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    Frame & Sash Equipment
    Using only 308 square feet of floor space, Joseph Machine Co.’s pass through process sash welder/cleaner can produce up to 1,000 squares per shift with one person operation, the supplier reports. The line features a four-point welder with pre-loader and a gantry system providing automated welder/cleaner transfer, a four-point cleaner and automated outfeed from the cleaner.  more »
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    The ThermaProof line of energy-saving windows for both commercial and residential construction from Serious Materials offer full-frame R-values of R-5 to R-11, the company reports. The windows  combine an AlpenGlass+ insulating glass package with fully-insulated framing for the highest insulation performance across the entire unit, not just measured at center of glass, according to... more »
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    Vinyl Extrusions & Related Prod.
    A new stiffener is made of an extruded proprietary material with an e-modulus four times that of PVC. Tested in a Chelsea Building Products Trust Series platform window, the stiffener enabled the product to achieve an R-35 rating, the supplier reports. The product can offer cost savings to customers as they can order on same truck as their vinyl, eliminating freight and minimum order quantities... more »
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    Vinyl Extrusions & Related Prod.
    The Revolution Xtreme hybrid window system combines a rigid PVC frame with a cellular PVC sash incorporating a fiberglass reinforcement fully integrated into the sash profile to provide superior strength and performance. Mortise and tenon joinery and traditional lift groove provide the traditional look and feel of a wood window. more »
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    Vinyl Extrusions & Related Prod.
    The Rehau System 100 single-hung and picture window and the System 1400 casement and picture window designs are part of its Stormchaser line of impact-rated window products.  System 100 designs have achieved a DP50 rating and can be installed in wind locations up to 140 mph, the supplier reports. The side-load sash window offers enhanced structural characteristics... more »
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    Solace Windows is a new line of fiberglass-reinforced windows from Owens Corning. The line offers specialty remodelers differentiating product enhancements including pink insulation, overall U-factors as low as 0.15, a design pressure 60 structural rating, 17 color combinations, designer glass and more than 25 percent more viewing area than the typical vinyl replacement window, the company... more »