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Glass Structure - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/glass-applications/glass-structure

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

http://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/types-of-glass/structural-glazing

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

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/types-of-glass/structural-glazing/system-components

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 ...

Structural glazing and building design-a changing skyline

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/featured-articles/structural-glazing-and-building-design-a-changing-skyline

The structural glazing systems available on the market today typically work by using stainless steel fittings that are countersunk into recesses in the corners of the glass, allowing strengthened panes to stand otherwise unsupported. The glass is then fixed to the structure of the building itself, rather than being fitted within traditional and sometimes view-restricting frames.

Glass Floors - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/householders/glass-applications/floors

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 ...

Banks and Insurance - Pilkington - First in Glass

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/types-of-glass/fire-protection-glass/our-range/applications/type-of-building/banks-and-insurance

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 ...

Glass giant makes double appointment to enhance product ...

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My team’s focus in the near term will be supporting customers as UK glass supply remains constrained, while looking ahead to new opportunities for the existing and new sectors, including the servitisation of glass.” Leo Pyrah added: “Glass applications and specifications are evolving in line with new regulations and building policies, in what’s a key period of change in building design ...

Pilkington Activ™ Range - First in Glass

http://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/products/product-categories/self-cleaning/pilkington-activ-range

Range Overview. A significant step in the glass industry was made with the development of Pilkington Activ™, the first dual-action self-cleaning glass.The unique dual-action of the Pilkington Activ™ coating uses the forces of nature to help keep the glass free from dirt, giving not only the practical benefit of less cleaning, but also clearer, better-looking windows.

Solar Control Glass - Pilkington

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Solar control glass can be specified for any situation where excessive solar heat gain is likely to be an issue, eg. large facades, glass walkways, atria and conservatories. All products are available in toughened or laminated form for safety and security requirements, and can be combined with other benefits such as noise control. How it works. Glass manages solar heat radiation by three ...