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Transparent mirrors

LC control 99000759
Topical headingTransparent mirrors
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Variant(s)One-way mirrors
See alsoMirrors
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Found inCanadian General Standards Board. Transparent (one-way) mirrors, 1991: p. 1 (This standard applies to transparent (one-way) mirrors of polished plate, float or sheet glass, and intended for observation rooms.)
ATS-125 MIRROPANE EP TRANSPARENT MIRROR GUIDELINES, June 20, 1994 at ("The use of transparent mirrors for security, unobserved observation, and surveillance involves several unique design considerations. A transparent mirror consists of a reflective coating which is not completely opaque on glass. The reflective surface appears to be a regular mirror to the subject as long as the light level on the other side of the transparent mirror is at least five times (Preferably ten times) lower. Proper choice of light level, interior colors, and reflective coating orientation are all important to a successful application.") ("MirroVue transparent mirror products are specialty mirrors used in interior applications such as medical and psychiatric clinics, learning centers in schools and universities, and security stations in casino's or high-traffic retail stores when direct, undetected observation from one space to another is desired. When properly utilized, MirroVue acts as a transparent window for the observer, but looks like a standard mirror to the subject. MirroVue transparent mirror products are manufactured by vacuum depositing extremely thin layers of metal, selected for high reflectance and durability, onto one surface of clear or grey float glass by a process of magnetically sputtered vacuum deposition.")