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Solar Gard® Armorcoat® provides safety and security

Your home is more than just a place for possessions. Which is exactly why it’s worth protecting from anything and everything that can do it harm – accidental or not. Specially designed to hold shattered glass in place, Armorcoat does more than just protect you and your family from flying shards, it also provides a deterrent barrier against burglary and storm damage – giving you peace of mind that you, your loved ones and your valuables are safe and protected.

Solar Gard Armorcoat protects supersize estate

The largest home in Pinellas County, Florida – owned by 7-foot-1 former NBA player and real estate mogul Matt Geiger – spans 28,500 square feet and rests upon 40 acres of land. All of the home’s expansive windows offer phenomenal views of Geiger’s spectacular landscape, 300,000-gallon water wonderland and his menagerie of exotic animals.

Yet, the same windows that offer these unprecedented views also posed a threat to his distinctive home accessories, beautiful high-end furnishings and exquisite hardwood and stone flooring. These valuable possessions were vulnerable to two distinct harms: violent weather and ultraviolet light. “When I learned that safety film provided storm protection, as well as ultraviolet radiation rejection, the decision was easy,” said Geiger. “When you live in Florida, any protection against hurricanes is a great investment.” What Geiger likes best is that no one can tell he’s had anything done to the windows.

Solar Gard Armorcoat provides crucial window safety for hurricane & natural disaster protection

Windows are your home’s most vulnerable area, once broken during a hurricane, high winds or violent storm you can experience severe property damage. Since Solar Gard Armorcoat safety window film helps hold broken glass in place upon storm debris impact, even enduring the heavy wind and rain that can last for hours, the product has become a consumer’s choice for hurricane window protection. Once your building’s envelope is unsecured, anyone or anything inside a home or business can fall victim to harsh weather and damage resulting from exposure.

Solar Gard Armorcoat protects people and furnishings from the dangerous airborne shards that cause a majority of injury and damage during and after the storm.

Solar Gard Armorcoat safety film is an optically clear, polyester glass coating, not obtrusive like plywood and other window coverings that block your view. You don’t have to be home to tape or board your windows in preparation for rough weather or other acts of nature. Solar Gard offers passive, 24/7 window safety and protection as it is professionally installed without drilling or special storage requirements.

Solar Gard Armorcoat stays on the glass year after year with complete view intact.

  • Passive window protection 24/7
  • Helps hold dangerous shards intact
  • Maintains clear view through glass
  • Requires no drilling or storage
  • Professionally installed
  • Available clear and tinted

For optimum shattered glass retention and hurricane window protection, ask you dealer about frame anchoring options. In addition, be proactive this storm season. Allow yourself time for installation and product curing (which can take 30-90 days).

Solar Gard provides protection from flying glass during bomb blasts

The tough defense against bomb blasts

With the ever-present threat of terrorism, commercial and government building safety has never been a higher priority. High-risk areas now include just about every major city of the world. Even buildings in the outlying areas are susceptible to major damage if an explosion should occur. The shock wave exerts enormous amounts of pressure, breaking unprotected glass and sending harmful shards into your environment at high velocities. Solar Gard Armorcoat's strong, resilient adhesive and flexible construction enable it to withstand severe levels of positive and negative pressure – allowing the film to move with the window should a blast occur, retaining dangerous fragments…acting as a protective barrier between you and disaster.

GSA approved Solar Gard Armorcoat has been installed on some of the most safety-intensive buildings in the world, from the Pentagon and FBI offices to many U.S. and foreign embassies.

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Solar Gard protects from glass injuries during earthquakes

Over 14,000 earthquakes of sizable force have rocked the United States over the past 100 years. The twisting or “racking” of buildings during an earthquake creates tremendous stress and compression, imploding unprotected glass windows and doors – sending harmful shards of glass into your environment. Solar Gard offers seismic protection, reducing the possibility of injury by helping to hold dangerous shards in place.

Broken glass related injuries are one of the most common hospital treatments after natural disasters. Help keep your family, personnel and property protected and put Solar Gard to work for you.


Solar Gard Armorcoat safety window film provides protection from theft and intruders

Armorcoat safety film comes between an intruder and your business.
The Blane Group in Michigan had problems with intruders repeatedly breaking the tempered windows, entering the building under cover of night and stealing valuable computer equipment. After the 8 Mil film was installed, attempted thieves were unable to enter the building. The Blain Group is both impressed with the product’s glass retention performance and its ability to reduce HVAC load, impacting the company’s bottom line.

To a thief, a broken window is an open door to the valuables locked inside. Your electronics, jewelry, merchandise and other costly possessions can all be gone in a matter of minutes after a criminal gains entry. Luckily, Armorcoat helps eliminate a burglar’s easiest access route - a broken window. By making a window more difficult to shatter and holding the broken glass firmly within the window frame after breaking, illegal access is much more difficult and less likely to occur.

The FBI’s Unified Crime Report states that almost 70 percent of all burglaries involve forced entry through a window or door. Bekaert’s safety film helps deter break-ins, theft and even personal injury.

Regardless where you are or what you are doing, Armorcoat acts as your constant, invisible security guard, offering you complete protection around the clock.


Keep your interior from fading and protect people from ultraviolet light

Even inside the house, you and your valuables are more exposed to sun damage than you probably realize. Ultraviolet light and solar heat coming through any window can cause fading and irreparable damage to the things you value most. Everything from your expensive artwork and furnishings, to hardwood floors, carpets and custom draperies are at risk – and even more important, so is your skin. Solar Gard films help by filtering visible light, rejecting solar heat and blocking over 99% of harmful UV light – significantly reducing your potential for damage and protecting what you treasure most.

Many people do not realize that most windows offer little to no solar protection from UV radiation. The simple addition of Solar Gard window film can help reduce exposure to harmful ultraviolet rays.

Solar Gard® Armorcoat safety window film protects your business from information theft

Information theft is a modern-day threat to government security and high profile businesses. Everyday electronic equipment, such as wireless networks, PDAs, laptops, cellular phones and computer monitors, release electromagnetic fields that are intercepted and decoded by hi-tech criminals. Certain Armorcoat window films act as a barrier, with their flexible, transparent metal layer blocking the transmission of classified information through electromagnetic interference (EMI).

Protect your business privacy and block advanced eavesdroppers with Armorcoat window film, the preferred protection product against electronic intrusion.

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