Stainless-Steel Doors
Fire-rated for 90 Minutes
Archivisions is a New York-based firm that provides a range of architectural metal, point-support glass and curtain-wall-system products. The firm has recently introduced a new line of 90-minute, UL fire-rated, seamless stainless-steel doors and door frames that are intended to replace stainless-steel clad, fire-rated hollow metal doors. The doors are available in stain, polished, sandblasted, as well as nondirectional finishes. Single swing doors with sizes up to 36 in. wide and 84 in. high may be provided with or without a 100-sq-in. fire-rated glass lite. Archivisions; 718/599-9891;

Emergency Lighting
Multifaceted Reflector
Lithonia Lighting’s redesigned ELM2 and ELM emergency lighting units feature MR24 lampheads, high-output Krypton lamps and Quick-Mount three-minute installation. The MR24 multifaceted reflector design of the ELM2 adjustable optics unit delivers more light on the path of egress, while the Krypton lamps in both units provide 32% more light output than standard incandescents. The lights have a 25% smaller footprint, feature toolless entry for easier installation and maintenance and are covered by Lithonia’s three-year warranty. Acuity Lighting Group Inc.; 770/922-9000;

Security Glazing
Public Safety Facility Applications
Makrolon Hygard security glazing materials were used in cell doors, common areas and visitation booths in Georgia’s new Cherokee County public safety facility. Consisting of multiple layers of polycarbonate or polycarbonate/acrylic with bonding interlayers, Makrolon Hygard laminates are offered in six levels of protection ranging from a containment-rated sheet to a UL Level 3 bullet-resistant material.
Sheffield Plastics Inc.; 800/254-1707;

Wired Glass
Up to New Building Codes
There are certain applications in the 2003 edition of the International Building Code and the NFPA 5000 building code where wired glass is traditionally used that will need to meet the impact requirements of CPSC’s Cat. 1 impact-safety requirements. PyroShield Plus, a special laminated glass variant of Pilkington’s PyroShield products, is an economical solution available in stock sizes up to 9 sq ft. General Glass International; 800/431-2042;

Unobtrusive Surveillance
Wireless Technology
The Beacon Wireless Camera Surveillance System is an unobtrusive camera security/surveillance system that masquerades as an outdoor area lighting fixture. Beacon created the technology in partnership with surveillance equipment manufacturer ComCam Inc. and wireless technology developer Wave Wireless Networking. The wireless technology, which fits into the base of the fixture, allows the camera’s position to be viewed from a central station or remotely from a cell phone or laptop. Beacon Products Inc.; 941/755-6694;

Bollard Offering
Low-level Lighting
Designed in response to client requests for security solutions with increased design integrity, Landscape Forms offers the first bollard to complement their site furnishings line. Engineered to meet stringent performance criteria, the Annapolis bollard features a steel construction, low-level lighting that glows in the dark, and a replaceable polyethylene sleeve that protects the structure from dents and scratches. Landscape Forms; 800/521-2546;

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