Bulletproof safe rooms in schools are just one way to guard against severe weather

Bulletproof Security Keeps Students Safe from Mother Nature

Bullet Proof Kevlar, School Security and Safety

For Atoka Elementary, located in Oklahoma, student safety is paramount. Because of its location, the school regularly faces the threat of severe weather. The school board purchased six bulletproof safe rooms, placing them in areas throughout the school. Installing these rooms is just one way the school is taking proactive precautions on possible threats from an active shooter or from mother nature. The Atoka …

bulletproof origami shield

Revolutionary Origami Kevlar® Bulletproof Shield

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Engineering professors at Brigham Young University (BYU) recently announced a potential revolutionary new Kevlar® Bulletproof shield for law enforcement. Based on the principals of traditional paper origami, the shield can fold out, providing increased peripheral protection and the ability to cover up to three people. Comprised of 14 layers of Kevlar® with an aluminum core, the bulletproof shield weighs in …

TSS Infographic - TSS Bulletproof Glass Installation

Lego Batmobile Equipped with High-Tech Security Features

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Kevlar® is used for its durability and heat resistance on a wide variety of real-world applications, from athletic safety gear to building construction to body armor. Even the U.S. military uses it in their combat equipment. If you want to learn more about Going Batman with Kevlar®, download our free infographic, which highlights actual Kevlar products that provide Batman-like protection in the real world.

school bus that was damaged in a tornado

Bullet Resistant Panels Can Protect Against Tornados and Hurricanes

Bullet Proof Kevlar, Bullet Resistant Kevlar, Bullet Resistant Materials, School Security and Safety

For a school facility manager, safety is a primary concern. Maintaining a safe school ranges from day-to-day details–taking care of slippery floors, damaged fire-exit crash bars, loose handrails–to planning for disasters. Although disasters come in many forms–from active shooters to extreme weather–some similar strategies can be employed to increase school safety across the board. Many Schools Need Better Protection from …

How DuPont Kevlar Can Turn You Into Batman

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Holy Kevlar, Batman©! Sometimes Hollywood gets it right. The high-tensile protective properties of Batman’s equipment have long been attributed to DuPont™ Kevlar®. And while some of his armor is pure pulp fiction (a Kevlar cape won’t stop bullets any better than a shower curtain), many of Batman’s gadgets are a lot closer to reality than you might realize. In fact, …

Stephanie Kwolek, Mother of Kevlar

Mother of Bulletproof Kevlar Passes Away, but Legacy Lives On

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The bulletproof barrier industry has come a long way since the 1600s, when Prince Rupert’s Drops first emerged in England. While not actually bulletproof, it was discovered that when molten glass is dropped into cold water, it becomes almost indestructible. A few hundred years and a couple accidental discoveries later, bulletproof materials, including bulletproof DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber, are now an …

Bullet Resistant Podium

Taking Custom to a Whole New Level: A High-End Bullet-Resistant Podium

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Total Security Solutions prides itself on the ability to do custom bulletproof barriers, from a simple size request to a complex retrofit. But recently we had a first for us in the custom department – a bullet-resistant podium. A major hospital approached us with some basic sketches and overall dimensions, but it was truly a collaborative process to finalize the …