STANDARD SERIES SPECIFICATIONS: 3 1/4″ Pultruded Fiberglass 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 aesthetic look. Centre meeting rail has co-pultruded interlock.
SIZES AVAILABLE: Minimum width 18″, Minimum height 30″, Maximum width 54″, Maximum height 84″ (widths over 48″, maximum height not to exceed 66″). Fibertec manufactures to sizes specified + / – 1/8″ (3.17 mm) industry tolerance.
GLAZING OPTIONS: Double glazing – 3/4″ sealed units with 1/2″ air space. Triple glazing (optional) – 1 5/16″ sealed units (maximum operator width 48″). Various other optional glazing’s are available, to suit any climate condition or aesthetics. (See here for all glass and glazing options)
TEST RESULTS/ENERGY RATINGS: Products have been independently tested and rated by CSA A440, AAMA, NAFS 2011 and NFRC. (Click here to see energy ratings).
PAINT FINISH: Stock exterior colours are white, sandalwood, commercial brown and black. All standard frames come with a white interior or can be painted to any requested colour. All frames use an Acrythane water based paint with UV protector. 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.
Note: 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. (See all interior and exterior colour options)
ATTACHMENTS TO FRAME: Brickmold (three types), jamb extensions, strap anchors, and nailing fin, are available for installation applications. (Click here to see attachment options)
WEATHER STRIPPING: Fin pile weatherstrip around sash perimeter to ensure constant contact with main frame. Polypropylene bulb seal is inserted at bottom sash to ensure a positive seal against the sill.
HARDWARE: Includes recessed thumb release tabs for easy tilt action on both upper and lower sash. Locks are surface mounted low profile heavy duty metal cam locks, available in standard white or sandalwood finish. (See here for hardware information)
INSECT SCREEN: 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 series.
GLAZING METHOD: Marine glazed, using Santoprene wrap around glazing gasket to ensure a positive seal.
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. Tilt out function available for easier cleaning.