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Self-Cleaning - Pilkington

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Self-Cleaning Glass Pilkington made a significant step in the glass industry with the development of Pilkington Activ™, the first dual-action 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.

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 ".

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.

Self-Cleaning | Pilkington

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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 for use with Pilkington Activ™ This update contains information which is ...

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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After self-cleaning glass has been installed in a building, care must be taken during any further construction work to avoid staining or damaging to the coating. On sites with multiple phases or when a number of schemes are being delivered in tandem, architects should remind developers and contractors that plaster products or adhesives can affect the glass coating. A simple rinse with water is ...

When I’ve got self-cleaning windows - Pilkington

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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.

Pilkington Activ™ Self-Cleaning Glass

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Selecting glazing that combines self-cleaning properties with solar control performance (such as Pilkington Activ™ Blue or Pilkington Activ SunShade™ Neutral), will help keep your glass extension cooler in summer, and when combined with a low-emissivity glass, such as Pilkington K Glass™, will ensure your space is kept warmer during the winter months too!

Pilkington Activ SunShade™

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A revolutionary photo-catalytic and hydrophilic coating that works in two stages. The unique dual-action self-cleaning coating is located on the external glass pane. It has got 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.