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NCJ Number: 228496 Find in a Library
Title: Physical Security of Sliding Glass Door Units, NIJ Standard-0318.00
Corporate Author: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
United States of America
Date Published: 2009
Page Count: 13
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
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National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-3460
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Document: PDF
Type: Guideline
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report, NIJ Standard-0318.00, Physical Security of Sliding Glass Door Units, is a law enforcement equipment standard developed by the Law Enforcement Standards Laboratory (LESL) and approved by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ).
Abstract: This report establishes performance requirements and methods of test for the resistance to forced entry of sliding glass door units intended for use in residences. For purposes of this standard, sliding glass door units are classified by their relative resistance to forced entry into two classes: Class I units designed to prevent entry by most unskilled burglars and Class II units designed to prevent entry by most semi-skilled burglars. The standard (NIJ Standard-0318.00, Physical Security of Sliding Glass Door Units) addresses the capability of sliding glass door units to frustrate the "opportunity" crimes committed by unskilled and semi-skilled burglars. The report is divided into five sections: purpose and scope, classifications, definitions, requirements, and test methods. The test methods include: general requirements, resistance to disassembly, resistance to loiding (opening), locking device stability, door panel removal resistance, locking device strength, fixed panel fastening strength, meeting stile fastening strength, and glazing impact strength), and test methods. Figures, table and appendix
Main Term(s): Residential security
Index Term(s): National Institute of Justice (NIJ); Police standards; Security; Security standards; Standards
Note: NIJ Technology Assessment Program Report
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