Committed to creating spaces with a sense of security without a siege mentality, glass processor ESG Ltd’s renowned security glass products now afford blast protection, in accordance with ISO Standard 16933:2007.
ESG Secure™ EN356, LPCB approved LPS 1270, and ESG Ballistic BN 1063 now offer protection against explosions in close proximity to a building.
All three product ranges were subjected to testing and assessments held under GSA performance conditions against a 100kg vehicle bomb at stand-off distances of 10, 12, 15, 19, 25, 33 and 45 metres.
All ESG Secure™ LPS 1270 glass products are proven to withstand a bomb blast in close proximity to a building, with LPS 1270 223/32 showing only a very small dusting of glass entering the building up to just 10 metres away from the explosion.
With rising crime against property as aptly demonstrated during the student protests at Millbank Tower and more recently at this weekend’s London riots in Tottenham, Enfield, Islington and Walthamstow, Scott Sinden, Managing Director of glass processors, ESG, takes a look at how the glazing industry is responding and the likely impact on today’s architect.
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Leading glass processors, ESG, have taken proactive steps to ‘design out crime’ with the launch of www.esgsecurityglass.co.uk.
The new website guides contractors, specifiers and architects on the latest security glazing products able to withstand deliberate attack from the most determined criminal and even terrorists