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Balustrades - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/glass-applications/balustrades

On balconies and terraces internally or externally; Around stairs and lifts; On walkways to control & guide the direction of pedestrian traffic; A British Standard BS6180:1999 is the code of practice for barriers buildings. The standard gives design information and details on three typical designs that are commonly used. Guidance is given on the heights and choice of materials and fixings ...

Glass Floors - Pilkington

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Glass Floors A glass floor allows light to pass through a building reducing the need for artificial lighting and providing a natural source of daylight.

Future Architecture for Combating Environmental Changes

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/archived-blogs/future-architecture-for-combating-environmental-changes

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. For a full overview, as well as its benefits please click here.

Floors - Pilkington

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A glass floor allows light to pass reducing the need for artificial lighting and providing a natural source of daylight. The introduction of light through the core of a building can transform what might otherwise be a dull claustrophobic interior.

Structural Glazing - Pilkington

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Overview Pilkington Planar™ systems remain the world’s market leader for structural glazing systems.With its unrivalled stability and safety, this innovative product allows architects to build entire structures out of glass, allowing architects design flexibility to create bright and highly attractive working environments, with more light and a greater feeling of space.

Alternative Glass Designs - Pilkington

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Alternative Glass Designs Strikingly modern, elegant and versatile – it’s hardly surprising that glass has always held such appeal for designers, furniture makers and architects. Its design heritage is remarkable, ranging as it does from Victorian stained windows to Art Deco Lalique ornaments and lamps in the 1930s, right through to the work of contemporary designers who are using state ...

Fire Safety - Pilkington

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Fire Safety Compliance with the minimum standards of fire safety laid down in Building Regulations is crucial in achieving buildings which provide adequate protection for life and property in the event of fire.

Product Finder - Pilkington

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NSG TEC™ Solar Applications. NSG TEC™ is a group of products, including a comprehensive range of TCO glass (Transparent Conductive Oxide coated glass), optimised to suit a variety of thin film photovoltaics, with different haze and conductivity levels.. NSG TEC™ Technical Applications. NSG TEC™ offers a wide variety of thermal and heated glass performance properties, whilst increasing ...

Pilkington Pyrodur®

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Overview. Using the same technology as Pilkington Pyrostop ®, Pilkington Pyrodur ® is tried and tested against fire and hot gases. Pilkington Pyrodur ® is widely used and specified in a range of softwood and hardwood timber. Offering up to 60 mins integrity, Pilkington Pyrodur ® can combine impact resistance (BS EN 12600) up to Class 1(B)1 and penetration resistance (BS EN 356) to ...

Pilkington Optiwhite™

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Applications Interior Glazing. Pilkington Optiwhite™ is the ideal solution for glass doors, glass partitions, glass stairs, balustrades, and more.. Interior glazing is increasingly popular in commercial and residential buildings in order to allow natural light to flow throughout the building or as a design feature.