Hodgson Sealants: have also developed a range of next generation hybrid sealants in the form of HY-SPEC 25, which among other impressive features is paintable. The recently released HY-SPEC Ag brings anti-pick properties and an anti-microbial formulation in hybrid form.
Window Warehouse: We know that our customers are looking for window systems that are not only highly functional, but provide great aesthetics too. Halo fully reversible PVCu windows offer just that explains Malcolm Cake, managing director
Distinction Doors: Demand for this design has been driven by our customers, who are confident that this will become the most popular cut-out style for stable doors comments national sales manager, Andy Grogan.
Yale Door and Window Solutions: The AutoEngage system is designed to offer leading installation tolerance to aid easy fitting, and is also extremely easy to use - therefore ideal for residents with limited dexterity. We hope this product will add convenience as well as improved security to homes across the UK comments Sales and Commercial Director, Paul Atkinson.
Morley Glass & Glazing: There are more than 300 fire- related deaths and more than 200,000 fire alarms raised in the UK every year. With recent high- profile incidents such as Grenfell Tower, its more important than ever that the correct building materials are specified said Ian Short, managing director
Garnalex: Having witnessed the new Sheerline window easily passing the required 3 kN standard, Garnalex asked us to test their new window to destruction to see what it could take. However we had to stop the test at 10 kN as we were concerned we would damage our test rig Steve Williams, Kenricks sales and marketing director.
How times have changed. It is now obligatory to pass derogatory remarks in connection with Plastic. Some parts of Society have taken to labeling plastic as some sort of evil let loose on the world by the devil - the bringer of Armageddon.
Plastic as material was patented by Alexander Parkes, in 1856. We use the word plastic to describe a loose collection of synthetically produced materials. Plastic a 160 years on has a great heritage as a supplier of everything good that is the bedrock of our modern society. You name it transport, the interconnected world, food its production and distribution. Even getting to the moon and back it took the supply of plastic to get the job done.
In our own little world of the Fenestration Industry we consume part of the 30% of the worlds plastic production attributed to the building sector. The obvious one to most of us is the vinyl window (pvc). It is also easy to forget glass doesnt get glazed without modern plastic, or an aluminum window is only thermally insulated because of plastics ...more