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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 ...

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 ...

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.

Glass Floors - Pilkington

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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 ...

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 and Manual Attack - Pilkington

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For many years glass and glass/plastic combinations have been used in bullet resistant screens. Like anti bandit screens the whole structure has to withstand the attack. Multiple layers of glass and interlayer allows the glass to absorb the energy of the projectile and protect the required area. Glass is tested under the worse case conditions and assumes that the assailant aims square to the ...

Glass and Human Impact - Pilkington

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Glass used in furniture should also comply with the safety requirments for tables, cabinets, shelves and glass doors to wardrobes etc. The most frequently used glass used to improve personal safety is toughened andlaminated glass products. Rarely do we suggest a combination of toughened and laminated glass because it can give the poorest chracteristics of both glasses. Toughened glass achieves ...

Pilkington Activ™ Range - First in Glass

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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.

Pilkington Spandrel Glass

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Spandrel Glass can be glazed singly or as a part of an Insulating Glass Unit to provide the shadow effect of adjacent vision units. The colour choice can either complement or contrast depending on the coating or colour of the external glass. Spandrel Glass can be insulated with a variety of materials to meet even the most exacting of standards. Standard Colours Available. Pilkington Spandrel ...

Glass Doors - Pilkington - First in Glass

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Glass Structure; Internal Partition; Photovoltaics; Roof Glazing; Shopfront; Stairs; Windows; Glass Furniture; Glass Doors The entrance to a building is an opportunity to create a dramatic entrance and make a statement about the building or the client. With glass the entrance can be open and inviting but at the same time different combinations of glass can be used to provide for example ...