Ballistic Glass-Clad Polycarbonate

 
Resistance Level (1-8)
8

Glass-clad polycarbonate has poor light transmission and is challenging to fabricate into seamless style systems. However, it holds up in high traffic areas, weathers very well and carries ratings for forced entry, explosive blasts and hurricane winds. This product is typically used for exterior fixed and freestanding systems, and projects requiring Level 4 or higher.

Level 1 GCP security glass is able to withstand shots from small caliber handguns, most commonly used in armed robberies. Most small businesses use Level 1 bullet resistant glazing as a crime deterrent. This material is commonly found in places like Gas Stations, Retail Stores and Pharmacies and comes in a variety of options:

Level 1 Glass-Clad Polycarbonate Product Specification
TSS 001 AG 1 3/16” Data Sheet
TSS 1-375 15/16” Data Sheet
GCP 750 ¾” Data Sheet

Level 2 security glass is able to withstand shots from larger caliber handguns, and is made for buildings with increased security concerns. Businesses that use Level 2 bullet resistant include Banks, Financial Institutions and other businesses with increased security concerns.

Level 2 Glass-Clad Polycarbonate Product Specification
TSS 002 13/16” Data Sheet
TSS 002 LS 1” Data Sheet
TSS 2-375 1⅛” Data Sheet
GCP 1000 1” Data Sheet

Level 3 security glass is able to withstand shots from larger caliber handguns like a .44 Magnum and is recommend for larger buildings that have a higher threat level and a greater number of employees or occupants. This level is suitable for environments where threats are potentially more severe and there is a greater level of occupant endangerment, including schools, police stations and government facilities.

Level 3 Glass-Clad Polycarbonate Product Specification
TSS 003 15/16” Data Sheet
TSS 003 LS 1-13/16” Data Sheet
TSS 3-500 1¼” Data Sheet
GCP 1250 1¼” Data Sheet

Ballistic Glass categorized as Levels 4-8 are designed to withstand assault rifles and automatic weapons. Materials rated for Levels 4-8 are generally cost prohibitive for many types of jobs and are custom manufactured on a case-by-case basis. These products are typically used in places such as Embassies, Military Bases, and high security Government Buildings

Level 4 Options
Level 4 Glass-Clad Polycarbonate Product Specification
TSS 004 1⅛” Data Sheet
TSS 004 LS 1¼” Data Sheet
TSS 4-500 1-11/16” Data Sheet

Level 5 Options
Level 5 Glass-Clad Polycarbonate Product Specification
TSS 005 1⅜” Data Sheet
TSS 005 LS 1⅝” Data Sheet
TSS 5-500 1-13/16” Data Sheet

Level 6 Options
Level 6 Glass-Clad Polycarbonate Product Specification
TSS BR6 1.148” Data Sheet
TSS 3000 1.24” Data Sheet

Level 7 Options
Level 7 Glass-Clad Polycarbonate Product Specification
TSS 007 1⅞” Data Sheet

Level 8 Options
Level 8 Glass-Clad Polycarbonate Product Specification
TSS 008 LS 2-5/16” Data Sheet

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