The Invisible Shield for School Security: Laminated Glass

Laminated glass creates an invisible barrier that serves as a critical line of defense for potential attackers.

This event was originally held on May 9, 2024
and is now available for on demand viewing.

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The safety of students and staff is the top priority of every educational institution. Unfortunately, glazing in schools can become a vulnerable point of entry for intruders. Learn how Saflex™ PVB interlayers for laminated glass can enhance the safety and intrusion resistance performance of glazing in schools. Laminated glass is in place 24/7 and provides visibility, daylighting, and other environmental enhancements as bundled benefits for the building.

What you will learn in this webchat:

  • Gain insights into the critical importance of security glazing in school buildings.
  • Discover the benefits of Saflex PVB interlayers for laminated glass.
  • Review the latest security standards and regulations in the industry.
  • Understand how security standards and regulations can inform your decision-making process regarding security glazing.











Julia Schimmelpenningh
Architectural Technical Engagement Manager
Julia Schimmelpenningh is the architectural technical engagement manager at Eastman, in Springfield, Massachusetts, a global specialty material and chemical company.
Her work includes new product development, qualification and commercialization of laminated glazing solutions, regulatory development and industry education and association support.  Julia also manages the America’s Customer Applications and Support Laboratories in Springfield MA.

Julia has been very active and solid contributor in the glazing industry for 30+ years and continues activities in ANSI, ASTM, CGSB, ISO, GICC, NGA and other organizations.

Schimmelpenningh served as president of the Glass Association of North America in 2005, and currently serves as chair of the ASTM committee on Security (F12) and sub-chair and officer for Building Products (E06).  She is recognized in the industry as a glazing expert and has received several awards from ASTM, NGA and Trade Magazines.

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