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Shopfront - Pilkington

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Shopfront Windows are extremely important for shop fronts, showrooms, or car dealerships due to the various functions they have to play for the building owner and the visitor. They must be able to fulfil an essential safety and security function, particularly important in relation to the value of goods that are exposed, protecting them from attempted thefts or accidental breakage that may ...

Pilkington Optilam™

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/products/product-categories/safety-security/pilkington-optilam

The light spill at night from glass shopfront windows acts as an additional deterrent to the burglar - compare the effect with solid shutters which highlights to the burglar that the shop is empty; Retailers claim that a lot of shoppers make purchasing decisions when browsing during out of shop hours - using solid shutters prevents this ; Brochures. Safety/Security Glass Brochure; Pilkington ...

Structural Glazing Systems |Pilkington Planar™

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Overview. Pilkington Planar™, the world’s leading structural glass system has evolved from the original patch plate system pioneered by Pilkington Architectural over 45 years ago.With a proven track record in the most demanding applications, the Pilkington Planar™ system lets architects create a complete glass envelope for buildings, with façades on any plane.

European/British Standards and Codes of Practice

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European/British Standards and Codes of Practice There are many British and European Standards which apply directly or indirectly to glass for use in building.

Fire Protection - Pilkington

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Pilkington Pyroclear ®. Pilkington Pyroclear ® is an advanced toughened fire-resistant glass for use as a basic integrity-only barrier.. Pilkington Pyrodur ®. Pilkington Pyrodur ® is a clear, laminated fire- and impact-resistant glass offering up to 60 minutes integrity and is ideal for use in fire doors and partitioning.. Pilkington Pyrodur ® Plus. Clear integrity only fire-resistant glass.

Glass and Manual Attack - Pilkington

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Glass and Manual Attack We categorise glass into safety and security. Safety is where protection is needed from accidental damage and security for wilful damage.

Glassary - R - Pilkington

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Glassary - R Radiation: depending on the context it could mean: one of the methods of heat transfer across the cavity of an insulating glass unit, or electromagnetic radiation. one of the forms in which heat from a fire gets through non-insulating glass.

About Fire Protection - Pilkington

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About Fire Protection Transparent solutions for protection of human life . Thanks to the continuous development and refinement of fire-resistant glass products modern glass architecture can implement its "democratic" values and principles of transparency and openness consistently both on the outer façades as well as in building interiors.

Wind and Snow Load - Pilkington

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Wind and Snow Load Pilkington provide the service of determining the glass thickness and type to withstand wind and snow loads when the information is not available in the standards.