Self-Cleaning - Pilkington

Self-cleaning Reduces the need for cleaning exterior glazing through a dual-action coating. It uses daylight and rain to break down and wash away organic dirt. Find out more about Self-Cleaning Glass Visit our dedicated section all about self-cleaning glass Self-cleaning Glass

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

A new European Standard, EN 1096-5, has been introduced that evaluates the self-cleaning performance of coated glass. 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.

Self-cleaning - Pilkington

By continually cleaning itself, self-cleaning glass gives you a clearer view and your windows look cleaner for longer. It needs little maintenance, and can be combined with other types of glass for additional benefits such as security, heat insulation or keeping areas cool. Relevant Products: • Pilkington Insulight Activ™ • Pilkington Activ™ Clear

What is Self-cleaning Glass? - Pilkington

Self-cleaning glass is exactly as the name suggests - glass that keeps itself clean. It uses a photocatalytic process whereby organic dirt is broken down by daylight and is then washed away by rain. Long described as an impossible dream, self-cleaning glass is now a reality.

A complete guide to self-cleaning glass - Pilkington

Self-cleaning coatings are one of many technologies that have helped boost the number of potential applications of glass in building design. By understanding the science behind it as well as the optimum applications, properties can be made to look spotless for longer. To visit Pilkington Activ™ Range section CLICK HERE .

Benefits of Self-cleaning Glass - Pilkington

The Pilkington Activ™ range is comprised of Self-cleaning glass (Pilkington Activ™ Clear), and Self-cleaning glass with Solar Control properties (Pilkington Activ™ Blue, Pilkington Activ™ Bronze, Pilkington Activ SunShade™ Neutral and Blue and Pilkington Activ Suncool™ range, each of these products has its own unique and shared benefits.

What is Self-cleaning Glass? - Pilkington

Our range of Self-cleaning products can be used in almost all exterior glazing situations. They are particularly well-suited to conservatories and skylights. Clicking one of the buttons below will take you to the respective section in our Glass Applications section. Popular Uses Conservatories Doors Rooflights Windows

Pilkington Self-Cleaning Glass: General FAQs

This section contains all the answers to the general questions asked about the Pilkington Activ™ range of self-cleaning glass products. 1. What can I use to clean the glass? Warm water with soap (e.g. washing up liquid) can be used, however please visit the ...

How does it work? - Pilkington

How Self-cleaning Glass Works External window cleaning and maintenance has been simplified by the abundance of glass cleaning agents on the market. However, these glass cleaning agents still require sufficient elbow grease to get your windows looking great - and can't even begin to rival the ease and effectiveness of self-cleaning glass.

Glass that cleans itself! - Pilkington

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.

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