Volume 43, Issue 1 - January 2008

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shower enclosures
EPCO Shower Sliding Door Kit Has New Options
EPCO USA in City of Industry, Calif., has announced that its SHKD frameless shower sliding door kit is now available for 3⁄8-inch glass. The bolt-through top hangers offer easy fabrication and installation, according to information from the company.

The kit includes an extruded aluminum header, bottom sill, side jambs, top hangers for 3⁄8-inch glass, rollers, a 24-inch towel bar, a single-sided knob, screws, bumpers and bottom guide. Bright anodized and brushed nickel finishes are available, although an oil rubbed bronze option will soon be available, according to the company. www.epcocorp.com

doors and windows 
United States Aluminum Improves Concealed Vent Window
United States Aluminum in Waxahachie, Texas, has completed a revision of the Series 7500 Concealed Vent Window. The minimal siteline swing-out window is suitable for use in storefront, ribbon window and curtainwall openings. It has a 1 9⁄16-inch face dimension, a frame depth of 3 inches and is available for ľ- and 1-inch glass. Standard hardware includes stainless steel four-bar hinges and cam-locking handles. With the addition of 1-inch laminated glass and impact-rated hardware, Series 7500 passed large missile impact-resistant testing, making it suitable for hurricane-prone coastal areas. www.usalum.com

SGSI Covers Four Sides
Four-sided structural silicone wall systems are the fastest growing and most innovative form of glass skin construction, according to Phoenix-based Structural Glazing Systems Inc. Thatís why the company introduced its four-sided 2550 series curtainwall and 2530 series ribbon wall/storefronts that can create various skin configurations using glass and aluminum composite panel systems without compromising air and water performance.

The company says its 2550 series curtainwall and 2530 series ribbon wall/storefront offer quality control advantages and, when properly installed, provide a leak-resistant performance. www.sg-si.com

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