Impact Resistant, Anti-Vandal Glazing
Fybaglaze GRP glazing products are among the toughest glazing panels available. They are manufactured using high quality resins and fibreglass making the panels virtually indestructible, with a high resistance to impact, wind loading, shock and manual attack whilst maintaining an aesthetic appearance.
Fybaglaze is available to customer requirements from 3mm upwards and cut to size or in "stock" 8′ x 4′ sheets. Special U.V. Protection can be incorporated in the panels which come with a crinkle or smooth finish. In addition these panels can come with a Class 1/0 Fire Rating.
Can withstand blows from hammers, bricks, boots and general sustained manual attack
Panels will not break and fragment giving rise to risk of cuts and injury.
Tested to BS5544 steel ball drop test and Regulation 14 compliant.
Graffiti can be cleaned from the surface of panels using proprietory cleaners or solvents without degrading or permanently "smudging" the product in any way.
Fybaglaze products are manufactured with resins containing UV stabilisers. The application of a UV resitant coating can further enhance the long term appearance against significant Ultra-violet degadation.
In the past GRP Glazing has had a tendency to yellow and lose translucency after prolonged exposure to sunlight, rain and extremes of temperature.
Smyth Composites have addressed this problem, and in 1988 introduced a clear polyester membrane which can be heat bonded to all Fybaglaze products to provide:
- High resistance to UV degradation and yellowing
- Easy graffiti removal without permanent damage
- Easy to clean
- Greater strength retention
- Available embossed or smooth
Handling and Installation
Fybaglaze can be easily installed without risk of breaking or fragmenting. Compared with glass, Fybaglaze is up to 200 stronger yet appoximately half the weight, thus enabling ease of installation – particularly on above ground applications.
GRP Glazing Panels can be easily, cut, drilled and installed using conventional tools and can be easily glazed in a similar fashion to glass using standard polyurethane or silicone mastics, which will have no adverse reaction with the panels.
Fybaglaze is supplied to a “general purpose” spec as standard. It is also available with either a Class II or Class 1 / 0 Fire rating if required. Fire rated Fybaglaze has been used in Factories, HM Prisons and Power Stations etc. Out performs fire rated glass.
So if you are looking for emergency window boarding for boarding up houses or shops, anti vandal glazing or factory roof skylights Smyth Composites Fybaglaze is surely what you’re after.