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Vetrotech Saint-Gobain UK


Vetrotech Saint-Gobain was the first company fully specialized in the development, manufacture and distribution of sustainable fire-resistant safety and security glass of the highest protection classes. For now nearly 40 years we have been delivering world-class glass solutions for fire and security applications. People always come first. This is why our mission is to protect life and property in great living places together with our customers. At the same time, we guarantee ultimate operational efficiency for our customers, maximum comfort and peace of mind for their end users and superb aesthetic quality for designers and architects all around the world. We carry out nearly 500 tests per year within external as well as in our own internal state-of-the-art facilities. This also entails monitoring sustainability and taking our environmental responsibilities seriously to safeguard our common future. For offices, healthcare, educational, hospitality and public buildings, as well as marine applications of all kinds, Vetrotech has the expertise and capability to fulfil all your life-safety glazing requirements. Vetrotech’s product range is multifunctional and will make your next project stand out when it comes to performance and aesthetics.

CPD Material (1)

Fire Resistant Glass Explained - Playing With Fire
This CPD explains the different fire ratings for glass, the importance of having the correct, and approved, components in place for fire-resistant windows, screens and doors, plus dispels some myths about the perceived qualities of toughened glass. The CPD provides a mix of videos and presentation content to convey key points.
- Definitions of the fire ratings explained, E, EW and EI
- Importance of having the correct glass fitted and radiant heat demo fire test video
-The use of fire-rated glass in timber, steel and aluminium systems
- Dispelling myths of toughened safety glass, showing the difference between wired, resin, laminated and modified toughened fire-resistant glass
- Testing and fire assessments explained
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 50 minutes.

Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar


Vetrotech Saint-Gobain UK has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

Subject/Product Areas (CI/SfB)
RIBA Core Curriculum areas