Pilkington Activ™

Pilkington Activ™ self-cleaning glass. Pilkington Activ™ is the world's first pyrolytic self-cleaning glass. This revolutionary kind of glass actually uses the power of the sun to clean itself. The Pilkington Activ™ coating is applied to the surface of the glass via an on-line chemical vapour deposition process. It is an integral part of the surface, and lasts the entire life of the glass.

Pilkington Activ™ Range

The Pilkington Activ™ range of products combines both self-cleaning and solar control properties, helping to keep the glass cleaner and clearer. The ideal glass solution for conservatories and orangeries.

Pilkington Insulight Activ™

Pilkington Insulight Activ™ self-cleaning insulating glass units offer following benefits: the first self-cleaning glass in the world, throughout the course of the day, even heavy dirt deposits are broken down and washed away, easily cleaned during dry spells by hosing down or using a soft cloth and warm soapy water, save energy by reducing heat loss.

Pilkington Activ™ Blue

Pilkington Activ™ Blue is an on-line coated body-tinted, self-cleaning and medium performance solar control glass, in an attractive blue colour. Its surface #1 self-cleaning coating has photo-catalytic and hydrophilic properties.

Pilkington Activ™ Clear

Pilkington Activ™ Clear is an on-line coated self-cleaning glass with photo-catalytic and hydrophilic properties. Pilkington Activ™ Clear is the perfect choice for situations where cleaning is difficult or costly, such as high-rise buildings, glass roof structures, conservatories and atria, or in housing for use by elderly residents.

Pilkington Activ Suncool™

Pilkington Activ Suncool™ is a range of self-cleaning, superior solar control and thermal insulation performance, dual coated glass: Surface #1 on-line self-cleaning coating, Surface #2 off-line superior solar control and low-emissivity coating.

Pilkington Activ SunShade™

Pilkington Activ SunShade™ is a self-cleaning and medium performance solar control dual coated glass: surface #1 on-line self-cleaning coating with photocatalytic and hydrophilic properties, surface #2 off-line solar control coating, with medium light transmittance and high light reflectance.

Pilkington Activ : Technical Tips

Pilkington Activ™: Technical Tips Under normal circumstances, the dual action coating on Pilkington Activ™ destroys organic contaminants on the surface of the glass and increases the water sheeting effect. This allows dirt to be washed away easily from the surface and greatly reduces the need for manual cleaning.

Glass that cleans itself! - Pilkington

Introducing Pilkington Activ™ - the world's first self-cleaning glass. In 2001 Pilkington announced the launch of Pilkington Activ™ coated glass, the world's first self-cleaning glass. Pilkington Activ™ self-cleaning glass has a microscopically thin, transparent coating of titanium oxide. The on-line application of the coating has been perfected and patented by Pilkington technologists.

Self-Cleaning - Pilkington

The Pilkington Activ™ range includes products which benefit from both self-cleaning and solar control properties helping to create an environment that can be used all year round. Furthermore Pilkington Activ™ is available in combination with other products from the Pilkington glass range to provide additional benefits such as impact resistance or increased security, noise control, thermal insulation, etc.