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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 - 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.

Conservatory - Pilkington

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Conservatory Roof Replacement; Replacement Glazing; Conservatories Adding a conservatory or a glass box extension is now an extremely popular means to increase the available space in your home, as well as adding value to your property. A glass extension can be beneficial for a wide range of reasons: Due to the development in both thermally insulating glass and solar-control glass, you will be ...

Structural Glazing - Pilkington

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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 ...

Product Finder - Pilkington

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A double glazed unit utilising an additional coated pane of glass on the inside to achieve Ug-value as low as 0.9 equivalent to triple glazing. Pilkington energiKare™ Range. Our own range of energy-efficient double glazed units for use in domestic applications. Made by us and also franchised countrywide. Pilkington energiKare™ Triple

Glass Applications - Pilkington

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 ...

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 and Manual Attack - Pilkington

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EN 356 : 1999 : 'Glass in building - Security glazing - Testing and classification of resistance against manual attack' 1. Hard body drop test. 2. Axe test . EN 356 : 1999 Classifications . 1. Hard body drop test. 4.11 kg steel sphere (100 mm diameter) P1A 3 times from 1.5 m. P2A 3 times from 3 m. P3A 3 times from 6 m. P4A 3 times from 9 m . P5A 9 times from 9 m . 2. Axe test. Impact from ...

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 ...