A 7 mm (5/16″) thick clear, laminated fire- and impact-resistant glass offering up to 60 minutes integrity, together with some heat insulation in suitable glazing systems. Depending on the thickness, it provides impact protection up to Class 1(B)1 of BS EN 12600.
Used extensively in fire doors and partitioning.
In the event of fire, Pilkington Pyrostop®, turns opaque providing both the integrity requirements of a barrier to hot gases and flames. As such, Pilkington Pyrodur® complies with European and ISO test standards.
- Provides passive protection for escape from buildings or firefighter access
- Well known and recognised by Fire and Building Control Authorities
- Suitable for internal and external applications
- May be used in fire-rated timber or steel frames
- Excellent sound reduction properties
- Fire performance not dependent on critical framing edge cover requirements
- Clear and wireless
For fire and impact safety for Internal Glazing applications. Such as internal door and screening applications.
- Achieves full heat insulation for a short period of time which could facilitate evacuation through doors and escape corridors.
- Tested and approved in a wide range of fire-resistant glazing gaskets and sealants
- Provides integrity and partial insulation with impact safety for doors and screens
- Clarity and options for decorative effects e.g. sandblasting
- Pilkington Pyrodur® Plus has a nominal thickness of 7mm
- Pilkington Pyrodur® Plus achieves BS6206: 1981 Class B (ref BSI report 262/ 4473814)
- It also behaves as a laminated glass under impact, European standard EN 12600: 2000 Classification 2(B)2 (ref TNO Report No. DMP-RPT-04-0187)
- Pilkington Pyrodur® Plus meets the requirements of the new European standard for laminated glass (BS EN ISO 12543: 1998)
It comes with distinctive silver tape on all edges, for edge protection and ease of handling. This tape should not be removed, once a cut size of glass in manufactured it should not be cut again.
It should be noted that fire-resistant glass must always be specified as part of a tested and approved glazing system, and installation should be carried out by specialists in order to ensure that the expected fire performance is achieved should it be called upon. If you are not sure of the particular fire glass or rating you need? Contact us at All Purpose Glazing for more information on products and how we can help you.