Observa™

Observa™ is a laminated mirror offering high quality one-way vision that effectively provides discreet, unobtrusive monitoring. It has the appearance of a mirror on the subject side providing privacy for observers. Observa™ is a Grade A laminated Safety glass.

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Features
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Discretion and PrivacyObserva™ achieves privacy for observers as long as a light ratio of 1:7 is achieved, where the subject side is brightly illuminated and the observer side is dimly lit.
VersatilityObserva™ can be tailored to suit a variety of applications and needs, for example adding a heavy interlayer to provide enhanced protection.
Safety & SecurityObserva is a grade A safety glass.
Noise ControlObserva is laminated to reduce noise transmission.
Product Range

*The maximum sheet size is a manufacturing size and may be in excess of the safe glazing sizes set out in Australian standards. **Image is for visual indication only.

Applications

Internal

  • Doors
  • Partitions
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Technical Information
Considerations

Light Ratio
A light ratio of 1:7 is recommended, where the subject side is brightly illuminated and the observer side is dimly lit.

Installation
Exposed edges must be protected from moiusture ingress.Bright lighting sources must be avoided in the observers area and spotlights directed away from the Observa surface. We recommend using dark furnishing colours and that dark clothing be worn in the observation area. The reflective surface must be installed to the subject side.

Glass Processing
Cannot be toughened or heat strengthened.

Glazing
Glazing should be in accordance with the Australian Standard AS1288-2006, New Zealand Standard NZS4223 and Oceania Glass' recommendations for laminated glass.

Application
Not suitable for exterior windows.

How to Specify
Glass Thickness available:
  • Observa 8.76mm

Select from: Laminated

All glass is to be selected and installed in accordance but not exclusively with the following Australian and/or New Zealand Standards

  • AS 1288 Glass in Buildings Selection and Installation
  • AS 1170 Minimum Wind Loads on Structures
  • AS/NZ 2208 Safety Glazing Materials in Buildings
  • AS/NZ 4666 Insulating Glass Units
  • AS/NZ 4667 Quality Requirements for cut-to-size and Processed Glass

 

Oceania Glass makes and distributes glass. Oceania Glass does not process glass nor produce Insulated Glass Units. Processing of glass and production of Insulated Glass Units is undertaken by independent processors. Speak with your nominated glass processors to understand their processing capability.