Volume 35, Number 1, January 2000


EFCO Makes Design Decisions Easier

wpeC.jpg (5655 bytes)Making preliminary product selections in the design phase may now be easier since EFCO Corporation of Monett, MO, has introduced its architectural guide. The resource is divided into projected, hung, sliding, fixed and special purpose windows, doors, storefronts and curtainwall product categories. According to the company, each product description includes a detailed overview of the product, performance data, typical elevations and details as well as hardware options. EFCO also says products are cross-referenced to its Architectural Reference Manual CD-ROM, product catalog and website.

The company has also released an updated product catalog which features the company’s complete line of architectural windows, curtainwalls, entrances and storefronts.


Guardian Features Sun-Guard®wpeD.jpg (5385 bytes)

Guardian Industries Corp. of Auburn Hills, MI, has a new brochure featuring its Sun-Guard series of solar control coated glass. According to the company, these products have the performance, color uniformity and quality characteristics of sputter-coated glass with the durability and flexibility of pyrolytic coated glass. The series is made up of three reflective products and a low-E product.


Architectural Glazing Systems
Details Fabrication Services

wpeE.jpg (5119 bytes)Architectural Glazing Systems Inc. (AGS) of Avon, MA, has released a new brochure detailing its fabrication services which include standard entrances, custom storefronts, curtainwalls and slope glazing. The brochure features its three basic aluminum stile doors: narrow, 3½-inch medium and 5-inch wide. According to the company, its doors are available in a wide variety of custom colors, sizes and styles.

AGS also offers vent, hopper, casement and fixed Rebco windows featuring heavy duty corner keys with mitred corners, white bronze hardware and double weather-stripping. The company says its 2 ½-inch deep Series 25000 window has been tested and rated at P-HC80 and its 2-inch deep Series 2000 window is rated P-HC40.


P.T.G., a Cut AbovewpeF.jpg (6349 bytes)

Precision Technology Center in Lake Mary, FL, has published a new brochure describing its lines of machinery and associated products for cutting glass and other non-metallic materials. The company’s Zero Width Cutting Technology (0WCT™), which is a method of cutting and splitting non metallic materials in which the shape, direction, depth, speed and accuracy of the crack are closely controlled, is fully described, featuring full-color illustrations of machinery and equipment.


Toray Plastics Presents
Overview of Products

wpe10.jpg (4017 bytes)Toray Plastics (America) Inc. (TPA), a manufacturer of polyester and polypropylene films for magnetic, industrial and capacitor applications, as well as flexible and rigid packaging, has published a new brochure. The publication presents an overview of the company’s expanding global capabilities in production, R&D and new product development. TPA’s primary product lines are also described.




Maestro Meets Remodeling Needswpe11.jpg (6031 bytes)

A 20-page full-color brochure of standard and custom designed windows and doors is available from Maestro Products Inc. of Moreno Valley, CA. The brochure details the wide variety of window and door configurations and options offered for homes. Window and door styles include custom shapes, casement and awning, bay and bow, sliding and double hung and sliding and hinged doors.


Matthews Hits the Mark

wpe12.jpg (4444 bytes)Laser marking systems from Matthews International Corp. of Pittsburgh, are detailed in a new full-color brochure. Complete information on five new systems, as well as a selection guide, is included. The selection guide details line speeds, focal specifications, power supply, marking heads, computer/control cabinet, mains supply, nominal power and unit dimensions.



also presenting ...

Trine Products highlights fire-rated strikes and accessories in a new booklet and poster … Wakefield illustrates the company’s fenestration products including glass handling equipment, stretch wrap machines, saws and lineal positioners, and presents ideas on how to increase productivity in its 2000 full-line catalog … Scapa Tapes includes information on the company’s acrylic mounting tapes in its product brochure. The products are designed to be used for a range of applications including window manufacturing, automotive trim attachment, and other needs  … Hy-Lite Products Inc. describes its first acrylic block retrofit window in a company promotional package. Included is a press kit CD featuring photos, press releases and product literature.


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