Feeling the heat: an in-depth look at how glass performs in the test furnace

Architects across the commercial and domestic construction industries are specifying an increased amount of glass in their designs.  Fire-resistant glazing plays a vital role in ensuring the safety of buildings and their occupants, and as such we are seeing the demand for this sort of glazing grow.

In this video, Steve Bond, customer and technical support manager, Fire Protection Glass, at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, talks us through the testing process for fire-resistant glass and explains what gives Pilkington Pyrostop® the ability to withstand temperatures reaching 800 degrees Celsius for up to 30 minutes. 




Pilkington Pyrostop®

is just one product with fire-resistant properties, and others within the Pilkington range have the ability to withstand temperatures as high as 1,100 degrees Celsius for up to three hours.

To learn more about Pilkington fire protection products, please click here

600450 Feeling the heat: an in-depth look at how glass performs in the test furnace glassonweb.com

See more news about:

Others also read

The glass processor TVITEC supplied all the glazing in the building envelope, which, in addition to the high-performance glazing solutions, includes half a dozen large size panes that draw strong attention to the main facade.
It’s an age old problem - how do you restore and protect your period property, without losing its charm and character?
Pilkington United Kingdom Ltd has invested more than £3 million in new technology to increase its capacity to manufacture Pilkington Planar™.
Coal Drops Yard has been transformed into one of London’s premier shopping destinations.
Inspection Systems and Pilkington UK, both members of British Glass, have been working together to improve warehouse operations at the latter’s warehouse in St Helens.
Pilkington OptiView™ OW, which already protects numerous priceless exhibits in global museums and galleries, now also enhances one of the world’s most exceptional and unique works of art.

From industry

Add new comment