bulletproof glass

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bullet-resisting glass

A laminated assembly consisting of four or more sheets of glass stacked alternately with layers of a transparent plastic resin, then bonded under heat and pressure.
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A ballistic glass wall in the high-security courtroom divides the public gallery from the main courtroom.
Summary: Bullet-resistant glass, also known as ballistic glass, is an optically transparent armor resistant to penetration of high-velocity bullets.
"We are looking to add a secure vestibule at South because we don't have one, then improve the quality of the ballistic glass at Central," he said.
The US government spent $15,913.35 (Around Rs 10.94 lakh) on Secret Service's ballistic glass installation and removal.
"The advancement which is really unique is the ability to mold this ballistic glass directly into the Spectra Shield material, and that hasn't been done before," she said.
The imposing look of the old facade, marked by dark ceramic tile and glass, with mullions, has been replaced with a continuous curtain wall holding translucent ballistic glass. Perkins+Will salvaged the custom period terra cotta tile and reused it on an entry wall that commemorates the building's history.
The plant, complete with dedicated factories for ballistic glass and ballistic steel laser cutting was inaugurated by HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, who hailed IAG as a RAK success story and a serious contributor to the emirate's economy.
Gateshead-headquartered Tyneside Safety Glass will supply all ballistic glass products used in the vehicles, as one of only three major component group suppliers to OVIK.
He told the court: "She was defenceless, she had a pane of glass to protect herself, it was not ballistic glass."
The cabs are fitted with composite armor and ballistic glass. Drivers can disable their trucks so that they can't be moved or opened, OST officials claim, and the rigs are even designed to defend themselves if the drivers can't, though exactly how is unclear.
Secret Service sources say one bullet struck the wall of the building, and another broke a window but was stopped by a second layer of ballistic glass.
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