BallisticDefend™ Security Glazing
BallisticDefend™ bullet resistant security glazing is created for use across sectors – Government, K-12 & Higher Education Schools, Corporate Base Build, Mixed Use Retail, and more. BallisticDefend™ is multi-ply glass clad polycarbonate security glazing with glass on the attack-side and abrasion resistant polycarbonate on the safe-side, and is produced in three strength levels that meet UL 752 Levels I and III.
All levels of BallisticDefend™ are available with fire-rated glazing options, as well as one-way vision solutions and other decorative options to support occupant wellness. Meet multi-performance code requirements while supporting occupant wellness, maximizing both safety and aesthetic design considerations.
Not sure what your project requires? We offer customized support to fit your needs, and dedicated staff with over three decades of security glazing and interlayer/ lamination experience. All products can be manufactured as an insulated glass unit in accordance with ASTM E2190 – Standard Specification for Insulating Glass Unit Performance and Evaluation.
Remember, no glass is bulletproof – but BallisticDefend™ security glazing is tested to meet the highest possible level of bullet resistance standards according to Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM).
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BallisticDefend™ bullet resistant security glazing is created for use across sectors – Government, K-12 & Higher Education Schools, Corporate Base Build, Mixed Use Retail, and more. All products can be manufactured as an insulated glass unit in accordance with ASTM E2190 – Standard Specification for Insulating Glass Unit Performance and Evaluation.
Technical Details & Performance
|Product Name||Ballistic Performance||Applicable Standards||Minimal Thickness (inches)||Nominal Thickness (inches)||Max Thickness (inches)||Weight|
|7/8“ BallisticDefend 1-GCP||UL 752 Level I – 9mm Full Metal Copper Jacket with Lead Core; No Spall / No Penetration||ANSI Z97.1 (Safety Cat I & II); ASTM C1036; ASTM C1349||0.824”||0.891”||.956”||9.82 lbs/ft²|
|1-1/4“ BallisticDefend 3-GCP||UL 752 Level III – 44 Magnum Lead Semi-Wadcutter Gas Checked. No Spall / No Penetration||ANSI Z97.1 (Safety Cat I & II), ASTM C1036, ASTM C1349||1.149”||1.24”||1.33”||13.83 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 200,000 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!”