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Pilkington Activ™ Blue Self-Cleaning Glass

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Pilkington North America
811 Madison Avenue
Toledo, OH 43604
Tel: (800) 221-0444
Fax: (419) 247-4517



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Pilkington Activ™ Blue Self-Cleaning Glass

Pyrolytic on-line coated self-cleaning body-tinted solar control glass


Pilkington Activ™ Blue is an on-line coated body-tinted, self-cleaning and medium performance solar control glass,in an attractive blue color. Its surface #1 self-cleaning coating has photo-catalytic and hydrophilic properties. The unique blue colour helps to keep internal temperatures cool while still maintaining excellent light transmittance, low light reflection and high energy absorption. For optimum self-cleaning and thermal performance, Pilkington Activ™ Blue can be combined with Energy Advantage™in an insulating glass unit.


Specially designed for the optimum roof unit, Pilkington Activ™ Blue is perfect for use ingreenhouses and winter gardens. Its self-cleaning properties make it ideal for use in hard to reach places that are difficult to clean.

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  • Self-cleaning properties reduce the need for manual cleaning, saving water and eliminating potentially harmful run-off from expensive detergents, also increasing personal safety

  • Additional medium performance solar control properties, reducing solar heat entering the building, enhancing comfort and reducing the need for cooling the building

  • Attractive blue color of the glass is perfect for roof glazing, enhancing the view from inside to outside

  • Good light transmission

  • Low exterior reflection, improving aesthetics of the building

  • Works even on cloudy days and during the night

  • Highly durable pyrolytic on-line coating that lasts the lifetime of the glass

  • Can be laminated, tempered, bent and enamelled using standard techniques

  • Can be used in its monolithic form or incorporated into insulating glass units (self-cleaning coating on surface #1), for instance with Pilkington Energy Advantage™to offer additional thermal insulation properties

  • Available in a range of different sizes and thicknesses (2.5, 3, 4, 5, and 6)

  • Achieves Class A to EN1096 for coated glass

  • Achieves ASTM C 1376 standard specification.