Lego Batmobile Equipped with High-Tech Security Features

Kevlar® is used for its durability and heat resistance on a wide variety of real-world applications, from athletic safety gear to building construction to body armor. Even the U.S. military uses it in their combat equipment. If you want to learn more about Going Batman with Kevlar®, download our free infographic, which highlights actual Kevlar products that provide Batman-like protection in the real world.
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Iconic TWA Terminal Receives New Life

The iconic main TWA terminal will remain intact and become a showcase element in the development of the new TWA Hotel. It will be flanked by two crescent-shaped buildings, which will be home to guest rooms, eight restaurants, and conference rooms.
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Architectural Glass Takes on a New Shape

Glass has become such a common material in modern buildings, it’s often easy to forget that we are relatively early in understanding the extent of its capabilities. It wasn’t even until the early 1950s, with the development of an automated float glass manufacturing process that provided consistent high quality at a moderate cost, that glass was
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The Ultimate Bulletproof Glass Test: The Ollie

Bulletproof glass is a broad term for a transparent material that withstands the impact of various ammunition. In every case, however, it’s not 100% glass. There is bullet-resistant acrylic security glass, polycarbonate security glass and glass-clad polycarbonate. Both polycarbonate security glass and ballistic glass-clad polycarbonate are capable of withstanding higher levels of security than acrylic when
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Rigorous Testing Standards Ensure Effective Security

Total Security Solutions is dedicated to producing high-quality bullet-resistant products that effectively secure your company’s most valuables assets, from the employees behind the counter to the cash in the drawer. We manufacture our bulletproof barriers in-house to stringent specifications, the most demanding in the industry, guaranteeing superior quality. In addition, all of our system components pass rigorous
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Total Security Solutions Ranks No. 2977 on the 2016 Inc. 500|5000 List

Inc. magazine recently ranked Total Security Solutions No. 2977 on its 35th annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at an important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, LinkedIn, and many others gained early exposure as members of the
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Breathtaking Glass Skywalks

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The last two years have been marked by a rapid growth in the construction of death-defying glass skywalks, with more than five built in China alone. With each new glass-bottom exhibit comes a challenge to build it higher, longer and more terrifying. Completed in September 2015, the Haohan Qiao or “Brave Man’s Bridge” is suspended
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New Safety Requirements for Glass Hand Railings

frameless glass

The use of glass has transformed the realm of possibilities in the architecture industry. The first glass skyscraper, though never actually built, was proposed by Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe in 1921 as an entry for the Berlin Friedrichstrasse Skyscraper competition. It was the first time that an architect envisioned a building as an “open
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Safety Glass Zoo Enclosures Keep Animals In and Humans Out

kid in a zoo

A recent incident at the Cincinnati Zoo has raised many questions about zoo safety. A young boy was able to gain access to the gorilla exhibit and was dragged around for several minutes before the gorilla was shot. The boy survived with minor injuries. Regardless of events that led up to the child falling into
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School Security and Access Control for Architects

two story school building with many windows

Schools often come in initially asking about very extensive Level 5 to 8 systems (which explicitly address the threat of high-powered ammunition and assault weapons). A level 5 to 8 system would likely include blast-rated and bullet resistant exterior windows capable of stopping very powerful ammunition and blasts, bullet proof doors throughout the facility, and so on.
Such high-level systems are prohibitively expensive, and also entirely unnecessary
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