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Glass retention for Nickel Sulphide Inclusion issues

Spontaneous breakage from Nickel Sulphide Inclusions (“NSI”) has long been an issue in the glazing industry.

An inherent flaw of the heat soaking process of toughened glass means it is just a matter of time and location of where a flawed pane breaks. This creates a huge health and safety risk, and the public liability in the event of breakage has become all too apparent in recent years:

The April 2018 case which saw a £14m judgement against Lend Lease shows that it may not always be enough simply to follow the specification with glazing

"Judge in Technology and Construction Court decides on liability between 125 OBS (Nominees 1) v Lend Lease Construction (Europe) Limited and awards over £14m in damages"
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Pabro Performance Films Ltd has a unique and effective film solution to address this issue, and we have project managed multiple full building wraps around Europe to ensure spontaneous breakage does not mean injury and liability.

Replacement does not solve the issue, Nickel Sulphide Inclusions are still a risk in new toughened glass BUT using a combination of safety film and retention systems we can make sure that any breakages stay in place allowing time for replacement of faulty units. This is can be the difference between hundreds of kilograms of glass falling from multiple stories high, or a straight forward glass replacement.

If you would like to learn more about how we will mitigate your Nickel Sulphide Inclusion issues, then call us today on 01304 204950, or get in touch with us through our contact form. 

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Nickel Sulphide Inclusion causes issues in your business' glass

Most companies don't realise they have nickel sulphide inclusion issues until it's too late. Their glass has been damaged in a telltale "butterfly effect" and there is no way of repairing it, only replacing. You may not even know that your glass has Nickel Sulphide Inclusion until it's already broken, wasting your time, energy and money on needing to replace it.

Make sure you mitigate the problem before it has a chance to happen. With Pabro's excellent new safety film and retention system mix, we are able to keep the nickel sulphide inclusion breakage in place and stop it spreading further. This means that although you will still need to replace the glass, you'll need to replace a lot less than normal.

Save money with Pabro's Nickel Sulphide Inclusion solution

With our mix of retention systems and safety film, we will be able to replace just a few panes of glass, rather than be forced to strip out all of your windows, especially in high-rise buildings with glass fronts. It could also be incredibly dangerous, if the glass decides to shatter and break away from the building, damaging cars and potentially causing injuries to people walking below.

Based in Kent, we offer our Nickel Sulphide Inclusion solution to companies across UK, Europe and Internationally. We've worked in cities such as London, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Paris, Copenhagen and Zurich.

To find out more about our Nickel Sulphide Inclusion solution then call us today on 01304 204950, or visit our contact page to send us a message and we will be happy to discuss your requirements.

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