Canopy - Pilkington

Canopies that project from buildings are subject to wind and snow loads and it is therefore important to determine the correct strength of glass to be used. Our technical advisory service can provide calculated glass thicknesses for framed rectangles or corner bolted toughened glass constructions if provided with the snow load and design wind ...

Glass Mullions - Pilkington

Glass Mullions The use of Pilkington Planar™ in a glass mullion system enables the specifier to produce vertical glass curtain walls, canopies and skylights.. Glass mullions are used as support for maximum transparency and to transfer wind, snow and self-weight loading to the structure.

Pilkington Planar™

Overview. Pilkington Planar™ structural glass systems have a proven track record in the most demanding applications. Architects can have absolute confidence in our ability to create soaring facades, roofs, canopies or even clad an entire building knowing that the client will receive the most highly engineered system in the market backed by the most respected glass manufacturer in the world.

Pilkington Toughened Glass

Pilkington Toughened Glass is a safety glass up to five times stronger than ordinary glass of the same thickness. Because of its increased strength, Pilkington Toughened Glass allows architects and builders far greater scope in their use of glass in buildings.

Specification Checklist - Pilkington

6 Overhead canopies We require the wind and snow load (See wind and snow section) as well as the glass sizes and glazing angle. For bolted constructions we can calculate single toughened glass only up to 10 mm thick.

Freedom of Design - Pilkington

Freedom of Design Pilkington Planar™ enables architects and designers to:. design the buildings of the future - We have vast experience in the provision of glazing for canopies and sky lights, and through extensive testing - seismic, bomb blast, impact and wind loading - customers are able to specify Pilkington Planar™ systems with confidence;

Frequently Asked Questions - Safety

The angle of glazing, size of glass, wind and snow load and height above the floor level. We also need to know something about the method of glazing e.g. two or four edge supported or even bolt arrangement in the case of canopies.

Product Finder - Pilkington

High Performance Tint. High performance body-tinted solar control glass. NSG TEC™ for Solar Applications. NSG TEC™ is a group of products, including a comprehensive range of TCO glass, optimised to suit a variety of thin film photovoltaics, with different haze and conductivity levels.. NSG TEC™ for Technical Applications. NSG TEC™ - a range of low-emissivity glasses with a pyrolytic on ...

Planar Bolts - Pilkington

The 902 can accommodate any angle of slope - making it ideal for roofs and canopies. The 905 Fitting This is the most popular Pilkington Planar ™ fitting which eliminates the need for spring plates and allows absorption of live loads and thermal expansion by rotation round a steel pin connected to the back-up structure.

Insights - Pilkington

Pilkington Planar™ has been used in an award winning refurbishment of the historic St Thomas' Hospital in London. St Thomas’ Hospital is a renowned teaching hospital located in central London, opposite the Houses of Parliament on the south bank of the River Thames.