Glazing Standards

The application of the correct window film to your existing glass can ensure your glass is compliant with most glazing standards whilst creating huge savings by not changing the glass.

Achievable Standards

  • ANSI Z97.1 Adhesion, tensile & impact resistance after weathering
  • ASTM D Tensile Strength & Abrasion resistance
  • ASTM E330 Resistance to wind Pressure
  • BS476 Parts 6 & 7 Ignition, Propagation & surface spread of flame
  • BS6206 Impact test to clarify glass safety characteristics, regarding injury (now superseded by EN12600-below)
  • BS6262 Part 4 Code of Practise for safety glazing in Buildings
  • DIN 52290 Part 4 Resistance against Manual Attack (similar EN356)
  • EN12600 Impact test to clarify glass safety characteristics, regarding injury
  • 5.18.5 Overhead Glazing Containment
  • 5.18.6 Blast Mitigation
  • ISO 16933 Open Arena Blast Test

Regulations Satisfied

  • Approved Document N, requirements N1 & N2
  • BS6262 ‘Safety in Glazing’
  • Building Regulations (England and Wales) 1991 Paragraph A12(b) of Approved Document B, ‘Fire’, and other paragraphs
  • Building Regulations (England and Wales) 1991 Safety Film Standards
  • Building Regulations (Northern Ireland)
  • Building Standards (Scotland)
  • DDA Regulations
  • European Glazing Regulation 14 Workplace [Health Safety and Welfare Regulation 14]

PSA Performance specifications for window film

Applying Solartek 100 micron film to annealed glass meets

  • EN12600 2B2
  • ANSI Z97.1 CLASS B & C
  • CPSC CFR 1201 CAT 1

Applying Solartek 175 micron film to annealed glass meets

  • EN12600 1B1
  • ANSI Z97.1 CLASS A, B & C
  • CPSC CFR 1201 CAT 1 & 2
  • GSA 3A

Applying Solartek 200 micron film to annealed glass meets

  • EN12600 1B1
  • ANSI Z97.1 CLASS A, B & C
  • CPSC CFR 1201 CAT 1 & 2
  • GSA 3A

Applying Solartek 350 micron film to annealed glass meets

  • EN12600 1B1
  • ANSI Z97.1 CLASS B & C
  • CPSC CFR 1201 CAT 1
  • GSA 3A & above
  • EN356 P1 & P2

When installed by Solartek Films our internal films have a 10 year warranty, we also have a selection of installed films that have up to a 15 year warranty.