Volume 33, Number 7, July 1998

New Products



Nana Offers Panel Wall Systems

Nana Wall Systems, Inc. of Mill Valley, CA, has introduced an aluminum framed individual panel wall system. The wall system features unlimited configurations of aluminum-framed glass stacking panels that slide on a top suspension system and an option to incorporate swing panels within sliding panels for use as passage doors while the wall is closed.



Esquire Presents Decorative Cabinet Doors

Esquire Glass of Clarkston, MI, has introduced a range of pre-sanded, self-assembled decorative glass doors. The company says the door is designed to complement most timber door styles, has a solid oak door and is supplied sanded and ready for finishing.



Film Technologies Offers Impact-Resistant Composite

Film Technologies International, Inc. of St. Petersburg, FL, offers Safe-Gard®, an impact-resistant composite that is manufactured for dry lamination to glass before fabrication. According to the company, it can be used in most standard residential and commercial window applications, without affecting the integrity and durability of the seal, and it is a thin, lightweight product.



Luxar From Glas Trösch

Glas Trösch of Bützberg, Germany, offers Luxar®, a new anti-reflective glass. According to the company, Luxar allows presentation of objects without unwanted light reflections or mirror-like effects of traditional glass. The company says a portfolio of insulating glass in Luxar quality can be used to create a color-consistent atmosphere in which to display products.



DeGorter Offers the Quik Draw™ Templates

DeGorter, Inc. of Charlotte, NC, offers a set of acrylic templates, called the Quik Draw, designed to increase accuracy and reduce time in drilling cutouts in glass and mirror. The set features non-skid bumpers and six templates in various sizes.



Frank Lowe Introduces Setting Blocks

The Frank Lowe Rubber and Gasket Company of Farmingdale, NY, has introduced what it says are the first color-coded Neoprene and FPDM setting blocks. According to the company, the blocks are designed for customers who desire an identification system that distinguishes different thicknesses, or sizes, of setting blocks used in the production of windows. The company says the color coding of the blocks provides window manufacturers with the benefits of color-coding on the plant floor while maintaining the quality of a rubber block.

Unmanned Technology Eases Window Cleaning

St. Paul, MN-based Final Touch Services, Inc. has developed two "Unmanned Technology" systems for window cleaning and maintenance of building exteriors. Touchless System and Brush-Touch System are both unmanned, easy to operate, use substantially purified water cleaning methods, and operate continuously, according to the company. The Touchless System is mobile and portable, and travels at speeds to 180 feet per minute, while the Brush-Touch System, said to be effective on glass buildings, travels approximately 60 feet per minute continuously.

Power Brushes Offers Brushes For Glass

Power Brushes, Inc. of Toledo, OH, provides brushes for glass and services for those brushes, such as rebrushing existing cores, retrimming, repairing or replacing cores. The brushes can be used on a number of types of glass, including mirrors, pattern, Low-E, clear flat, reflective and sputter-coated.



Marley Presents Window Sash System

Marley Mouldings of Marion, VA, offers the Pro Sash™ window system. According to the company, the Pro Sash system features components that are made from custom-blended PVC to minimize expansion and contraction, and is energy efficient and maintenance free.



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