What is the origin of Security Safety Film?
Security Safety film was developed in the early 1970s in Europe as a protective device to lessen injuries as a result of terrorist bombings. Shock waves caused by such bombs would break nearby glass windows causing thousand of jagged pieces of glass to be hurled in a deadly fashion, creating serious human injuries and loss of life, and substantial property damage.
How is Window Armour Security Safety Film made?
Window Armour Security Safety film is manufactured from multiple layers of tough, durable, very high quality polyester film laminated together in a variety of constructions. One side of the film is coated with an extremely powerful adhesive formula that is applied to the interior surface of the glass, whilst the exterior (room facing) side is protected with a special scratch-resistant coating.
How is Window Armour Security Safety film used?
In addition to its original use as a protective device against flying or falling glass from bomb blasts, safety film is useful in protecting against the perils of nature such as earthquakes, hurricanes and other severe windstorms. Safety film also provides security against industrial explosions and crime such as burglary, forced entry, rioting, looting and vandalism. Equally important, safety film can provide protection against accidental glass breakage from thrown objects, or from children and adults walking into glass doors and windows.
How does Window Armour Security Film protect against burglary and forced entry?
Studies have indicated that more than half of all burglaries involve the breaking of glass in windows of doors. Intruders use an array of tools or weapons to gain entry: pipes, crowbars, baseball bats, axes, bricks, rocks, etc. Through its ability to offer significant resistance to attempts of penetration, Window Armour provides a level of protection and security. It is also an excellent deterrent to smash and grab activities. Unlike shutters, Security film also offers the advantage of “after-hours” viewing of goods, 24 hour protection, as well as saving the bother of daily lowering and raising of the shutters. Furthermore Security Safety Film is maintenance free.
What other benefits does Window Armour Security Safety Film have?
Window Armour Security Safety Film blocks 99% of harmful Ultra Violet Rays. This helps to slow down fading on your hardwood flooring and furniture.
Reinforced windows and doors also allow for reduced home insurance premiums.