Solar Gard® Armorcoat® Safety & Security Films have been securing buildings around the world for decades, including some of the most prominent government facilities in the U.S. Globally, schools have also benefitted from the added layer of protection safety film provides. Easily installed, Armorcoat® is a much more cost-effective option when compared to laminated glass.
Dow Corning® 995 Wet Glaze Attachment
Now that Armorcoat® is now installed it will keep broken glass together however it will not ensure that it stays in the frame. To maximize the performance of the window film it now requires the application of a structural sealant. A heavy bead of DOW 995 will attach the glass/film combo to the frame. This is the best performing attachment system for holding the glass in form.
Armorcoat® Safety & Security Window Film
We can retrofit your existing glass with Solar Gard® Armorcoat® safety security window films to protect your property against burglery, terrorism and natural disasters. These glass coatings provide a resilient layers of high-tensile polyester and aggressive adhesives for impact resistant security. Safety and Security Films were originally developed for use in parts of the world where terrorism was a constant threat to life. Armorcoat® provides more than just protection against a terrorist bomb. It protects against natural disasters, burglary, accidents, and fire. Lastly, Armorcoat® solar line up of safety films can filter out up to 79% of the sun’s energy, and 99% of the damaging UV rays.
Delays unwelcome intruders, buying critical time for help to arrive
Preserves natural light by allowing up to 89% of the visible light through the windows
Helps to minimize glass-related injuries and property damage
Improves climate control efficiency, reduces energy demands and utility costs
Key Safety Benefits
- Glass / Impact – Armorcoat® provides exceptional blast and impact-resistant capabilities
- Flying Debris – Armorcoat® reduces risks associated with broken glass and air-borne debris.
- Falling Glass Shards – Armorcoat® holds broken glass shards in place, helping to avoid a major hazard for passersby.
- Post-incident Rescue and Cleanup – Armorcoat secures broken glass making the rescue and cleanup process safe and efficient.
- Solar Safety Film – Amorcoat® film provides you protection against the negative effects of solar radiation.
Key Comfort Benefits
- Various light transmission ranging from 20-72
- High heat rejection results in improved indoor comfort
- UV blockers protect people and property from damaging UV rays
Saint-Gobain Solar Gard® Armorcoat® films are intended to enhance safety and security and act as an additional barrier to delay forced entry through windows and entry glass. Armorcoat must be proffesionally installed according to the Solar Gard® installation specifications.
Armorcoat® films are not intended to prevent forcible or unauthorized entry to the building where it is installed. Armorcoat® is not bullet-proof or blast-proof and does not meet ASTM F 1233 or UL 752 for bullet resistance or UL 972 for burglary resistant glazing materials.
SHADOW ART FILMS ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE FAILURE OF ARMORCOAT® SAFETY AND SECURITY FILMS TO AFFORD PROTECTION AND SAFETY TO THE BUILDING AND ITS OCCUPANTS WHEN THERE IS AN UNAUTHORIZED OR FORCIBLE EVENT WHERE THE SAFETY AND SECURITY FILMS ARE INSTALLED. IN ADDITION SHADOW ART FILMS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ANY DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, THE BUILDING OR ITS CONTENTS, OR FOR INJURY TO ANY PERSONS THAT MAY OCCUR WHERE ARMORCOAT SAFETY AND SECURITY FILMS ARE USED.