AGC doubles warranty on Pyrobelite and Pyrobel fire-resistant glass to 10 years
AGC confirms its position as the safe and 100% reliable choice for fire resistant glass – now and in the long term – by extending its worldwide warranty for Pyrobel from five to ten years.
Over the past 40 years, AGC has developed significant expertise in fire-resistant glass. The company's Pyrobel brand, well known for its superb quality and safety, offers a full range of reliable and durable fire-resistant solutions. Pyrobel and Pyrobelite laminated fire-resistant glazing utilise transparent intumescent interlayers to resist fire anywhere from 15 to 180 minutes. The products are available in different classes delivering different levels of protection1 : Integrity (E), Integrity and Limited Heat Radiation (EW), Integrity and Insulation (EI).
AGC's extended warranty applies to Pyrobel and Pyrobelite in any application with a four-sided frame, in both single glazing and insulated glazing units. The warranty covers various types of optical defects, including haze and bubbles. The warranty is valid only if AGC's instructions on processing, packing, storage, transportation, installation, use and maintenance have been strictly followed .
This ten-year warranty period applies to all Pyrobel and Pyrobelite glass invoiced on or after 1 September 2020. The guarantee will be activated if AGC accepts the claim, and the glazing will subsequently be replaced and delivered free of charge.
Choosing Pyrobel means peace of mind when it comes to the safety and security of people and buildings. Visit www.agc-pyrobel.com for more information on storing, handling and installing Pyrobel.
(1) E (Integrity) stops flames.
EW (Integrity and Radiation) limits heat transfer to no more than 15 kW/m².
EI (Integrity and Insulation) blocks heat transfer. Heat transfer is limited to a maximum average temperature of 140° C.
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AGC Glass Europe, a European leader in flat glass
Based in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), AGC Glass Europe produces, processes and markets flat glass for the construction industry (external glazing and interior decoration), car manufacture and other industrial sectors (transport, solar power and high-tech). It is the European branch of AGC, a world leader in flat glass. It has over 100 sites throughout Europe and employs around 15,200 employees.