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Replacement Glazing - Pilkington

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Other types of Glass for Replacement Glazing. Noise Control Reduces the noise inside a building to acceptable levels without sacrificing daylight. Period Homes: Pilkington Spacia™ By creating the world's first commercial vacuum glazing, we can offer extremely thin replacement glass units letting you keep the original appearance of period buildings while greatly reducing heat loss ...

Structural Glazing

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Structural glazing is most commonly used for new building projects but it can also be useful when restoring an older property as we noted a few weeks back in our piece about the Holburne Museum. This week we are going to look at the restoration of older buildings and highlight some of our favourite examples of buildings that have employed glass to enhance the historical ruins of long unused ...

Glass - Pilkington

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Structural Glazing; Overview Pilkington's expertise in glass manufacture means that the company is able to provide the customer with an extensive range of glass types for total flexibility of design - in performance, appearance and transparency. From the clean lines of a single toughened product to the combined structural and environmental performance of an insulated unit incorporating a ...

Glass Floors - Pilkington

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Conservatory Roof Replacement; Replacement Glazing; Glass Floors A glass floor allows light to pass through a building reducing the need for artificial lighting and providing a natural source of daylight. The introduction of light through the core of a building can transform what might otherwise be a dull claustrophobic interior. With the changing arc of the sun the effects of the light can ...

Noise Control Glazing - Pilkington

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This is where the careful and considered selection of appropriate glazing comes into play. Best suited for delivering acoustic performance, Pilkington Optiphon™ is a high quality laminated glass which incorporates a special PVB interlayer.. Offering excellent noise reduction for both internal and external application, it doesn’t compromise on light transmittance or impact performance ...

Replacement Conservatory Roofs - Pilkington

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Replacement Conservatory Roofs You may not realise it but simply replacing your plastic conservatory roof with a new glass roof, incorporating Pilkington Activ™ Self-cleaning glass, will have a tremendous effect on the way your conservatory looks, feels and sounds. It will transform your conservatory from a cold room only used in the summer into a wonderful and useable extension to your home ...

Doors - Pilkington

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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, sound insulation ...

Pilkington K Glass™ Range

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The UK’s leading energy-efficient glass brand. Range Overview. Pilkington K Glass™ is the UK’s leading thermal glass brand. Established for over 21 years and easily stocked, processed and installed, it has become the trusted solution for meeting Building Regulations concerning energy efficiency.

Glass and Human Impact - Pilkington

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A further area of interest is overhead glazing where the integrity failure of glass may have dire consequences unless the glass is modified. Glass used in furniture should also comply with the safety requirments for tables, cabinets, shelves and glass doors to wardrobes etc. The most frequently used glass used to improve personal safety is toughened andlaminated glass products. Rarely do we ...

Glass and Explosions - Pilkington

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EN 13541 : 2000 : 'Glass in building - Security glazing - Testing and classification of resistance against explosion pressure' Subject to blast waves generated using shock tube. Simulation of high explosive detonation. 4 classifications (ER1, ER2, ER3 and ER4) S (Splinters) or NS (No splinters) The selection and application of blast resistant glass needs specialist advice and there are ...