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Glass Structure - Pilkington

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Glass Structure The world’s leading structural glass system, Pilkington Planar™ opens up vast possibilities for architects, allowing them to create a complete glass envelope for buildings with frameless façades on any plane.. Support structures, located internally or externally, can use glass mullions, a conventional steel construction or the revolutionary Pilkington Planar™ Tension ...

Structural Glazing - Pilkington - First in Glass

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Overview Pilkington Planar™ systems remain the world’s market leader for structural glazing systems.With its unrivalled stability and safety, this innovative product allows architects to build entire structures out of glass, allowing architects design flexibility to create bright and highly attractive working environments, with more light and a greater feeling of space.

System Components - Pilkington - First in Glass

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System Components Pilkington Planar™ lets you design the buildings of the future; using large glass façades to create stunningly attractive working environments with more light and a greater feeling of space.The Pilkington Planar™ system comprises glass, fittings and support structure.Each element has an array of options enabling the best possible solution to be realised no matter what ...

The Good Glass Guide - Pilkington - First in Glass

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Etching glass can provide repeating patterns such as the Pilkington Oriel Collection range of designs, or you can commission works of art in glass. Public house windows were a popular use for etched glass in the past that served as advertising and a privacy screen. Glass structures/Glass box structures 1. Do I need to get planning permission ...

Planar Sentry Glas System - Pilkington - First in Glass

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Planar™ | SentryGlas ® System Planar™ | SentryGlas® System The world's leading forces in structural glass systems and laminate interlayers have joined together to create the ultimate in strength, safety, durability and appearance in laminated structural glass – the Planar™ | SentryGlas® System.. Pilkington has been at the forefront of frameless glazing technology for more than 30 ...

Floors - Pilkington - First in Glass

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The glass tends to be relatively thick and heavy even with toughened laminated constructions so the support system for the glass needs to adequate to prevent distortion under load. The technical advisory service can help with four edge supported systems and stair treads supported along the long edges. For novel designs and bolted fixings you may need to employ the services of a structural ...

An Architect Who Revolutionised Glass in Architecture

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Skilfully projecting the impression of a curved glass shape from the ground up, Foster’s design in reality only boasts one piece of curved glass – the lens-shaped cap at the very top of the building. The structure encompasses a grid of steel triangles, slotted together to allow the glass to spiral around, achieving the effect of a wholly curved construction.

Banks and Insurance - Pilkington - First in Glass

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Insulating Glass Units; Solar Control Glass; Structural Glazing; Banks and Insurance Banks and insurances in general, and their headquarters in particular, are an important part of the corporate identity and are designed to impress. Integrated public assembly places for meetings and events are combined with light flooded, generously spaced office and executive suites, staircases, bistros and ...

European/British Standards and Codes of ... - First in Glass

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Part 1: Glass products for structural sealant glazing systems supported and unsupported monolithic and multiple glazing; Part 2: Assembly rules; BS EN 13024: Glass in building – Thermally toughened borosilicate safety glass. Part 1: Definition and Description; Part 2: Evaluation of conformity/Product standard ; BS EN 13541: Glass in building - Security glazing - Testing and classification of ...

About Fire Protection - Pilkington - First in Glass

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Insulating Glass Units; Solar Control Glass; Structural Glazing; About Fire Protection Transparent solutions for protection of human life . Thanks to the continuous development and refinement of fire-resistant glass products modern glass architecture can implement its "democratic" values and principles of transparency and openness consistently both on the outer façades as well as in building ...