It has been a month since news of the tragic Grenfell Tower Fire in London shook the entire world. While the investigation is still underway,… The post London fire shines spotlight on fire prevention, protection and education appeared first on SaftiFirst.
The ASTM E-119 test is the most stringent and most difficult test to pass for all fire rated glazing assemblies. Glazing that meets the ASTM… The post Hidden risks and costs of using sprinklers as an alternate to 1-2 hour fire resistive glazing appeared first on SaftiFirst.
It may look like a regular window, but these advanced fire resistive glazing systems are recognized in the code as transparent walls because of its… The post Fire resistive glazing systems provide architects, owners and envelope consultants assurance of documented performance appeared first on SaftiFirst.
After SAFTI’s 38 years in the fire rated glazing industry, I still get asked, “what does ‘SAFTI’ in SAFTI FIRST mean?” I also get the… The post What’s in a name? A lot, actually. appeared first on SaftiFirst.
SuperLite II-XLM is a fire resistive multi-laminate glass product that meets ASTM E-119/UL 263/NFPA 251 and CAN/ULC S101 up to 2 hours. Designers can now… The post Truly transparent:Fire resistive butt-glazed walls up to 2 hours appeared first on SaftiFirst.