Fire Protection - Pilkington

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.

About Fire Protection - Pilkington

Pilkington Pyrostop® and Pilkington Pyrodur® become part of more than 200 globally tested and approved system designs; further extension of the production facillities in Gelsenkirchen; new in-house test furnace for fire tests with glazings up to 4 x 4 m; first fire-resistant glazing with barrier loading properties as per TRAV (by DIBt); special solution: first EI 120 loaded floor glazing successfully tested (USA); CE marking of Pilkington's entire fire-resistant glass range.

Fire Protection Glass - Pilkington

Pilkington's Fire-resistant Glass range ensures safer as well as space giving, brighter and sustainable fire safety design. Overview Available here is a wide range of relevant and interesting information about the properties and applications of Fire Protection Glass products offered by Pilkington, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of glazing for transparent fire-resistant glass.

Fire Safety - Pilkington

Fire Safety. Compliance with the minimum standards of fire safety laid down in Building Regulations is crucial in achieving buildings which provide adequate protection for life and property in the event of fire. The content of the Regulations, the frequency and timing of revisions and the regulatory regimes differ between England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Protecting cities against fire with advanced glazing - Pilkington

It is possible for fire-resistant glass to provide complete protection against heat transfer for up to three hours, depending on its specification and system design. A case in point 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.

Pilkington Pyroclear®

The fire market in the UK has a significant integrity only sector which we currently address with Pilkington Pyroshield™ 2, Pilkington Pyrodur ® Plus and Pilkington Pyrodur ®, however there are applications and requirements for a product such as Pilkington Pyroclear ® therefore we were keen to ensure that we are able to provide the market with the most comprehensive offering.

Top tips for installing fire-resistant glass - Pilkington

In the case of fire-protection glass, it is recommended that the mark should include a reference to its fire resistance rating. Ensure the whole system is fit for purpose The effectiveness of a glazed partition or door is determined not only by the properties of the glass itself, but by the combined performance of the whole installed system.

Pilkington Pyrodur® Plus

Also suitable for steel and fire rated composite frames Tested and approved in a wide range of fire-resistant glazing gaskets and sealants Can be incorporated into sealed double glazed units but in order to comply with CE marking requirements these should only be sourced through attestation level 1 suppliers, who are accredited to or licensed for manufacture of Pilkington Pyrodur ® Plus fire-resistant sealed units

Pilkington Pyrodur®

Provides passive protection for escape from buildings or firefighter access ; Well known and recognised by Fire and Building Control Authorities ; Suitable for internal and external applications ; Can be used in some of the lightest density and slimmest timber frame profiles; Also suitable for steel, aluminium and fire rated composite frames

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