Safety & security glass
Glass that can take a hit
From accidental impact to forced entry, Guardian Glass solutions can keep building occupants safe and sound. Our tempered and laminated solutions adhere to stringent testing requirements from various code organizations. Explore our options for safety and security glass below, or contact your Guardian Glass sales representative for more information.
More about safety and security glass
Safety glass is designed to help protect building occupants from injury or loss due to accidental or natural causes. Building codes require safety glass in potentially hazardous locations, such as operable doors and areas next to walkways. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) establish safety glazing standards. Tempered glass is commonly used to meet such requirements. However, laminated glass can be used as an alternate method for compliance.
Security glass is designed to help protect building occupants from injury or loss due to deliberate or intentional actions. Various code organizations require stringent testing of security glass to ensure its impact and blast resistance. Laminated glass is commonly used to meet security glazing requirements.