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A glass canopy provides an attractive and practical feature to a building. Usually placed outside entrance doors a canopy protects people entering the building, keeps the weather away from the doors and allows natural light through to the entrance area. The feature can carry through providing a sight line passed an ...
The 902 Fitting Fixes directly to the secondary structure by means of Pilkington Planar™ spring plate brackets or castings. The 902 can accommodate any angle of slope - making it ideal for roofs and canopies. The 905 Fitting This is the most popular Pilkington Planar™ fitting which eliminates the need for spring plates and ...
Overview. Pilkington Planar™ structural glass systems have a proven track record in the most demanding applications. Architects can have absolute confidence in our ability to create soaring facades, roofs, canopies or even clad an entire building knowing that the client will receive the most highly engineered system in the .
Overview. Pilkington Planar™ structural glass systems have a proven track record in the most demanding applications. Architects can have absolute confidence in our ability to create soaring facades, roofs, canopies or even clad an entire building knowing that the client will receive the most highly engineered system in the ...
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, sloping glazing is overhead glazing and we need to choose glass that is safe. If the glass forms part of an accessible roof area then it may need ...
To assist in integrating the Typical Details of our system into a specific application , we have made a selection of CAD files available for immediate download. These files are formatted for use with Autocad 2000. Should you require different details or details in a different file format, please contact us. CAD Files.zip ...
The use of Pilkington Planar™ in a glass mullion system enables the specifier to produce vertical glass curtain walls, canopies and skylights. Glass mullions are used as support for maximum transparency and to transfer wind, snow and self- weight loading to the structure. Pilkington Architectural have led the way in the ...
Self-cleaning glass uses the forces of nature in order to remain cleaner and clearer. Read our in-depth FAQ section to deal with all of your most frequently asked questions.
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. 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 ...
FREEDOM OF DESIGN. Pilkington Planar™ enables architects and designers to. Design the buildings of the future - We have vast experience in the provision of glazing for canopies and sky lights, and through extensive testing - seismic, bomb blast, impact and wind loading - customers are able to specify Pilkington ...