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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

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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?

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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 ".

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.

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

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.

Self-Cleaning | Pilkington

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Pilkington Activ™ The world’s first self-cleaning glass Products Compatible with Pilkington Activ™ Oct-20 Testing has demonstrated that the use of incorrect materials and in particular silicone containing products with Pilkington Activ™ can affect its performance. This list has been created to help identify compatible materials

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