SAFETY AND SECURITY FILM

PROTECT BUILDING VULNERABILITY WITH SECURITY FILM

When you think about your building’s most vulnerable aspects, do you think about windows? Here’s why you should: They offer an easy point of entrance, can be obvious targets for vandals, and allow outsiders to see who’s inside the building (and where they are).

Access control solutions, security cameras, and intrusion detection technology are important layers in a commercial building’s safety program. But investing in security window film (also called “safety window film”) can offer protection that more traditional security systems often can’t – protection from shards of flying glass upon impact. Whether breakage occurs as a result of a storm, vandalism, an active shooter situation, or even just an accident, it can cause major damage to the people and assets inside the building.

With the protection of security window film, shattered glass remains largely intact, preventing it from becoming airborne.

Security window film also provides other safety benefits. If someone is trying to enter your building through a window by breaking the glass, security film may increase the amount of time it takes to actually complete the task. In some cases, it may encourage criminals to stop trying if they experience a few failed attempts at breaking the window. This extra time allows building occupants to respond and seek shelter or evacuate in an emergency situation.

To see what a difference security window film can make, check out this 30-second video. A bomb blast test demonstrates how it can protect people and property in a blast situation by helping hold glass shards in place.

Many security films also reduce the amount of visual light transmission, preventing intruders and people outside the building from seeing things or people inside – especially when interior lights are off.

If you’re looking for ways to better secure the exterior of your commercial building, security window film is a solution to consider. Integrating it as part of your commercial building’s overall safety and security plan may help control possible building intrusion and damage. We also offer security film with great solar performance. That way, you can add privacy and be protected from the intense Fresno heat all while making your business/home more secure.

In addition, here are more benefits of installing safety and security window film:


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Hold together broken glass (Impact protection)

Use security film for your home or business in impact prone areas to protect from broken/falling glass


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Save thousands from having to replace noncompliant glazing

Use a 4-mil safety film to meet the building standard for safety glazing

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Forced Entry

LLumar security film deters forced entry by making windows hard to penetrate, encouraging would-be intruders and thieves to seek other targets.

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Bomb Blast

You hope it never happens to you, but unfortunately chemical explosions and man-made threats do affect buildings. Window film can help mitigate the damage from any blast that may take place. The film provides passive protection that works the very second a threat occurs. Shards of glass and flying debris can cause danger to people inside and outside the building. A single square foot of glass can produce up to hundreds of deadly, razor sharp fragments.

-These safety and security films consist of multiple-layers of tough, transparent polyester and it meets or exceeds the federal government’s standards when tested to the Department of Defense, the United States Corps of Engineers and the GSA’s security criteria for bomb blasts.

-In some cases a sealant is used which “attaches” or “anchors” the film to the glass and the frame.


FIND OUT MORE

Secure your home or business with LLumar Safety and Security window film. Contact the window film installation experts at U.S. Tint in Fresno for your free quote.


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