Internal Partition - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/glass-applications/internal-partitionInternal Partition; Photovoltaics; Roof Glazing; Shopfront; Stairs; Windows; Glass Furniture; Internal Partition Glass is an excellent choice for internal partitions. Not only does it allow light to penetrate further into a building but it can provide many other functions: Acoustic attenuation - reduce noise levels between areas; Impact resistance - provide a screen for security or prevent ...Fire Corridor - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/glass-applications/fire-corridorInternal Partition; Photovoltaics; Roof Glazing; Shopfront; Stairs; Windows; Glass Furniture; Glass Fire Corridor The provision of escape routes or the subdivision of areas within a building can save lives and business essential areas from fire. Containing a fire to a specific area can help save lives and help to minimise the damage to a building helping a business to continue to operate. The ...Curtain Wall - Pilkingtonhttp://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/glass-applications/curtain-wallInternal Partition; Photovoltaics; Roof Glazing; Shopfront; Stairs; Windows; Glass Furniture; Curtain Wall The curtain wall method of glazing allows glass to be used in large uninterrupted areas creating consistent attractive facades. The flexibility in choice of Pilkington products allows the designer to control every aspect of the performance from thermal to solar considerations and ...Doors - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/glass-applications/doorsInternal 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: impact resistance ...Fire Protection - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/products/product-categories/fire-protectionPilkington Pyroclear ®. Pilkington Pyroclear ® is an advanced toughened fire-resistant glass for use as a basic integrity-only barrier.. Pilkington Pyrodur ®. Pilkington Pyrodur ® is a clear, laminated fire- and impact-resistant glass offering up to 60 minutes integrity and is ideal for use in fire doors and partitioning.. Pilkington Pyrodur ® Plus. Clear integrity only fire-resistant glass.Pilkington Pyroclear®http://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/products/product-categories/fire-protection/pilkington-pyroclearThis depends whether it is an internal or external application. If external, then Pilkington Pyroclear ® is the inner pane. This is based on the presumption that the greatest risk comes from fire inside the building and that the objective is primarily compartmentation to keep the fire in its place of origin.Fire protection units - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/types-of-glass/insulating-glass-units/fire-protection-unitsGrades available for internal and external applications. Tested and approved with a wide range of fire-resistant framing materials, glazing gaskets and sealants. Impact safety performance up to Class 1(B)1 BS EN 12600; Tried and successfully tested in a wide range of applications, including the Certifire Scheme. The Pilkington range of fire-resistant glass units can be combined with other ...Glass Strength - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/glass-information/functions-of-glass/mechanicalfunctionsofglass/glass-strengthForces 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 ...European/British Standards and Codes of Practicehttp://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/standards-and-regs/european-british-standards-and-codes-of-practiceBS EN 16477: Glass in building – Painted glass for internal use. Part 1: Requirements . British Standards (BS) BS 476 Fire tests on building materials and structures. Part 22: Methods for determination of the fire resistance of non-loadbearing elements of construction ; BS 857: Specification for safety glass for land transport. BS 952: Glass for glazing. Part 1: Classification; Part 2 ...Part L 2021 Current Thinking - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/standards-and-regs/part-l-2021/part-l-2021-current-thinkingMissed opportunity for glazing : The Government's consultation on Part L for new dwellings in England is undoubtedly a missed opportunity. Option 1 adopts a 'fabric first' approach to ensure that there is a high performance building envelope, thus 'locking in' energy savings and carbon emission reductions now.