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Structural Glazing Systems |Pilkington Planar™

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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. The result is a fully engineered system with the minimum of structure and the maximum visual clarity. A silicone seal between adjacent panels provides ...

Why use the Pilkington Planar™ system?

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The Pilkington Planar™ structural glazing system provides a flush and uninterrupted glass surface by utilising stainless steel fittings housed in countersunk holes to fix the glass façade back to the structure instead of using the more conventional framed systems. The result is a fully engineered system with the minimum of structure and the maximum visual clarity. A silicone seal between ...

Pilkington Planar Intergral

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Pilkington Planar ™ Integral. By using a bolt fixing incorporated into the glass rather than an exterior fastener, this revolutionary method of securing panels allows the use of a greater variety of glass types. ...

Structural Glazing - Pilkington

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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.

How Pilkington Planar is inspiring architects imagination

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This was achieved using the Pilkington Planar™ point-supported glazing system to secure 1.5m by 3.5m panes of 12mm Pilkington Optiwhite™ true low-iron glass to a series of 26-metre-wide horizontal trusses. A total of 970 sq m of glass was used, weighing around 29 tonnes.

Pilkington Planar™ Brings The Central Library In Tulsa ...

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The structures are supported by laminated glass, and are connected by Pilkington Planar™ 905 and 902 series stainless-steel fittings, a low-profile system that minimises interruption to sightlines or distraction from heritage architectural features. New and old in harmony. One of the central challenges when refurbishing a cherished heritage building is enhancing its usability and modernising ...

Pilkington Planar™ supports a new era at Durham University ...

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[Image for illustration purposes only] [Durham University] To do this, the architects wanted glazing that was both visually striking but also energy- efficient and Pilkington Planar™ fitted the bill. Approximately 500m2 of laminated Pilkington Planar™ was specified incorporating Pilkington Planar™ Sun 70/39 coating. James Elliot of GSSArchitecture said; “GSSArchitecture specified ...

New Pilkington Planar ™ BIM models support curtain walling ...

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Pilkington Planar™ models are now available through the widely-used BIM programme Revit, helping architects and engineers to accurately and collaboratively create structurally glazed atriums, facades, and roofs in 3D modelling. The models help Revit users to design glazed facades in the programme with the same ease of a standard integrated curtain wall system.