Pilkington Profilit Hurricane
Hurricane-Rated Channel Glass System
Pilkington Profilit™ Hurricane is the only tested and approved hurricane impact channel glazing system in North America. The glass is available in a variety of colors and textures with varying translucency. It is dual glazed for exterior applications and is available with optional light transmitting insulation.
“If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm.”
|Approx. face width:||K70 (10-5/16")|
|Approx. flange height:||60 mm (2-3/8")|
|Max length:||10'-0" (Max DLO=9'-10-3/4")|
|Weight/ft2 of channel surface (including frame & components):||14 lb/ft²|
|Light Transmission:||70-75% (varies with coating and insulation)|
|U-Value (glass only):||.50 (uninsulated), .34 (with 16 mm Lumira® aerogel insulation), .28 (with 25 mm Lumira aerogel insulation)|
|STC Rating:||42 dB (uninsulated), 44 dB (with Lumira aerogel insulation)|
Pilkington Profilit Hurricane has been tested to meet the following standards: Miami/Dade County, NOA number 06-0810.12, TAS 201, TAS 202, TAS 203, Florida State Product approval # FL 10792, AAMA 501.4, AAMA 101, AAMA 1801-97, AAMA/NWWDA 101/1, S.297, ASTM F 588-97, NFRC 100-97, ANSIZ97.1-1984, CPSC 16CFR 1201, Category II. All testing carried out by Architectural Testing Inc., York, PA.; Fenestration Testing Labs, Medley, FL; and ETC Labs, Rochester, NY. Formal test results are available by contacting Technical Glass Products.
Note: Exceptions to hurricane rating approval include horizontally glazed orientation, radius, serpentine and all glass corner configurations.
For added energy efficiency, Pilkington Profilit can be filled with Lumira® aerogel, a new class of lightweight insulation material produced by Cabot Corporation which is ideally suited for daylighting design. Lumira aerogel promotes soft, even light dispersion, reduces unwanted noise and resists condensation. TGP is the exclusive supplier of Lumira aerogel for channel glass systems.
Learn more about Pilkington Profilit with Lumira® aerogel insulation.
Channel Glass Basics
Learn about channel glass design options, installation, product testing, contribution to LEED standards, applications ranging from single story to multi-story, and more.
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