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Aluminium louvred panel and open in casement window. The window system incorporates a bead glazed fixed louvre externally as part of the window outer frame only. Face fixed louvres cannot be used.

Features and benefits:

  • Two glazing pockets enable an external louvred panel with choice of bottom hung, side hung, tilt before turn and fixed light internal options, all suitable for use in a variety of applications.
  • Windows project inwards and can be fully customized in terms of security, weather and functionality.
  • Windows are Secured by Design accredited and are Q-Marked in accordance with BS 4873 and PAS 24.
  • Aluminium profiles are extruded in accordance with BS EN 12020, and are manufactured from grade 6060/6063 T6 aluminium.
  • Compliant with ADL1/ ADL2 capable of achieving U-values of 1.6 W/m²K.

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Standard product features

Outer frame:

AW695 - Louvre window frame.

Frame depth:

70 mm.

Vent:

AW621 - Square vent.

Bead:

Square.

Recommended weight limits (maximum):

  • Tilt before turn sash: 100 kg.
  • Tilt only sash: 100 kg.
  • Turn only sash: 100 kg.

Performance:

  • Air permeability rating: Class 3 (600 Pa).
  • Water tightness rating: Class 8A (450 Pa).
  • Wind resistance: E2400 (2400 Pa).

Options

Recommended size limits (maximum):

  • Casement fixed light: 2400 x 2400 mm.
  • Tilt before turn sash (w x h): 1725 x 2300 mm (hardware limits).
  • Tilt only sash (w x h): 1725 x 2300 mm (hardware limits).
  • Turn only sash (w x h): 1725 x 2300 mm (hardware limits).
  • Tilt before turn sash (w x h): 715 x 1530 mm (tested limits).
  • Tilt before turn sash (w x h): 1065 x 2230 mm (tested limits - BS 4873 only).

Configuration:

Manual opening vents are hung on AluK concealed tilt and turn gearing with multipoint locking mechanism and standard AluK locking handle.

Glazing:

- Glass panels:

28–40 mm glass look-a-like panels incorporating two panes of minimum 6 mm-thick glass, with a 16 mm argon gas filled cavity and ceramic painted internal face with foil backed insulation to achieve a maximum 0.35 W/m²K centre pane. Exposed internal faces of insulation incorporate an internal polyester powder coated aluminium tray backing.

- Glazing:

28–40 mm insulating glass units incorporating a clear low emissivity inner pane and a clear outer pane with an argon gas filled cavity and 'warm edge' spacer bar to achieve a maximum centre pane U-value of 1.0 W/m²K. All glass within 800 mm from FFL should be toughened or laminated (within 1500 mm from FFL if within 300 mm of a door).

- Infill panels:

28–40 mm insulated sandwich panels incorporating two sheets of a minimum 2 mm-thick polyester powder coated aluminium sheet to match framing and minimum 24 mm non-combustible foam insulation core.

Finish:

  • A variety of powder coated colours are available in accordance with BS 6496 and BS EN 12206-1:2004. Powder coating is applied to a Qualicoat standard, utilizing an inline flash anodizing pre-treatment process, with the polyester powder coating applied within 30 minutes of the flash anodizing process to ensure suitable adhesion.
  • Windows can be dual coloured, textured or have an anodized finish.

Ironmongery:

  • Compatible with Winkhaus Activ Pilot Tilt Before Turn Gearing.
  • Winkhaus TBT locking handles (varied finish).
  • Handle option available for Lifetime Homes (LTH).

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-25-99/310 Aluminium window units

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Product specification

An important note about specifying

Manufacturer

Name:

AluK (GB) Ltd

Tel:

+44 (0)1291 639739

Product reference

AluK 58BW SA Open In Thermally Broken Student Accommodation Window System

Size

[As drawing]
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Insert reference.
[As schedule]
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Insert reference.

Configuration

[Bottom hung vent]
[Fixed light]
[Side hung vent]
[TBT - Tilt before Turn]

Glazing

[Glass panels]
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28–40 mm glass look-a-like panels, insert requirements.
[Glazing]
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28–40 mm insulating glass units, insert requirements.
[Infill panels]
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28–40 mm insulated sandwich panels, insert requirements.

Finish

 - Exterior:
 

   Type:

[Anodized to a minimum 15 micrometres thickness]
[Polyester powder coated to a minimum 60 micrometres thickness]
[Polyester powder coated to a minimum 60 micrometres thickness with marine environment guarantee]
 

   Texture:

[Not applicable]
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For anodized.
[High gloss]
[Matt]
[Semi-gloss]
[Textured]
[Textured metallic]
 

   Colour:

 
 - Interior:
 

   Type:

[Anodized to a minimum 15 micrometres thickness]
[Polyester powder coated to a minimum 60 micrometres thickness]
[Polyester powder coated to a minimum 60 micrometres thickness with marine environment guarantee]
[As exterior]
 

   Texture:

[Not applicable]
-
For anodized.
[High gloss]
[Matt]
[Semi-gloss]
[Textured]
[Textured metallic]
[As exterior]
 

   Colour:

 

Ironmongery

[Lifetime Homes manual vents]
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Bottom sash position, insert requirements.
[Manual opening vents]
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Centre sash position, insert requirements.

Manufacturer details

Newhouse Farm Industrial Estate,
Mathern,
Chepstow, NP16 6UD
Tel +44 (0)1291 639739
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