Expertise Hub - Pilkington

Welcome to our Expertise Hub Expertise Hub Pilkington have been at the forefront of glass manufacture for over 200 years. But you won’t just find our products in windows. We’re also at the cutting-edge of digital technology, with our smart glass being used in touch screens around the world.

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Insights - Pilkington

Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, has launched an online hub dedicated to keeping building design industry professionals informed on the latest developments from the upcoming changes to Part L (conservation of fuel and power) of the building regulations in England.

Meet the expert: Steve Bond on Pilkington UK's market leading approach ...

The expertise within Pilkington UK is vital to this specialist product development, and it’s here that Steve Bond, Technical & Customer Support Manager for Fire Protection, plays a critical role. Steve has responsibility for the development of Pilkington's range of fire-resistant products – often through close collaboration with customers, architects and developers. Here he explains how ...

The Story of Pilkington UK

The company was founded by John William Bell and five other local men in 1826 under the name St. Helens Crown Glass Company. In the early seventeenth century the introduction of coal-fired furnaces in glass-making had caused most glass-production to be in the North East of England where most of the coal mines were located.

Pilkington Spec-it!

For specifications on the move, Spec-it! can also be found in the Spectrum app for iOS and Android devices. Easy search for other criteria As well as key parameters such as light transmittance, U value and g value, Spec-it! also allows you to search on acoustics, safety, security and glass thickness.

Glassary - I - Pilkington

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.

Inside the Pilkington testing facility at our R&D Centre in Lathom

The test also measures the mode of breakage – such as whether a break results in large fragments with sharp edges, or whether cracks appear but the fragments hold together, or whether the glass disintegrates into small particles that are relatively harmless.

Introducing the newly updated Pilkington Oriel Collection

Transforming homes nationwide, Pilkington UK Ltd. offers glass products with superb visual appeal and excellent functionality. From the Pilkington Oriel collection to Texture and Decorative ranges, each solution combines excellent levels of privacy with superb light transmission – helping to create home environments that are enduringly stylish. ...

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