You know you need to triple check your front door when you go on vacation, right? When it comes to storefront security, it never hurts to triple protect your property either.
Glass entries, whether doors or windows, are the greatest points of weakness when it comes to vandalism and theft. Wondering what you can do to make your stores more secure? We would like to introduce you to TRI-SHIELD, a solid solution for break-ins or smash and grabs.
Glazing Security Retrofit Solution: TRI-SHIELD
TRI-SHIELD is a security film system that consists of three layers of protection: 3M™ security window film, impact protection adhesive, and exterior security film. This system is retrofitted to your current glass windows and doors.
Typically, security window film is installed on the interior of glass, but with TRI-SHIELD, the glass is encapsulated on the interior and exterior, and strengthened by being anchored to the framing.
This triple-layered security system delays break-in attempts by up to six minutes, even if the potential intruder is using bricks or cinder blocks. Some of the perpetrators give up and leave all together. Typically, the noise that so much effort would produce is a deterrent to continue. Once an intruder realizes it isn’t going to be a quick hit and run, they may move along, particularly if they are working alone.
Combat Cannabis Crime with TRI-SHIELD
Most of us are aware of the surge in crime over the last several years. The need for a substantial form of glass protection is now a necessity for store owners. The cannabis industry is no exception.
As dispensary storefronts are often targeted and the stakes are high, it makes sense to ensure your property and product in a manner conducive to the level required. Meager attempts at safety and security aren’t enough. Nor can a single security officer deter each and every occurrence of theft.
Due to federal laws requiring that cannabis stores carry cash, many storefronts have become targets for violent crime. Finding adequate insurance, that pays up in full after an incident, seems to be a major issue. Cities such as Denver, Colorado or Oakland, California have been particularly hard hit.
As many cannabis store owners feel they cannot depend on insurance to pick up the cost, marijuana stores and facilities need above standard security protection for their endeavors. This exemplifies the reason TRI-SHIELD was created. Increased impact resistance from forced-entry to bomb blasts, ensures a much-needed barricade for storefronts.
TRI-SHIELD’s Proven Performance
One thing is for sure, TRI-SHIELD has been put through serious testing. Lab results verify the following specs for TRI-SHIELD:
- Anti- intrusion = ASTM F1233 level 1.0
- Human Impact = ANSI Z-97.1 Unlimited
- CPSC 16 CFR part 1201 Category II
- Hurricane = ASTM E-1886/E-1996 Large Missile Impact Category B
- Blast Mitigation = GSA performance condition 3A
Those results speak for themselves. But just in case you would like it reiterated … TRI-SHIELD is a triple threat when it comes to safety and security protection.
Three layers of protection means no glass shards flying through the air as the perpetrator attempts to bust through. As the glass is held together by the protective shield and frame, entry is challenged.
Secure Your Storefront, Simply
If you’d like to learn more about NGS’ glazing security solutions, watch our on-demand webinar , or download our recent Storefront Security and Emergency Response report. Ready to combat cannabis crime and harden your glass storefront? Contact NGS today.