SuperClear 45-HS and SuperClear 45-HS-LI can be used in 45 minute doors up to a maximum clear view area of 3,288 sq. in. (33 in. x 99-5/8 in.) and in 45 minute sidelites, transoms and openings up to a maximum clear view area of 3,880 sq. in. (42-3/4 in. x 90-3/4 in.).
January 08, 2019 | SAFTI FIRST
SAFTI FIRST’s new SuperClear 45-HS and SuperClear 45-HS-LI are approved for glazing in all 45 min... read more
After a fire completely destroyed their facility in Columbus, Ohio, Dick Cold Storage built a new facility focused on fire safety. Photo: Ryan Leasure
| October 04, 2018 | The BILCO Company
The new facility includes the latest and greatest in cold storage technology along with fire prot... read more
| August 28, 2018 | SAFTI FIRST
| May 24, 2018 |
In this 10-minute sponsor talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), Tim Na... read more
The gymnasium on the third floor was converted to luxury apartments with lofts. The gymnasium floor was preserved and became part of the apartments (photo from CASTO).
| February 05, 2018 | SAFTI FIRST
Project: The Barrett Apartments in Columbus, OH read more
The 2 hour, fire resistive GPX Blast System spanned 45 feet and canted out a few degrees.
| December 13, 2017 | SAFTI FIRST
Project: Army Hospital in the West Coast read more
Thermafiber® SAFB™ (Sound Attenuation Fire Blankets) FF are UL® validated formaldehyde-free mineral wool insulation batts designed to provide acoustical control, thermal performance and fire protection.
| September 14, 2017 | Owens Corning
Thermafiber® SAFB™ mineral wool batts are non-combustible, moisture-resistant, non-corrosive, non... read more
August 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The system uses the largest tested and listed individual glass panels for two-hour fire-resistive... read more
July 27, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor
Results will help inform code changes.
July 26, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor
The standard marks the first comprehensive international specification for this equipment.
July 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
A luxury Baltimore hotel, a mixed-use building in Denver and an Alaskan High School may also have... read more
June 22, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
These blocks will undergo further testing to determine if they are safe.
The GPX FireFloor System has the largest tested and listed individual glass panel sizes for fully-supported and butt-glazed 1-2 hour fire resistive glass floor applications. Photo credit: Mike Schwartz Photography
| June 13, 2017 | SaftiFirst
SAFTI FIRST supplied a single glass unit comprised of non-slip rated Starphire tempered... read more
June 05, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The TimberLine Series pairs a high-strength steel subframe with a wood-veneered metal cover cap t... read more
Fireframes® Curtainwall Series replaces drywall.
| November 10, 2016 | Technical Glass Products
The space, which the firm hoped to use as a gathering place for employees and clients, had no acc... read more
| November 03, 2016 | SaftiFirst
The University of Chicago Hospital Group reached out to Bill Zientarski of Hi-Performance Glazing... read more
July 21, 2016 | Viance LLC
Fire Retardant Wood Treatment is first of its kind to earn GREENGUARD Gold Certification
Fire-rated curtain wall emulates SG curtain wall
| June 27, 2016 | Technical Glass Products
Creating a sleek and aesthetically pleasing space, while also providing protection against the sp... read more
April 12, 2016 | Safti First
| March 07, 2016 | SaftiFirst
SaftiFirst’s custom curtain wall complied with all the seismic requirements while still blending... read more
Photo: dchrisoh/Creative Commons
February 08, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor
The manuals provide information on preventing, reducing fire losses in buildings under constructi... read more
Photo: Industrial Technology Research Institute.
January 12, 2016 | BD+C Staff
Two innovations tap into the multi-use potential for fire/life safety infrastructure.
2-hour stairwell re-imagined as a tree house using SuperLite II-XL 120 with digital printed glass in GPX Architectural Series Framing by SAFTI FIRST.
| October 13, 2015 |
Highlights of the addition included 50 private patient rooms, family sleep and dining as well as... read more
Ryerson University Student Learning Centre, Ontario, Canada ALPOLIC®/fr Custom Prismatic SEP Blue Finish.
| September 22, 2015 | ALPOLIC
It’s said that Ryerson University can be found at the intersection of Mind and Action. Ryerson’s... read more