Frame & Sash Equipment
The new model of the Automatic Vertical Insulating Glass Product line from the Sommer & Maca Machinery Division of C.R. Laurence Co. Inc. features a 3 meter long flat platen press that ensures an evenly set PIB film between the glass and spacer frame, the company says. The product's manual spacer application station has adjustable automatic index guides to provide accurate spacer compartments... more »
Plastpro Inc.'s cottage door is designed to let homeowners better match and coordinate the outside appearance of their country-style homes with existing interior dŽcor. These doors are made with insulated fiberglass for energy efficiency and also feature the company's Hydroshield Technology which seals and protects the door on all six sides to ensure it will never rot, crack or split, the... more »
Two new screen options are available from Weather Shield Windows & Doors. Homeowners can now choose from wood-wrapped screens and No-See-Um screen mesh. Available on casements, eyebrow casements, French casements, awnings and Scena-Vu windows, wood-wrapped screens are available in a choice of six natural wood species. The nearly transparent No-See-Um screen mesh is made from... more »
Glass & IG Components
Neogreen recycled rubber setting blocks from Frank Lowe Rubber & Gasket Co. Inc. save money and preserve the environment, the company says. This product is available in 1/16 inch and 1/8 inch thickness and in all widths and lengths. more »
Traco's new series of NX Architectural AAMA rated products feature energy efficiency values not previously available in aluminum window and doors products, according to the company. The-8900 Aluminum Terrace Door is the first in the line to be introduced. This product features a multipoint locking system, 1-inch insulating glass, stainless steel hardware and a U-value of 0.42.
The new Sideload Constant Force Balance System is designed to provide a quiet and tighter fitting sash. From John Evans' Sons Inc., the system utilizes AAMA qualified springs and provides for a simple conversion from block and tackle, the manufacturer says. more »