What is LPS 1175 and what is an SR Rating?
SR Ratings and LPS 1175 is the requirements and testing procedures for the LPCB approval. A listing of intruder resistant building components, strong points, security enclosures and also free-standing barriers, fencing and gates.
LPS 1175 covers the broadest scope of physical security products and services of any publicly available standard in the world. LPS 1175 is the result of many years of work by LPCB, UK Government, Insurers and also Police. It has rapidly become a core element of physical security specification across many sectors.
The standard comprises a number of security ratings with test requirements of ascending intensity. These are measured in terms of attack tools and also time available to the attacker. This enables specifiers to select products according to the risks that they and their property face.
LPS 1175 used in a range of applications, from residential right through to critical infrastructure projects.
Products provide resistance to extreme means of attempted forced entry into higher value areas.