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Fire Protection - Pilkington

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Fire Protection Glass We offer a wide range of fire-resistant glass options with varying levels of protection to suit your needs. Protection levels are measured in defined time periods (30, 60, 90, 120 and 180 minutes) and in terms of either integrity and insulation or integrity only, as designated by the European Standards.

Fire Safety - Pilkington

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A clear, laminated fully insulating fire and safety glass that offers the highest levels of fire protection (integrity and insulation), maximising the available levels of natural light and visibility. The achieved classifications for integrity and insulation (EI) are for 30, 60, 90, 120 and 180 minutes.

Protecting cities against fire with advanced glazing - Pilkington

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Fire protection was a key challenge for developer Meritcape when it set out to refurbish 1 Aylesbury Street – a converted historic warehouse building in Clerkenwell, East London. The designers wanted to fill every floor with natural light, from both the front and the back, by using floor-to-ceiling glazing throughout.

Top tips for installing fire-resistant glass - Pilkington

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As well as sealing in flames and smoke for a range of times, dependent upon the system, fire-resistant glass also provides shielding against heat radiation, reducing the amount of heat energy that can pass through the glass – another key way fire spreads, aiding evacuation. Bring the light in

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 Pyrodur® Plus

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Overview. Pilkington Pyrodur ® Plus is the longest established 7mm class 2(B)2 impact safety rated 30 minute fire rated glass.. Test evidence and certification demonstrate how Pilkington Pyrodur ® Plus can be used in the lightest density and slimmest timber frame profiles.. Pilkington Pyrodur ® Plus is approved with a variety of glazing materials that ensures it can be used without change ...

Safety Security - Pilkington

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Reducing the risk of accident or protecting against deliberate attack. The term “Safety” is applied to glazing used to reduce the risk of accident by impact, fracture, shattering, or in a fire.

The fading issue: why sunlight exposure damages possessions and what ...

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1. Reduce the ambient temperature, as fading tends to occur more rapidly at higher temperatures – so solar control glass, which helps prevent heat gain in rooms, may help 2. Avoid local overheating from lamps 3. Use laminated glass, with as thick an interlayer as possible 4. Reduce exposure to UV light and the blue end of the visible spectrum 5.

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