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Pilkington glass: 'in action' for 25 years

2011-03-01 | Anniversary

It is not often that we celebrate the anniversary of a product, but being the 25th it is well worth it! In this article, glassmaker NSG Group speaks about one if its flagship products - Pilkington Optiwhite™ - used in numerous high-profile glazing projects worldwide.

Pilkington glass: 'in action' for 25 years
Pilkington is celebrating the 25th anniversary of Pilkington Optiwhite™, its extraclear, low-iron float glass that provides, says its manufacturers, the perfect solution for a wide variety of applications. It has very high light transmittance and is practically colourless, which makes it ideal for applications where transparency and purity of colour are desired.
Part of the reason for the success of Pilkington Optiwhite™ is its flexibility; it can be toughened or laminated, it has the widest range of sizes and thicknesses on the market and it can be combined with other products from the Pilkington range to provide additional benefits to suit any purpose.

Continuously refined and improved
Pilkington Optiwhite™ has been a popular solution for architects, specifiers and designers for the past quarter of a century. During that time, it has been continuously refined and improved, and the expertise gained over the years helps ensure the consistently high quality of the glass produced today. With its ability to achieve greater brilliance and transparency, Pilkington Optiwhite™ is the perfect solution for exterior glazing, allowing a clear and true representation of colours when viewed through the glass. These same qualities also help create bright interiors full of natural daylight, making Pilkington Optiwhite™ the product of choice for buildings where transparency and brightness are of paramount importance. Thanks to these and th...


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