Impact resistant windows

  • Impact resistant windows

    What are impact resistant windows?

    Impact-resistant windows, also known as hurricane windows or storm Oregon windows, are specially designed windows that are built to withstand the impact of high winds, flying debris, and other severe weather conditions, particularly during hurricanes and tropical storms. These windows are commonly installed in regions prone to hurricanes, such as coastal areas. The key features of impact-resistant windows include: Laminated Glass: The windows are constructed with laminated glass, which consists of two layers of glass bonded together with a layer of polyvinyl butyral (PVB) or ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) in between. This interlayer is what provides the impact resistance. Reinforced Frames: The frames of impact-resistant windows are often reinforced with materials…