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Glass Furniture - Pilkington - First in Glass

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Glass Furniture. Glass is an integral part of contemporary furniture solutions. Modern, stylish furniture designs can be created with our extra clear glass, with the benefit of being particularly clear on exposed glass edges. We also have a wide range of decorative glass products including textured and acid etched glass. For increased safety and mechanical strength, products can be toughened ...

Glass Furniture - Pilkington

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Glass Furniture Glass is increasingly a fashionable element of interior design and an integral part of contemporary furniture solutions. When designing furniture with glass elements, the appearance and visual effects of different types of glass, colours & translucency are taken into consideration.

Alternative Glass Designs - Pilkington

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Alternative Glass Designs Strikingly modern, elegant and versatile – it’s hardly surprising that glass has always held such appeal for designers, furniture makers and architects. Its design heritage is remarkable, ranging as it does from Victorian stained windows to Art Deco Lalique ornaments and lamps in the 1930s, right through to the work of contemporary designers who are using state ...

The Story of Pilkington UK

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The first glass-making furnace in St Helens was built by 1700, so by the time St Helens Crown Glass Company was established there was already competition up and running. The company was established with the technical knowledge and ability of J. W. Bell plus capital from three of the most influential local families: the Bromilows, the Greenalls and the Pilkingtons.

Glass Applications - Pilkington

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Alternative Glass Applications. Acrylic Castings; Commercial Refrigeration; Digital Signage; Glass Furniture; Heated Glass; Infrastructure; Lighting Products; Mirror Concealing Displays; Museum and Display Glass; Picture Glass; Splash Backs; Transparent Multi-functional Wires; Contact. Corporate Contacts; Corporate Information; About This Site ...

Pilkington Decoration range

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Decoration Glass Our decorative glass is very versatile; it allows total freedom in design and can be customised to fulfil any requirements. Various technologies can be used to create the finished products, whether it is patterned or coloured glass. We can also influence the transparency of the glass surface, as well as its light transmittance ...

GGP-Fading - Pilkington - First in Glass

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Specifications for glass to reduce fading commonly refer to UV transmittance, with tinted glass generally allowing less UV light to pass through than clear, monolithic glass. Laminated glass tends to block more UV than tinted glass, due to the presence of the polyvinylbutyral (PVB) interlayer.

Banks and Insurance - Pilkington - First in Glass

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Alternative Glass Applications. Acrylic Castings; Commercial Refrigeration; Digital Signage; Glass Furniture; Heated Glass; Infrastructure; Lighting Products; Mirror Concealing Displays; Museum and Display Glass; Picture Glass; Splash Backs; Transparent Multi-functional Wires; Contact. Corporate Contacts; Corporate Information; About This Site ...

Invention of Float Glass - Pilkington

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All pieces of glass which were made by the process between 1952 and 1959 were not perfect, which made the honing of this process so long and gruelling. In 1955, Pilkington formally decided to build float process machines and after seven years of effort and £28 million (approximately £150 million in today’s money*) in R&D expenses, a sheet of glass made entirely by the float process was ...

About Fire Protection - Pilkington - First in Glass

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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 interiors.