Our fiberglass stainable laminate window series offers the best of both worlds – the carefree and durability aspects of a fiberglass window frame, plus the beauty of a stainable oak laminate interior. We recommend that the wood laminate be treated immediately after installation in order to maintain its beauty.
Once installed in your home, Fibertec windows will never warp, twist, rot, shrink, or dent.Other Styles: 500 Premium Fixed Windows: Standard Series (DHT)
SPECIFICATIONS:WOOD CLAD SERIES: 3 1/4” Pultruded Fiberglass Frame with closed back frame, composite block reinforced butt joint corner inserts with foam (jamb to sill) gasket and sealed with silicone sealant. Sash has co-pultruded lift rail on top and bottom sash for pleasing esthetic look. Centre meeting rail has co-pultruded interlock. Pultruded Fiberglass Frame and Sash laminated with wood grain stainable oak laminate.
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.
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 aluminum glass stop. Double-sided 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
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: Products have been independently tested and rated by AAMA, and NFRC (see energy ratings).