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Canopy - Pilkington

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

Canopies that project from buildings are subject to wind and snow loads and it is therefore important to determine the correct strength of glass to be used. Our technical advisory service can provide calculated glass thicknesses for framed rectangles or corner bolted toughened glass constructions if provided with the snow load and design wind load for the location. Solar Control Glass. Safety ...

Specification Checklist - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/glass-information/specification-checklist/overhead-canopies

6 Overhead canopies. We require the wind and snow load (See wind and snow section) as well as the glass sizes and glazing angle. For bolted constructions we can calculate single toughened glass only up to 10mm thick. If you have a more sophisticated requirement then the Pilkington Planar ™ system may be more appropriate and you should contact Pilkington Architectural. 7 Partitions. Provide ...

Structural Glazing Systems |Pilkington Planar™

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/products/product-categories/glass-systems/pilkington-planar

Overview. Pilkington Planar™, the world’s leading structural glass system has evolved from the original patch plate system pioneered by Pilkington Architectural over 45 years ago.With a proven track record in the most demanding applications, the Pilkington Planar™ system lets architects create a complete glass envelope for buildings, with façades on any plane.

Roof Glazing - Pilkington

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

Roof Glazing Creating a light well by using glass in the roof is a popular way of introducing light to central areas of a building. In addition to the normal considerations of thermal and solar-control, we need to consider the safety of the overhead glazing.

Special Applications - Pilkington

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NSG TEC™ Technical Applications. NSG TEC™ offers a wide variety of thermal and heated glass performance properties, whilst increasing light transmittance and optimising electrical conductivity.. Pilkington AviSafe™; Pilkington Anti-condensation Glass. Pilkington Anti-condensation Glass is suitable for a wide variety of commercial and domestic applications in combination with other energy ...

Safety Security - Pilkington

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Pilkington Optilam™ I. Laminated glass incorporating a choice of eight standard coloured interlayers. Pilkington Insulight™ Protect. Pilkington Insulight™ Protect units incorporate at least one pane of Pilkington Optilam™ or Pilkington Toughened Glass, our laminated and toughened glass products.The units offer heightened safety and security and are designed to break safely or remain ...

The rigorous testing behind our market-leading spacer bar ...

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Used on some of the world’s most impressive buildings, Pilkington Planar™ is a top performing structural glazing system that can be applied to a wide range of architectural purposes – from creating soaring facades, roofs and canopies, to cladding entire buildings. This market-leading system provides a flush glass surface by utilising stainless steel fittings housed in countersunk holes.

Structural Glazing - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/types-of-glass/structural-glazing

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.

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 ...

European/British Standards and Codes of Practice

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European/British Standards and Codes of Practice There are many British and European Standards which apply directly or indirectly to glass for use in building.