Self-Cleaning - Pilkington

Self-cleaning Glass NSG Group made a significant step in the glass industry with the development of Pilkington Activ™, the first dual-action self-cleaning glass.The unique dual-action of the Pilkington Activ™ coating uses the forces of nature to help keep the glass free from dirt, giving not only the practical benefit of less cleaning, but also clearer, better-looking windows.

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.

Self-cleaning - Pilkington

Self-cleaning glass is ideal for any external application, especially large areas like conservatories or difficult to reach places such as skylights. 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 ...

Self-cleaning - Pilkington

Self-cleaning Roof-lights by their very nature are often situated in difficult to reach areas so the inclusion of self-cleaning glass such as Pilkington Activ™ in the windows is ideal. It should be noted that the self-cleaning process in Pilkington Activ™ includes the use of the rain to wash away loosened dirt. This process can work best where the glass is inclined at greater than 30° to ...

Pilkington Self-Cleaning Glass: Technical FAQs

Light use of a hosepipe can simulate rain and clean the glass. If the glass is overwhelmed by a contaminating source, for example a large tree, the self-cleaning properties may not keep up with the rate of organic material falling on the glass, and the glass may need to be cleaned to remove any heavy deposits of tree sap.

Pilkington Self-Cleaning Glass: General FAQs

Self-cleaning glass requires both daylight and rain to activate the cleaning process. 6 What is the price of self-cleaning glass in comparison with normal double glazing?

Pilkington Self-Cleaning Glass: Processing FAQs

No. Any processing of this nature to the coated surface will result in the loss of self-cleaning characteristics permanently wherever the coating is damaged or removed.

Pilkington Self-Cleaning Glass: Marketing FAQs

On the commercial project side, we are increasing awareness of Pilkington Activ™ Self-Cleaning Glass and Pilkington Activ Suncool™ among architects through advertisements, award sponsorship and competitions. At the same time, we are targeting architects who have live projects that may be suitable for Pilkington Activ™.We are also targeting marketing efforts at the social housing market ...

Pilkington Activ™ Range

Range Overview. A versatile range of glass which offers multiple benefits. 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.. The range comprises: Pilkington Activ™ Clear: clear float glass with self-cleaning properties ...

Pilkington Activ Suncool™

Pilkington Activ Suncool™ - overview. 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 Suncool™ combines excellent solar control with a range of optical performances to ...