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Self-Cleaning - Pilkington

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Self-Cleaning Reduces the need for cleaning exterior glazing through a dual-action coating. It uses daylight and rain to break down and wash away organic dirt. Find out more about Self-Cleaning Glass Self-Cleaning Glass

Self Cleaning Help in the Home - pilkington.com

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After years of development, Pilkington Activ™ is the world's first self-cleaning glass to use a microscopic coating with a unique dual-action. The first stage of the cleaning process is photocatalytic. In this stage the coating reacts with daylight to break down organic dirt. The second stage is hydrophilic.

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

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A new European Standard, EN 1096-5, has been introduced that evaluates the self-cleaning performance of coated glass. This standard allows specifiers to differentiate between glass with a classified self-cleaning performance and without. The way self-cleaning glass is installed can have a big impact on its performance.

How does it work? - Pilkington

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After years of development, Pilkington Activ ™ is the world's first self-cleaning glass to use a microscopic coating with a unique dual-action. The first stage of the cleaning process is " photocatalytic ". In this stage the coating reacts with daylight to break down organic dirt . The second stage is " hydrophilic ".

Benefits of Self-cleaning Glass - Pilkington

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The Pilkington Activ™ range is comprised of Self-cleaning glass (Pilkington Activ™ Clear), and self-cleaning glass with solar-control properties (Pilkington Activ™ Blue, Pilkington Activ™ Bronze and Pilkington Activ SunShade™ Neutral and Blue, each of these products has its own unique and shared benefits. Saving Time and Money

A complete guide to self-cleaning glass - Pilkington

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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. Tags Self Cleaning

When I’ve got self-cleaning windows - Pilkington

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For those unaware, self-cleaning glass works by using the forces of nature to help keep the glass free from dirt. It does this in a dual-stage process. Once the glass is installed, its special coating requires up to five to seven days of being exposed to daylight in order to fully activate the self-cleaning properties.

Pilkington Activ™ Self-Cleaning Glass

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To maintain those views and the external appearance of this extraordinary building, Carver specified the world’s first true self-cleaning glass – Pilkington Activ™ - to minimise the cleaning regime and keep the structure in pristine condition.

Can You Really Afford Not To Have Self-Cleaning Glass? - Pilkington

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Benefits At Pilkington, we were the first manufacturer to develop a self-cleaning glass, Pilkington Activ ™. It has a microscopic dual-action coating which, when activated by daylight, breaks down dirt. The dirt is then washed away when rainwater hits the glass. Pilkington Activ ™ can also help reduce property management costs.

Self-cleaning performance of Pilkington Activ™

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glass with a classified self-cleaning performance, such as Pilkington Activ™, and those without. It also provides a basis for householders to insist on installers only supplying self-cleaning glass that successfully passes the test. New standard Pilkington Activ™ achieves the highest classification of Class A when tested in accordance with EN

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