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Pilkington Toughened Glass, Safety Security, Householder, Trade. Read More. Featured Article. Turning down the heat with solar control glazing. 19 April 2020. With summer just around the corner, it is worth to review how advances in glazing technology can help control a building’s temperature and stave off the heat.

A complete guide to self-cleaning glass - Pilkington

Glass is the one of the go-to materials used to create modern commercial and residential developments. Its ubiquity is a result of the range of new technologies that mean it can be used for much more than just windows and conservatories.

Autumn and condensation: the dew point - Pilkington

Pilkington Anti-Condensation Glass is an on-line coated product manufactured in 4 mm thickness available in both LES and Jumbo sizes. As the coating is pyrolytic, it is durable enough to be used on surface 1 (i.e. facing the outside), as well as being robust and easy to clean.

From now on, glass shower screens will always stay clean ... - Pilkington

Pilkington OptiShower ™ is a glass developed to enhance the aesthetics of shower cubicles improving their appearance and making easy work of cleaning. One of the biggest drawbacks of a standard shower cubicle or enclosure is its need for constant maintenance.

Finding the cause of glass breakages

Television viewers love detective shows. From Victorian murder mysteries to brooding Scandi noir. While investigating a glass breakage may not be as gripping, it is important for customers, clients and building occupants that the cause is identified, and a solution found.

When tough is not enough: Solving the mystery - Pilkington

Toughened glass is often specified in modern building design for its safety, strength and resistance to thermal breakage. Despite this, architects and specifiers can often be left bemused when glass breakages occur, as it can seem to be for no apparent reason.

Keep noise out of your house - Pilkington

Homeowners are looking to filter out the increasingly noisy outside world, with property developers and landlords acknowledging the importance of sound insulation, especially for high-end properties. Noisy nuisance or health issue? This increase in popularity may come as no surprise when considering city centre properties.

Self-cleaning glass: what do you need to know? - Pilkington

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. The minimum recommended angle for a roof containing self-cleaning glass is 10 degrees from horizontal.

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