WOOD CLAD SERIES SPECIFICATIONS
3 1/4″ Pultruded Fiberglass Closed Back Frame laminated with real stainable oak wood or maple wood. Completely filled with laser die cut Polystyrene, injection molded reinforced mechanical welded corners with Polyurethane foam fill, sealed with silicone sealant and are independently test to AAMA 101/I.S.2, CAN/CSA A440.1 and CSA A440.2 standards. Rating [CSA 440 A3/B7/C4] [AAMA HC-55].
Stock colours are White interior and exterior, White interior and Commercial Brown exterior, White interior and Sandalwood exterior. All frames use Sequoia TM Series V advanced acrylic polyurethane (water borne) baked on the finish. The paint is rated environmentally friendly due to low VOC. Custom colours are available. Note that the paint finish does not wrap around to the bottom edge of the frame when using nail fin application. Please refer to the cross section drawing for nail fin under attachment options.
Extruded aluminum stops with Santoprene bulb-seal to ensure a positive seal and provide rain screen principal to keep water out.
The three seal design conforms to the rain screen principle. A combination of flexible Santoprene bubble and fin for the main frame, along with pile fin on the sash. The weather-stripping is replaceable.
Encore from Truth Hardware is an innovative operator that offers an interchangeable cover and folding handle design. Available in white, coppertone, chestnut bronze and aluminum finish.
Double Glazing -- 3/4″ sealed units with 1/2″ air space.
Triple glazing (option) – 1 5/16″ sealed units (maximum operator width 24″) Various other glazing options are available.
The glass is held in place by a removable exterior glass stop. Double-sided closed cell foam tape on the interior and a Santoprene rubber gasket on the exterior assist in securing the glass. The glazing cavity is edge drained to the exterior with concealed drainage holes. The glazing cavity is also edge vented to the exterior through concealed vent holes.
> Roll Formed aluminum screen bar with hidden spring loaded corner key, screened with anti-rot fiberglass mesh. Optional oak veneer screens are available to enhance the portrait of the window.
Brickmold (with or without nailing flange), Jamb extensions, Strap Anchors, PVC nailing fin, are available for installation applications.
Minimum width 22″, Minimum height 18″, Maximum width 60″, Maximum height 48″ . Fibertec manufacturers to sizes specified + / – 1/8″ (3.17 mm) industry tolerance.
Shall be performed by experienced installers in accordance with manufacturer instructions and CSA A440.4 standards. Window shall be plumb and square after installation is complete and sealed to both interior and exterior wall with high quality sealant around the perimeter of the frame. If perimeter cavity is to be foamed, additional anchorage may be required to prevent bowing. It shall be the responsibility of the installers to make all necessary final adjustments to ensure normal and smooth operation.
Occasional cleaning of glass and frame components with a non-abrasive detergent is recommended. For instructions on staining, please see our staining guide
Products have been independently tested and rated by AAMA, and NFRC (see energy ratings).