Pyrobel’s line of sight
Drafting between sister companies03/03/2022
Pyrobel Vision Line fire rated glass, from AGCwas selected to divide the Science Tower laboratory of the University of Hasselt in Belgium.
The University of Hasselt (Dutch: Universiteit Hasselt or UHasselt) is a public research university with campuses in Hasselt and Diebenbeek (Belgium). It has over 6,700 students and 1,500 academic, administrative and technical staff as of 2022. The university was officially established in 1971 as Limburg Universitair Centrum (LUC) and changed its name to Hasselt University in 2005.
Pyrobel Vision Line glasses, by AGC, in the Science Tower of Hasselt University, Belgium.
The glass of choice is AGC’s Pyrobel Vision Line, fire-resistant glass with butt fitting, without intermediate sections. AGC takes advantage of the latest technological developments to develop solutions that combine increasingly transparent glass with maximum fire protection.
Pyrobel Vision Line offers unbroken fire-resistant glass that ensures a wide field of view, making it an ideal choice for modern fully glazed containers.
Features of the Pyrobel Vision AGC . line
The main advantages offered by the Pyrobel Vision Line are:
- Aesthetics: The Pyrobel Vision Line meets the needs of architects looking for glazing solutions without intermediate screws (vertical profiles). The result is a clean, unobstructed view. Pyrobel Vision Line Corner is the version that allows mounting of lag glass with surfaces at angles ranging from 90 to 180. This alternative to curved glass sets a new aesthetic bar for architectural glass projects.
- Luxury: Provides unparalleled natural light and sound insulation for optimum comfort and well-being for the building’s occupants.
- Safety: Pyrobel Vision Line glass is safety glass according to EN 12600 standard. Its fire resistance is symmetrical, with a fire rating of 120 minutes.
- Sustainability: Pyrobel mugs are Cradle to Cradle certified silver.
The Pyrobel Vision Line offers a continuous fire retardant glass enclosure that ensures a wide field of view.
Committed to the environment and sustainability, AGC maintains the goal of being at the forefront in developing new products with better environmental behavior during its production life. To this end, AGC intends to manufacture these products using the best available technology from an environmental point of view to minimize environmental impact.
On the environmental level, AGC Glass Europe contributes to 10 of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations, thanks to its processes and products, including the manufacture of fire-resistant Pyrobel Vision Line glass.
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