Repairable transparent bulletproof armor

Scientists Unveil Repairable Transparent Bulletproof Armor

Industry News, Police Safety

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) continues to make remarkable breakthroughs in the development of bulletproof armor. This new transparent thermoplastic elastomer armor is actually a soft, rubber-like material. It is significantly lighter and maintains its clarity after being fired at better than traditional bulletproof glass without compromising its ballistic qualities. The most significant aspect of the discovery, however, is …

Bulletproof Glass Fence Proposed Around Eiffel Tower

Industry News

The security improvements are intended to provide a more well-thought-out and permanent solution to the metal fences and temporary structures that went up in the wake of recent events. The proposed plans must be approved by two different committees, one for historical preservation and one for environmental impact. Once approved, construction could begin by the end of 2017.

Lego Batmobile Equipped with High-Tech Security Features

Bullet Proof Kevlar, Bullet Resistant Kevlar, Industry News

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.

Iconic TWA Terminal Receives New Life

Architect Info, Industry News

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.

Architectural Glass Takes on a New Shape

Architect Info, Industry News

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 truly made available to the …

The Ultimate Bulletproof Glass Test: The Ollie

Industry News

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 tested according to the UL …

Rigorous Testing Standards Ensure Effective Security

Bullet Resistant Barriers, Industry News

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 testing, often conducted by multiple …

Total Security Solutions Ranks No. 2977 on the 2016 Inc. 500|5000 List

Industry News, Total Security Solutions News & Information

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 Inc. 500|5000. “We’re honored to …


Breathtaking Glass Skywalks

Architect Info, Industry News

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 590-feet—that’s about the height of …