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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Vetrotech's bullet-resistant glass protects against firearms with the heaviest calibres, up to 20mm.
Lumiglass has already expanded its bullet-resistant glass production capacity by 50 per cent per year by adding new and advanced technology for automotive glass bending furnaces.
Bulletproof glass also known as bullet-resistant glass, transparent armor, and ballistic glass is made up of transparent materials that can resist any damage from small projectiles and bullets.
Anderson said that after the accident, the car was rebuilt as a true armored vehicle and the biggest change they made in modifying the car was putting in a permanent roof that could not be removed, while surrounding the whole vehicle with bullet-resistant glass.
The strength and durability of bullet-resistant glass depends on how it is made and the thickness of the final product.
He added that the plant, built on an area of 3,200 square meters, employs about 100 workers and draws 80% of its materials from local sources, noting that the products of armors and bullet-resistant glass are of high quality, strength and durability, according to Global Security Standards.
The company, formed in 1937, also has the ability to produce specialist bullet-resistant glass products for various uses such as police, security and military vehicles.
The Multi A4 FSA has a protected all-steel driver's cab with heated, bullet-resistant glass windows and protection against ballistic, mine and roadside bomb threats.
In fact, Lumiglass holds the distinction of being the largest producer of bullet-resistant glass in the GCC.
In addition to producing custom-engineered urethane film and sheet for the medical, textile lamination, and graphics markets, Wilby says, much of the production from these extrusion lines will be used as automotive paint protection film and optical interlayers for laminating glass and polycarbonate into bullet-resistant glass composites.
His wife Joanne launched a legal bid for pounds 300,000 compensation, claiming the vehicle should have had bullet-resistant glass.
The barrister told Mr Justice Burnett that experts agreed that had there been bullet-resistant glass the bullet "would not have penetrated the windscreen".