Fire Glass Products

We are proud to offer UL and ULC listed and UL/ULC (United States and Canada) classified and permanently labeled FireLite ceramic fire protective glazing products offering a wide variety of options such as 20-, 45-, 60- and up to 90-minute fire ratings for wall or door applications with the required Fire Hose Stream (thermal shock) test, Impact Resistance meeting ANSI Z97 and CPSC 16CFR 1201 Cat 2  and passing the positive pressure test standard of UL 10C, within the maximum permissible width, height or total exposed area limits. (See appropriate FireLite Specifications Data sheets on this site for additional information on size or rating limits and proper product applications)

These high performance "wireless" clear view ceramic fire protective glazing products are also available in 2 grades of surface clarity as "Standard" or "Premium", and either grade is available as Impact Resistant in 3/16" FireLite-NT(filmed) or 5/16" FireLite-Plus(laminated) ceramics meeting the impact safety rating requirements of ANSI-Z97.1 and CPSC 16CFR1201 Cat 1 and 2. *With the quality of current production surfacing methods "Standard" grade is widely accepted.

These are a list of the Fire Glass glazing products we proudly offer to our valued customers:

 

FireLite-NT Impact Resistant Clear Ceramic Fire Rated Filmed Glazing  
FireLite-NT is an Fire-Rated Impact Resistant clear transparent filmed treated ceramic "wireless" UL Classified fire-rated 3/16" (5mm) thick glazing material meeting 20,45 and 60 minute fire ratings with required Hose Stream Test and Positive Pressure Tests (per UL 10C).
 *Standard FireLite-NT Typically Available "Ready to Ship" in only 3 working days! (Also available in "Premium" grade)
  • For use in  60 Minute Fire Rated applications in Walls or Partitions in sizes up to 3,325 square inches of maximum visible exposed "daylight" viewing area with a 95" maximum width or height dimension cut from a 48" x 96" glass sheet.
  • For use in 90 Minute Fire Rated applications in Walls or Partitions up to 2,627 square inches of maximum vivible exposed "daylight" viewing area with a 56-1/2" maximum width or height dimension occurring in rated walls or partitions.
  • For use in non-temperature rise fire rated Doors with 20, 45 and 60 minute fire ratings with required Hose Stream Test and Positive Pressure Tests (UL 10C) up to 3,204 square inches of maximum visible exposed "daylight" viewing area with a 36" maximum width or 89" maximum height dimension,not to exceed the 3,204 square inches limit listed above.
  • For use in a non-temperature rise fire doors with 90 minute fire rating up to 2,034 square inches of maximum visible exposed "daylight" viewing area with a 36" maximum width and 56-1/2" maximum height dimension occurring in 90 minute rated doors
  • For use in a Temperature Rise fire rated doors with 20, 45, 60 and 90 minute rating up to 100 square inches of maximum visible exposed "daylight" viewing area with a 12" maximum width and 33" maximum height dimension occurring in Temperature Rise fire rated doors.
This product is for impact safety rated locations.
FireLite-NT fire-rated filmed products are labeled as meeting the Impact Resistance requirements of ANSI Z97.1 and 
CPSC 16 CFR1201 (Cat I and Cat II) as required per IBC 2406 Safety Glazing in Hazardous Locations.
Impact Resistant locations include any windows occurring in a wall within 24" of a door opening,or within 18" of the floor,
borrowed lites,sidelites,transoms or any glazing occurring in a swinging or sliding door or other high risk of human impact areas.
Important Notice:
*This product is not a barrier to radiant heat.This product does not meet the test standards of ASTM E-119 or UL 263. 
If your project requires a "barrier to heat" compliant product the selection option is  Pilkington PyroStop products.

 

FireLite-NT GLASS CERAMIC FEATURES and OPTIONS
  • Fire-Rated up to 90 minutes, with required Hose Stream Test (Pressure and Thermal Shock) 
  • Passes the Positive Pressure Test standards of UL 10C,UBC 7-2 and UBC 7-4 
  • Impact Resistant Safety Rated meeting ANSI.Z97.1 and CPSC 16 CFR1201 (Cat.I and II)
  • Withstands sudden Thermal Shock
  • Provides protection from fire and impact safety both sides of glass
  • Provides a clear view and is completely wireless
  • Larger pane sizes available (See FireLite-NT approved Listing sizes and limits on technical data sheet)
  • Available in 2 optical surface grades:FireLite Standard and FireLite Premium
  • Also available Laminated with interlayer as Impact Resistant FireLite-Plus
  • Can be lightly sandblasted/etched with graphics or logos on 1 side
  • Also available in insulated glass units as FireLite-NT-IGU  (Contact Ray-Bar for details and options)

 

Certifications, Listings and Approvals

 

  • This FireLite product is Classified and labeled by Underwriters Laboratories,Inc and Underwriters Laboratories of Canada.
  • Ray-Bar's UL File number for labeled fire-rated glazing assemblies is R38927.
  • Tests performed in accordance with UL 9, UL 10B, CSFM 43.7, NFPA 80, NFPA 252, NFPA 257, UBC 43.4, UBC 7-2, UBC 7-4,
    CAN4 S-104 and CAN4 S-106.
  • And approved for use in Los Angeles,CA: LARR 25798
  • Also approved for use in New York City,NY: MEA 290-90-M-6
FireLite-Plus Impact Resistant Clear Ceramic Fire Rated Laminated Glazing  
 FireLite-Plus is an Fire-Rated Laminated Impact Resistant clear transparent ceramic "wireless" UL Classified fire-rated 5/16" (8mm) thick laminated glazing material meeting 20,45 and 60 minute fire ratings with required Hose Stream Test and Positive Pressure Tests (per UL 10C).
*Standard FireLite-Plus Typically Available "Ready to Ship" in only 3 working days! ("Premium" grade also available)
  • For use in 60 Minute Rated Walls or Partitions with up to 3,325 square inches of maximum visible exposed "daylight" viewing area with a 95" maximum width or height dimension.
  • For use in 90 Minute Rated Walls up to 2,627 square inches of maximum visible exposed "daylight" viewing area with a 56-1/2" maximum width or height dimension occurring in rated walls or partitions.
  • For use in non-temperature rise fire rated Doors with 20, 45 and 60 minute fire ratings with required Hose Stream Test and Positive Pressure Tests (UL 10C) up to 3,204 square inches of maximum visible exposed "daylight" viewing area with a 36" maximum width or 89" maximum height dimension,
  • For use in non-temperature rise fire doors with 90 minute rating up to 2,034 square inches of maximum exposed viewing area with 
  • a 36" maximum width and 56-1/2" maximum height dimension occurring in 90 minute rated doors
  • For use in Temperature Rise fire doors with 20, 45, 60 and 90 minute rating up to 100 square inches of maximum visible exposed "daylight" viewing area with a 12" maximum width and 33" maximum height dimension occurring in Temperature Rise rated doors
This product is for impact safety rated locations.
FireLite-Plus Laminated fire-rated products are labeled as meeting the Impact Resistance requirements of ANSI Z97.1 and 
CPSC 16 CFR1201 (Cat I and Cat II) as required per IBC 2406 Safety Glazing in Hazardous Locations.
Impact Resistant locations include any windows occurring in a wall within 24" of a door opening,or within 18" of the floor,
borrowed lites,sidelites,transoms or any glazing occurring in a swinging or sliding door or other high risk of human impact areas.
Important Notice:
*This product is not a barrier to radiant heat.This product does not meet the test standards of ASTM E-119 or UL 263.
If your project requires a "barrier to heat" compliant the product selection option is Pilkington PyroStop
products.

FireLite-Plus LAMINATED CERAMIC GLAZING FEATURES and OPTIONS
  • Fire-Rated up to 90 minutes with required Hose Stream Test (Pressure and Thermal Shock)
  • Passes the Positive Pressure Test standards of UL 10C,UBC 7-2 and UBC 7-4 
  • Impact Resistant Safety Rated meeting ANSI.Z97.1 and CPSC 16 CFR1201 (Cat.I and II)
  • Withstands sudden Thermal Shock
  • Provides protection from fire and impact safety from both sides of glass
  • Provides a clear view and is completely wireless
  • Larger pane sizes available (See FireLite-NT approved Listing sizes and limits technical data sheet)
  • Available in 2 optical surface grades:FireLite Standard and also in FireLite Premium
  • Also available Laminated as Impact Resistant FireLite-Plus
  • Can be lightly sandblasted/etched with graphics or logos on 1 side
  • Also available in insulated glass units as FireLite-Plus-IGU  (Contact Ray-Bar for options and details)
   Certifications, Listings and Approvals
  • This FireLite product is Classified and labeled by Underwriters Laboratories,Inc and Underwriters Laboratories of Canada.
  • Ray-Bar's UL File number for labeled fire-rated glazing assemblies is R38927.
  • Tests performed in accordance with UL 9, UL 10B, CSFM 43.7, NFPA 80, NFPA 252, NFPA 257, UBC 43.4, UBC 7-2, UBC 7-4,
    CAN4 S-104 and CAN4 S-106.
  • And approved for use in Los Angeles,CA: LARR 25798
  • Also approved for use in New York City,NY: MEA 290-90-M-6.

FIRE PROTECTIVE GLAZING SOLUTIONS: PROTECTS AGAINST FLAMES AND SMOKE

  • FireLite: 20-, 30-, 45-, 60-, 90-Minute, Positive Pressure, Thermal Shock and Hose Stream Tested
  • FireLite-NT: 20-, 30-,45,60,90 Minute,Impact Resistant,Positive Pressure,Thermal Shock and Hose Stream
  • FireLite-Plus: 20-, 30-,45-, 60-, 90-Minute, Impact Resistant, Positive Pressure, Thermal Shock and Hose Stream
  • FireLite-IGU: 20-, 30-, 45-, 60-, 90-Minute, Positive Pressure and Hose Stream, Thermal Shock and other options
  • WireLite-NT 20-, 30-, 45-, 60-, 90-Minute, Impact Resistant, Positive Pressure, Thermal Shock and Hose Stream
  • FireGlass20: DOORS ONLY, 20 Minute, Tempered, Impact Safety Rated, Positive Pressure (NO HOSE STREAM)
FIRE RESISTIVE GLAZING SOLUTION: RESISTS FLAMES, SMOKE AND RADIANT HEAT TRANSFER
  • Pilkington PyroStop: 20-, 30-, 45-, 60-, 90-, 120-Minute, Impact Resistant, Positive Pressure, Thermal Shock and Hose Stream
    *PyroStop also provides Radiant Thermal Heat Transfer Barrier
    *Also available as Bullet Resistant up to UL 752 Level 3 (Resists Handgun threats up to .44 Mag)

The FireLite ceramic fire glass products are also offered in Insulated Glass Units (IGU) sealed assemblies that can additionally provide protection from medical diagnostic X-Ray Gamma radiation (up to 1.6mm and 2.0mm lead shielding equivalency) or the benefits of Low-E ratings,and naturally provide higher insulation factors and sound transmission reduction (STC Rating 35 dB) than single pane monolithic glazing.

*Important Notice: FireLite ceramic products do not provide "fire resistive" protection from thermal heat transfer or special 60+ minute fire ratings that additionally have temperature rise requirements...Upon customer request we can offer other products such as PyroStop that are available to meet "fire resistive" thermal heat transfer or temperature rise requirements.

UL Labeled Fire Rated window frame assemblies can be provided with FireLite ceramic glazing for fire protective wall,partition or door applications are available in standard or custom sizes and profiles with powder coating and stainless steel durable finish options.

Our extensive range of Life and Safety protective products,systems and accessories complies with applicable U.S. and International fire glass safety codes and specifications in meeting current construction, safety and Industry Standards.