Self-Cleaning - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/products/product-categories/self-cleaningSelf-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 - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/archived-blogs/self-cleaning-help-in-the-homeAfter 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? - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/householders/types-of-glass/self-cleaning-glass/how-does-it-workAfter 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?https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/featured-articles/self-cleaning-glass-what-do-you-need-to-know-not-publishedA 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 | Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/products/product-categories/self-cleaning/-/media/F53822C81BDD45338A2579BE501DB931.ashxThe 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 - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/householders/types-of-glass/self-cleaning-glass/benefitsThe 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 MoneyA complete guide to self-cleaning glass - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/featured-articles/a-complete-guide-to-self-cleaning-glass-not-publishedAfter 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 - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/featured-articles/when-ive-got-self-cleaning-windowsEssentially, 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 Glasshttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/archived-blogs/pilkington-activ-self-cleaning-glassSelecting 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™https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/products/product-categories/self-cleaning/pilkington-activ-range/pilkington-activ-sunshadeA 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.