Kitchens; Mirrors; Rooflights; Solar Panels; Windows; Doors The use of glass in both external and internal doors can provide added light to your home without sacrificing safety, security or privacy. Our Decorative glass portfolio offers a range of traditional & contemporary styles. Whether it's for privacy, pure style or to allow more light ...

Pilkington Optifloat™ Opal

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.

The Story of Pilkington UK

The company was founded by John William Bell and five other local men in 1826 under the name St. Helens Crown Glass Company. In the early seventeenth century the introduction of coal-fired furnaces in glass-making had caused most glass-production to be in the North East of England where most of the coal mines were located.

UK Sites - Pilkington

European Technical Centre - Pilkington Group Limited Hall Lane, Lathom, Nr Ormskirk, Lancashire. L40 5UF Tel:+44 (0)1695 50000 Registered Office European Technical Centre, Hall Lane, Lathom, Nr.

Pilkington Mirropane™ Chrome, toughenable mirror

Overview. Pilkington Mirropane™ Chrome is a special off-line coated mirror, which is resistant to atmospheric corrosion. A versatile product which can be toughened, bent and laminated. Pilkington Mirropane™ Chrome can be used in a variety of interior, exterior and decorative applications such as:. Bathrooms/Wet Rooms/Shower Screens; Kitchen Splash Backs

St. Helens – The Home of Glass Innovation - Pilkington

Part of The NSG Group, Pilkington United Kingdom Limited is one of the leading glass suppliers in the UK. The NSG Group as a whole has a vision of making a difference to the world through the manufacture of innovative glass technology with glass and glazing products for the building trade, the automotive industry and the specialty glass sector.

Glassary - G - Pilkington

Glassary - G G0: see bullet resistance. G1: see bullet resistance. G1/S: obsolete British Standard Specification for bullet resistance. G2: see bullet resistance. G3: obsolete British Standard Specification for bullet resistance. Galleria™: Pilkington Galleria™ is our brand name for a rolled glass, which is designed for picture framing. The rolled surface diffuses the reflections from the ...

Inside the Pilkington testing facility at our R&D Centre in Lathom

The test also measures the mode of breakage – such as whether a break results in large fragments with sharp edges, or whether cracks appear but the fragments hold together, or whether the glass disintegrates into small particles that are relatively harmless.

Safety Security - Pilkington

Pilkington Optilam™. Pilkington Optilam™ is the brand name for our laminated glass range.Pilkington Optilam™ is ideal for providing both impact resistance and security since it may break on impact but the glass is held in place thus preventing injury or intrusion.. Pilkington Toughened Glass. Pilkington Toughened Glass is up to five times stronger than ordinary glass of the same thickness.

Glassary - P - Pilkington

Glassary - P P1A: BS EN 356 classification for manual attack. P2A: BS EN 356 classification for manual attack. P3A: BS EN 356 classification for manual attack. P4A ...

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