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Self-Cleaning

Self-Cleaning

Overview

Thanks to its revolutionary coating, our Pilkington Activ™ self-cleaning range of glass stays cleaner, all-year round. Its unique dual-action coating uses the forces of nature to help keep the glass free from dirt, giving not only the practical benefit of less cleaning, but also clearer, better-looking windows.

How it works

The unique dual-action self-cleaning coating is located on the external glass pane.

It has got photo-catalytic and hydrophilic properties, and works in two stages:

(Stage 1) The coating reacts with natural daylight to break down and loosen organic dirt

(Stage 2) When it rains, instead of forming droplets, the water spreads evenly over the surface of the glass, forming a thin film and helping to wash away any dirt and reduce streaks.

During long dry spells the glass can be cleaned by simply hosing it down with clean water.

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