The General Electric Sheet Products Department has developed a thermoplastic polycarbonate laminate which, used in conjunction with standard auto glass, offers the best alternative to thick bullet resistant glass and has become the material of choice in automotive security window applications. This article describes its properties, including excellent protection against vandalism, light weight, forced entry protection, bullet resistance, and a mar-resistant coating that reduces scratching and hazing and prevents abrasion from frequent cleaning, handling, and exposure to weather.

  • Corporate Authors:

    National Glass Association

    8200 Greensboro Drive, Suite 302
    McLean, VA  United States  22102
  • Authors:
    • Wolfe, S
  • Publication Date: 1985-6

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 36-37
  • Serial:
    • Glass Magazine
    • Volume: 35
    • Issue Number: 6
    • Publisher: National Glass Association

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00451586
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-039 003
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 31 1985 12:00AM