Skylite LLC.
SAFTI FIRST, leading USA-manufacturer of advanced fire rated glass and framing systems, is pleased to announce that it’s revolutionary, patent-pending, 45 minute fire protective products SuperClear 45-HS-LI and SuperClear 45-HS are now approved glazing components in the National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) Component Modeling Approach Software Tool (CMAST) database. Architects, consultants, builders and other NFRC CMAST users can now simulate the U-factor, Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) and Visual Light Transmission (VLT) of 45 minute exterior window assemblies that incorporate SuperClear 45-HS-LI and SuperClear 45-HS, GPX Framing and any other glazing or spacer component available in the CMAST database. This is in addition to SAFTI FIRST’s SuperLite II-XL fire resistive glazing and fire resistive GPX Framing products that are already in the CMAST database since 2017.
SAFTI FIRST, leading USA-manufacturer of advanced fire rated glass and framing systems, with great pleasure and excitement, brings the clearest, most affordable, 45 minute fire protective glazing product available anywhere in the world to the glazing industry. The patent-pending SuperClear 45-HS (hose stream) and SuperClear 45-HS-LI (hose stream-low iron) are revolutionary new products that pass NFPA 252/257, UL 9/10B/10C and ULC/CAN4 S104/S106 for fire safety and CPSC Cat. I and II, ANSI Z97.1 Class A and B and CAN/CGSB Class A and B for impact safety.