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    You have built security fences and gates to restrict access. Installed surveillance cameras to monitor classrooms and hallways. And trained staff how to respond in the event of a safety emergency. But have you taken the steps needed to secure the weakest part of your building – its unprotected glass doors and windows?

    As the tragic events of Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech and Columbine proved, sometimes the little things can have the gravest consequences. At Sandy Hook, for example, the shooter entered the school not through a main entrance but through a glass window that he shot out.

    3M Safety & Security Window Films, like 3M Scotchguard Ultra S800, and our 3M Impact Protection Profile Attachment System are designed to resist such impact and to provide protection from explosions and weather-related emergencies as well. And while no window film can fully prevent unwanted entry, 3M Safety & Security Window Films can give police and other first responders precious extra time to respond in the event of an emergency. In situations where every minute counts, such extra time can mean the difference between life and death.

    Why 3M Safety & Security Window Films?

    • 3M Safety & Security Window Films are made from a highly specialized tear resistant micro-layered polyester that includes a special adhesive designed to hold broken glass together and prevent shattering.
    • 3M Safety & Security Window Films provide a nearly invisible layer of protection that is a cost-effective alternative to window replacement and can be installed with minimal interruption to building operations.
    • 3M Safety & Security Window Films are the leader in the industry and are used by hundreds of schools, and specified by numerous states, around the country. Recently, SSI Guardian, a company that specializes in school safety products, added 3M Window Films to its list of 21st Century School Safety Solutions.

    “3M is a true leader in research and development which gave SSI Guardian confidence that their products are among the best available to deploy into classrooms across the United States.”

    Michael A. Yorio, President of SSI Guardian


    THE PROBLEM: The Jewish Federation of Cincinnati wanted to be sure it was protecting its students from active shooter events, bomb threats and potential hate crime attacks. It brought in retired FBI agent, Mark Dowd, to advise on its security plans. One of his first suggestions: Invest in 3M Window Film.
    THE SOLUTION: 3M™ Scotchshield™ Safety & Security Window Film Ultra S800 and 3M™ Impact Protection Profile Attachment System allowed the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati to add an extra layer of protection for its students that potential attackers would be unable to detect. 

    Learn More About 3M Security Window Films:

    Ultra Prestige Series

    • The Ultimate in high technology, utilizing strong, microlayered, tear-resistant Ultra Safety film with the added advantage of Prestige Series sun control films
    • Designed not to change the appearance of your building, allowing up to 70% of the visible light through your windows
    • Holds glass together in the event of a break-in or severe weather
    • Blocks heat and reduces hot spots by rejecting up to 97% of the sun’s infrared rays
    Learn more about the 3M Ultra Prestige Series Window Films.
    IMPORTANT NOTICE: This product is not approved in the State of Florida for use as hurricane, windstorm, or impact protection from wind-borne debris from a hurricane or windstorm. In compliance with Florida Statute 553.842, this product may not be advertised, sold, offered, provided, distributed, or marketed in the State of Florida as hurricane, windstorm, or impact protection from wind-borne debris from a hurricane or windstorm.

    Ultra Series

    • Ultra Technology utilizes micro-layered technology to provide the ultimate tear resistant safety film
    • Superior performance over standard polyester films in blast and impact events
    • Available in clear safety film or with a tinted sun control option
    Learn more about the 3M Ultra Series Window Films.

    Safety Series

    • These 7 and 8 mil polyester films offer basic protection
    • Paired with a special thicker adhesive to help hold broken glass together
    • Available in clear safety film or with a tinted sun control option
    Learn more about the 3M Safety Series Window Films.

    Privacy Series

    • Adds privacy to your office space, limiting views into offices or secure areas
    • Limits views into storage areas, back offices, or areas under construction
    • Provides additional aesthetic appeal with numerous design options
    Learn More about 3M Privacy Series Window Film.


    About Accent

    Accent Distributing is the 3M Authorized Distributor of residential, commercial and automotive window film products for Florida, Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia, as well as Puerto Rico, the Bahamas and the Caribbean. With more than 25 years of experience, we specialize in delivering superior quality window film products and services to dealers throughout the Southeast and the Caribbean.

    About 3M

    3M invented window film 50 years ago, and it’s been an industry leader ever since. Window films engineered by 3M subscribe to the highest technical standards for safety, efficiency and durability. Building on the initial launch in 1966, 3M has worked diligently to improve its original sun control window film offering to expand the product’s reach to other areas including safety and security, automotive and interior design.
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