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FIRE RATED GLAZING SOLUTIONS FACADES + Performance Symposium

April 16, 2015 | New York, NY


FIRE RATED GLASS IN EXTERIOR APPLICATIONS PROVIDE:

•  Fire Rating •  Clear Views •  Air + Water Control •  Thermal Performance •  Structural Performance •  Seamless Design

Additional Performance Options: •  Sunshade System •  Blast/Ballistic

Midtown Community Court in New York, NY Architect: DMJM Harris/AECOM •  Decorative Glazier: Egan Architectural Metal & Glass

1-Hour GPX Curtain Wall Project: The Kensington in Boston, MA Architect: TAT Building Envelope Consultant: CDC Glazing Contractor: Cheviot


FIRE RATED GLASS TESTING

Test includes:

Test includes:

(except for 20 min. doors)


FIRE ENDURANCE TEST


HOSE STREAM TEST


FIRE RESISTIVE GLASS BLOCKS RADIANT HEAT

•  Glass  exposed  to  fire   •   Fire  retardant  forms        into  heat  absorbing  char   •   Glass  temperature        remains  low,  radiant        heat  is  blocked  


AIR / WATER CONTROL

Air Infiltration: ASTM E 283-04 at 6.24 psf. Result: No Leakage. Static Pressure: ASTM E 331-00 at 20.0 psf. Result: No Leakage. Dynamic Pressure Water Resistance: AAMA 501-1.05 at 12.0 psf. Result: No Leakage.

Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, NY Architect: Ennead Architects Glazier: W&W Glass, LLC

GPX Curtain Wall Framing Mock-up for Dynamic Testing


THERMAL PERFORMANCE

U-Value for Glass & Framing Assembly: 0.39 SHGC for Glass and Framing Assembly: 0.31 Thermal Cycling and Condensation Evaluation: Exterior 170 degrees F: -10 degrees F / Interior: 68 degrees F. Result: No Damage, No Condensation. Condensation Resistance Factor of Frame: 68 Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, NY Architect: Ennead Architects Glazier: W&W Glass, LLC

Condensation Resistance Factor of Glass: 71

2-Hour GPX Curtain Wall

Midtown Community CourtProject: in New York, CMC KravisNY Center in Claremont, CA Architect: DMJM Harris/AECOM Architect: Rafael Vinoly Architects Glazier: Egan ArchitecturalGlazing MetalContractor: & Glass Benson Industries


STRUCTURAL PERFORMANCE

Structural Performance: ASTM E-330 between -75.0 psf to 60.0 psf. Result: Passed with No Damage. Interstory Vertical Displacement Test: 1” Parallel, 1” Perpendicular. Result: No Damage. Seismic Movement Test: ¾” cycled movement horizontally. Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, NY Result: NoEnnead Damage. Architect: Architects Glazier: W&W Glass, LLC

2-Hour GPX Curtain Wall / Elevator Enclosure Midtown Community Court in New York, NY Project: Aspen Art Museum in Aspen, CO Architect: DMJM Harris/AECOM Architects: Shigeru Ban / CCY Glazing Contractor: Harmon Inc. Glazier: Egan Architectural Metal & Glass


STRUCTURAL GLAZING: VERTICAL BUTT-JOINT

Fire Resistive Multilaminte: SuperLite III-XL No Vertical Intermediate Framing: SuperLite III-XL glass provides the structural integrity to make the span without the need for a vertical intermediate. Fire Rating: Up to 2 hours meeting ASTM E-119/NFPA 251/UL 263 with hose stream. Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, NY Architect: Ennead Architects Glazier: W&W Glass, LLC

1-Hour GPX Wall with SuperLite III-XL 60 Project: Bucks County Community College Rollins Advising Center Architect: Schrader Group Architecture


SUNSHADE INTEGRATION

1-Hour GPX Wall Openings with Sunshade Integration Project: Oakland Airport Connector – Doolittle BART Station in Oakland, CA Architect: ED2 International Glazing Contractor: Bagatelos Glass


ADDITIONAL SECURITY: BALLISTIC AND BLAST

Ballistic Performance: Up to UL 752 Level 8 Ballistic Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, NY Architect: Ennead Architects Blast Performance: ASTM F2248 (3Glazier: W&W Glass, LLC Second Duration Design Loading). Can be engineered to meet all levels of blast protection. Â

1-Hour GPX Blast / Ballistic Wall Openings Project: VA Primary Care Annex in Tampa, FL Architect: HGA Glazing Contractor: ACME Glass

Midtown Community Court in New York, NY Architect: DMJM Harris/AECOM Glazier: Egan Architectural Metal & Glass


FORT IRWIN REPLACEMENT HOSPITAL

Fire Rating: 2-hours Blast Rating: + 50.00 psf. Anchors designed to resist 2.0 x the blast reaction. Wind Load: +21.50/-23 psf (typical); + 21/50/-28.70 psf (corner). Basic wind speed of 85 mph.

Glass Make-up: SuperLite II-XL 120 Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, NY with 9/16” Heat Strengthened Clear Architect: Ennead Architects Laminated Inboard Lite Glazier: W&W Glass, LLC Framing: GPX Blast Curtain Wall Overall Height: 584” (approx. 49 ft.)

2-Hour GPX Blast Curtain Wall Architect: RLF / Ellerbe Becket (A Joint Venture) Glazing Contractor: Sashco Inc.


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FACADES + PERFORMACE

SaftiFirst Fire Rated Glazing Solution - Technical Panel  
SaftiFirst Fire Rated Glazing Solution - Technical Panel  

SaftiFirst Fire Rated Glazing Solution - Technical Panel by Tim Nass, SaftiFirst, Facades+ conference New York 2015