Investment And Innovation In Coating Technology - Our Latest Video

Press Release
05 Jun 2015
Did you know, that the coatings applied to our most advanced high-performance products are typically 1000 times thinner than a piece of paper? 
Gregory Clarke
In this video, Greg Clarke, process engineer at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, talks us through the process that takes place at our state-of-the-art off-line coater in St. Helens, UK; from how the coatings are created during the sputtering process to how they’re used in core products such as Pilkington K Glass™ S, as well as more complex solar control glass such as Pilkington Suncool™.

Since it was commissioned in 2012, the coater has produced over 10 million square meters of glass since start up. A variety of coated glass products are made for markets across the world designed to improve energy efficiency for both commercial and residential applications.

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