Our Wood Clad Double Hung Tilt Window series offers the best of both worlds the carefree and durability aspects of a fiberglass window frame, plus the beauty of a real stainable oak wood interior. We recommend that the wood be treated immediately after installation in order to maintain its beauty.Other Styles: 500 Premium Double-Hung Tilt Windows: Standard Series
SPECIFICATIONS:WOOD CLAD SERIES: 3 1/4” Pultruded Fiberglass Frame and Sash laminated with real stainable oak wood. Completely filled with laser die cut polystyrene, injection moulded reinforced mechanical welded corners with polyurethane foam fill, sealed with silicone sealant and is independently tested to AAMA 1011.S2 and CAN/CSA-A440.0 CSA A440.2 (AAMA 101-93) standards.
PAINT FINISH: Stock colours are White interior and exterior, White interior and Commercial Brown exterior, White interior and Sandalwood exterior. All frames use Acrythane Aqua-528 Series Intermix, which are two water based components that are urethane 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.
GLAZING STOPS: uPVC exterior glass stop with co-extruded gasket, ensures a positive seal to the sealed unit glass.
WEATHER-STRIPPING: Fin pile weather strip around sash perimeter to ensure constant contact with main frame. Polypropylene bulb seal is inserted at bottom sash to ensure a positive seal against sill.
HARDWARE: Recessed thumb release tabs for easy tilt action on both upper and lower sash, available in white or sandalwood colour. Surface mounted heavy duty metal cam locks, available in white or sandalwood colour. Surface mounted metal lift handles on top and bottom sash, available in white or sandalwood colour.
GLASS: Double glazing – 7/8” sealed units with 5/8” air space. Triple glazing (optional) – 7/8” sealed units with 1/4” air space. Various other optional glazings are available, to suit any climate condition or aesthetics.
GLAZING METHOD: The glass is held in place by a removable exterior glass stop. Double-sided closed cell foam tape on the interior and a thermoplastic 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.
INSECT SCREEN: Full height, roll-formed aluminum frame held in place with aluminum knife latches. Screen mesh (Fiberglass or Aluminum) retained by vinyl spline.
ATTACHMENTS: Jamb extensions, Strap Anchors, PVC nailing fin, are available for installation applications.
INSTALLATION: 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.
MAINTENANCE: Occasional cleaning of glass and frame components with a non-abrasive detergent is recommended.
TEST RESULTS: Double Hung Tilt Window Products have been independently tested and rated by AAMA, and NFRC (see energy ratings).