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Specifying for protection: Safety and Security Glass - Pilkington

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The role of safety glass is to protect the resident from the resulting fragments of glass and applies to glazing that reduces the risk of an accident by impact or fracture. The two most common types of safety glass are toughened glass and laminated glass.

Safety Security - Pilkington

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What is Safety & Security? Reducing the risk of accident or protecting against deliberate attack. The term “Safety” is applied to glazing used to reduce the risk of accident by impact, fracture, shattering, or in a fire.

Specifying safety and security glass - pilkington.com

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From banks and shopping centres to offices and schools, modern safety and security glass allows specifiers and installers to create aesthetically pleasing buildings, while protecting the people inside. Although safety and security glass are closely linked, there is a key distinction between the two.

Ten top tips for choosing security glass - pilkington.com

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You may have selected a security glass, but don't forget that it will still need to resist wind and barrier loads. Follow these tips to fully maximise the use of security glass in building projects and improve the work undertaken alongside fabricators.

Safety & Security - Pilkington

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Safety & Security. Protection from accidents. Where glass is used overhead, at low level or in and around doors, windows and screens, the relevant standards must be met to protect against accidental human impact, such as children running into a patio door. There are three types of common safety glass:

Guarding and protection: how to specify glass barriers - Pilkington

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Designing glass for use in barriers can appear complex at first, with a number of safety and technical measures to take into consideration. In this article we explain the design principles behind some of the most common glass barriers.

Safety & Security - Pilkington

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Safety & Security Protection from accidents. Correctly specified and installed, glass is ideal for use inside the home in a wide range of areas including doors, partitions, balconies, and balustrades. Ensure that you have taken advice on the type of glass to use in each application.

What is Energy-efficient Glazing? - Pilkington

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Energy-efficient glazing is the term used to describe the double glazing or triple glazing used in modern windows in homes. Unlike the original single glazing or old double glazing, energy-efficent glazing incorporates low-emissivity coated glass to prevent heat escaping through the windows.

Safety & Security - Pilkington

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Ask your window supplier for advice. Where glass is used overhead, at low level or in and around doors, windows and screens, the relevant standards must be met to protect against accidental human impact, such as children running into a patio door. There are three types of common safety glass:

Safety & Security - Pilkington

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By using laminated glass which stays in situ on impact it can provide protection against deliberate attack such as vandalism or break-in. Laminated glass is available in a range of thicknesses depending on the level of impact resistance you wish to be protected from.

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