The Evolution of Bullet Resistant Glass

Bulletproof Products

The Bullet Proof Glass industry evolved from a series of accidental discoveries dating back to the 1640s. The idea of tempered glass was first discovered by Prince Rupert of the Rhine, when he dropped hot molten glass into cold water. The glass rapidly cools but only on the surface, creating …


Bulletproof Glass Foils Bank Robbery

Finance/Banking

A man in Northwest Arkansas, Timothy Barnes, was arrested after two bank robbery attempts. During his first robbery attempt, he “discovered the tellers were behind bullet proof glass, a bank security measure that prevented Barnes from getting anything from tellers during the Friday heist.” Read “Rogers Man Admits to Robberies” …


Secure Sound Bullet Proof Barrier Installation

Security News

Total Security Solutions recently completed a bullet proof barrier installation in a national financial institution. The secure sound bullet resistant barrier system incorporated bulletproof transparencies, bullet resistant fiberglass, and currency trays. Secure sound bullet proof barriers, as well as Arch Window and Baffle Window systems, are typically utilized by banks, …


Caring for your Bullet Proof Glass

Security News

Cleaning and maintaining abrasion resistant or uncoated bullet proof acrylic. DUSTING: Dust bullet resistant acrylic with a soft cloth or chamois, wiping gently. NO paper towels. WASHING: Wash bullet resistant glass with a mild soap or detergent and lukewarm water solution. Use a clean soft cloth or natural sponge and …


Selecting a Bullet proof Glass Barrier System

Security News

The following is a list of items to consider when researching and selecting a bullet-resistant barrier system. Level of protection: UL Level I to Level III. Type of system: arch, baffle, or secure sound. Type of material: acrylic or polycarbonate. Type of coating: uncoated or abrasion-resistant coating intended to prevent …