specialty glass

GLASSOPOLIS is a specialty glass distributor dedicated to meeting the needs of commercial glass contractors.

Products offered include UL Certified fire-rated glass and security glass, lead x-ray radiation shielding protective glass, fireplace glass, switchable privacy glass and glass that can protect against impact, bullet and blast.

fire rated glass

Fire-Rated Glass is used to prevent the spread of fire in locations as required under the applicable Building Code. GLASSOPOLIS offers a range of fire-rated products that are fully tested and certified to full North American standards.

GLASSOPOLIS for the Fireplace

ROBAX is a transparent glass-ceramic with a very low thermal expansion. ROBAX can be produced in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. Due to its extremely low thermal expansion, ROBAX is particularly suited for use as thermal window in room heating devices (stoves and fireplace inserts). ROBAX is available in a variety of shapes and sizes, and can be decorated and fabricated.

Impact Resistant UL Labeled Glass

For decades wire glass was the best fire-rated glass around. It survives a fire, but it was not impact-safe. Now available from GLASSOPOLIS, Protect3 Safety Glass is an applied impact-safety film that is specially approved by UL to not jeopardize its fire-ratings.

Protect3 Safety Glass is a ¼” (6mm) thick glazing material consisting of fire-rated wire glass with a surface applied fire-rated and impact-safety rated film. It is UL tested, classified and labeled with fire-ratings up to 90 minutes with hose stream and has impact-safety ratings to ANSI Z97.1 and CPSC 16CFR1201 (Cat. I and II). This product meets updated building code requirements (IBC 2003 and IBC 2006) and is listed for use in doors, sidelites, transoms and borrowed lites. For installation in fire-rated doors, Protect3™ Safety Glass is available in a complete vision lite kit.

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