Safety Security - Pilkington

Safety / Security Glass Reducing the risk of accident or protecting against deliberate attack. For total reassurance of greater safety and security without compromising levels of natural daylight, we offer a range of glass products. From security to fire resistance, glass can be used to protect a building’s occupants from accidental and deliberate damage in many ways, while also allowing the ...

Security - Pilkington

A window that has been shown by test to meet the security requirements of PAS 24 would be considered a secure window. According to PAS 24, where doorsets, coupled side panels and windows adjacent to doorsets contain glass, each glazed area shall include at least one pane of laminated glass meeting the requirements of BS EN 356:2000, Class P1A or higher.

Glass and Manual Attack - Pilkington

We categorise glass into safety and security. Safety is where protection is needed from accidental damage and security for wilful damage. Glass used for security reasons can be further broken down into the types of threat: Manual attack ; Ballistic attack ; Explosion resistance - See separate section (There may be security concerns about electronic eavesdropping but in this section we are ...

Pilkington Toughened Glass

Pilkington Toughened Glass is up to five times stronger than ordinary glass of the same thickness. Because of its increased strength, Pilkington Toughened Glass allows architects and builders far greater scope in their use of glass in buildings.

National Home Security Month - Pilkington

Homeowners may spend large amounts of money on installing modern alarm and security systems, but specifying safety and security glass is an equally effective, long-term solution. However, it is important to understand the difference between these products and where they need to be placed in order to be effective. Safety glass . Safety glass is designed to reduce the risk of accident by impact ...

European/British Standards and Codes of Practice

Part 3: Code of practice for fire, security and wind loading; Part 4: Code of practice for safety related to human impact; Part 6: Code of practice for special applications ; Part 7: Code of practice for the provision of information; BS 8000: Workmanship on building sites

Fire Safety - Pilkington

A clear, laminated fire resistant and safety glass primarily designed to provide integrity but also offering full insulation (against all heat transfer) for a short period. Developed specifically for use in doors and screens, it provides impact safety to Class 1 and Class 2 of BS EN 12600 (depending on thickness). It has achieved integrity classifications (E & EW) for 30 and 60 minutes, and ...

Pilkington Optimirror™ Protect

Overview. Pilkington Optimirror™ Protect has a safety film backing to protect against possible injury resulting from breakage.This makes it the ideal choice for applications anywhere in the home where there is greater risk of accidental damage e.g. doors, wardrobes and children's rooms.

Top tips: installing security glass

When laminated security glazing is specified, there are two different approaches to providing the required level of resistance – glass that is designed to break in the event of an impact, while remaining in one piece, or glass that is strong enough to resist fracturing.