EPD document prepared for Şişecam Laminated Glass registration number S-P-4818 has been registered and published in EPD Turkey and The International EPD System. Registered EPD document applies to all global markets.
Sisecam Laminated Glass is laminated safety and security glass of Sisecam. It is produced by combining two or more panes of float glass with the special binding agent Polyvinyl Butyral (PVB) interlayer under heat and pressure. The advantages of the Laminated Glass are as following:
• Minimizes risks of injury due to accidental impact.
• Retains its overall integrity and continues to act as a barrier even if the glass breaks, protection from vandalism, burglary attack. Able to with stand repeated blows from heavy objects such as bricks, hammers or crowbars
• Reduces noise, providing a quite atmosphere day and night.
• Provide extremely high levels of protection against UV radiation (over 99 % of UV radiation is blocked), therefore helps to reduce fading and ageing effects.
• Low-e coated laminated glass products reduce heat loss coefficient, keeping more heat inside the building. Solar control and thermal insulation laminated glass helps saving energy by reducing cooling and heating expenses of the building.
Sisecam Laminated Glass can produce with blue, green, grey, bronze, turquoise and dark grey tinted glass and offers options for architects and interior architects. Laminated glass is used in many applications such as curtain walling, windows, overhead glazing, internal partitions, balustrades, doors, interior fittings, areas of high pedestrian traffic, museums & art galleries where UV protection is necessary, areas where improved acoustic performance is a requirement.
Sisecam was established in 1935 to meet Türkiye’s need for base glass products and is among the most distinguished global manufacturers as the only company operating in every field of glass today. Founded in 1935 by Isbank at the directive of Atatürk, the founder and the first President of the Republic of Türkiye, Sisecam is one of the most established industrial enterprises in Türkiye with a corporate history spanning more than 85 years. Today, Sisecam ranks among the world’s most prestigious manufacturers thanks to its exceptional expertise and highly competitive operations. Sisecam was founded to meet Türkiye’s need for basic glass products. As one of the most powerful industrial conglomerates in the country today, Sisecam has also transformed into a global player in all key areas of the glass industry, as well as in soda and chromium compounds business lines. Sisecam has undertaken major efforts to become an international success with its ever-growing production power, highly reputable brand image, superior product quality and value-creating sustainable growth approach. It is currently one of the world’s leading glass producers with production operations located in 14 countries on four continents and some 22,000 employees. Sisecam records sales in over 150 countries around the globe. In addition, Sisecam is the only global producer operating in all three key areas of the global glass industry: flat glass, glassware and glass packaging. It ranks among the world’s top two producers in glassware, and among the top five global producers in glass packaging and flat glass. Sisecam is also worlds one of top three largest producers of soda and a world leader in chromium chemicals. Sisecam is a global player in the key areas of the glass industry, such as flat glass, glassware, glass packaging, automotive glasses and glass fiber as well as in soda and chromium compounds. Additionally, Sisecam assumes a pioneering role in mining, energy and recycling business lines. It is taking further steps toward achieving its ambitious goals across the globe.