Safety Glass


There are rules and regulations as to what types of glass can be installed into windows, doors and other glazing locations.

In order for glass to be classified as impact safe it is subjected to this Safety Standard Test. The safety test will define the level at which glass will “break safe”, this glass has to be used in place of “critical points”

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Performance standard of Safety glass:

BS EN 12600 has now superseded BS 6206 as a European wide performance standard for impact safety for glass.Developed to be a more ‘modern’ test it provides much the same performance levels as BS6206. Classifications within BS EN 12600 (in order of highest performance are:

  • Class 1B1
  • Class 2B2
  • Class 3B3
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