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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 - 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 ...

Roof Glazing - Pilkington - First in Glass

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Creating a light well by using glass in the roof is a popular way of introducing light to central areas of a building. In addition to the normal considerations of thermal and solar-control, we need to consider the safety of the overhead glazing. If the glass forms part of an accessible roof area then it may need to be treated as a glass floor.

Thermal Insulation Glass - Pilkington

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Glass Systems; Health Applications; Special Applications; Solar Energy; Thermal Insulation. Improves the energy efficiency of domestic or commercial buildings whilst enabling the extensive use of glass and the benefit of passive solar gain. Find out more about Energy Efficiency. Thermal Insulation Glass Overview Over 25% of the heat from homes and public buildings escapes through the windows ...

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 ...

Pilkington SaniTise™ Antimicrobial glass - For a healthier ...

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Glass Systems; Health Applications; Special Applications; Solar Energy; Pilkington SaniTise ™ Overview; Features & Benefits; Brochures; Applications; Overview Introducing Pilkington SaniTise™, a world-first in glazing. It is an on-line coated glass with a photocatalytic coating, that provides antimicrobial properties. Tested by leading Universities it helps protect against enveloped ...