PAULSBORO, NJ -- McGrory Glass, one of the largest independent architectural and decorative glass companies in the country, will now offer the Schott Pyran® Platinum line of fire-rated products. A single-source solutions provider, McGrory Glass, combines innovative systems and comprehensive decorative capabilities with high-quality performance products. With over 130 years of experience, Schott is a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass, glass ceramics and related high-tech materials.
“We’re very pleased to announce our collaboration with Schott,” said CEO and president, Chris McGrory. “Fire-rated glazing projects come with a unique set of requirements and the Pyran Platinum line delivers what our customers need to safely realize complex design goals while meeting strict codes.”
“The giant sheet size – 51 x 99 inches – and neutral color of Schott Pyran products is extremely appealing to customers looking for both life-safety performance and design flexibility at an economic price,” said director of performance products and key accounts, Blake Whitcombe. “McGrory’s fire-rated division has an established national presence, and becoming a direct distributor of Pyran allows us to meet the tough demands of project lead times with cut-to-order stock.”
McGrory Glass now stocks the following for immediate national sale:
- Pyran Platinum: a fire-protective glass ceramic that prevents the spread of fire, hot gases and smoke. Pyran Platinum fire-rated glass ceramics are certified by Underwriters Laboratories for fire-protection ratings up to 90 minutes in windows and 180 minutes in doors.
- Pyran Platinum F: a fire protection- and impact safety-rated glazing material made from a transparent glass ceramic with thickness of 3/16 inch (5 mm). It has a high quality, abrasive-resistance surface-applied safety film and is intended for use in safety-rated locations such as door lites, transoms or sidelites, and windows with fire-rating requirements up to 90 minutes and up to 180 minutes in doors.
- Pyran Platinum L: a fire protection- and impact safety-rated glazing material with a thickness of approximately 3/8 inch (9 mm), made from a laminated glass ceramic with a transparent appearance. It is intended for use in safety-rated locations such as door lites, transoms or sidelites, and windows with fire-rating requirements up to 90 minutes and up to 3 hours in doors.