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Early Thoughts

When you start to think of improving or retaining your property their are several options available. In certain cases the selection is limited or clearly defined but in general, most of us can base our ideas bearing in mind prosperity, styles, security & functional use. Obviously everyone is concerned with value for money - PVCu with it's strong rigidity, blended composition and excellent weathering capabilities to guarantee your products from deterioration or discolouration - is a perfect choice! The U70 range of products are manufactured to rigorous BSI tests and have achieved an assortment of accreditation. There are four standard colours to compliment your home and its architectural integrity with a further twelve foiled colours to enhance even the most individual desires. With all of the products there is a common denominator - low maintenance - a lasting appearance can be achieved by a simple cleaning routine.


The Benefits of U70 Windows

70mm PVCu (100% Virgin extrusion) frame depth
Chamfered / Bevelled and Decorative / Ogee (or Ovolo) profile suites
All frames have low-line black weather proofing gaskets (only in black finish)
Standard Multi-Chambered window outer frame and casement sash profiles
The above point is to compliment the matt black finish of the Swiss V Spacer bar
There is only one Triple glazing bead which compliments both frames
Internal glazing with standard 28mm units or optional 40mm triple glazed units
The internal beading can be a Flat/Putty Line type or a Ogee/Ovolo design
There is only one Triple glazing bead which compliments both frames
Astragal bars with back-to-back (duplex) spacer bar is optional with both types of frame
Standard 'A' Energy Rating on all colours
All profiles are extruded using 100% virgin compound to BS7143 within the UK
U70 window frames are manufactured to PAS 24 with precision CNC machinery
All sashes are fitted with multi-point 'opposing cams' and hinge excluders as a standard feature
White key locking standard cranked handles (Inline type available upon request)
Optional coloured handles available: Black, Chrome, Gold & Satin (15mm spindles)
Traditional ‘Monkey Tail’ handle and dummy fixed ‘Peg n Stay’ are also optional features
Standard fire escape hinges to side hung sashes incorporating a 17mm stack height
Both restrictor type and easy-clean facility hinges are available as optional extras
9mm coverage to openers – Rear sash locating wedges fitted to sashes over 900mm
Full reinforcement can be specified to meet BS7950 (also steel is available for 150mm cill)
Windows have Secure By Design (SBD) accreditation if specified
Various standard & load bearing bay poles to suit with Jacking points cut through cill
A range of coupling sections for windows, doors & similar other products can be supplied
Odd-Leg frame can be fabricated to suit mobile home construction


U70 CHAMFERED / BEVELLED

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U70 CHAMFERED / BEVELLED

With a clean crisp angle, Chamfered windows are perfect for those wanting a more contemporary look. Chamfered windows can either be specified with a matching bead, or optionally a Ogee bead can be chosen for a softer look inside the property.

U70 DECORATIVE / OGEE (OR OVOLO)

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U70 DECORATIVE / OGEE (OR OVOLO)

The Decorative option offers an aesthetically pleasing sculptured look that replicates the look of traditional bead detailing on wooden windows – with Ogee beads used internally to compliment.

U70 CHAMFERED TRIPLE GLAZING

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U70 CHAMFERED / BEVELLED TRIPLE GLAZING

U70 Windows can incorporate using a dedicated bead, a 40mm Triple Glazed Glass Unit. The performance of the unit can be increased by specifing a Low Iron Outer Pane - Please refer to the U Value Section - Please be aware that certain size sashes may not be permitted due to weight limiting factors, although all side hung openers are fitted with Mega Egress Hinges.

U70 DECORATIVE TRIPLE GLAZING

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U70 DECORATIVE / OGEE (OR OVOLO) TRIPLE GLAZING

U70 Windows can incorporate using a dedicated bead, a 40mm Triple Glazed Glass Unit. The performance of the unit can be increased by specifing a Low Iron Outer Pane - Please refer to the U Value Section - Please be aware that certain size sashes may not be permitted due to weight limiting factors, although all side hung openers are fitted with Mega Egress Hinges.

U70 Windows can also incorporate various other features:

Astragal /Georgian glazing bars

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Astragal /Georgian glazing bars

Windows can be specified with astragal glazing bars for an `Authentic Georgian` appearance. These glazing bars provide design variety for both retro-fits and new housing developments as they can be swiftly installed on-site. Featuring U-shaped clips hidden via the glazing beads the Georgian effect glazing bars are fitted internally & externally on to both glass faces.

Various colour finishes are available - White, Golden Oak, Rosewood, Mahogany and other coloured foils – White, Cream & Chartwell Green.

Sash Horns

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Sash Horns

Recreating the external look of a traditional sash window in a modern casement window - sash horns are an affordable way to help create a distinctive aesthetic timber appearance. These are available in conjunction with both Window Profile options and are a set size.

Curved windows

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Curved windows

Architecturally shaped PVC-U frames for when circular or curved windows are required can be achieved using state of the art profile bending machinery quality shaped products can be made with, of course, size limitations applying and various pieces of survey information being required prior to manufacture - also templates may be necessary. (Please allow for an extension in time with this service)

‘Arched Top’ inserts

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‘Arched Top’ inserts

Decorative arched top inserts affixed to glass are available to instantly provide a swept head look for casement and tilt and turn windows. Available in a full range of colour options the arched top inserts are only available in conjunction with the Chamfered Window Profile option and are a set size.

 

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Coloured Foils

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Foil Options

U70 Products can also be foiled in a multitude of coloured foils, other than the standard industry ones such as Rosewood or Golden Oak. Although the production lead time is slightly increased it is possible to create frames with a different choice of colour to suit a particular dwelling or style such a mock Tudor frame with the traditional Black outlines and White featured sashes. It is also possible ‘dual foil’ which allows for many variations of choice by allowing two different foil colours to used – one to the outer face and the other to the inner!

Sprayed Colours

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RAL Colours

U70 U70 products can also be sprayed in any RAL colour (see sample chart in Downloads section) with all types of choices such as `rebate areas sprayed` to give a through colour appearance or spraying onto a foil to give a grained colour finish again to suit a variety of bespoke specifications or to match a wood stained finish – please be aware that time is to be allowed to source the correct colour and the actual manufacturing process is doubled as the product has to first made then part taken apart for the spraying work then re-assembled prior to deliver.

U70
RAL Colour Chart


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