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Internal Glazing - Pilkington

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Internal Glazing Today's homes reflect the trends for families to spend more time together so they are often open plan which provides a great feeling of space. However many activities can be going on in one large area. The clever use of glass can give the impression of open living with light spaces but also allow for quiet or semi-private areas such as computer and games areas or office ...

European/British Standards and Codes of Practice

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BS EN 1036: Glass in building - Mirrors from silver-coated float glass for internal use. Part 1: Definitions, requirements and test methods; Part 2: Evaluation of Conformity/Product standard ; BS EN 1063: Glass in building - Security glazing – Testing and classification of resistance against bullet attack. BS EN 1096: Glass in building - Coated glass. Part 1: Definitions and classification ...

Pilkington Decoration range

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Ideal for use in doors, partitions, roof glazing and external walls where a combination of aesthetic and functional needs are required. Pilkington Spandrel Glass . A range of options for use with curtain wall applications that allow the entire building exterior to be fully glazed by covering construction elements in non-vision areas such as the edges of floor slabs. Pilkington Texture Glass ...

Glass Applications - Pilkington

Fire Protection - Pilkington

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Pilkington fire-resistant glass is represented in several hundred fully tested and approved glazing systems. This includes doors and partitions of various framing materials and designs, facades and roof glazing and more recently even the first fire-resistant sliding doors and windows. Pilkington Specifire is the easy way to select the correct Pilkington glass for your fire-resistant ...

Pilkington Optifloat™ Opal

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Overview. Pilkington Optifloat™ Opal is a popular glass that sits within our Pilkington Oriel Collection - our premium etched range.. An acid-etched product suitable for internal or external use, it creates an attractive finish for windows, partition walls, glass doors, furniture, shelving, wall cladding and many more applications.

Glass and Thermal Stress - Pilkington

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Details of internal heating systems. Any other details like other buildings or trees casting a shadow onto the glass. During the year the sun changes its path through the sky. If the glass in a building is subject to excess thermal stress it would be expected to have problems in its first year of use. The most challenging periods are in spring and autumn when the sun angles are low and the ...

Pilkington Pyrostop®

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Overview. Tried, Tested & Trusted fire protection against heat, flames and hot gases. The Pilkington Pyrostop ® Range is a clear, laminated fully insulating fire-protection and impact-resistant glass. Offering the highest levels of fire protection (integrity and insulation), maximising the available levels of natural light and visibility.

Durability of Glass - Pilkington

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With modern glazing materials and even some old ones the glass at its edges can remain from overnight quite cold compared to the centre of the glass. A rising sun at a low angle can heat the glass at the centre before the edges can catch up. Design features like overhangs or even adjacent buildings can throw shadows across the glass adding to the potential problem. The hot glass tries to ...

Glass Strength - Pilkington

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Forces applied to materials give rise to stress which is a measure of the internal forces per unit area. Not surprisingly the relationship between stress and strain in glass is linear because of its inability to behave in a plastic way. When glass is under load it will bend and accommodate stress to a certain level and then suddenly fail once its threshold is met. The failure can be sudden and ...