Impact and Blast-Resistant Systems

Tubelite is your single source solution in the growing market for impact and blast-resistant products.


ForceFront Storm™ – Framing and Entrances – is a full line of impact resistant framing systems have been tested and approved by ATI, the highly respected and well known industry leader. Entrance doors, storefronts and curtainwalls protect building occupants and possessions from wind-bourne projectiles and rain water.

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ForceFront Blast™ – Framing and Entrances – pressure bar curtainwall framing and wide stile monumental doors are designed for compliance with ASTM, GSA ISC and DoD requirements. Fully tested and easy to fabricate and install, ForceFront Blast framing systems are designed and engineered for single span storefronts, and punched opening applications. The curtainwall and storefront framing provides improved thermal performance, and both the doors and curtainwall are dry-glazed with insulated glass for energy efficiency.

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Check out following Impact and Blast-Resistant Systems:



ForceFront Storm™ – Monumental Entrances
Tubelite® ForceFront Storm Monumental Wide Stile entrance doors are designed for compliance with ASTM, GSA ISC and DoD requirements for charge weight and standoff. They have also passed the forced entry test [AAMA 1304-02]. These 6” Wide Stile doors are glazed with 1-1/16” thick laminated insulated glass and are wet glazed on the interior side. Transom glass in all door frames are wet glazed.

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ForceFront Storm™ – Medium Stile Entrance
Tubelite ForceFront Medium Stile impact resistant entrance doors are rated for windzone 2 – large & small missile impact [ASTM E1886-05/1996-09] and passed the forced entry test [AAMA 1304-02]. These 4″ Medium Stile doors are glazed with 1-1/16″ thick laminated insulated glass and are wet glazed on the interior side. Transom glass in all door frames are wet glazed.

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ForceFront Storm™ E44000 Storefront
Tubelite E44000 Series Framing is a 2 1/2” x 5″ flush-glazed storefront system for use on first floor, single-span applications in Impact building code areas. This impact resistant screw-spline framing is designed to be glazed with 9/16” laminated glass positioned in the center of the frame. E44000 meets the requirements of HVHZ Wind Zone 4 – large missile impact [ASTM E1886-05/1996-09 TAS 201]

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ForceFront Storm™ E/T34000 Storefront
ForceFront Storm® E/T34000 Storefront is a 2-1/2” x 5” flush glazed system for use on low-rise single span applications in hurricane impact areas. The system meets the requirements of Florida Building Code High Velocity Hurricane (HVHZ) Zone 4 – large missile impact and cycling [ASTM E1886-05 / 1996-09, TAS 201-94 and TAS 203-94]. Features include screw spline frame construction, exterior center set glazing, heavy duty vertical mullion, and accepts 1-5/16” insulated laminated glass installed using wet-glazed or dry-glazed method and optional polyurethane thermal barrier with Azon’s LancerTM technology that ensures compliance to stringent energy codes.

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ForceFront Storm™ 2-1/2″ Curtainwall
Tubelite ForceFront-Storm Curtainwall (FFS-CW) Framing is a 2-1/2” face pressure bar system for use on single and twin-span applications in Impact building code areas. This captured or silicone-glazed system is designed for use with 1 5/16” laminated glass. FFS-CW meets the requirements of HVHZ windzone 4 – large missile impact [ASTM E1886-05/1996-09 TAS 201].

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ForceFront Blast™ – Wide Stile Entrances
The 2” Monumental Wide Stile door allows a wide range of hardware options as well as high levels of impact, air and water resistance.

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ForceFront Blast™ E/T34000 Storefront
Tubelite 34000 Series Framing is a 2-1/2″ x 5″ flush glazed storefront system for use on low-rise single-span applications for resistance to bomb blast. This screwspline framing is designed to be glazed with 1 5/16″ laminated glass positioned in the center of the frame. 34000 meets the requirements of ASTM, GSA ISC and DoD requirements. ForceFront Monumental Wide Stile Entrance Doors complete the 34000 storefront system providing a complete system that’s easy to fabricate and install.

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ForceFront Blast™ 2 1/2″ Curtainwall
Tubelite® ForceFront Blast Curtainwall is designed for compliance with ASTM, GSA ISC and DoD requirements for charge weight and standoff. This blast resistant shear-clip framing is designed to be glazed with 1-1/16” laminated glass positioned to the front of the frame. The system design was qualified using TE&C analysis, and blast protocols ASTM F2248 and UFC 4-101-0. Forcefront Monumental Stile Entrance Doors compliment the system providing a complete blast resistant wall system that’s easy to fabricate and install.

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