Throughout the long history (nearly 60 years) of the window film industry thicker security glazing window film coatings provided a significant level of protection against forced entry, smash and grab crimes and wind blown flying debris.
The Federal government has used these films to protect GSA and Military personnel and property around the USA as well as overseas.
Blast protection (mitigation) particularly after Oklahoma City focused on a specified level of protection and Federal officials determined a baseline level of performance expectations that many manufacturers have met (documented testing available.)
Advanced Film Solutions is unique by offering multiple brand alternatives but all of our selections meet or exceed the DoD and GSA testing requirements.
Property managers, asset protection, and security management have the critical responsibility to ensure safety for people and assets at soft target locations.
By soft target we are referring to facilities that may be targeted by extremists for potential explosives where security personnel are not typically employed.
Glass is an ineffective barrier and flying glass shards and debris can become catastrophic during a blast event.
The Federal Government under the auspices of the GSA and Department of Defense have established blast mitigation standards since the Oklahoma City bombing in 1994.
The Glazing protection films installed by Advanced Film Solutions meets these standards and these films provide this level of documented, tested people and asset protection.
It is highly recommended that the film installation is attached to storefront frames using an approved attachment system.
Advanced Film Solutions typically utilizes Dow Corning 995 Structural Silicone which has been tested and approved by the Federal officials including the Army Corps. of Engineers.
Advanced Film Solutions is flexible in the approved window film brands that meet these standards.
Eastman Chemicals LLumar, Vista and SunTek
Madico and Madico Sunscape
There are aesthetic variations between these films but the safety level is equal as all the films represented meet the GSA standards.
Many property and asset protection managers consider solar safety security films that not only provide the life safety benefits but also provide solar heat gain reduction and privacy (reflective combination films.)
We recommend that you consider a free site survey and estimate.
These are difficult times and no one is happy about the need to consider these covert methods for protecting your personnel and assets.
Nevertheless; if you are concerned about a potential threat (think religious institution or schools) than these effective methods should be strongly considered!
This portfolio is the widest an deepest of security glazing films in Florida.
Eastman Chemicals LLumar, Vista and SunTek coatings.
Madico and Sunscape Films
These films meet the Federal requirements for GSA and Department of Defense facilities. The variety of combination solar film properties with the security film features is what differentiates these solutions.
Each manufacturer has developed their own product light transmissions, thicknesses and appearance characteristics.
Advanced Film Solutions experts can guide you in selecting the protective film that best matches your specific requirements.
Thicker safety films have been protecting government buildings, schools, airports and military installations throughout the world for decades.
These 8 ML thick or greater mylar coatings are effective against impact from blasts as they maintain the integrity of the window opening holding glass in place and reducing injuries from glass fragmentation.
Window film manufacturers have developed a full range of shatter films that have an additional solar filtering layer that provides energy cost savings, privacy from the street view and glare rejection of up to 80%.
Home and business owners can now select from the large portfolio of shatter film solar safety films to upgrade their security for their home, store or facility while lowering cooling costs that will provide a superior return on investment.
Advanced Film Solutions offers our clients more choices than any other window film installation company and our experience in providing superior installations is unmatched.
These films have been independently tested and quantified to meet the most stringent federal guidelines and impact standards.
Given our tropical climate and burglary rates these solar safety combination films makes sense!
Call our offices at 877-575-3456 for a free estimate.