Façade Open bright spaces which seamlessly pass into the terrace or garden are a feature of modern construction. Modern architectural trends inspire contemporary designers.

European/British Standards and Codes of Practice - Pilkington

Guarded hot plate method BS EN 675: Glass in building - Determination of thermal transmittance (U Value) - Heat flow meter method BS EN 1036: Glass in building - Mirrors from silver-coated float glass for internal use Part 1: Definitions, requirements and test methods Part 2: Evaluation of Conformity/Product standard

Decarbonisation - Pilkington

Decarbonisation The flat glass sector is expected to play a crucial role in the decarbonisation of Europe and its high-performance products will be essential in contributing to the UK's legally binding target to bring all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050.

Noise Control for buildings - Pilkington

Decoration Glass Systems Health Applications Special Applications Botanical Applications Noise Control Reduces the noise inside a building to acceptable levels without sacrificing daylight. Noise Control Glass No matter where it originates, from railways, aircraft or factories, noise is all around.

Specification Checklist - Pilkington

For basic domestic aquaria constructions please refer to our "ready reckoner" to help you determine the correct glass thickness - Click here to view the ready reckoner. Where the application is more complex or laminated or toughened glass is required please contact us with the following information:

Pilkington Pyrodur®

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 ...

A glass and glazing safety standard is changing, but what ... - Pilkington

Phil Brown, European regulatory marketing manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, discusses the revision of BS 6262, a key document for the glass and glazing industry, and what implications it might have for manufacturers, fabricators, installers and designers.

Outdoor Digital Display Glass Types | A Beginner’s Guide - Pilkington

24 Jan 2019 Understanding outdoor digital display glass types is key to the performance and protection of digital signage positioned outdoors. The correct type of glass for your outdoor digital signage installation improves screen visibility, functionality and heat transfer, enhancing the performance of your outdoor digital displays…

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.

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