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W20
Windows shall be supplied by an SWA member in compliance with BS 6510 and recognised good practice to suit a design wind pressure of 1200 Pa unless otherwise specified. Windows shall meet the air infiltration, water penetration and wind loading performance criteria set out in BS 6375-1 appropriate to the specified design wind pressure. Steel profiles shall be selected so that typical perimeter sightlines of fixed lights shall not exceed 40mm and of hinged or pivoted casements 70mm. Fixed light and casement glazing infill shall be in the same plane. Profiles from the W20 range, nominal width 32mm, hotrolled from mild steel to BS EN 10025-2, and cold straightened. Frames shall have welded corners, dressed square and flat, and be sized within tolerances of +/- 2mm. Tee glazing bars shall be tenon riveted and/or welded to frames and interlock with rigid joints displaying face gaps of no more than 1mm. Frames and ancillary profiles shall be positively rustproofed by hot-dip galvanizing to BS EN ISO 1461 and then polyester colour coated to BS 6497 or BS EN 13438 with a minimum paint thickness over zinc on significant surfaces of 60 micrometres.
W30
Windows shall be supplied by an SWA member in compliance with BS 6510 and recognised good practice to suit a design wind pressure of 1200 Pa unless otherwise specified. Windows shall meet the air infiltration, water penetration and wind loading performance criteria set out in BS 6375-1 appropriate to the specified design wind pressure. Steel profiles shall be selected so that typical perimeter sightlines of fixed lights shall not exceed 40mm and of hinged casements 55mm. Steel profiles shall be selected so that typical perimeter sightlines of fixed lights shall not exceed 40mm and of hinged casements 55mm. Frames shall have welded corners, dressed square and flat, and be sized within tolerances of +/- 2mm. Tee glazing bars shall be tenon riveted and/or welded to frames and interlock with rigid joints displaying face gaps of no more than 1mm. Frames and ancillary profiles shall be positively rustproofed by hot-dip galvanizing to BS EN ISO 1461 and then polyester colour coated to BS 6497 or BS EN 13438 with a minimum paint thickness over zinc on significant surfaces of 60 micrometres.
W40
Windows shall be supplied by an SWA member in compliance with BS 6510 and recognised good practice to suit a design wind pressure of 1200 Pa unless otherwise specified. Windows shall meet the air infiltration, water penetration and wind loading performance criteria set out in BS 6375-1 appropriate to the specified design wind pressure. Steel profiles shall be selected so that typical perimeter sightlines of fixed lights shall not exceed 45mm and of hinged or pivoted casements 70mm. Fixed light and casement glazing infill shall be in the same plane. Profiles from the W40 range, nominal width 40mm, hotrolled from mild steel to BS EN 10025-2, and cold straightened. Frames shall have welded corners, dressed square and flat, and be sized within tolerances of +/- 2mm. Tee glazing bars shall be tenon riveted and/or welded to frames and interlock with rigid joints displaying face gaps of no more than 1mm. Frames and ancillary profiles shall be positively rustproofed by hot-dip galvanizing to BS EN ISO 1461 and then polyester colour coated to BS 6497 or BS EN 13438 with a minimum paint thickness over zinc on significant surfaces of 60 micrometres.
SMW
Windows shall be supplied by an SWA member in compliance with BS 6510 and recognised good practice to suit a design wind pressure of 1200 Pa unless otherwise specified. Windows shall be supplied by an SWA member in compliance with BS 6510 and recognised good practice to suit a design wind pressure of 1200 Pa unless otherwise specified. Steel profiles shall be selected so that typical perimeter sightlines of fixed lights shall not exceed 40mm and of hinged casements 55mm. Profiles from the F range, nominal width 25mm, hotrolled from mild steel to BS EN 10025-2, and cold straightened. Profiles from the F range, nominal width 25mm, hotrolled from mild steel to BS EN 10025-2, and cold straightened. Frames and ancillary profiles shall be positively rustproofed by hot-dip galvanizing to BS EN ISO 1461 and then polyester colour coated to BS 6497 or BS EN 13438 with a minimum paint thickness over zinc on significant surfaces of 60 micrometres.
Tubular Profile
Doors and windows shall be supplied by an SWA member in compliance with BS 6510 and recognised good practice to suit the required design wind pressure within tested limits. Doors and windows shall meet the air infiltration, water penetration and wind loading performance criteria set out in BS 6375-1 appropriate to the specified design wind pressure. Doors and windows shall meet the air infiltration, water penetration and wind loading performance criteria set out in BS 6375-1 appropriate to the specified design wind pressure. Profiles available in various material finishes of bright steel, continuously galvanized, or stainless steel, to BS EN 10111 or BS EN 10327. Profiles available in various material finishes of bright steel, continuously galvanized, or stainless steel, to BS EN 10111 or BS EN 10327. Frames and ancillary profiles shall be positively rustproofed by hot-dip galvanizing to BS EN ISO 1461, or by pre-treatment to specification EN ISO 12944-4, and then polyester colour coated to BS 6497, BS EN 13438 or EN ISO 12944-5 with a minimum paint thickness of 60 micrometres according to ISO 2360.
Weatherseals Fittings Fixing Glazing
Ventilators shall be weather sealed with polymer rubber gaskets retained in a groove within the profile and secured by suitable adhesives. Hinged casements shall have rustproofed steel or brass hinges, face mounted and welded, screwed or riveted to the frame. Pivoting windows open through 90 degrees on brass cup friction pivots. A variety of handles, catches, stays and openers, with locking options, are available in chromed or toned brass, anodised or painted aluminium, and chromed or painted zinc alloy. Double fasteners shall be fitted on ventilators over 1200mm long or 1500mm high. Windows shall be supplied with rustproofed screws, plugs, and/or lugs to suit specified openings. Composite assemblies shall be delivered in separate units to be coupled together on site. When contracted to install, the manufacturer shall apply appropriate external perimeter sealants. Windows shall be glazed on site, from inside or outside, with single glass or insulating glass units up to 16mm thick, using factory finished beads, bedding and capping sealants in accordance with BS 8000-7. Option for single glazing: glazing from outside with spring clips (supplied by the glazier) and metal casement putty fronting.
Ventilators shall be weather sealed with polymer rubber gaskets secured by suitable adhesives. Hinged casements shall have rustproofed steel or brass hinges, face mounted and welded, screwed or riveted to the frame. A variety of handles, catches, stays and openers, with locking options, are available in chromed or toned brass, anodised or painted aluminium, and chromed or painted zinc alloy. Double fasteners shall be fitted on ventilators over 1200mm long or 1500mm high. Windows shall be supplied with rustproofed screws, plugs, and/or lugs to suit specified openings. Composite assemblies shall be delivered in separate units to be coupled together on site. When contracted to install, the manufacturer shall apply appropriate external perimeter sealants. Windows shall be designed for drained and ventilated glazing on site, from inside or outside, of insulating glass units up to 18mm thick, using factory finished beads and polymer rubber gaskets in accordance with BS 8000-7.
Ventilators shall be weather sealed with polymer rubber gaskets secured by suitable adhesives. Hinged casements shall have rustproofed steel or brass hinges, face mounted and welded, screwed or riveted to the frame, or stainless steel sliding projecting friction hinges concealed within the frame. Pivoting windows open through 60 degrees on brass cup friction pivots or on concealed friction pivots with a stainless steel boss. A variety of handles, catches, stays and openers, with locking options including cremone operated concealed multi-point locking bolts, are available in chromed or toned brass, anodised or painted aluminium, and chromed or painted zinc alloy. Double or multi-point fasteners shall be fitted on ventilators over 1200mm long or 1500mm high. Windows shall be supplied with rustproofed screws, plugs, and/or lugs to suit specified openings. Composite assemblies shall be delivered in separate units to be coupled together on site. When contracted to install, the manufacturer shall apply appropriate external perimeter sealants. Windows shall be designed for drained and ventilated glazing on site, from inside or outside, of insulating glass units up to 26mm thick, using factory finished beads and polymer rubber gaskets in accordance with BS 8000-7.
Ventilators shall be weather sealed with polymer rubber gaskets secured by suitable adhesives. Hinged casements shall have rustproofed steel or brass hinges, face mounted and welded, screwed or riveted to the frame. A variety of handles, catches, stays and openers, with locking options, are available in chromed or toned brass, anodised or painted aluminium, and chromed or painted zinc alloy. Double fasteners shall be fitted on ventilators over 1200mm long or 1500mm high. Windows shall be supplied with rustproofed screws, plugs, and/or lugs to suit specified openings. Composite assemblies shall be delivered in separate units to be coupled together on site. When contracted to install, the manufacturer shall apply appropriate external perimeter sealants. Windows shall be prepared for glazing on site from outside with single glass, using factory finished beads, bedding and capping sealants in accordance with BS 8000-7. Option for single glazing: glazing from outside with spring clips (supplied by the glazier) and metal casement putty fronting.
Ventilators shall be weather sealed with polymer rubber gaskets retained in a groove within the profile and/ or secured by suitable adhesives. Hinged casements shall have steel hinges or stainless steel tilt and turn mechanisms face mounted and screwed to the frame/vent. Doors shall have face mounted hinges welded or screwed to the frame and leaf. Doors shall be fitted with narrow stile single or twin point locks, and overhead door closers are recommended. A variety of handles with locking options are available in chromed or toned brass, anodised or painted aluminium, and chromed or painted zinc alloy. Windows shall be supplied with rustproofed screws, plugs, and/or lugs to suit specified openings. Composite assemblies shall be delivered in separate units to be coupled together on site. When contracted to install, the manufacturer shall apply appropriate external perimeter sealants. Doors and windows shall be designed for drained and ventilated glazing on site, from inside or outside, of insulating glass units up to 36mm thick, using factory finished clip-on glazing beads and EPDM rubber gaskets. Fire rated integrity glazing shall be wet glazed with ceramic tape and silicone sealant. Units fire rated for integrity and insulation shall be gasket glazed according to system fabrication manuals.