DefendEd™ School Safety Security Glazing
Designed for interior and exterior use in K-12; Higher Education; Childcare Facilities; Preschools/ Daycare; and general school safety, DefendEd™ is proprietary, attack-resistant security glazing that’s tested to meet top security standards, and available in combination with fire-rated and ballistic glazing for added protection.
McGrory’s DefendEd™ school safety security glazing product line is rigorously tested for performance and standards: Forced Entry Performance: ASTM F1233, Class 1.0 , UL 972 Burglar Resistance, HP White 5-aa1, Duration 14m / 47s; ANSI Z97.1 (Safety Cat I & II), ASTM C1036, ASTM C1172, ASTM C1048 . Choose from various thicknesses to accommodate retro-fit/ new construction applications and multiple dimensions, including custom cutouts.
Working with the best fire-rated suppliers in the industry – AGC, Forster, and SCHOTT – we can provide fire-rated combinations to meet multiple requirements, as well as bullet resistant glazing options, one-way vision solutions, and other decorative elements to support student and staff wellness. Safely and effectively meet multi-performance code requirements while maximizing both safety and aesthetic design considerations.
|Product Name||Forced Entry Performance||Applicable Standards||Minimal Thickness (inches)||Nominal Thickness (inches)||Max Thickness (inches)||Weight|
|DefendEd™||ASTM F1233, Class 1.0, UL 972 Burglar Resistance, HP White 5-aa1, Duration 14m / 47s||ANSI Z97.1 (Safety Cat I & II), ASTM C1036, ASTM C1172, ASTM C1048||0.39”||0.43”||.46”||4.3 lbs/ft²|
|DefendEd™ Plus||ASTM F-1915 Grade 4 (10 minutes of physical attack), HP White TP-.0500.03 Level 1, HP White TP-.0500.03 – .38 Special (3 shot) Spall / No Bullet Penetration||ANSI Z97.1 (Safety Cat I & II), ASTM C1036, ASTM C1349, ASTM C1048||0.520”||0.570”||0.620”||5.216 lbs/ft²|
|DefendEd™ Lite||ASTM F1233, Class 1.0, UL 972 Burglar Resistance||ANSI Z97.1 (Safety Cat I & II), ASTM C1036, ASTM C1172, ASTM C1048||0.284”||0.310”||0.334”||3.619 lbs/ft²|
The McGrory Glass Defend™ line of life-safety glazing offers a wide selection of performance-related, threat-protection, security glazing and fire-rated products that protect against fire, human invaders, and ballistic weapons.
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The family-owned and operated glass company recently opened a dedicated 76,000-square-foot facility to fabricate fire-rated and security glass, glazing, and framing systems for projects across North America, bringing their total to three facilities and over 250,000 square feet of production space.
We thank our clients, our team, and our partners for four decades of growth, and look forward to many more. Please join us in celebrating the past, present, and future – together.
We’re also thankful to our founders, John and Mary McGrory, and to our staff, many of whom have grown up with the company. In fact, seven of John and Mary’s children work at McGrory Glass today. We love to say, “Everyone here is family!”