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How Fire-resistant Glass Can Help Architects Break Down Walls - Pilkington

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The architect wanted to fill every floor with natural light, from both the front and the back, by using floor-to-ceiling glazing throughout. However, the rear of the property was just three metres away from a neighbouring building, so fire protection was needed to reduce the risk of fire spreading between the two.

Architectural glass production powered by hydrogen in world first

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Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG group, has successfully manufactured architectural glass at its St Helens facility using hydrogen power in a world-first trial.

Overheating in new dwellings - Pilkington

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A new Building Regulation for overheating in new dwellings in England is expected to have a significant impact on glass and glazing products in residential buildings.

Part L 2022 - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/standards-and-regs/part-l-2021

A technical hub containing information about Part L 2022 and the effects this has on the glazing industry.

Pilkington Spec-it!

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If you have any problems in registering or have a general query, please email us at the following address: spectrum@nsg.com. Pilkington Spectrum allows you to combine a wide range of products available from Pilkington and determine their key properties such as light transmittance, g value and U g-value. The program includes restrictions that prevent some combinations being selected that may be ...

Glassary - A - Pilkington

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Glassary - A AA see reaction to fire Absorptance the proportion of incident solar radiation absorbed by the glass, expressed as a fraction (see solar properties).

Glassary - M - Pilkington

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Glassary - M M60: obsolete tinted interlayer. Magnetron sputtering: a technical term to describe the process used in off-line coating. This involves passing the glass into a vacuum chamber. Argon gas is then introduced and electrical currents are then passed into a series of special coating beams in the roof of the chamber.

Glassary - R - Pilkington

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Glassary - R Radiation: depending on the context it could mean: one of the methods of heat transfer across the cavity of an insulating glass unit, or electromagnetic radiation. one of the forms in which heat from a fire gets through non-insulating glass.

Glassary - I - Pilkington

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Glassary - I I.G.U.: Insulating Glass unit. Impact performance: the impact resistance of a safety glass when tested according to BS 6206. See also Technical Bulletin Glass and Safety. Impact resistance: the classification according to BS 6206. See also Technical Bulletin Glass and Safety.

A glass and glazing safety standard is changing, but what ... - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/featured-articles/a-glass-and-glazing-safety-standard-is-changing-but-what-does-it-mean-for-the-industry

Phil Brown, European regulatory marketing manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, discusses the revision of BS 6262, a key document for the glass and glazing industry, and what implications it might have for manufacturers, fabricators, installers and designers.

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