The Glazing Materials Standards Committee reports to the Vehicle Systems Group of the Motor Vehicle Council. The Committee is responsible for developing and maintaining SAE Standards, Recommended Practices, and Information Reports related to safety glazing materials and their use in ground vehicle applications in the global market that establish performance criteria of safety glazing material constructions.
The committee shall facilitate the harmonization of safety glazing material requirements through a liaison with regulatory and standard development bodies such as: the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), the Economic Commission for Europe (ECE), the European Economic Community (EEC), the Transport Canada, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (JMLIT). The committee is responsible for maintaining the ANSI Z26 Standard that is incorporated by reference in the U.S. Federal Motor Vehicle Standard, FMVSS 205.
Participants in the SAE Glazing Materials Standards Committee include OEMs, suppliers, consulting firms, government, and other interested parties.
SAE Staff Representatives: