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The ballistic glazing project I was involved in had a similar drive up kind
of situation. There were no blast requirements, there isn't any standoff
either so it would have been a minimum prescriptive by UFC (for my case) if
it had any blast requirements anyway...

I specify stainless when attaching aluminum to concrete or steel
surrounding structure.


On Thursday, May 23, 2013, David Topete wrote:

> Thanks to all who've replied.  This is for bullet-proof glazing at a
> transaction window (interior).  I've asked for additional performance
> specs, but apparently none have made themselves available.
> A couple of concerns I have/had are the use of maybe stainless
> anchors/screws through the aluminum frame into the CFS framing or 
> concrete, as well as the use of powder-actuated fasteners versus 
> expansion anchors versus screw anchors.
> Thanks again.
> On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 8:40 AM, Polhemus, William
> <wpolhemus(--nospam--at) <javascript:;>>wrote:
>> Is this "bullet-proof glass" to resist impacts from actual BULLETS, or 
>> is it perhaps intended to resist wind-blown debris? (Bear in mind that 
>> we've had many instances of hurricane debris, such as stone-ballast from
>> roofing, obliterating window curtain-walls in downtown areas e.g. 
>> Houston and Mobile).

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