Latching Window Screen
Co. has introduced a new, extruded latching window screen. Designed for
double-hung windows, the screen securely latches into place upon closing.
The screen has a wall thickness of 0.040 inches and features the
company’s staked corners to build strength and eliminate gaps at the
miters. Shapes with an integral stop leg, latch and interior wool pile are
Corner Keys Equipped
Pull Tab and Safety Warning
The latest corner keys from Magnolia Metal and
Products are designed to be both easy to use and to incorporate the
industry-recognized safety warning. The corner keys are equipped with an
integrated pull/lift tab. The company says that the use of the Safety
Warning/Tab Corner eliminates the need
for adhesive safety warning labels and the secondary application
pull/lift tabs found on most door and window insect screens. The Safety
Warning/Tab Corner also can be inverted for a top of screen application if
Specifically, the pull tab corners also eliminate the
need for a separate pull tab that is splined in track.
Phifer’s BetterVue Protects
the View—Without the Bugs
new BetterVue Insect Screening is designed to maximize visibility while
also keeping bugs from entering through the screen. The screen can be used
in both window screen and patio screen door applications.
BetterVue, a flame-retardant insect screen, is woven from small yarns
(smaller than those used in traditional screens, according to the
company). The combination of the screen’s increased openness and the
smaller yarn diameters enhances the view, allows better light
transmittance, improves airflow and increases protection against small
insects, according to company officials.
BetterVue Insect Screening is certified by the GREENGUARD Environmental
Institute for superior indoor air quality performance.
Fenzi Aims for Eco-Friendly Performance
Fenzi S.p.A. recently has focused on research and technological innovation in an attempt to improve the eco-compatibility of its products. For example, the company has developed innovative paints for DURALUX G glass; the paints are lead- and formaldehyde-free, have 70 percent fewer solvents than standard paints and resist abrasion and chemical
In addition, Fenzi recently developed CHROMATECH ULTRA with the assistance of industry partners Rolltech and Alu Pro. The CHROMATECH ULTRA thermal break spacer, available in stainless steel and polycarbonate, provides low thermal transmittance, excellent adhesion of sealants, a rigid frame and retention of the gas inside the insulating
AquaSurTech Expands Product Line with Purchase of Shurecoat
AquaSurTech OEM has acquired Shurecoat Inc., a Toronto-based coatings company. AquaSurTech focuses on environmentally friendly water-based coatings. Company president Michael Braeul expects the purchase to bring expanded access to the Ontario and United States Markets, and the ability to better serve current
The addition of Shurecoat products to the AquaSurTech line of products also provides a wider offering of products to AquaSurTech OEM’ customers, Braeul says. Michael Shurety, the founder of Shurecoat, will remain involved with the
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