• Specialty Fabrication
    Linetec has changed from a traditional, caustic anodizing etch process to a more environmentally friendly acid etch process, it reports. The new process creates a frostier matte finish that helps hide small defects, such as die lines, flow lines, minor corrosion and scratches that may occur on the aluminum surface of architectural products, according to the company. Anodizing highlights... more »
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    Glass & IG Processing Equipment
    The DM55 DynaDrum bulk adhesive melter from ITW Dynatec features a touch-screen PLC human/machine interface and includes field-interchangeable platen faces to accommodate various adhesives, an adhesive flow rate of up to 600 pounds per hour and up to 25,000 pounds of platen force. This product also features a seven-day timer, self-diagnostics, temperature setback, warning light and drum low and... more »
  • Entry Doors
    The Designer Guard vinyl impact entrance system is designed to withstand harsh hurricane climates.  From Atlantic Windows, it features a multi-chambered, steel re-enforced frame and sash, as well as a stainless steel multipoint locking hardware to provide stability and increased energy and thermal performance. Made with quality vinyl, there is no corrosion, rust, rot, blistering,... more »
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    A nailing fin frame option on Crystal Window & Door Systems' Series 2000/2000A double-hung and 2100/2100A fixed picture windows increases installation flexibility.  The commercially-rated 3¼ -inch jamb aluminum window line is applicable for both replacement and new construction.  more »
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    The ThermaProof line of energy-saving windows for both commercial and residential construction offer true, full-frame R-values of R-5 to R-11, the company reports. From Serious Materials, the windows combine an AlpenGlass+ insulating glass package with a variety of fully-insulated framing for high insulation performance across the full-frame, not just measured at center of glass,... more »
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    Door & Window Hardware
    Kwikset has launched its next generation touchpad electronic deadbolt – the SmartCode Signature Series with SmartKey security built-in. SmartCode provides added convenience and peace of mind by allowing consumers to create unique access codes for guests and workers on specific days and then quickly and easily change them to maintain the highest level in home security, the company reports.... more »