Self-cleaning Glass - Pilkington

Self-cleaning Glass Long described as an impossible dream, self-cleaning glass is now a reality, for use in your home. Pilkington Activ™ Self-Cleaning Glass After years of research and development leading glass manufacturer Pilkington has introduced the Pilkington Activ ™ range of products.

How Self-Cleaning Glass Works - Pilkington - First in Glass

How Self-Cleaning Glass Works External window cleaning and maintenance has been simplified by the abundance of glass cleaning agents on the market. However, these glass cleaning agents still require sufficient elbow grease to get your windows looking great - and can't even begin to rival the ease and effectiveness of self-cleaning glass.

Pilkington Activ™ Range

The unique dual-action self-cleaning coating is located on the external pane of glass. The coating has revolutionay photo-catalytic and hydrophilic properties, and works in two stages: Stage 1 - The coating reacts with natural daylight to break down and loosen organic dirt.

Self-cleaning glass: what do you need to know? - Pilkington

The way self-cleaning glass is installed can have a big impact on its performance. The minimum recommended angle for a roof containing self-cleaning glass is 10 degrees from horizontal. Any less and the rainwater may not run off and wash dirt away effectively.

Benefits of Self-cleaning Glass - Pilkington

Installing self-cleaning glass combined with solar-control glass in the form of Pilkington Activ™ Blue or Neutral, can reduce the need for air conditioning and heating costs can be reduced by using a low-e glass such as Pilkington K Glass™ as the inner pane of the insulating glass unit.

When I’ve got self-cleaning windows - Pilkington

Essentially, self-cleaning glass, like the Pilkington Activ™ range, gives not only the practical benefit of less cleaning, but also clearer, better-looking windows. It is often used for conservatories, orangeries, glass roofs and skylights, as these are usually the most difficult to reach and clean.

A complete guide to self-cleaning glass - Pilkington

Self-cleaning coatings are one of many technologies that have helped boost the number of potential applications of glass in building design. By understanding the science behind it as well as the optimum applications, properties can be made to look spotless for longer.

Pilkington Activ™ Self-Cleaning Glass

Self Cleaning Glass. 17 Aug 2010. Glass rooms take all shapes and sizes, and we’ve seen some truly inspirational designs in the UK. The Independent very recently reported on the growing use of glass in the home which is an interesting read - you might be surprised at just how versatile glass is.

Solar Control - Pilkington

Pilkington Activ SunShade™ combines dual action, self-cleaning properties with medium solar control performance and an aesthetically pleasing appearance to reduce the amount of direct sunlight that penetrates into a building. Available in both Blue and Neutral colours it creates a cool and comfortable environment all year round.

Self-cleaning performance of Pilkington Activ™

Test method and classification for the self-cleaning performances of coated glass surfaces allows manufacturers to verify their claims against an agreed, formal European-wide standard. Test method The standard defines a test method to establish the self-cleaning performance of coatings on glass

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