Levels of protection, as designated by the European Standards, are measured in defined time periods; 30, 60, 90, 120 & 180minutes and in terms of either integrity and insulation or integrity only.
Our fire glass fulfils the requirements set by building regulations authorities and international fire test standards EN14449.Fire glass is available for use with; doors, partitions, facades, roof glazing, sliding doors and windows. http://specifire.pilkington.com/
Integrity Only Fire Glass
Offering a barrier against flames, hot gases and smoke the transfer of radiant heat is approximately 10% after 30 minutes when glazed in accordance with manufacturer’s specification. For use in IGUs doors and glazed partitions.
Integrity and Insulation Fire Glass
This glass offers the maximum level of protection when designed for use in emergency exits, stairwells, floors and roofs. It achieves full thermal insulation with approximately 2% of heat transferring after 30 minutes for external and internal fire grade units.
To ensure the expected fire performance is achieved, should it be called upon, fire or heat-resistant glass must always be specified as part of a tested and approved glazing system and installed by specialists. Cornwall Glass is a Pilkington Glass approved partner.