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EN 1522 bullet resistant windows

Architectural Armour manufacture a range of bullet resistant windows to meet most ballistic test standards, all our windows are UK manufactured to QMS ISO 9001.  When choosing a ballistic window its essential to match the frame ballistic resistance to that of the glass to offer continuous ballistic protection, our frame designs have been tested and certified to comply with EN 1522/3  and NIJ0108.01.  We can also match UL752 ballistic requirements.

The glazing required to meet ballistic standards is multi-laminate and is available in all glass constructions (Spall Allowed) and glass/polycarbonate constructions (No Spall).  In general No Spall, where the final layer is polycarbonate is considered the safer of the two options as the polycarbonate absorbs the force of the bullet preventing fragments of glass breaking away from the laminate construction.  For further information on ballistic  resistant glass please visit our bullet resistant glass page.

Levels of Bullet Resistance 

                       9mm Luger -                                  EN 1063 BR2/EN 1522 FB2 Bullet Window, similar to BS 5051 G0 &  NIJ 0108.01 IIA             

                    .357 Magnum                               EN1063 BR3/ EN 1522 FB3 Bullet Window,  similar to BS 5051 G1 & NIJ 0108.01 II 

                    .44 Magnum                                  EN 1063  BR4/EN 1522 FB4 Bullet Window  similar to BS 5051 G2 & NIJ 0108.01 IIIA                                                                                                            

    5.56 x 45mm Rifle                        EN 1063   BR5/EN 1522 FB5 Bullet Window similar to BS 5051 R1 & NIJ 0108.01 III                     

 7.62 x 51mm Rifle                          EN 1063    BR6/EN 1522 FB6 Bullet Window similar to BS 5051 R2 & NIJ 0108.01 III                   

 7.62 x 51mm Rifle AP                 EN 1063    BR7/EN 1522 FB7 Bullet Window similar to  NIJ 0108.01 IV                                                

  7.62  (308 Winchester) Rifle     NIJ 0108.01 III  

 

Ballistic Secondary Glazing 

London boasts a unique blend of old and new buildings from Georgian garden squares to riverside glass and steel luxury apartments which make the addition of ballistic secondary glazing a bespoke rather than off the shelf product.  Working with you to stay within the remit of listed building we can design an aesthetically pleasing secondary glazing system to achieve the desired level of protection.

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Ballistic Primary Glazing

Ballistic window frames can accommodate single or double glazed units to almost all ballistic specifications, utilising years of experience, latest 3D modelling and state of the art manufacturing process we design and manufacture a range of ballistic window options from single windows to complex guard house assemblies all offering continuous ballistic protection.

Combined Blast Protection Explosion

Bullet resistant glass is manufactured from laminated sheets of glass with PVB interlayers, this construction gives the glass blast capabilities, by varying the construction to increase the thickness of the PVB layers the blast resistance can be improved.  Whilst bullet resistant frames are designed to match the bullet resistance of the glass, they do not necessarily offer the same level of blast resistance.  Architectural Armour can manufacture blast and ballistic rated frames to give the desired level of security protection required.

Combined Fire ProtectionFire

Bullet resistant glass is available in E30 and E60 fire resistance, please see our fire resistant glass pages for more information.

For details on available ballistic and blast resistant glazing and windows please  contact our office on +44(0) 1981 257000 or mailto:info@architecturalarmour.com

 

Other Bullet Resistant/Ballistic Products

Stock items 

Bullet Boards                                                             A selection of ballistic grade walling sheets  

Bullet Resistant Transaction Window                    Exterior / Interior Bullet Resistant Window with Electronic Speech , Ticket Window

Night Pay Window / Hatch                                           A flat fronted Transaction Window with opening drawer, typically uses Petrol Stations and Pharmacies 

Bullet Resistant Door Viewer                                     A full range of bulletproof / Resistant Door Viewers / Peepholes / Spyholes BR4 to BR6

BR6  Guard House Transaction Window             Flat fronted Ballistic Window with opening drawer for document transfer. 

All of the above can also be manufactured in bespoke sizes.

Bespoke Bullet Resistant/Ballistic Products

Ballistic and Blast Guard Houses                       Modular New Build or Upgrading existing. EN1522/3 FB2 to FB7 , NIJ 0108.01 LII to IV UL 752

Armoured Shipping  Containers                         Converted & Armoured New Containers to provide ballistic refuge in case of attack

Panic Rooms                                                                  Modular or Certified wall, Window and Doors

Security Counters and Screens                           Physical, Ballistic or Blast Resistant Counters for any application to keep staff secure

Ballistic Vents/Louvres                                            Bespoke products designed to allow passage of air whilst offering bullet and blast protection

Armoured Steel                                                            Ballistic grade steel for incorporation into walls and other security products

Bullet Resistant Doors                                             A range of fully tested and certified ballistic single and double doors.  

Ballistic Technical Specifications

EN1063               Glass in Building - Security Glazing - Testing and Classification of Resistance Against Bullet Attack

UL752                   Standard for Bullet-Resisting Equipment

BS5051                Bullet-resistant glazing - Part 1:  for interior use- Part 2: for Exterior use

NIJ 0108.01      US National Institute of Justice Standard-Test and Certification for Ballistic Resistant Materials

EN1522/3          Windows, doors, shutters and blinds - Bullet resistance - Requirements and classification / Test method

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