For commercial, architectural and institutional projects, the most common and inexpensive way to install glass windows is by using insulated glass system and single glass pipe is structured with aluminum or a vinyl framing system. However, to save regular maintenance and repairing costs on window and wall system and to protect your property from graffiti, mischief, gun shots, harsh weather, fire and noise. The solution is The Vistabrik range of solid blocks of glass window security from Pittsburgh Corning.
The reasons for which The Vistabrik, Glass window security is widely acclaimed are:
Bullet resistant- Being tested under extreme conditions, it is made of 3 "thick glass for combating high pressure released from weapons including.357 magnum revolver bullets and 9mm.
Slash graffiti and other damages -The graffiti and deliberate sabotaging of property can be lessened with "non-stick" glass surface. Unwanted entry or walk in can be invented with 8 "x 8" x 3 "glass blocks weighing 40 lbs. Per square foot cemented together.
Flame resistant – The A grade security of a building which combats fire can be achieved through these solid glass blocks. Window panels can be designed with 45, 60, and 90 minute UL approved fire ratings.
Noise reduction – Lease of a building close to train stations, large mobs and crowded markets, machinery industries, traffic becomes difficult because results in poor employee productivity due to distractions. The glass bricks works tremendously by providing a noise proof calm ambience.It has a Sound Transmission Class of 53 with a noise reduction coefficient of.05.
Cut maintenance costs – The total cost of ownership can be economized by saving cost incurred for repairs and maintenance for replacement of glass walls and windows and fixing the hard solid glass in the windows and walls for increasing the durability of the building.
Testimony of renovated institutions, commercial and famous architectural places where the solid glass barriers have been widely used:
Lloyd Hall, Philadelphia is a famous recreational center installed with solid glass blocks.
The Elevated passageway of the Perry High School, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and Logan Airport's parking lot, Boston Massachusetts.
The Vistabrik, Glass window security solid glass barriers are widely used for jails, detention centers, police stations, courts and places where high security is essential.
Options and Accessories in Security Blocks and Bricks
There are choices and accessories in security blocks and bricks. For an increased privacy and a clear view, there is 8 "x 8" x 3 ", 4" x 8 "x 3" and 3 "x 8" x 3 "sizes available For high level security projects the 8" x 8 "x 3" size can be delivered with an engraved face.The Solid blocks are commonly mortared and galvanized to tie the window panels into the jams or sides of the opening. These glass masonry units also meet tempered glass windows standards due to their strength.
In the present times, great focus on the Security and Safety Measures of Buildings. The Vistabrik, Glass window security glass block delivers the best combination of safety and cost effectiveness.Ultimately, delivering comfort and security to the society.
Source by David Patullo