• Windows
    The VistaLuxe Collection was developed collaboratively with architects specifically for contemporary home designs that utilize multiple units to create large expanses of glass. Combining a modern aesthetic with clean lines and the warmth of wood, the new Kolbe line includes casements, awnings, direct set windows, inswing and outswing doors, and matching transoms. Two profiles are available: the... more »
  • Door & Window Hardware
    The new Reliance Casement System from Amesbury features awning, washability and egress hinges designed to carry greater loads than anything else on the market, the company reports. The hinge components are made of 304 stainless steel to provide corrosion resistance that meets 1,000 hours of salt-spray testing. The hinge shoe is made of an acetal insert with a stainless steel collar to provide low... more »
  • Cascade Windows has added a dual pull rail feature as standard on all slider and single hung product lines. With rails on both sides of the vent of a slider, as well as both the top and bottom of a single hung operating vent, it is easier for customers to open and close the window, the manufacturer reports. Offered at no additional cost, this option is not available on most window brands, it... more »
  • Composite & Fiberglass Components
    Fiberglass composite entry door and casement window profiles from Diversified Lineal Systems achieve test results far above AAMA minimum standards, the supplier reports. The casement window system, in particular, achieves a rating of CW 90. Fiberglass has long been known for strength and rigidity, DLS officials note, and with the ratings achieved by the supplier's systems, fabricators will be... more »
  • Entry Door Components
    For premium wood, fiberglass and steel doors, the VinciLites Series of decorative grille-between-the-glass inserts combine a light and more manageable weight, easier installation, no rusting, and authentic appearance of a real wrought iron grille, the manufacturer states.  From GlassCraft Door Co., the inserts combine a decorative polymer grille finished in antique black, mounted... more »
  • Door Processing Equipment
    From Leitz Tooling, the I-Door carbide/diamond insert cutterhead offers a unique combination of carbide and diamond inserts, yielding unmatched tool longevity and exceptional finish quality (without sanding) in wood core doors with hard fiber or fiberglass skins, according to the supplier. Inserts are easily changed for minimized downtime and productivity loss. The light-weight aluminum cutter... more »