Fire-resistant glass

Life-safety, fire resistant glazing solutions that will not only keep people safe, but will protect the building itself.

Vetrotech Saint-Gobain Fire-rated glass - Verizon, Chicago

Passive fire protection with glass

In the event of fire, we face threats like hot gases, smoke and heat transmission. These threats put at risk the safe evacuation of people and protection of property. Our glass solutions are able to resist such threats and suit the requirements of a complete range of building applications –  including aesthetically appealing system solutions for seamless architectural integration.

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Fire-protective
Stop flames, smoke and hot, toxic gases.
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Fire-resistive
Compartmentalize fire and block heat transfer.
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Fire Systems
Discover our certified range of fire systems.

 

FIRE RESISTANT GLASS SOLUTIONS

Whatever your requirements, we’re dedicated to providing multifunctional, fire-resistant glass solutions – for safe, beautiful, sustainable and comfortable buildings.

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FIRE PROTECTIVE

Stop flames, smoke and hot, toxic gases.

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Keralite

CHARACTERISTICS

Produced by the joint-venture of Corning Inc. and Saint-Gobain, Keralite is a fully code compliant UL-listed fire protective glass-ceramic able to resist high temperature and thermal shock up to 180 minutes. This cost effective and sustainable "wire-free" fire-rated glass ceramic is ideal for fire windows and fire door vision-lites.

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  • Largest tested dimensions in the market

  • Keralite Select for the lowest haze and sharpest view

  • Hose-stream tested

  • Available as filmed or laminated safety glass

  • Exterior double glazing available

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Pyroswiss

CHARACTERISTICS

Pyroswiss is a specially tempered safety glass that symmetrically withstands high thermal stress. It is ideally used for vision-panels in 20-minute rated steel and wood fire doors to prevent early breakage.

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  • Clear fire-protective tempered safety glass

  • UL-listed for 20 minute fire-doors

  • Symmetrical impact safety rating (CPSC 1201 Cat. II; 1(C)1 EN 12600)

  • Easy, secure handling and installation

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Vetroflam

CHARACTERISTICS

Vetroflam single glazing is a transparent tempered fire-protective glass. It offers one-sided fire-resistance due to its special heat-reflective metallic oxide coating. Ideal to be used for areas prone to Urban Wildfire.

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  • Clear fire-protective tempered safety glass

  • UL-listed for 60-minute w/o hose-stream test

  • Symmetrical impact safety rating (CPSC 1201 Cat. II; 1(C)1 EN 12600)

  • Easy, secure handling and installation

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FIRE-RESISTIVE

Compartmentalize fire and block heat transfer.

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Contraflam

CHARACTERISTICS

Contraflam ⎯ often imitated, never equaled ⎯ is a single- or multi-chamber fire-resistant glass containing an environmentally friendly intumescent interlayer. In the event of fire, it offers full heat insulation for the compartmentalization of fire.

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  • UL-listed range for up to 180 minutes

  • Symmetrical impact safety rating (CPSC 1201 Cat. II; 1(C)1 EN 12600)

  • Available as butt-joint, laminated and insulated glazing

  • Easy, secure handling and installation

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Fire Systems

Discover our certified range of fire-resistant systems.

Vetrotech Saint-Gobain Fire-rated glass - Verizon, Chicago

Contraflam Structure

CHARACTERISTICS

Our Contraflam Structure range is our patented "butt-joint" glass solution for the creation of flush fire-resistant glass walls without vertical frame profiles. With this system you can let buildings be flooded with daylight while protecting building occupants at all times.

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  • Symmetrical butt-joint fire protection up to 120 minutes

  • Impact safety resistance (CPSC CFR 1201 Cat. II; ANSI Z97.1)

  • Corners without frame profiles (90°–180°)

  • For interior and exterior applications

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VDS Frame System

CHARACTERISTICS

The VDS range by Forster are engineered to create steel curtain walls, doors, partitions, and window frames work with fire-rated glazing products to provide fire-resistive or fire-protective framing solutions with up to 120 minutes protection.

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  • For interior and exterior applications

  • UL-listed for USA and Canada

  • Minimum profiles with sharp corners and clean lines

  • Easy assembly and installation

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Vetrotech HI-System

CHARACTERISTICS

Vetrotech HI-System is engineered to withstand two of the most powerful natural forces on earth: hurricane and fire. This glazing system is a combination of our VDS frame system, glazed with specially enhanced Contraflam.

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  • Approval and listing with the Florida Building Commission (FBC)

  • Meets stringent safety requirements

  • Complies with TAS standards

  • Available as butt-joint, laminated and insulated glazing

  • Easy, secure handling and installation

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Pyroswiss SBS

CHARACTERISTICS

Our glazed smoke barrier system, Pyroswiss SBS controls the movement and containment of hot smoke within buildings. By keeping hot smoke buoyant and contained a safe zone is created below to ensure safe evacuation.

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  • 1/4" (6 mm) thin tempered safety glass

  • Certified to DH30 and D120

  • Simple 2-point installation

  • Easy, secure handling and installation

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MULTIFUNCTIONALITY
CUSTOMIZE OUR PRODUCTS

Add more features to our glazing solutions to make your ideas a reality.
Vetrotech supports you in design-assisting your projects according to your requirements and even further.
Take advantage of our capabilities and expertise to make your projects shine with multifunctional glass.

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+ SAFETY
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+ COMFORT
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+ DESIGN
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+ SUSTAINABILITY