Regulations and Standards

regs1With Building Regulations, health & Safety Laws, DDA Regulations and anti Terror recommendations continually changing.

It is important we keep everything up to date and in-line with current regulations.

We also work very closely with the GGF (Glass & Glazing federation) to ensure we are completely in-line with all proposed and future regulations, being put in place by local & European Government.

What is Window Film?

Adhesive backed polymeric window film is a high clarity polyester film that has been design for application to glass to improve its performance.  It is a glass treatment that can be professionally applied either in the factory to new glass or insitu to existing windows, glass doors and partitions.

The correct application of film onto glass can upgrade the original glazing to meet the requirements of Building Regulations, Health & Safety Regulations as well as British and European Standards.


Types of Window Film

Safety Film

When applied this type of film will transform an ordinary annealed glass into a safety glass that can be classified by EN 12600.

Security Film

This type of film can enhance the performance of glass with respect to:

Resistance to manual attack; Resistance to explosive pressure; Resistance to ballistic attack spall reduction

Solar Control Film

When applied this type of film will modify the spectrophotometric properties of the glass. These films can be coloured and/or highly reflective. and/or low emissivity.

Low Emisivity Film

When applied this type of film will reduce the thermal transmittance (u value) of the glass.

Others Specialist films

Special Ultra Violet Reducing film; RFI/EMF Shielding Film; Privacy Film; Decorative/Manefestation Film ,Anti Graffiti Film

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