Pilkington Toughened Glass

Pilkington Toughened Glass is up to five times stronger than ordinary glass of the same thickness. Because of its increased strength, Pilkington Toughened Glass allows architects and builders far greater scope in their use of glass in buildings.

Products - Pilkington

opening and sliding glass roofs for sundecks sliding glass doors for cabin balconies certified fire-resistant glass walls glass domes and skylights glass balustrades panoramic windows windshields wheelhouse windows awnings and glass walls Photographs reproduced with the kind permission of Matti Hopia

Fire Safety - Pilkington

A clear, laminated fire resistant and safety glass primarily designed to provide integrity but also offering full insulation (against all heat transfer) for a short period. Developed specifically for use in doors and screens, it provides impact safety to Class 1 and Class 2 of BS EN 12600 (depending on thickness).

Pilkington Optiwhite™

The resulting product is free from inherent darkening conventionally associated with laminated glass incorporating the thicker clear float glass used for enhanced safety and security, making Pilkington Optiwhite™ the ideal alternative solution for glass partitions, glass doors, glass stairs, balustrades and balconies.

Pilkington Activ™ Self-Cleaning Glass

At Pilkington, we’ve worked on some truly amazing projects featuring glass over the years, and one that stands out is a creation by Australian architect Malcolm Carver. It’s a superb tree house constructed entirely from glass to make the most of extraordinary views across the ocean.

Pilkington Glass Undiscovered Views

It’s really easy to enter, all we’re asking homeowners to do is share the view from their home – whether that’s a city skyline, a beach, open countryside or an urban street – and 12 winning entries will be unveiled in the Ideal Home 2011 calendar for the whole nation to see.

Future Architecture for Combating Environmental Changes - Pilkington

For today’s buildings however we offer Toughened Glass which is the same thickness as ordinary glass but five times as strong and can be used in applications such as areas with high pedestrian traffic, in doors, shower and bath enclosures, balconies and barriers amongst others.

Glassary - R - Pilkington

the way in which a material or product behaves in a fire situation. There are four major classifications used to define the behaviour. Radiative combustion relates to whether fire can pass through a material when used as a roof covering subject to heat from an adjacent fire.

Product Finder - Pilkington

1. Filter where you want to use your product: In a residential or a commercial project Residential Commercial 2. Optionally filter what part of the building you wish to glaze Balconies Bathrooms Conservatories Doors Façade Floors Furniture Internal Glazing Kitchens Mirrors Photovoltaics Replacement Conservatory Roofs Replacement Glazing Rooflights

European/British Standards and Codes of Practice - Pilkington

There are many British and European Standards which apply directly or indirectly to glass for use in building. Although not exhaustive, the following lists some of the most commonly used. British and European Standards (BS EN) BS EN 356: Glass in building – Security glazing - Testing and classification of resistance against manual attack

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