The Benefits of Ballistic Polycarbonate

Bullet-Resistant Barriers, Bulletproof Glass, Bulletproof Glass Production, Bulletproof Products, Bulletproof Protection, General Security

On a weekly basis, we see lives and property lost, not just to bombs and bullets, but also to raging wildfires, super-storms, and civil unrest. Good security doesn’t mean reacting to the last terrible event in the news and preparing to stop that specific threat. Total security focuses on training …

How to Protect Bulletproof Barriers with Kynar® Coating

Bulletproof Hardware and Accessories, Bulletproof Products, Bulletproof Protection, New Products

Aluminum is one of the most common materials used to fabricate ballistic doors and frames. It’s lightweight, durable, and can be rated to withstand ballistic attacks. During the manufacturing process, raw aluminum will often receive an anodized or powder coat finish to create an ideal aesthetic look and help protect …

Bulletproof Glass Systems

The Cost of a Bullet-Resistant Glass System

Bulletproof Products

Before buying a big-ticket item, most of us take a few minutes to do a little Googling and get a sense of the price landscape. This is easy to do with ovens and cars, but challenging for bullet-resistant glass security systems. Because these systems are customized for a wide variety …


Worthless Bullet Proof Glass

Bulletproof Products

Total Security Solutions vice president Jim Richards travels extensively, and everywhere he goes he sees terrible bulletproof glass installations. These range from awkward angles and ugly finishes to downright dangerous lapses in design. “I see all kinds of stuff all the time,” he sighs, but most bad bulletproof glass installations …

Will Your Ballistic Drywall Truly Stop a Bullet?

Bulletproof Products

A good bulletproof system begins with high-quality, rigorously tested ballistic materials. Once you’ve selected the right materials for your space and threat level, proper system design and installation are vital to ensuring that your bullet-resistant drywall is actually prepared to stop bullets. Mistakes to Avoid with Bulletproof Drywall In response …


Contracts: 4 Reasons to Offer Bandit Barriers

Bulletproof Products

Both renovation jobs and new commercial construction are increasingly incorporating bullet-resistant barriers. This isn’t just in true in high-crime areas, where fast-food restaurants and 24-hour liquor stores have long relied on bandit barriers to deter armed robberies. Many university and government projects now benefit from Homeland Security grants, which can …

Bad Bulletproof Glass Ideas

Bulletproof Products

Jim Richards, vice president of Total Security Solutions, has been around long enough to have seen his fair share of bad ideas for bulletproof systems. Jim was recently reminded of one project he was asked to bid on: A national-chain big box store on the fringe of a suburban community …

Bulletproof Windows Cheat Sheet for Commercial Property Managers

Bulletproof Products

Shockingly few commercial landlords are really familiar with bulletproof barriers, even though there’s increasing demand for bulletproof windows among tenants common to suburban mixed-use retail centers. Family-owned pharmacies, precious metal buyers, and store-front financial service business that handle check-cashing, short-term loans, and money transfers all want bulletproof security. But just …

Crash Course in Bullet-Resistant Barriers for Contracts

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There are five components to any bullet-resistant barrier system: Transparency (aka the “bulletproof glass”) Bullet resistant fiberglass panels Voice systems and passers Bullet resistant doors Ballistic framing The transparency is the part you think of first, the so-called “bulletproof glass.” (FYI, this isn’t really glass. “Bulletproof glass” is actually one …