SAFTI FIRST to debut free apps for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad at AIA Convention
SAN FRANCISCO (May 3, 2011) – SAFTI FIRST, leading manufacturer of fire rated glass and framing solutions, is proud to debut the mySAFTI app, the first interactive design tool that takes the guesswork out of choosing the correct fire rated glass product, at the AIA National Convention in New Orleans. Architects, specifiers and glazing professionals can quickly use their iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to make their selection based on fire rating or application. In addition, the mySAFTI app also allows users to view product data, size charts, save favorites and request information via email. For additional design inspiration, users can browse the project gallery to view photos of SAFTI FIRST projects across the country. The mySAFTI app can be downloaded for free from the App Store or through iTunes.
“We understand that architects, specifiers and glazing contractors are busy professionals who are always on the go, and have come to rely on their mobile devices for numerous things,” says William O’Keeffe, President and CEO of SAFTI FIRST. “We are happy to provide this free app that enables them to easily select the correct fire rated glass product anytime and anywhere.
In addition, SAFTI FIRST will also be displaying its full line of UL and WHI listed and labeled fire rated glass and frame products, which are proudly made in the USA.
About SAFTI FIRST
Founded in 1981, SAFTI FIRST Fire Rated Glazing Solutions has been serving the architectural and building communities and is the recognized leader in manufacturing fire rated glass and framing for over 25 years. As the premier source for fire-rated glazing, SAFTI FIRST was the first to introduce transparent fire rated walls to the U.S. market. Our SuperLite™ product line, fire rated from 20 minutes to three hours, includes fire-retardant filled glass units, safety ceramics, safety wired glass and SuperLite I-XL, a patented breakthrough fire protective product that significantly reduces radiant heat transfer (does not meet ASTM E119 and requires AHJ approval for 45 and 60 minute applications). SuperLite™ products can be customized to protect against noise, attack, impact, bullets, blast, hurricane and UV rays and is available in any custom architectural make-up, including enhanced energy performance applications. SAFTIfire GPX Framing is fire rated from 20 minutes to 2 hours. Our products are manufactured in the U.S. for fast lead times.