Glass Structure - Pilkington

Glass Structure The world’s leading structural glass system, Pilkington Planar™ opens up vast possibilities for architects, allowing them to create a complete glass envelope for buildings with frameless façades on any plane.

Glass Systems - Pilkington

Glass can be used to create building interiors which connect occupants with the external environment, combining unbroken views of the surrounding nature and high level of natural light with the comfort and safety of the internal environment.

Glass - Pilkington

Structural Glazing Overview Pilkington Architectural's expertise in glass manufacture means that the company is able to provide the customer with an extensive range of glass types for total flexibility of design - in performance, appearance and transparency.

The sky’s the limit: structural glazing and building design

The ability to create larger and more impressive glass structures over the years has developed in line with technological and engineering improvements, and arguably one of the most significant architectural innovations of modern times has been the development of structural glazing systems such as Pilkington Planar™ systems offered by NSG Group. These systems offer architects previously unimaginable flexibility to create buildings that appear to have been constructed using almost nothing ...

The System - Pilkington - First in Glass

with a frameless structural glass system, many of the attractions of the great outdoors are brought indoors - such as natural light and sunshine. At the same time, the very same light and heat can be managed via the specification of a wide range of low emissivity and solar control coatings.

Fittings - Pilkington - First in Glass

Structural Glazing Using specially designed Pilkington Planar ™ fittings, single toughened, insulated or laminated glass panels are fastened back to the support structure. These highly engineered and tested bolts are countersunk into the glass to allow a flush exterior surface.

3D Technical Detail Drawings - Pilkington - First in Glass

- Single Glazed 905 back to Structure: SD 05 01 1007.dwfx - Single Glazed 905 back to Glass Fin: SD 06 01 1031.dwfx - 6 Bolt Vertical Splice With 905s: SD 06 01 1040.dwfx - Monolithic Glass Fin Finbox: SD 06 01 1043.dwfx - Monolithic Glass Fin Root Angle: SD 06 01 1046.dwfx - Monolithic Glass Fin Pinjoint: SD 08 04 1005.dwfx - IGU Jamb Detail

Planar™ l SentryGlas® System - First in Glass

Overview. The Planar™ l SentryGlas ® System became possible by combining the skills and technology of Pilkington and DuPont ® to produce a laminated structural glass with the ultimate in strength, safety, durability and appearance.. Ideal for large expanses of roof glazing, the Planar™ l SentryGlas ® System provides unrivalled strength in a thinner substrate than has previously been ...

Pilkington Profilit™ - First in Glass

Pilkington Profilit™ Created to Design!. Pilkington Profilit™ is a U-shaped profiled glass. It is annealed glass, fitted with longitudinal wire reinforcement. This highly durable product allows light to enter buildings whilst presenting a translucent external appearance.

Guarding and protection: how to specify glass barriers

Monolithic toughened glass and laminated toughened glass should be used for all barriers where the glass is free-standing. Traditionally, handrails have been used with free-standing barriers however, there is an increasing trend for the structural engineer to design-out the handrails.