ALUMINUM WINDOWS SERIES 6000
Our Series 6000 is CSA-A440-00 “Windows” and AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440-
08 “NAFS North American Fenestration Standard” to meet the latest requirements of the Ontario Building Code and National Buil 14pxding Code. Full test reports available upon request. Our series 6000 is available in virtually any colour and finish.
The frames have a depth of 4 5/8” (5” available) and are constructed of 6063-T6 aluminum alloy. The nominal material wall thickness for the frame is .062”. The sill height is increased to allow for better water drainage. Corners are fastened with screws and sealed.
SASH FRAME CONSTRUCTION
The sash consists of aluminum profiles with .062” nominal material wall thickness of 6063-T6 alloy. Corners are fastened with screws and sealed. Cam sash design and continuous interlock at the sash meeting rail offer superior weathering and structural performance. OPTIONAL interior thermal sliders available.
The exterior set of sash is weather-stripped with pile weather stripping. The interior set of sash is weather-stripped with fin weather stripping.
Half screens are inserted within the window frame assembly. The mesh screens are standard in fibreglass. Aluminum mesh isavailable upon request.
Head, jamb and sills are thermally broken using the latest in thermal breaks. A vinyl thermal break is inserted between the interior and exterior extrusion and then mechanically crimped. New ISO Bar is also available to provide higher thermal and structural performance.
Spring loaded lock at sash meeting rail locks window into place. The sash glides on steel ball bearing rollers over a raised sill track ensuring smooth operation and minimizing the effects of debris and dirt build up on the sill.
Thermal glass units are glazed with Tremco Polyshim II glazing tape. Windows are inside glazed with an extruded vinyl stop. Extruded aluminum stop available upon request. Standard glazing is 15/16” sealed insulated glass, or upgrade to Low-E coated glass and argon gas for greater energy performance and condensation resistance in cold climates. Glass can also be supplied colour tinted or reflective to meet all custom architectural specifications.