Pilkington Planar™ Structural Glazing System
World’s leading structural glazing system
Pilkington Planar™ has evolved from the original patch plate system pioneered by Pilkington over 40 years ago to become the unrivalled choice of architects. With such a proven track record in some of the most demanding applications and situations, Pilkington Planar™ offers the opportunity for architects to create a complete glass envelope for buildings working with façades on any plane.
With the flexibility to incorporate most of the vast array of Pilkington glass products, including solar control, low-e as well as Pilkington Activ™, it allows clients and architects the ability to build attractive, sustainable and green buildings that produce a greater feeling of light and space, thus, improving the working environments within. Pilkington Planar™ gives flexibility of performance, appearance and transparency whilst achieving all of the functional and aesthetic requirements of the built environment.
The Pilkington Planar™ system is a fully engineered system which has been rigorously tested. Pilkington Planar™ system utilises the minimum amount of structure whilst affording the maximum visual without compromising on performance thus providing safe and attractive glass structures. All aspects of the design are fully engineered, tested and approved to fully comply with the project specific conditions. The Pilkington Planar™ system utilises a combination of glass and high grade 316 stainless steel fittings which when combined with a countersunk hole can attain a flush façade with very little distortion. Applications
The Pilkington Planar™
system covers a large spectrum of applications and is not limited to size. The system can be utilised from small technically straightforward situations through to major building packages that are technically challenging. Past work includes curtain walling systems with opening lights, complex three dimensional façades and roofs and curved façades.
- Offers maximum freedom in design without compromising on
- Flush external surface with little distortion
- Fully engineered and in-house tested
- Utilisation of high quality material
- Incorporation of a 12 year design and materials warranty
- Incorporates most of the vast array of Pilkington glass types including solar control, low-e and screen printed glass as well as Pilkington Activ™ Self-cleaning glass.