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Glass Systems - Pilkington

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Glass Systems The Pilkington Planar™ structural glazing system provides a flush glass surface by utilising stainless steel fittings housed in countersunk holes to fix the glass facade back to the structure instead of using the more conventional framed systems. With its unrivalled stability and safety, this innovative product allows architects to build entire structures out of glass, enabling ...

Structural Glazing Systems |Pilkington Planar™

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Pilkington Planar™ structural glazing system provides a flush glass surface by utilising stainless steel fittings housed in countersunk holes to fix the glass facade back to the structure instead of using the more conventional framed systems. The result is a fully engineered system with the minimum of structure and the maximum visual clarity. A silicone seal between adjacent panels provides ...

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 ...

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 ...

Automotive Glazing Systems Processes - First in Glass

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Increasingly, glazing systems rather than a simple piece of glass are being supplied to the vehicle manufacturers. Much of this value-added activity is undertaken once the glass has been laminated or tempered. Glazing systems help to simplify the vehicle assembly process. Modular systems such as encapsulation and extrusion are designed to facilitate adhesive bonding of the glazing to the ...

Banks and Insurance - Pilkington - First in Glass

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In high-rise buildings in particular, such open space designs can only be approved by the building control authorities when they feature transparent fire-resistant glazing, modern, active fire suppression equipment and alarm systems.

About Fire Protection - Pilkington - First in Glass

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Development of glass types for the first transparent fire-resistant roof systems; construction of efficient production facilities on the Gelsenkirchen site; combinations of functional glass products for additional properties, such as safety, solar control and thermal insulation; major projects: "Bundestag" parliament buildings in Bonn, Hamburg publishers Gruner & Jahr and Terminal 2 at ...

Window Energy Ratings - Pilkington - First in Glass

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A Window Energy Rating and label apply to a whole window (ie the frame and the glass). They do not apply to either the frame or the system or the glass individually. Therefore it is at the point at which all these components come together to produce a whole window that the Rating and label are obtained. Usually it would therefore be the window ...

Top tips: how installers can comply with glass safety ...

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Restrictions are placed on the use of monolithic toughened glass overhead, dependent upon thickness, pane size and height from ground floor level. Familiarise yourself with safety glass products. Safety glass is commonly available in two forms, either laminated or toughened. For the most heavy-duty applications, a glazing product may be a ...