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Understanding Bulletproof Glass and Bullet Resistant Barriers

  1. 1. Bulletproof Glass 101 888.579.5830 | www.tssbulletproof.com An Introduction to Bulletproof Glass & Bullet Resistant Barriers
  2. 2. About Bob George Sales Manager for Total Security Solutions • Degree in Construction Management • Michigan Residential Builder’s License • Over six years sales management experience bob@demandtss.com (517) 223-7807 x212 Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com
  3. 3. About Total Security Solutions Founded in 2004 Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com Total Security Experts • Customer service-focused • Custom barrier design & fabrication • Full-service manufacturing facility • Millwork capabilities • Engineers & designers on staff • Full-service nationwide installation • Free architectural resources
  4. 4. Total Security Services Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com Full Service Manufacturing and Millworking Shop • Water jet cutting has also allowed Total Security Solutions to fabricate steel in ways that were previously not possible, and to cut, drill, and add details to glass- clad polycarbonate–work that others simply can’t do. • Our in-house millwork facility allows us to complete your project without the need to outsource, ensuring a high-quality design and faster turnaround.
  5. 5. Introduction Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com • Bulletproof glass isn’t an everyday thing • Introduction to bulletproof glass and bullet resistant barriers Understanding Bulletproof Glass
  6. 6. What is Bulletproof Glass? Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com • Bulletproof Glass is better known as Bullet Resistant Glass • In most cases, a pane of bulletproof glass doesn’t actually contain any glass at all • There are three types of bulletproof glass – Acrylic, Polycarbonate, and Glass-Clad Polycarbonate • Depending on your security needs, there are 8 Levels of Bullet Resistance
  7. 7. 3 Types of Bulletproof Glass: Acrylic Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com Common Uses • Interior installations for business establishments like gas stations, convenience stores, check cashing facilities, pawn shops, pharmacies, and retail stores • Abrasion-resistant coating available
  8. 8. 3 Types of Bulletproof Glass: Polycarbonate Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com Common Uses • Interior installations in banks, financial institutions, schools, and municipal buildings • Weighs considerably less than Bullet Resistant Acrylic and comes with a built- in abrasion-resistant coating
  9. 9. 3 Types of Bulletproof Glass: GCP Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com Common Uses • Exterior installations, high traffic installations, as well as buildings that require higher protection levels like government and military facilities
  10. 10. The 8 Levels of Bullet Resistance About The Security Levels •Levels established by the UL (Underwriter’s Laboratory) •Each level signifies protection level against specific firearms Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com
  11. 11. • Gas Stations • Retail Stores • Pharmacies • Check Cashing Stores • Pawn Shops Level 1 Level 1 is commonly used in spaces such as: Level 1 can resist shots from small caliber handguns. Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com
  12. 12. • Large Corporate Banks • Financial Institutions • Establishments with higher security risks Level 2 Level 2 can resist shots from larger caliber handguns. Level 2 is commonly used in spaces such as: Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com
  13. 13. • Schools, Colleges, and Universities • Water Treatment Facilities • Power Stations • Police Stations • Government Facilities Level 3 Level 3 should be used for buildings with higher traffic and threat risks. Level 3 is commonly found in spaces such as: Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com
  14. 14. Level 4 and higher Levels 4 – 8 resist shots by hunting and assault rifles. Levels 4 & up should only be used for military or government purposes in facilities like: • Overseas Embassies • Military Bases • Government Buildings with higher perceived threat levels Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com
  15. 15. Components of a Bullet Resistant Barrier Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com A Successful Barrier Is: • A Crime Deterrent • Safe & Secure • Functional • Aesthetically Pleasing
  16. 16. Types of Barrier Systems Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com Sample Fixed Barrier System Configurations
  17. 17. Types of Barrier Systems Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com Freestanding Barriers Baffle System Arch Window System Secure Sound System
  18. 18. Types of Barrier Systems Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com Slider Systems Vertical Slider Horizontal Slider
  19. 19. Bullet Resistant Fiberglass Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com Bullet Resistant Fiberglass & Paneling Added For Optimal Protection Fiberglass usage depends on new construction vs. retrofit construction Counter panels available in wood, laminate, Corian, or stainless steel
  20. 20. Transaction Windows … Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com can be customized (window and communication systems) based on the customer’s needs (used in any system where money is exchanged)
  21. 21. Bullet Resistant Doors Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com Bullet Resistant Doors Offer Optimal Access & Protection For Employees Be sure to consider door functionality and hardware. TSS can offer door finishes that match existing design aesthetics.
  22. 22. Bullet Resistant Barrier Accessories Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com Choose Appropriate Barrier Accessories So Business Flow Isn’t Interrupted Depending on what types of items need to be passed between employee and customer, you will need package passers, pass-thru drawers, and currency trays (this is just a selection of many available options)
  23. 23. Benefits of Working With Total Security Solutions Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com Working with Total Security Solutions gives you access to a team with over 30 years experience with designing, manufacturing, and installing bullet proof glass and custom bullet resistant barrier systems What separates us from the rest of the industry is our ability to: • Accurately assess your security needs • Design a multi-material system that provides the exact level of bullet resistant security you need • Design, engineer, and manufacture barrier in-house, cutting costs and reducing turnaround times • Craft these various materials into a system that works with your corporate culture as it is expressed in the design/decor of your work environment Download our Company Overview: http://info.tssbulletproof.com/tss-company-overview
  24. 24. Benefits of Working With Total Security Solutions Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com Working with Total Security Solutions erases the need to hire additional contractors and partners because we can partner with you and handle the entire project from start to finish
  25. 25. Planning Your Bullet Resistant Barrier Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com With the cost of a custom barrier system, you can imagine how critical the planning phase is to your project. Not having the correct information to create accurate job spec drawings causes a ripple effect that could result in delays during the production and installation portion of your job. Our Project Managers and Engineers Handle: • Field Measurements • Barrier Design That Is Compliant With Building Codes, ADA Requirements, and Seismic Requirements
  26. 26. Producing Your Bullet Resistant Barrier Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com Our multi-step manufacturing process integrates a computer-driven manufacturing operation that converts precise architectural measurements into a complete system of complementary components. Engineers slice every component of your barrier down to its base level, allowing each shop department to work simultaneously. Our Manufacturing Facility features top of the line equipment that is meticulously cared for and regularly upgraded. The tools we use on your barriers are just as valuable as our high quality staff. Keeping everything in-house allows us to control the entire production and manufacturing process, resulting in high quality control, quick turn-around times, and optimal precision work. We are proud to offer the highest quality and fastest lead-times in the industry.
  27. 27. Installing Your Bullet Resistant Barrier Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com Once the components for your bullet resistant barrier have been manufactured and shipped, our expert install team comes on site to install your barrier. Information About The Installation Process: • Most installs can be completed in one evening • We prefer to install the barrier when the bank is closed so as not to disrupt the flow of business • Our team will need someone to give them access to the building for the installation • Install team will prep the install area prior to installation • NOTE: Barrier components are large and heavy, which means you need to make sure the space can accommodate the elements. • After install is complete, we will give you cleaning and maintenance instructions
  28. 28. Bulletproof Glass Maintenance Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com How Do I Clean My Bulletproof Glass? Acrylics & Polycarbonates • NO WINDEX or Traditional Glass Cleaners • Use special 210 Cleaning Solution • Make your own cleaner Glass-Clad Polycarbonates • Traditional Cleaner with non-ammonia base
  29. 29. Bulletproof Glass Maintenance Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com If you do not use the approved cleaning methods for the bulletproof glass, the glass will be permanently damaged.
  30. 30. For Additional Information Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com Free Resources & Information About Bulletproof Glass: • eBooks • White Papers • Infographics • Checklists • Case Studies • Visit Now - http://www.tssbulletproof.com/bulletproof-download-center/ YouTube Channel: • Video FAQ Series • Shootout Demonstrations • Product Video • Visit Now - https://www.youtube.com/user/DemandTSS
  31. 31. Download our Product Catalog! The Ultimate Guide to Bulletproof Glass & Bullet Resistant Barriers Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com Scan QR Code to Download Our Catalog
  32. 32. Connect with Total Security Solutions How to connect with Total Security Solutions Total Security Solutions | www.tssbulletproof.com • Call us at 888.579.5830 • Visit our blog - www.tssbulletproof.com/blog • Like us on Facebook – www.facebook.com/tssbulletproof • Follow us on Linkedin - www.linkedin.com/company/1620950 • Follow us on Twitter – www.twitter.com/TSSBulletProof Subscribe to our newsletter!
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