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Donna Naylor
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Vetrotech Saint-Gobain UK


Vetrotech Saint-Gobain UK is one of the world’s foremost manufacturers of multi-functional, specialised glass solutions and a leading provider of bespoke fire-resistant glass. 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 nearly 40 years they have been delivering world-class glass solutions for fire and security applications. With a two-decade long UK presence, Vetrotech is the country’s sole manufacturer of insulated fire glass and has also established a further core competency in high-security glass. Vetrotech’s project portfolio encompasses commercial and governmental buildings, offices, schools, numerous luxury retail shops, shopping malls, public transport terminals and museums globally. A combination of innovative research, in-house testing facilities and state-of-the-art production techniques keeps Vetrotech at the cutting edge of safety glass technology.

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