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FilmShield offer an inexpensive solution to glass identification by supplying and installing specialist materials to the glazing. These Manifestations, which must be of sufficient size to be obvious and placed between 600 mm and 1500 mm above floor level, can take the form of broken or solid lines, patterns or even Company Logo, transforming your glass into part of your advertising media.


  • Avoid accidents
  • Legal compliance
  • Marketing opportunity
  • Aesthetically pleasing


  • Make your work place a safer environment
  • Comply with The Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulations 1992 (1996 revision)
  • Useful additional advertising opportunity
  • Visual enhancement – professional appearance


  • Shop fronts
  • Show rooms
  • Door frames
  • Transoms
  • Mullions

On May 1st 2004 regulation Document M - Access to and Use of Buildings (2004 edition) was issued. This refers to new critical location buildings, and refurbishments of existing buildings from that date, it is a duty of care and states the following:

Glass entrance doors & glazed screens will satisfy Requirements M1 or M2 if:

  1. They are clearly defined with manifestation on the glass at two levels, 850 to 1000 mm and 1400 to 1600 mm above the floor, contrasting visually with the background seen through the glass (both sides from inside and outside) in all lighting conditions.
  2. Manifestation takes the form of a logo or sign at least 150 mm high (repeated on a glazed screen) or a decorative feature such as a broken lines or continuous bands, at least 50 mm high.
  3. Glazed entrance doors, where adjacent to, or forming part of a glazed screen, are clearly differentiated from it by the provision of a high contrast strip at the top and on both sides.
  4. Glass entrance doors, where capable of being held open are protected by guarding to prevent the leading edge constituting a hazard.

Manifestation Graphics provide a quick, easy and cost effective solution to legal requirements. Standard banding for glass is stocked by the linear metre and available in several acid etched sandblasted effects or coloured vinyl's.