How can I protect my glass windows from a hurricane?
Glass is fragile and at high risk for leaking and breakage during a tropical storm or hurricane. To protect your glass windows or doors from a hurricane you should deploy a flood protection system. Experts at Flood Risk America often suggest using a compression panel or flood panels to protect your glass during a hurricane event.
How can compression-panels how protect my glass window or door during a hurricane?
The FRA Flood Compression Panel for glass creates a sealed barrier around the opening, preventing water from entering. A compression bar that allows for the panel to be firmly sealed against a glass opening without the use of side anchors. This device uses Flood Risk America's patented, sustainable flood-seal technology to protect against nature’s deadliest disaster. Each panel is designed specifically for a customized fabrication to meet individual installation requirements and custom shaping and contouring to meet job-specific demands. It is both easy to install and remove, taking only a few minutes.
The compression beams coupled with the FRA Flood Panel are made out of aluminum material so that the locking deck beam is easy to handle and is more cost-efficient to ship than most steel shoring beams. The high-strength aluminum offers strength comparable to steel shoring beams. E-fitting ends easily and securely lock into track systems. Fully adjustable to 9.3″ and weighing only 16 lbs. per beam, these compression beams work great with the FRA Panel to provide adequate compression and seal.
How can flood panels help protect glass from breaking during a hurricane?
Flood Risk America's flood panel can be built to cover the full area of your glass window or door. The FRA flood panels are proven to create a sealed barrier with its core component is used in the haul of the infamous icebreaker marine vessel. Using FRA's patented, sustainable flood-seal technology, the flood panels protect up to 170mph hurricane-force windows and to 13,000 PSI. Each flood panel is designed specifically for a customized fabrication to meet individual installation requirements and custom shaping and contouring to meet job-specific demands. FRA flood panel prevention systems are both easy to install and remove, taking only a few minutes.