What is the difference between Shatterprufe® and Shatterproof?

Shatterprufe® is a brand of glass that is supplied and fitted by glass companies.
Shatterproof is a safety characteristic which refers to laminating two pieces of
glass to stop the glass from shattering into splinters.


Is your windscreen glass shatterproof?

Yes. Our automotive glass is SABS approved. This requires a windscreen to be resistant
to penetration and disintegration using a laminate (a polyvinyl plastic core)


What safety standards does your automotive glass comply with?

Autoboys automotive glass complies with all local safety standards and most international standards.
We comply with the following safety standards:

South Africa Bureau of Standards (SABS)
SANS 1191:2005 – High penetration resistant laminated safety glass for vehicles
SANS 1193:2008 – Toughened safety glass for vehicles
SANS 10240:2009 – Installation of replacement auto glass in motor vehicle by the direct glazing method.
International Standards
ISO/TS 16949:2009 – Manufacturing of glass for use in the automotive industry.
This certification is only granted to manufacturers of components in the OE supply chain.
E-Mark/ECE –R43/1296-1298 – Installation of safety glazing materials on vehicles (European standard)
DOT – Automotive ‘Glazing Materials’ (USA Department of Transport)
CCC – (China Compulsory Certification)
ECE – Economic Commission for Europe Regulation
ISO 9001:2008 – Quality Management System (International Standard)
ISO 14001:2004 – Environmental Management System (International Standard)
ISO/TS (Japan)