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Fort™, FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated toughened glass - For Safety and Strength
squash courts. FortPlus™ Laminated conforms to BS EN 12543. street furniture. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated when specifying or using glass in critical risk areas or high performance applications such as:
balustrading. HansenGlass can also supply pvb laminate interlayers. All products are available in a wide variety of glass types which include: • • • • • • Clear float glass Low iron float glass Tinted float glass Hard coated low E glass Hard coated solar control glass Patterned glass
Fort™ conforms to BS EN 12150. canopies and overhead glazing.hansen glass processors Fort™.
. glass shower/ changing cubicles. doors and side panels. commercial entrances. floor panels. glass fins. stair treads and landings. brise soleil and glazed feature elements. FortPlus™ Laminated comprises Fort™ and/or FortPlus™ toughened glasses with CIP (cast-in-place) polyester resin interlayer. Thicknesses in both product types are to suit the appropriate design performance criteria. splash backs. structural (bolted) glazing and wall cladding
Fort™ is a high quality toughened glass available in thicknesses from 4mm to 6mm. partitions. FortPlus™ conforms to BS EN 12150. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated toughened glass . FortPlus™ is a high quality toughened glass available in thicknesses from 8mm to 25mm.For Safety and Strength Introduction
HansenGlass provides three solutions – Fort™. louvers. Alternatively. BS 6206 Class A and BS EN 12600 Class 1(C)3. BS 6206 Class A and BS EN 12600 Class 1(B)1. BS 6206 Class A and BS EN 12600 Class 1(C)1. glass vanity tops and shelving.
High visual clarity. Four to five times stronger than ordinary glass. Provide Class A safety impact performance to BS 6206 for use in all critical locations. Four decades of proven manufacturing success. Geze Glass Design and door fittings from other major manufacturers. and they break safely.
. available in cast-in-place and pvb laminated versions. Can be used in ThermoSpan™. Single toughened glass breaks safely into small. ThermoCool™ and Tempo™ product ranges. Fort™ and FortPlus™ heat soaked toughened glass are available for use in ThermoSpan™ structural glazing and where otherwise specified. Standard door blanks and fully fitted assemblies are available utilising Dorma Glass. Kite marked products. This makes Fort™ and FortPlus™ four to five times stronger than ordinary glass of the same thickness.
FortPlus™ is used in Tempo™ frameless glass door assemblies. Supported by a comprehensive technical advisory service to give guidance on optimum use of the products. blunt edged fragments which reduces the risk of injury and can also be held in place with a laminate interlayer. Their increased strength makes Fort™ and FortPlus™ suitable for many structural applications including balustrade panels.
Fort™ and FortPlus™ are manufactured by heating to around 620oC and quenching rapidly to create high compressive stresses at the surfaces with balancing tensile stresses in the centre. For additional safety characteristics. Available in a wide range of glass types from all the major basic glass manufacturers.hansen glass processors Fort™. FortPlus™ Laminated gives additional safety characteristics. conforming to the requirements of BS 6206 Class A. Available as heat soaked toughened glass for added confidence in use. full height glazed partitions and ThermoSpan™ structural glazing. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated toughened glass . utilising a range of thicknesses from 4mm to 25mm.For Safety and Strength Advantages
• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Suitable for use in applications requiring safety and strength Fully tested and conform to British and International Safety Standards and Building Regulations. Highly resistant to temperature changes and temperature differentials – ideal for use where there are thermal stress requirements.
FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated toughened glass . diffuse lighting. Other designs and cover percentages. messages etc. When utilised in laminate construction for stair treads and landing panels the lower panel can be screen printed or sandblasted for additional modesty. up to 100% and graduated cover. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated are available with Ceraphic™ translucent screen printed enamel . FortPlus™ Laminated made with pvb is limited to 3 plies (2 panes of glass with one interlayer) and using panes of FortPlus™ no more than 12mm thick. which occur naturally in glass. Maximum sizes: 4600mm x 2440mm CeraphicTM Cerocco 3000mm x 2250mm These two processes can be applied to any clear or tinted float glass and selected patterned glasses.
. CeraGrit™ is a process that gives enhanced non-slip characteristics and is ideal for floor panels and stair treads. With both processes specific.For Safety and Strength
Heat soaked toughened glass is used to minimise the risk of spontaneous breakage due to nickel sulphide (NiS) inclusions.a range of decorative glasses incorporating solar control and glare reduction properties. manifestation. The CIP interlayer uses a chemically cured polyester resin poured between two or more panes of glass spaced apart and sealed around the edge with a double-sided tape. FortPlus™ Laminated is available with cast-in-place (CIP) interlayer or pvb interlayer. Through heat and pressure the pvb sheet bonds the glasses together. Enquiries should be submitted for review. With Ceraphic™. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated heat soaked toughened glass are used in overhead glazing and balustrade panels. Cerocco sandblasting is also available. although a minimum quantity of ceramic ink will be required. decorative and corporate designs can be produced from appropriate drawings or artwork. It is recommended that Fort™. These two decorative processes are an ideal way to provide privacy.
Fort™. corporate logos. can be produced. non-standard single colours can be provided.hansen glass processors Fort™.
4 mm centres on a white background giving 69% cover. both giving 50% cover. designed to reduce the incidence of inclusion breakages to less than 1 in 400 tonnes of glass
.4 mm centres giving 31% cover.
Microline 10/5 and Microline 5/10 . Micropoint Contour 4 . Micropoint Contour 6 .
Microline 5/5 and Microline 10/10 .hansen glass processors Fort™.5 mm centres giving 39% cover.5 mm white lines with 5 mm gaps or 10 mm white lines with 10 mm gaps. The heat soaking processes are: • • prEN 14179 where the glass temperature at all points is held for a minimum of 2 hours at 290 ± 10oC. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated toughened glass .4 mm white points in a 5 spot pattern at 6.For Safety and Strength
Ceraphic™ standard images Micropoint 4 . Micropoint 6 . designed to reduce the incidence of inclusion breakages to less than 1 in 400 tonnes of glass DIN 18516-4 where the oven air temperature is held for 8 hours at 290 ± 10oC. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated are available as heat soaked thermally toughened glass.5 mm centres on a white background giving 61% cover.
Heat soaked toughened glass
Ceraphic™ and Cerocco can be used to resolve manifestation concerns in relation to Safety Standards and Building Regulations.6 mm white points in a 5 spot pattern at 8.10 mm white lines with 5 mm clear lines giving 67% cover or 5 mm white lines with 10 mm clear lines giving 33% cover.6 mm clear points in a 5 spot pattern at 8.4 mm clear points in a 5 spot pattern at 6.
3mm 0.6 W/m2K
.5m2 (up to 4600mm long or 2440mm wide) 8m2 (up to 4000mm long or 2440mm wide) 450mm x 350mm maximum 12:1 maximum 20:1 4600mm x 2440mm 450mm x 350mm Dependent on constituent Fort™ or FortPlus™ glass Safety Sound Reduction Depending on construction Fort™ 4mm Fort™ 6mm FortPlus™ 10mm FortPlus™ 12mm FortPlus™ Laminated 13.05mm 0.5mm Distortion limits Bow Roller wave and edge dip: Fort™ Roller wave Edge dip FortPlus™ Roller wave Edge dip Weight Maximum weight Fort™ or FortPlus™ FortPlus™ Laminated Strength and Deflection Allowable stress Allowable glass deflection Class A to BS 6206 RW 29 31 33 34 37 39 Ctr -3 -3 -3 -2 -3 -3
2mm/m length 4mm 5mm 6mm 0.5mm 0. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated toughened glass .5mm FortPlus™ Laminated 19.10mm 0.25mm 0.25mm 2.5mm per interlayer
Thermal Insulation Depending on construction U value
Solar and Optical Performance Depending on construction: Light transmission 89% to 5% Solar direct energy 82% to 6% Total solar energy 85% to 29%
5.5mm ± 2.For Safety and Strength
Normal Dimension Limits Fort™ 4mm maximum size 5mm maximum size 6mm maximum size Minimum size Aspect ratio: 4 & 5mm 6mm FortPlus™ 8mm to 15mm maximum size 19mm maximum size 25mm maximum size Minimum size Aspect ratio 8mm ≥10mm FortPlus™ Laminated Maximum size Minimum size Aspect ratio Tolerance on dimensions Fort™ or FortPlus™ up to 1m over 1m diagonal difference FortPlus™ Laminated up to 1m over 1m and up to 3m over 3m diagonal difference edge step Drilled hole sizes Minimum diameter Maximum diameter ± 1mm ± 2mm ≤4mm ± 1.5mm ± 3mm ≤4mm ≤4mm thickness of glass 50mm 2500mm x 1500mm 3100mm x 1900mm 4000mm x 2400mm 450mm x 350mm maximum 8:1 maximum 12:1 4600mm x 2440mm 10.3mm 0.5kg/m2 for every mm thickness of glass 500kg 1000kg 59 N/mm2 L/65 at design load
Tolerance on drilled holes Diameter ± 1mm Position relative to datum ± 2mm FortPlus™ Laminated misalignment ≤3mm Tolerance on notches and cutouts Dimensions ± 2mm Position relative to datum ± 2mm FortPlus™ Laminated misalignment ≤4mm Thickness tolerance Fort™ and FortPlus™ FortPlus™ Laminated as BS EN 572 sum of component glass thickness plus 0.5.3 .hansen glass processors Fort™.15mm 0.2mm 0.25mm 8-10mm ≥12mm 0.
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Ground edges give a flat profile with a smooth arriss. Four types of edgework and many configurations of holes. smooth or polished edges. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated toughened glass .
All glass thicknesses from 4mm to 25mm can be drilled. Hole positioning
Where there are complex configurations. The diameter of the holes should be not less than 10mm and not less than the thickness of the glass up to a maximum of 50mm. The tolerance on hole diameter is ± 1mm and the positional tolerance is ± 2mm in relation to the datum.
Smooth edges give a flat profile with a smooth arriss.
t = glass thickness 2t > 2. or non-rectangular corners. to an edge or to each other.g.hansen glass processors Fort™. enquiries should be submitted. or more than two holes in close proximity.
FortPlus™ Laminated has ground. both of which may have un-ground areas. more than eight holes in a pane.5t x > 2t
4t no holes in this area
x + y > 6t y > 2t 2t
. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated must not be cut or worked after manufacture.
belt or wheel finish as cut
The arrissed edge is the simplest type of edgework and consists of removing the sharp edges from as cut glass. cutouts and notches can be provided. in accordance with the minimum distances shown in figure 1. Holes should not be positioned too close to a corner.
Polishing further refines the edge appearance.
FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated toughened glass .For Safety and Strength
x B a X L z
Many configurations of cutouts and notches can be supplied. based on the supply of • • • appropriate computer files. X ≥ L/2. or rigid templates – no greater in overall thickness than 12mm and no larger than 1500 x 3000mm
The tolerance on dimensions and hole positions may be higher for complex shapes.hansen glass processors Fort™.
radius (minimum 10 mm) not less than glass thickness
Figure 3. Re-entrant and internal corners Standard door blanks can be manufactured. but enquiries must be submitted. X ≥ B/2. Cutout sizes and positions Re-entrant or internal corners must have a minimum radius of 10mm and not less than the glass thickness. Fort™. D ≤ a/3.
. B ≤ a/3. Y ≥ D/2 z ≥ B/2 z ≥ L/2 L ≤ b/3 D ≤ b/3 x ≥ L/2 x ≥ B/2 y ≥ D/2 z ≥ D/2
D y b
Figure 2. Guidance on limiting sizes and positions is given in the diagram. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated can be manufactured in various geometric or irregular shapes. or accurate scale drawings.
which is visible in polarised light. Polarised light occurs in normal daylight.3mm 0. Under some lighting conditions the line may display a pale blue interference effect.2mm 0. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated is 2mm/m length (0. which may be slightly exaggerated (edge dip) at the end of the pane. The amount of polarised light depends on the weather and the angle of the sun. the colour and the thickness of the glass. although the edge tape is clear. The toughening process produces areas of different stress in the cross section of the glass. Table 1 Roller wave and edge dip limits Roller wave 0. the areas of stress show up as coloured zones. these should be no larger in size than 1. When toughened glass is viewed in polarised light.5mm 0. These areas of stress produce a birefringent effect in the glass. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated toughened glass .
.05mm Edge dip 0. A pvb interlayer will also show similar characteristics. the allowable stress of Fort™. ThermoSpan™.15mm 0. During the toughening process.25mm 0.2%).5mm diameter.25mm
Fort™ 4mm Fort™ 5mm Fort™ 6mm FortPlus™ 8mm 10mm FortPlus™ ≥ 12mm
Glass which is thicker than 8mm may show signs of small imprints in the surface (‘roller pick-up’).10mm 0. sometimes known as ‘iridescence’ or ‘leopard spots’. e.hansen glass processors Fort™.25mm 0. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated depends upon the type of glass. FortPlus™ Laminated may have small air bubbles around holes. In FortPlusTM Laminated with a cast-in-place interlayer.
The appearance of Fort™. While the hot glass is in contact with the rollers during the toughening process. called bow. The limit on bow for Fort™.g. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated is: Short duration loads Long duration loads 59 N/mm2 35 N/mm2
Higher stresses may be allowed in specific designs. The birefringent effect is more noticeable either at a glancing angle or through polarised spectacles. the heat treatment can produce an overall warp.3mm 0. the refractive index of the tape differs to that of the glass and a line appears at the interface of the two materials. Roller wave is generally noticed in reflection. a distortion known as ‘roller wave’ is produced. cut outs and the perimeter where the resin joins the edge tape.For Safety and Strength
For normal purposes.
FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated toughened glass .
.hansen glass processors Fort™.For Safety and Strength
All Fort™ and FortPlus™ break safely and conform to Class A of BS 6206. They are capable of resisting both sudden temperature changes and temperature differentials up to 200 K. Fort™ and FortPlus™ are identified and marked as:
M O SP
Fort™ or FortPlus™ used in ThermoSpan™
Table 2 gives examples of sound reduction figures.5mm 25 28 27 27 31 31 33 35 37 37 36 35 37 41 44 47 50 37 -1 -3 19. Table 2 Sound reduction values
Band centre frequency (Hz) 100 125 160 200 250 315 400 500 630 800 1000 1250 1600 2000 2500 3150 4000 RW C Ctr 4mm 17 18 16 19 20 22 25 27 28 30 32 33 34 34 31 24 26 29 -2 -3 Sound reduction (dB) for glass thickness
6mm 16 19 20 22 24 25 28 30 32 34 35 35 32 26 27 30 33 31 -2 -3
10mm 24 21 25 23 28 28 31 33 34 33 31 29 30 33 36 37 40 33 -2 -3 12mm 24 29 31 28 29 31 29 33 32 31 32 32 36 39 42 45 47 34 0 -2
13. FortPlus™ Laminated The maximum working temperature is 100oC for CIP interlayers and 70oC for pvb interlayers.5mm 24 28 25 30 34 35 36 37 35 34 36 38 41 43 45 49 53 39 -1 -3
Fort™ and FortPlus™ The mechanical properties of Fort™ and FortPlus™ are unchanged for continuous service up to 250oC and are unaffected by sub-zero temperatures.
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Critical Locations for Safety Glass
Partitions – because of their safety characteristics and strength. Free standing barriers . FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated can provide effective barriers complying with BS 6180 and Building Regulations. Table 3 Partition Size Limits 4 edge glazed maximum area Fort™ 4 mm 5 mm 6 mm FortPlus™ 8 mm 10 mm 12 mm ≥ 15 mm FortPlus™ Laminate 13.5m 2. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated are suitable for use in internal partitions up to the size limits given in Table 3. Fort™.2m no limit
no limit no limit
.0m 2. the size limits are given in Table 6. The sizes in Table 3 are for partitions. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated toughened glass .2m no limit
Barriers and guarding – Fort™.For Safety and Strength Applications
Safety – Fort™.6m 3.5mm 2m2 3m2 4m2 6m2 no limit no limit no limit 2 edge glazed maximum span N/A N/A 1.5mm ≥ 17.Table 4 indicates the thicknesses of FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated generally appropriate for free-standing glass barriers. which are not protecting a drop. Where partitions are also acting as barriers. The thickness may alter if the top edge of the clamping detail is significantly above or below the floor level. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated are ideal for use in the critical locations described in BS 6262: Part 4 and in Building Regulations.
5m. as described in BS 6180. Table 5 gives the maximum spans for Fort™ and FortPlus™ bolted infill panels. Fort™.5 0.0 0.74 kN/m 1. which can be used for any type of 4 edge supported glazing. even though longer panels may be technically within the requirements. i. Thicker glass or smaller sizes may be necessary with 2 edge or bolt fixed glazing systems such as ThermoSpan™.5mm 13.
.36 kN/m 0. in fully glazed walls above ground floor or overlooking atria.e.5mm 17.hansen glass processors Fort™.5 kN/m 3.5mm 1400 900 N/A 1800 1500 N/A 2150 1800 1200 2450 2050 1650 2900 2450 2050 2100 1750 1150 2400 2050 1600 3000 2500 2150
* 6mm Fort™ and 8mm FortPlus™ will not be suitable if the free path perpendicular to the barrier is larger than 1.0 kN/m FortPlus™ Thickness 12mm 15mm 19mm 25mm FortPlus™ Laminated Thickness 13. remain intact) at Class A of BS 6206. Larger areas or thinner glass may be used depending on the precise dimensions and position of the glass and whether it has additional support by being part of a ThermoCool™ insulating glass unit.5 1. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated toughened glass .
Full height barriers . It is suggested that panels should be limited to less than 2000mm.5mm
Barrier infill panels .5 Span limit (mm) for bolt fixed panes with widths greater than 700mm Fort™ FortPlus™ FortPlus™ Laminated 6mm* 8mm* 10mm 12mm 15mm 11.e.5mm 21. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated are suitable for full height barriers.For Safety and Strength
Table 4 Free standing glass barriers BS 6399 Part 1 Line Load 0.5mm 25. Table 6 gives glass areas. Table 5 Span of infill panels Infill loading from BS 6399 Part 1 UDL Point Load (kN/m2) (kN) 0.25 1.5mm 17.In addition to their use in conventional barriers.Infill panels for barriers can be supplied for attaching through drilled holes to the balusters. since they will not give containment (i.5 1.
strength and robustness of Fort™.8 6. no limit 6.5mm FortPlus™ Laminated Playing courts .2 no limit 2.2 N/A 1. excluding shops etc. FortPlus™ Laminated fins are also available.3 6. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated make them ideal for the viewing walls of courts for squash.5mm FortPlus™ Laminated ≥ 15mm FortPlus™ ≥ 17. but can be used to stiffen any frameless glazing. Table 7 shows the thickness and depth of FortPlus™ fins to span various floor to ceiling heights when fitted into suitable fin boxes.4 4.5mm FortPlus™ Laminated ≥ 12mm FortPlus™ ≥ 13.5mm FortPlus™ Laminated 12mm FortPlus™ 13.8 4. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated can be used to create shop-front designs to give an impression of space and light.hansen glass processors Fort™. pelota and trinquette. They can be used as simple shop windows or in conjunction with Tempo™ doors or as frameless systems supported by FortPlus™ fins.0 3.0 no limit Area limit m2
.FortPlus™ fins are not restricted to shop-fronts. as well as any other viewing windows for gymnasia and sports halls. FortPlus™ or FortPlus™ Laminated thickness Domestic 6mm Fort™ 8mm FortPlus™ ≥ 10mm FortPlus™ ≥ 11.For Safety and Strength
Table 6 Full height barriers Building use Fort™. or places of assembly 6mm Fort™ 8mm FortPlus™ 10mm FortPlus™ 11. Fins .5mm FortPlus™ Laminated Commercial. PROSPEC SQUASH COURT?? Shop fronts – Fort™. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated toughened glass .5mm FortPlus™ Laminated Shops and similar usage 6mm Fort™ 8mm FortPlus™ 10mm FortPlus™ 11.The safety characteristics.
5 4 Design wind load (N/m2) 1000 1250 1500 1750 2000 FortPlus™ fin thickness (mm)/depth (mm) 15/100 15/100 15/110 15/120 15/120 15/125 15/125 15/130 15/140 15/150 15/150 15/150 15/160 15/170 15/180 15/175 15/175 15/180 15/200 19/190 15/200 15/200 19/200 19/200 25/200
Floor panels and stair treads – Table 8 indicates FortPlus™ Laminate thicknesses for floor. As strength and safety are the main characteristics of FortPlus™ Laminated and when coupled with HansenGlass’ CeraGrit™ product for enhanced slip resistance. it becomes the ideal product to specify for walking on. stair landings and stair treads.5 3 3.hansen glass processors Fort™. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated toughened glass .
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Table 7 Fin dimensions Height of fin (m) 2 2.
so that all the floor loads are transmitted directly from the loaded pane to the structure and floor loads are not transmitted through the unit seal.5 2. The above types and thicknesses of glass are given as examples only. Curing Sealant
Loads from BS 6399-1
Size of floor panes
Structure 25mm Minimum bearing
Rubber strip 3-5mm thick.7 35. it can be combined into a ThermoCool™ insulating glass unit.hansen glass processors Fort™. the seal and spacer are not capable of sustaining the floor loads in regular use.7 35.
10mm to 25mm heat soaked FortPlus™. Typical Application Floor Glazing The principles of glazing FortPlus™ Laminated floor panes are shown in Figure 5.5 1.0 4. All glass to have flat ground and arrissed edges.6 36.5mm 27mm 39mm Offices 2. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated toughened glass .5 1000 x 300 36.
All floor loads taken through this bearing surface Glass designed for walking on
Soft glazing material Second pane
Figure 6.For Safety and Strength
Table 8 Typical floor pane thicknesses Possible glass type and thickness 4 edge supported floor 2 shorter edges only panes supported floor panes point mm x mm annealed FortPlus™ FortPlus™ Laminated udl kN laminated Laminated kN/m2 Domestic 1.5mm 27mm 39mm Dance Halls 5. Principles of glazing floor panes When a floor pane is also required to give thermal insulation.0 3. Principles of floor glazing using ThermoCool™ insulating glass units
. depending on load and size. The glass type and thickness will vary with the size of the pane.4 30. However. In some cases.5mm 39mm 60mm Stairs 5.5mm 27mm 33mm 1000 x 600 Restaurants 2. similar in hardness to an ink eraser T. smaller panes will need thicker glass to resist the point load. Each case should be checked. It is sensible to step the unit as shown in figure 6.5mm 33mm 78mm Notes.0 2. box or solid bar support 50mm Minimum
Rubber strip 3-5mm thick similar in hardness to an ink eraser
the glass must stand on strips of material softer than glass. Any damage should be reported immediately. ThermoSpan™.For Safety and Strength Handling and Storage
Fort™. abrasions and excessive local pressure) which can cause breakage. Fort™. Ceraphic™. Glass should be unpacked on arrival at site and checked for conformity to specification. Ceramalite™. Special care must be taken to protect Fort™. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated. standards and codes of practice and any other requirements. • Stack upright. ThermoCool™. FortPlus™ Laminated. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated in a safe manner using appropriate equipment.
This publication gives a general description of Fort™. scratches. Lift Fort™. fully support at the back Stand on wood or felt Store dry at all times Store out of sunlight at all times Check for damage Handle correctly Protect from impact Avoid contamination Correctly stacking and supporting Fort™. Before use. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated must be protected from site contamination such as welding spatter. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminate. To prevent edge damage.hansen glass processors Fort™. or cementitious or plaster products. or adhesives. rubber or felt. CeramalitePlus™. scars. and CeraGrit™ are all trade marks of Hansen Glass Processing Ltd. especially the edges from impact damage (knocks. helps to avoid breakages. chips or shells. Water must not be allowed to reach the edges of stacked glass as it can be drawn between the glass by capillary action and cause damage to the glass surfaces. Damaged glass should not be glazed. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated should be handled with great care at all times. Tempo™. Fort™. in a manner which prevents the glass from sagging. FortPlus™. the glass should again be checked for damage and the size checked with the frame to ensure that the glazing can be carried out as specified. safety shoes and safety glasses).
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The requirements of BS 6262 and BS 8000: Part 7 should be considered. It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that its use is appropriate for the application and complies with all relevant national and local legislation. Use protective clothing and equipment (a minimum of gloves. such as wood. Hansen Glass Processing Limited hereby disclaim all liability howsoever arising from any error or omission from this publication and of all consequences of relying on it. FortPlus™ and FortPlus™ Laminated toughened glass .
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