decorative glass  
Open for Design  
window & door systems  
Variety of Options  
Quanex Building Products’  
Mikron C3-11300 AW-rated  
window system is now avail-  
able in multi-lite config-  
urations. The operable,  
non-metallic window and  
door system meets nec-  
essary requirements for  
Rock Solid  
New from Pulp Studio, Stoneglass is  
a glass product that offers the look of  
stone. It can be used for both interior  
and exterior applications on walls or  
as cladding for countertops and floors.  
Architectural Windows  
To help combat coordination chal- (AW) ratings governed  
lenges, Assa Abloy offers its Openings by North American  
Studio, a plug-in to Building Informa- Fenestration Standard.  
tion Management (BIM) software. The ƒƒ®  
program allows customers to design  
openings,set standards for future facil- hurricane glazing products  
ities and keep everyone in the loop for Weather the Storm  
a seamless integration of door security  
The software can supplement or  
replace written facility guideline  
standards for enforcement and coor-  
dination with the architect and spec-  
While the material resembles stone ification writer during the design  
or quartz aesthetically, it can also be process. By integrating with Revit  
bent and formed,and produced in spe- 3-D software, the product users can  
cific thicknesses to reduce waste and plan, review and track the design  
cost, according to the company.  
of openings throughout the plan-  
It has a crystalline silicone structure ning process, avoiding miscommu-  
that’s hard like granite, and it allows nication and the potential for costly  
light to reflect evenly across.  
change orders.  
Tubelite Inc.’s ForceFront Storm  
products, which include curtainwall,  
storefront and entrances, provide a  
complete, easy-to-install, hurricane  
impact-resistant system. The prod-  
ucts are designed to meet the Florida  
Building Code’s High Velocity Hur-  
ricane Zone requirements, and are  
also approved through the Florida  
Product Approval and Texas Depart-  
ment of Insurance review processes.  
Bella Architectural Products & Mfg. Inc.’s  
locking ladder pulls have a fully concealed  
dead bolt locking mechanism (lock up, down  
or up and down) and are available in a variety  
of architectural finishes, as well as powder  
coated and Bella E-Coat.  
Lock or unlock the door via a thumb turn  
standard or ADA) or key without bending  
down, as with traditional locks in a bottom rail.  
Single key, small-format interchangeable core  
and large-format interchangeable core lock  
formats are available. The company’s locking  
ladder pulls are designed for use with ½- to  
The curtainwall (FFS-CW) systems  
feature a 2- /  
-inch face pressure bar  
system for use on single- and twin-  
span applications, with a shear block  
construction available in captured or  
structural glazed options.  
-inch-thick glass doors, as well as metal and  
wood doors.  
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Modern Simplicity  
If the Shoe Fits  
C.R. Laurence (CRL) received an ICC-ES  
Evaluation Report (ESR-3842) for its GRS  
Taper-Loc laminated glass guardrail system.  
According to the company, it represents  
the first and only base shoe system for lami-  
nated glass guardrails with ICC-ES approval.  
The ICC-ES is a subsidiary of the Inter-  
national Code Council and an authority in  
performing technical evaluations for Inter-  
national Building Code compliance. Its com-  
mittee consists entirely of code officials from jurisdictions across the U.S.  
The blind systems are suitable for both cessible thresholds, operated by either  
commercial and residential applications conventional or lift-and-slide hardware.  
and are compatible with a variety of yy➤  
Faour Glass Technologies has ex- framing systems, including aluminum  
panded its line of frameless Slimpact curtainwalls,windows and doors.  
The company’s portfolio of hybrid Bring the Outside In  
glass solutions to include its patent  
pending Slimpact Frameless Doors. spacer systems incorporate a high-per-  
The system features clean lines and formance polymer and low-conductiv-  
minimal metal, providing a variety ity stainless steel to protect against gas  
of options without compromising on leakage and moisture penetration, and  
safety, according to the company.  
minimize heat transfer at the edge of  
The company says the system meets glass, according to the company.  
hurricane impact codes, is large Mis- yy➤  
sile D compliant to +/- 90 PSF, and the  
integrated system includes all seals and sliding doors  
closers in a Slimpact perimeter frame. Big, Open Views  
Technical Glass Products’ (TGP)  
Fireframes TimberLine Series brings  
the look of wood frames to interior  
glazing applications with stringent  
fire and life safety performance cri-  
teria, according to the company. The  
system pairs a steel sub-frame with a  
real-wood veneered metal cover cap  
and serves as a barrier to radiant and  
Wausau Window and Wall Systems conductive heat transfer.  
The series is combined with Pilking-  
Blinded by the Lite  
Technoform Glass Insulation (TGI)  
developed a customized, warm edge  
TGI-Spacer system for ScreenLine in-  
tegrated blind systems by Intigral. The  
blind moves within a sealed environ-  
ment, protected from dust, dirt and  
weather conditions, without affecting has announced a new product line,  
the hermetic properties of the insulat- CrossTrak sliding doors, for high-rise ton Pyrostop fire-rated glass to allow  
ing glass unit (IGU).  
balconies. The large doors have oper- for unrestricted glazing in locations  
able and fixed panels that span up to where the total glazing area exceeds 25  
by 10 feet. They feature a 5- /  
-inch- percent of the wall.The product frames  
deep aluminum frame,insulating glass are available in multiple wood species.  
units and a polyamide thermal barrier  
for energy efficiency.  
It is available with fire-resistance  
ratings up to 120 minutes for in-  
The doors are offered in a choice of terior applications, and is classi-  
inside track for use behind Juliet bal- fied and labeled with Underwriters  
conies, or outside track doors with ac- Laboratories. n  
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