How do you identify K glass?
The only true way to Tell if K Glass is fitted to your windows and doors is by using a Metal detector, like the ones Screwfix sells (3-In-1) pass the detector over the glass if it buzzes then it’s K Glass, the K Glass should always be fitted to the inside and not outside, another way is to rub your fingers over the …
What are the benefits of K glass?
When the K glasses is used in a room, it ensures that all the heat is preserved. It pushes the heat back into the room ensuring that no heat energy is wasted. It allows the sunlight to pass through the room and it does not offer space for the heat in the room to escape.
Can K glass be toughened?
Pilkington K Glass™ S is a single stock, soft coated glass which can be used in annealed form or toughened, resulting in a product with the same thermal performance and neutral appearance.
How do you test for low-E glass?
How Can Homeowners Tell if Their Windows Have Low-E Glass?
- Hold a lit match or a pen light up in front of the window.
- If the window contains low-e glass, one of the images will be a different color than the rest of the images.
- If the window does not have low-e glass, the four reflected images will be the same color.
What is the U value of Pilkington K glass?
Pilkington K Glass™ OW can be used as the inner pane (Surface 4) of an IGU to achieve a Ug-value as low as 0.9 when combined with Pilkington Optitherm™ S1 Pro T (Surface 2).
How does Pilkington K glass work?
Pilkington K Glass™ forms the inner pane of an energy-efficient IGU, such as Pilkington energiKare™. The coating reflects heat back into the room whilst also letting in free heat from the sun, known as passive solar gain.
How thick is Pilkington K glass?
Pilkington K Glass™ is available in a maximum pane size 6000mm x 3210mm and a thickness of 3, 4, and 6mm with a thickness tolerance of ± 0.2 mm. Pilkington Optilam™ is also available in thickness 6.4mm and upwards.
What energy rating is Pilkington K glass?
Pilkington K Glass™ S The latest product in our low-e range is Pilkington K Glass™ S, a high performance, low-e soft-coat option, for outstanding energy-efficient glazing.
Can you use Windex on low-e glass?
Cleaning Low E Glass Consequently it is recommended that Windex® glass and surface cleaner (clear liquid) is used as this will minimise smearing. Do not use ammonia based glass cleaners or alcohol based cleaners, as these will leave smears on the glass.
Is low-e glass worth the money?
Are Low E Glass Windows Worth It? While they can be a slightly bigger investment than regular glass windows, depending on where you live, Low E glass can be well worth the cost. They give you the look of beautiful, nice, new windows, with the added benefit of reducing energy costs.
Is Pilkington glass good for double glazing?
Double glazing with Pilkington K Glass™ has a U value of only 1.9, considerably better than conventional double glazing, and as good as triple glazing. Because Pilkington K Glass™ is so neutral in appearance, it is recommended that its presence in a double glazing unit is confirmed on installation.
What is K glass™?
Pilkington K Glass™. The original UK market leading hard coated, low-emissivity glass for energy efficiency in homes.
How does Pilkington K glass™ work?
The coating reflects heat back into the room whilst also letting in free heat from the sun, known as passive solar gain. Using Pilkington K Glass™ in your windows will help you achieve a higher Window Energy Rating (WER), therefore helping you meet and exceed the latest energy-saving Building Regulations.
How do you measure the thickness of a laser glass?
Merlin Lazer Glass Measurement Gauge. A remarkably simple but effective precision measurement instrument it allows accurate measurement of glass and air-gap thickness in single, double and triple glazed units and is able to identify laminate interlayers all at the touch of a button. More information.
What is the best thermal glass brand?
Pilkington K Glass™ is the original hard coated, pyrolytic low-emissivity coated thermal glass which became the most well-known and trusted brand by householders. Established for over 30 years and easily stocked, processed and installed, it has become the reliable solution for meeting Building Regulations concerning energy efficiency.