When a security threat becomes apparent, personnel need a last line of defense to guarantee their safety and security doors are designed to shore up your defenses against ballistic impacts and forced entry.
Standard wooden and fiberglass doors do not supply much protection against determined assailants. Standard materials can be penetrated by even the lowest caliber firearms, representing a significant risk of harm if armed individuals attempt to force entry.
Wooden security doors are created to eliminate the risk of injury from ballistic penetration. They are made to match commercial aesthetics without limiting their protective functionalities, with a veneered particle board with a protective fiberglass core and a cold-rolled steel frame that is prime painted.
Ballistic protection through levels 1 – 8 is supplied by varying thicknesses depending on a user's needs. These are facilitated with anodized aluminum gear hinges prepped for numerous devices.
Armortex supplies five proprietary wood security door types, each of which is designed to combat both lateral and direct penetration, in addition to ricocheting. In order to reduce the likelihood of intentional or random injury, bullets are captured and retained within the structure of the security door. The five styles offered by Armortex are detailed below.
Flush Wooden Security Doors
Armortex’s flush wooden security doors are simple and functional and are equipped with Armortex proprietary bullet-resistant armor and supplied in an unfinished veneer. The non-ricochet frame is made up of 16 gauge (GA) prime painted steel, ensuring outstanding levels of protection against forced entry and secure installation.
Half Lite Wooden Security Doors
Armortex’s half lite wooden security doors extend the viewability of their view lite security doors with a rectangular viewing window that is more than thirty-two inches in height and is fifteen inches wide. This is secured in an internal neoprene setting block and provides unrestricted observation of threats through a high grade ballistic resistant glass.
View Lite Security Doors
Armortex® view lite security doors are fabricated with a ten-by-ten inch viewing window set centrally at head height in the panel, which is made up of bullet-resistant glazing in a wooden trim, maintaining outstanding protective capabilities while providing a safe way to observe the threat side of the door from the safety of the protected side.
Slim Lite Wooden Security Doors
Armortex’s slim lite wooden security doors have a narrow panel of ballistic-grade glass offset towards one edge of the door supply, restricted viewing of the threat side from the safe side of the door. This is finished in an attractive wooden trim.
Full Lite Security Doors
Armortex’s full lite wooden security doors have a near-full-length window set centrally in the door panel to provide complete viewing. It supplies similar levels of protection and visibility to the half-lite design, with primarily aesthetic differences.
Wooden Security Doors from Armortex
Armortex is one of the US’s leading suppliers of forced entry and ballistic resistant products for a number of applications. They have supplied a wide range of solutions for banks and other financial institutions, government institutions, courtrooms, cash checking facilities, corporate offices and buildings and more.
This information has been sourced, reviewed and adapted from materials provided by Armortex.
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