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Advanced Film Solutions Security Glazing Film Stopping Pirates!

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Today is National Talk Like A Pirate Day so in honor of that. . .

Many readers have seen the Captain Phillips movie with Tom Hanks. The freighter is attacked by Somali pirates and the action ensues.

Shipping concerns throughout the world are concerned with this threat and they also can experience small arms fire, etc. that can breach the glass in the control rooms, pilot house, etc.

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Thicker clear security glazing films were required and the team at Advanced Film Solutions was ready to provide our LLumar shatter film solutions.

We have completed several ships and are scheduled to complete several more.

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The very same clear and tinted versions of these films can provide safety and security for homes and businesses throughout the state of Florida.

Solar security versions factor out glare, heat and lower monthly electric costs.

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Several versions provide daytime privacy along with the aforementioned benefits.

This is particularly valuable during a lock down or when your goal is to protect personnel from targeting from an outsider (think scoping!)

Advanced Film Solutions provides attachment systems that meet the physical characteristics of your window system. Typically we use Dow 995 structural sealants. These are the wet seal products used during blast and windstorm testing.

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877-575-3456

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Security Window Film, Florida Advanced Film Solutions Installations

Advanced Film Solutions is Tampa, Orlando and Sarasota’s premier installer of clear and tinted safety and security window film.

These clear (and solar) films provide impact resistance and tensile strength and protect store and home interior from break-in and anti-spalling of flying glass.

Typical installations on retail storefronts employ the optional fastening systems that create a window system. This further enhances the security protection since the glass will not easily separate from the steel or aluminum storefront frames.

The film acts a little like the PVB interlayer in laminated glass and holds the glass together when it’s broken.

Another security use, which you may have seen at your workplace, is to mitigate the effects of a bomb blast, by preventing shards of glass flying around the inside of a building and causing injury or falling onto the pavements below.

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Advanced Film Solutions represents the leading glazing impact films in the industry including:

 
  • Armorcoat (Saint- Gobain)
    • Armorcoat “At a Glance”
    • Bomb Blast Testing Report Summary (2010)
      • GSA (GSA-TS01-2003)
      • ISO (ISO 16933:2007)
      • ASTM (ASTM F 1642-04)
    • Bomb Blast Testing Report Summary (2000)
      • GSA (GSA Blast Test)
    • Small Missile Impact Testing Report
    • Large Missile Impact Testing Report
    • Safety Certifications
  • Madico
  • SunTek
  • Hanita
  • Huper Optik (Eastman)
  • We utilize Dow 995 as our glazing attachment systems.

These films (8 ML) meet GSA and Dept. of Defense blast mitigation.

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Applications:

  • Retail store anti theft and impact.
  • Blast mitigation government offices and high profile targets.
  • Religious institutions.
  • Schools K-12, Colleges

Call for a free estimate toll free 877-575-3456

Advanced Film Solutions

Offices Tampa Bay- Orlando-Sarasota

Glazing Protection Window Tinting Tampa, Orlando, Sarasota

Many schools, hospitals and government buildings are considering the application of security window film at main entrances and ground floor accessible windows.

These thicker (minimum 8 ML) film is professionally applied to the existing window pane.

The film is attached to the frame so that in the event the window is shattered, the film system will keep the glass in the opening, making it much more difficult for an intruder to gain access.


Glass is the weakest and most inviting point of entry.

Slowing down or stopping entry can mean the difference between tragedy and life safety!

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Advanced Film Solutions provides window protection and solar tinting combination window film in the Tampa, Lakeland and Orlando area.

Commercial installations like the VA Hospital and USF and thousands of retail stores and homes have been protected by Advanced Film Solutions.

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There are numerous alternatives in the appearance of these coatings. Many clients prefer the invisible versions for maximum visibility.

On the other hand there are scenarios where privacy is extremely critical.

In these situations we recommend a host of reflective versions that provide the safety requirements while lowering energy costs, eliminating glare and offering the same shatter capabilities.

Frankly no other Florida company offers as many choices!

Tampa-Orlando Glazing Protection:

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Smart Homeowners Compare Window Tinting, Advanced Film Solutions

Tampa bakes in August and now is a great opportunity for homeowners in St. Pete, Clearwater, Gulfport, Sand Key, Feather Sound, Pinellas Park, Bradenton, Palmetto and points beyond to educate yourself about 21st century thin film coatings from Eastman Performance Films.

 
These aren’t your grand daddy’s window tinting.
 
 
  • Our Vista and Huper Optik Films have no dyes so they won’t change colors or bubble.
     
  • Your monthly electric bill can be slashed by 30%, and who doesn’t think that’s a good idea?

 

  • Our films are NFRC certified so you know what type of energy savings you will receive.

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  • You choose how dark you prefer. Advanced Film Solutions has more choices than any other window film company in Florida!
     

  • We have more glazing protection films than any other company in the Bay area.  Vista, Huper Optik, LLumar, SunTek, Armorcoat, Hanita, Madico and more.
  • We are always extremely competitive. Compare our choices versus the Home Depot 3M films. You’ll be amazed at the added value and faster return on investment.

     

  • Don’t be fooled by heat lamp gimmicks and loaded dice BTU meter readings that pretend to demonstrate tremendous heat rejection. Advanced Film Solutions presents facts, documented performance and credibility!
  • As Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Sarasota Counties leading window film company we offer next day installations and lifetime, transferable warranties.

     
  • Advanced Film Solutions is fully insured, and rated A Plus accredited by the Better Business Bureau!

It just may be the coolest thing you’ve ever done!

 

 
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727-944-3456
 
 

Glass Protection Window Film For Safer Tampa Bay, Sarasota, & Orlando Homes

Security Window Film strengthens your home security defense by maintaining the structural integrity of the glass.

These thicker (8ML+) films also perform the same solar features you’d expect to find in thinner solar versions.

 

There is a modest up front cost for these dual benefit films but this investment is rewarded by the added safety and security that these glazing protection films provide.

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Advanced Film Solutions shatter films block solar energy in the same manner as the thinner solar only versions. 

The thicker mylar films have incredible puncture strength and more aggressive adhesives.

These films when properly installed (optional fastening systems should be considered for larger window openings and sliders!) hold glass in place against intrusion and impact. 

In fact these are the very same films that protect government buildings throughout the world.

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ANSI Z97.1 and CPSC 16 CFR 1201 Cat I and II

General Services Administration (GSA) and United Facilities Criteria (UFC)

ASTM Large Missile Level C and Small Missile requirements

Underwriters Laboratory UL972 Forced Entry requirements

Factory Mutual FM Approvals 4350 Small Missile

EN356, level P2A

Advanced Film Solutions has more choices for our clients in appearance, performance (heat rejection) visible light transmission and brands than any other company in Florida.

  • Clear security films from LLumar, Armorcoat, Suntek, Avery-Dennison and Madico.

  • Reflective shatter versions from LLumar, Vista, Madico, SunTek, Avery and Armorcoat.
  • Dual reflective films by Vista
  • Non-reflective ceramic films from Huper Optik and SunTek

Call Advanced Film Solutions for a free estimate.

Toll Free: 877-575-3456