Volume 44, Issue 3 - March 2009


doors and windows
Kawneer’s ISOWEB® Slides into Line
Kawneer Co. Inc. in Norcross, Ga., says that its new AA®3200 ISOWEB® sliding door was designed to meet the challenges of thermal, coastal and hurricane-resistant conditions. With contemporary hardware, clean sightlines, sound transmission resistance and endless configuration options, AA®3200 ISOWEB® is available in both high performance and hurricane-resistant versions.With the ISOWEB® thermal break, the door meets current energy codes, increases end user comfort and provides capabilities for a dual-finished product.For sound resistance, the slider accommodates both 15⁄16-inch insulating/laminated glass and 1-inch insulating glass for thermal performance. A stainless steel tandem roller with precision ground sealed bearings provides smooth operation of panels. www.kawneer.com 

Demountable Concepts Loads Up Value Line
Demountable Concepts Inc. in Glassboro, N.J., is selling a value line of aluminum glass and stone carriers for commercial vehicles through its myglasstruck.com brand.Value-line carriers feature durable, lightweight aluminum construction and have many of the features and engineering found on the company’s high quality stainless steel racks. Standard features include a rigid frame of square aluminum tubing; 5-inch usable bottom ledges with double pole settings and neoprene base pads; fully padded removable front stops; extruded horizontal slats with integrated padding; and load bearing bottom supports that secure the rack to the vehicle and protect from damage at the jobsite. Glass holding poles come with standard black neoprene triangle cleats that can be upgraded to “Supertrucks System 2” cleats.  www.myglasstruck.com 

Optiwhite™ Gives a Clear View

Toledo, Ohio-based Pilkington has announced the production and availability of Optiwhite™ low iron float glass from its Laurinburg, N.C., facility. The company attributes this latest addition to the growing trend toward decorative glass and the overall push to higher than ever daylight transmittance products in North America.Optiwhite™ has a near colorless appearance when compared to standard clear float glass. The glass offers aesthetics for a wide variety of applications including storefronts, showers, appliances, decorative and furniture applications, photovoltaic modules and solar collectors. www.pilkington.com 

repair systems
Scratch Hog™ Repairs Glass

Durango, Colo.-based Glass Technology says its Scratch Hog™ glass repair system recently has passed tests for ASTM standards for distortion and structural integrity results. According to information from the company, the Scratch Hog™ system has been seeing additional interest from companies looking for cost saving alternatives during tough economic times. www.gtglass.com 

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