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How Guard Booths Provide Needed Security for Employees

Jun 24, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Prefabricated Guard Booth

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A guard booth or guard tower protects employees, whether they are used for traffic control or perimeter security. Guard booths may also be used inside a facility at the entrance to a restricted area. Guard booths are armored to protect the employee guarding the area in the event of a breach of security. They also allow security employees to conduct their duties without the fear of getting shot by terrorists. The guard booth may be customized as needed, but usually has electricity run to it, has plenty of lighting, and may even have heating and air conditioning.

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What is the NRC: Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Jun 11, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Critical Infrastructure, Regulations

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission — the NRC — is in charge of developing regulations that govern nuclear reactors and the safety of nuclear material, formulating policies, issuing orders to licensees and adjudicating legal matters. The chairman of the NRC is also responsible for planning the budget, conducting personnel functions of the agency, and conducting organizational and administrative long-range planning.

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What is Security and Defense Custom Fabrication

May 21, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Custom Fabrication

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When you need custom mission-critical solutions that use the latest technologies and are cost-effective, you want a company that has over 150 collective years in creating these masterpieces. Whether your industry is in the Department of Defense, you’re a world-class race team or you are designing protection for nuclear facilities, Kontek Industries will tackle those tough challenges. Our components will save you time and money in the long run and will provide you with protection for security and defense installations for many years.

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5 Uses for Mobile Ballistic Rated Enclosures

May 14, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Ballistic Rated Enclosures

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A mobile ballistic rated enclosure from Kontek Industries can be set up in less than an hour. This rapid deployment is great when you have situations that are constantly changing. Mobile ballistic rated enclosures need minimal maintenance and have a low cost of ownership. Use them as a temporary or permanent building or command center.

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The Purpose of Ballistic Rated Enclosures

Apr 30, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Michael Witt posted in Ballistic Rated Enclosures

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A ballistic rated enclosure (BRE) may commonly be known as a guard tower, security booth, watchtower, range tower, observation tower or a fire tower. If your BRE is used for observation, it should be elevated. However, you may need a guard booth at the entrance to a facility—of course, that needs to be at ground level.

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Best Uses of Ballistic Resistant Glass

Apr 16, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Ballistic Glass

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Ballistic glass cost depends on the type of glass you order and the size of the project. It is made from acrylic or several layers of polycarbonate. The more protection you need, the higher the level of protection you should order.

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Ballistic Resistant Glass Vs Bullet Proof Glass

Apr 2, 2019 10:25:41 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Ballistic Glass

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Ballistic resistant glass is made from acrylic or polycarbonate. The acrylic is used in retail establishments and is a solid piece of acrylic that is available in different thicknesses. Bullet resistant glass that is made from polycarbonate is made in layers. The layers add up to different thicknesses. Glass with more layers stops larger ammunition.

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What is Ballistic Glass?

Mar 19, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Ballistic Glass

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The ballistic glass definition, in a nutshell, is bulletproof glass. It’s not actually, glass. The types of ballistic glass include bulletproof acrylic, laminated polycarbonate and glass clad polycarbonate. Each of the three types has eight levels of protection. It’s easy to go overkill and get out of your price range, so contacting a ballistic glass company like Kontek is important as they will help you decide the best type and level of protection for your needs.

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Critical Infrastructure Protection

Mar 12, 2019 9:05:55 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Critical Infrastructure

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Critical infrastructure is a broad term describing both the physical and virtual components that are vital to its existence. Critical infrastructure examples vary based on its sector of the economy and can apply to technology as well as more traditional infrastructure.

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Key Resources for Critical Infrastructure Solutions

Jan 3, 2019 9:53:44 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Critical Infrastructure

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What is Critical Infrastructure

Critical infrastructure is essential, but what does that mean? 

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