They may be functional, practical and beautiful, but glass doors and windows are usually the weakest points in a building’s exterior. They are at risk of incurring damage from vandals, break-ins, severe weather and other natural and man-made threats. 3M Safety & Security Window Films can help protect your home, office, business or school and the occupants inside.
Broken glass from break-ins and other impact events can cause personal injury and property damage – and allow storm debris or intruders to enter. Protective window films are designed to hold glass fragments together, reducing injuries from flying shards and making it more difficult to break through.
3M Safety & Security Window Film is so effective at reducing injuries from flying glass, a federal Government GSA (General Services Administration) Schedule was created for this application after the Oklahoma City bombing resulted in catastrophic injuries from flying glass. GSA Schedules are long-term governmentwide contracts with commercial firms to provide federal, state and local government buyers with access to commercial products and services at volume pricing.
Available clear or tinted for sun control, security window films are proven to hold shattered glass together after an impact, preventing sharp shards and flying projectiles. The patented multi-layer, tear-resistant qualities of 3M Safety & Security Film make the film/glass combination much harder to break and enter through than unprotected glass. This can delay intruders and allow up to two extra minutes for people to take shelter or call for help.
By keeping shattered glass intact, security window film also reduces injuries and saves time and money on clean-up.
As a 3M Certified Dealer, Window Tint USA offers several options for Safety and Security Window Film to suit your needs and your budget.
3M Impact Protection Attachment Systems work with 3M Safety & Security film to offer the highest level of protection. The attachment system bonds the filmed window to the frame to strengthen the hold of the film and glass combination in the frame. Strong enough to handle even a bomb blast (up to level 3a in the GSA guidelines), 3M Attachment Systems and Safety & Security films together outperform film-only installations.
Due to the increased number of gun violence incidents in schools, many school districts have opted in install 3M Safety & Security Film on school doors and windows.
The Federal Commission on School Safety issued a report in December 2018 that recommends installing safety film in schools, among other strategies. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Commission in Florida also released a report in January 2019 that listed “ballistic resistant glass covering” as one recommendation to improve school safety.
Security window films can also add an extra layer of protection to your vehicle. 3M Automotive Security Window Film reduces secondary injuries from broken glass during and after accidents. Car security window film also hinders crime and protects you, your passengers and your belongings from smash-and-grab thefts and hijackers.
When professionals like the trusted staff at Window Tint USA apply your security window film, you can be guaranteed excellent skills and service. No bubbles, no creases, and a perfect retrofit application that is designed to be durable and virtually maintenance free.
Important notice: Window film is not approved in the State of Florida for use as hurricane, windstor, or impact protection from wind-borne debris.
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