As a window film expert in the Kansas City area, we get a number of questions about what window film can do in different environments for different applications. Probably the most misunderstood by the general public is “bulletproof” glass. It is also the most intriguing and in a world where danger from others and the environment are very real and very topical. Below are the questions we get most commonly and our answers.
Is It Really Bulletproof?
It may surprise you but the answer is no. Because with enough time and effort or simply a big enough caliber bullet, an intruder can breach supposed indestructible, “bulletproof” glass. As such, We prefer to use the term bullet-resistant. Glass treated by our experts with C-bond film provides an invisible “safety barrier” that protects your windows from high impact force and severe stress environments. As you see below, the C-bond treated glass still breaks after the impact of 5 bullets but the glass stays in place–meaning no dangerous flying glass debris.
How Does Bullet-Resistant Glass Work?
The best explanation of how C-bond works come directly from their mouths. According to their site:
“The unique qualities of C-Bond enable ordinary glass to dissipate energy by penetrating beneath the molecular surface and reconfiguring a hybrid spider web framework within the microscopic fibers of the glass structure.”
In layman’s terms, C-bond basically changes the glass on a molecular level to making it strong and keeping it from shattering.
What Else Does Bullet-Resistant Glass It protect from?
As you obviously know bullet-resistant glass protects from bullets. However, it also is a protective barrier from:
-Hurricane force winds
Window Film Kansas City choose C-bond as a window film partner because of their impeccable reputation for safety glass. We know how important it is to have the very best when it comes to protecting your home, family, and business from today’s very real dangers. If you are considering safety glass, contact us to set up a free consultation. Like C-bond we are safety window experts and can help you secure that which you love.