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Padiham Glass

Products

From large commercial glazing contracts incorporating solar and acoustic specifications, to single pieces of glass cut-to-order, Padiham Glass can offer it all. We have excellent relationships with all of our float glass suppliers including Saint-Gobain UK, Guardian Glass, Pilkington Group and AGC Glass, meaning we will always offer unbiased advice for your project.

Integral Blind Systems

Double glazed units featuring integrated blind systems have become one of our industry’s most sought after products with low maintenance, high quality components and multiple benefits for the end-user. We are confident that you will be able to see the bottom-line-value in the product we are launching this spring.

Partnering with Screenline, a division of Italian sun-shading manufacturer Pellini, Padiham Glass is proud to announce that we can now manufacture our own insulating glass units to feature one of three different integral blind systems. These units and their internal components will come with a 5 YEAR GUARANTEE* and lead times range from two to four weeks.

Available in 9 colour options, we believe that this product will offer amazing versatility and provide homeowners with the desirable option of customising their blinds to match any current design or themes within the home.

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Download our info sheet to read more about the three different systems we are offering:  the C, S and P Systems of integrated blinds which we can manufacture in house and within our own manufactured double glazed units.

Price is on application and quotations are available on request - as we manufacture all of our insulating glass units to specific measurements and specifications, please provide as much detail as possible regarding the size, application and any thermal or solar control properties needed to help speed up your enquiry.

And don't forget: we can manufacture these blind systems within certified fire-rated units too making these an ideal option and perfect for commercial projects such as schools, hospitals or large office settings. . Simply mention "Pyrotherm" when making your enquiry.

To get more information, a quotation or simply to convey your initial interest please contact James Green on 01282 774124 or email   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .uk

*External components (such as control mechanisms) are covered for 2 years. Read our Full Terms & Conditions

Insulating Glass Units

The manufacture of Insulating Glass Units (also known as IGUs or DGUs) is the 'bread and butter' of the Padiham Glass operation. 

Insulated glazing, more commonly known as double (or more increasingly triple) glazing, is manufactured by putting two or three panes of glass together, separated with a 'spacer' and a vaccum or gas-filled space, with the intention of reducing the heat transfer across a part of the building envelope.

Insulated glass units are manufactured with glass in a range of thicknesses, averaging from a minimum 4 mm to 10 mm. These are the most commonly used glass thicknesses for making standard IGUs, however, units can be made with glass thickness up to about 50mm, which would be for extrememly specialist projects, such as glass walkways or fire-resistant internal screens for example.

Laminated or tempered glass may also be used as part of the construction. Most units are manufactured with the same thickness of glass used on both panes but special applications such as acoustic attenuation or security may require wide ranges of thicknesses to be incorporated in the same unit.

At Padiham Glass, we manufacture approximately 10,000 insulating glass units every week. These products go out to large installer businesses, fabricators of UPVC and aluminium glazing systems and new-build-development contractors, but we always make sure we look after the local traders, builders and homeowners too!

 

Fire Rated Glass & Glazing - Pyrotherm

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Padiham Glass is one of the largest independent UK specialists in Insulating Glass Units. Our services now extend to fire glass solutions, including our fire rated insulating glass unit brand, Pyrotherm.

The fire safety environment is an adverse one and it can be intimidating. It is essential that specification and installation of fire resisting systems are done correctly. Fire resistant glass, as a single pane or as an IGU is designed for use as part of a complete fire resistant structure/system. It is vital that the entire supply chain - from designers and specifiers through to suppliers and installers - adheres to current fire safety legislation and does so with great attention to detail. This allows the end user to ultimately ensure that the system as a whole satisfies the regulations and can obtain approval from competent authorities. 

Here at Padiham Glass, we have invested heavily and entered into the fire resistant glass market, but with a pro-active approach. CE marking became mandatory in July 2013 and the provision of CE marked fire resistant insulating glass units requires certification to attestation level 1. We are proud to hold and maintain a commitment to our Construction Products Regulation certificate for the manufacture of our Pyrotherm Insulating Glass units. 

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Our existing position within the market allows us to combine fire rated glass into a unit with backing panes to enhance thermal, solar and acoustic properties.

So why buy from us? Our pro-active approach extends to offer help and assistance to our customers in terms of specification, certification, product data, test evidence and without exception, excellent customer service. We have invested heavily to make sure we have both the equipment and the resources needed to manufacture in house which enables us to offer excellent lead times and very competitive pricing. 

You can be confident that whether you are buying a Pyrotherm Insulating Glass Unit option or a single pane of fire resistant glass you will be buying a product that is covered by correct licensing, CE marking and can ultimately be traced to its source. 

For more information about our fire rated glass & glazing options, please contact James Green, Fire Glass Technical Sales on 01282 774124 or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

**PLEASE NOTE**

Fire resistant glazing should always be considered as a system, not just a glass product. Each glazing system requires independent test evidence of its fire performance. This test evidence must be supplied by a certified authority according to building regulations. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to ensure that such appropriate and applicable test evidence is available for the system to be installed. Padiham Glass does not accept responsibility for any incidents which occur due to incorrect products being specified for the ratings required. More information and advice on specification can be obtained by contacting our Fire Glass Solutions division.

Spandrel Panel Colour Options

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Please note the colours shown are for viewing purposes only. Our painted glass panels are manufactured to compliment a wide range of products used in curtain wall applications. The purpose of a spandrel panel is to cover backing walls and/or services. We recommend with all painted glass, a sample is ordered and viewed in the intended area with final lighting conditions before purchase. For the purpose of a visual inspection standard they should be viewed at 90º to the panel from the non coated side of the glass - they should not be viewed in transmitted light. Please call 01282 774124 to order your chosen sample.

Acoustic Data

Acoustic laminated glass is the ideal solution for enhanced insulation against both airborne and impact noise. It provides exceptional levels of sound insulation whilst maintaining the safety and security properties of laminated glass

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Contact Us

Glastec Centre
Shuttleworth Mead Business Park
Padiham, Lancashire
BB12 7NG
t: +44(0)1282 774124
f: +44(0)1282 774951

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