Caption: In the early 20th century, wired glass
could be found in office buildings everywhere.
A singular advantage wired glass
has offered over the years has been its affordability.
The decision followed a national awareness and lobbying campaign led by Greg Abel, whose son was seriously injured when his arm pushed through wired glass
, and state Sen.
SuperLite I-WT[TM]: The first wired glass
to meet not just the minimum--but the highest--CPSC impact safety standard.
The state's Building Codes Division on Wednesday will end a long-standing exemption that permitted wired glass
to be used in some locations.
The beam - think of it as a stiff-armed teen - flew forward and smashed the wired glass
easily, leaving a halo of shards and wire.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission doesn't single out wired glass
accidents in its surveys.
For years, fire-rated glass was recognized as one product: wired glass
. While effective for fire and life safety, wired glass
tended to project an institutional look most wanted to avoid.
The type of sheet glass is float glass non wired glass
A middle school student injured when he shoved his hand through a span of wired glass
at Jefferson Middle School has prompted the Eugene School District to replace the fire-safety material in widespread use throughout its schools.
A product liability lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Eugene claims that wired glass
is unsafe and regulators are negligent for not recognizing the risk posed by the material - panes that enclose a wire mesh to prevent shattering during a fire.