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ShowCase dynamic glass Smart Part(ition) Innovative Glass Corp.’s privacy glass can be outfitted in an accordion wall system by Skyfold. According to Inno-vative, the combination of its glass and these partitions adds a new level of ver-satility to multipurpose areas, as the re-tractable partitions can enable spaces to be used in different configurations. This system allows for any room to be divided by vertical-folding parti-tions. As a fully automatic moveable wall, Skyfold can be stored in the ceiling cavity to maximize floor space. Pleotint’s self-tinting Suntuitive Glass has received a bird-friendly label from the American Bird Conservancy (ABC). According to ABC, Suntuitive has a low material threat factor, enabling it to meet requirements for LEED Pilot Credit 55: bird collision deterrence, which recognizes creatively designed buildings that deter bird collisions. Approximately one-third of bird species are in significant decline and are on the verge of becoming endan-gered, and according to ABC, windows are the third leading cause of popula-tion decline, trailing only loss of habitat and competition with invasive species. shower doors A Shower of Lites The Roda Cantour door and panel fea-tures five dif-ferent-sized glass panels and two sizes of glass door panels, as well as a 3 ⁄ 8 -inch swing door with offset pivot hinge and a ½-inch inline panel 76 inches in height. The system comes in three fin-ishes—chrome, brushed nickel and oil-rubbed bronze. It is available in clear and AquaGlideXP clear glass options. ❙❙➤ www.suntuitive.com glass boards Flipping Out ❙❙➤ www.rodashowerdoors.com hardware Gaining Senses C.R. Laurence’s electric strike with bolt position sensor can notify security and facility managers electronically if the doors on the premises are not prop-erly closed and locked. The “Flip” is a two-sided glass board by Clarus Glassboards. It has a write-able, dry-erase surface on one side and art, prints, patterns and/or colors on the other. According to the company, the prod-uct can be customized to match any established interior design. ❙❙➤ www.innovativeglasscorp.com A Dynamic Alternative ❙❙➤ www.clarusglassboards.com resources Take a Look Petersen’s updated online cata-log showcases five new PAC-CLAD products, enhanced features for existing products and 30 new pho-tographs of architecture designed using PAC-CLAD roof and wall products. The catalog features two new sections that highlight Petersen’s perforated metal capabilities, plus its collection of coping and fascia systems. ❙❙➤ www.pac-clad.com The product has been cycle-tested for reliability and utilizes UL-listed compo-nents. It is suitable for ½-inch to ¾-inch tempered glass doors and features a fail-secure latch with fail-safe as an option. The electric strike with bolt position sensor is compatible with most building security and fire safety systems, according to the company. It permits the use of card readers, RFID badges and re-mote door monitoring and control. ❙❙➤ www.crlaurence.com 58 USG lass, Metal & Glazing | June 2016 www.usglassmag.com

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dynamic glass
Smart Part(ition)

Innovative Glass Corp.'s privacy glass can be outfitted in an accordion wall system by Skyfold. According to Innovative, the combination of its glass and these partitions adds a new level of versatility to multipurpose areas, as the retractable partitions can enable spaces to be used in different configurations.

This system allows for any room to be divided by vertical-folding partitions. As a fully automatic moveable wall, Skyfold can be stored in the ceiling cavity to maximize floor space.

❙❙➤ www.innovativeglasscorp.com

resources

Take a Look

Petersen's updated online catalog showcases five new PAC-CLAD products, enhanced features for existing products and 30 new photographs of architecture designed using PAC-CLAD roof and wall products.

The catalog features two new sections that highlight Petersen's perforated metal capabilities, plus its collection of coping and fascia systems.

❙❙➤ www.pac-clad.com

A Dynamic Alternative

Pleotint's self-tinting Suntuitive Glass has received a bird-friendly label from the American Bird Conservancy (ABC). According to ABC, Suntuitive has a low material threat factor, enabling it to meet requirements for LEED Pilot Credit 55: bird collision deterrence, which recognizes creatively designed buildings that deter bird collisions.

Approximately one-third of bird species are in significant decline and are on the verge of becoming endangered, and according to ABC, windows are the third leading cause of population decline, trailing only loss of habitat and competition with invasive species.

❙❙➤ www.suntuitive.com

glass boards

Flipping Out

The "Flip" is a two-sided glass board by Clarus Glassboards. It has a writeable, dry-erase surface on one side and art, prints, patterns and/or colors on the other.

According to the company, the product can be customized to match any established interior design.

❙❙➤ www.clarusglassboards.com

shower doors

A Shower of Lites

The Roda Cantour door and panel features five different- sized glass panels and two sizes of glass door panels, as well as a 3⁄8-inch swing door with offset pivot hinge and a 1/2-inch inline panel 76 inches in height.

The system comes in three finishes– chrome, brushed nickel and oilrubbed bronze. It is available in clear and AquaGlideXP clear glass options.

❙❙➤ www.rodashowerdoors.com

hardware

Gaining Senses

C.R. Laurence's electric strike with bolt position sensor can notify security and facility managers electronically if the doors on the premises are not properly closed and locked.

The product has been cycle-tested for reliability and utilizes UL-listed components. It is suitable for .-inch to .-inch tempered glass doors and features a fail-secure latch with fail-safe as an option. The electric strike with bolt position sensor is compatible with most building security and fire safety systems, according to the company. It permits the use of card readers, RFID badges and remote door monitoring and control.

❙❙➤ www.crlaurence.com

coolants

Stay Cool

Acecool 5679 is a glass grinding and drilling coolant by Chemetall. According to the company, it increases processing speeds while reducing the amount of dressings necessary. The product keeps the glass slug soft to minimize machine cleaning requirements and maintenance. It also has buffering agents which help to maintain a desired pH range and do not contain bacteria or fungicides.

The product is available in a bright yellow color, making it easy for operators to inspect the coolant in the system visually.

❙❙➤ www.chemetall.com

windows

Crystal Clear

Crystal Window & Door Systems' Series 8500/8600 aluminum projected window line is available in a variety of styles with frame depths and insulating glass thickness options. The company says it is ideal for various replacement and new construction applications. The series is available in four styles: out-swing casement (8500), fixed (8510), project-out awning (8520) and project-in hopper (8530).

Standard with 2-inch depth frames and sashes, the line earned AAMA architectural ratings from AW-PG80 to AW-PG100. The continuous single master frame allows the combination of up to three windows of the same or varying styles in one grouping.

The new Crystal windows feature 1-inch insulating glass with the PPG Intercept Ultra spacer system as standard.

❙❙➤ www.crystalwindows.com

resources

Inside the Factory

Acrilex Inc.'s online factory store features the company's specialty Acriglas colored glazing materials. According to the company, it was opened to fulfill inspirations of designers, makers and manufacturers needing only a few square feet of ready-to-ship sheets.

In addition to solid colors, the store offers frosted, glitter, glow-in-the-dark, impressions, marble, metallic, minerals, mica and pearlescent products.

❙❙➤ www.acrilex.com

Tough Tested

Winco's 1450 aluminum fixed window has passed tests in the AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440-08 test standard and qualifies for hurricane- prone areas when an impact-protective system is used during product installation.

The overall size of the window is 60 by 99 inches. It can accommodate glazing thicknesses up to 1. inches, as well as triple-and dual-glazing with optional integral blinds and optional blast glazing.

The window has an Azon Azo- Braided thermally broken frame and sash, as well as fully mitered overlap sash configuration with fully sealed corners and dual weatherstripping.

❙❙➤ www.wincowindow.com

coatings

Super Nova

Valspar's Nova color family is part of the company's Fluropon Effects line of 70 percent polyvinylidene fluoride architectural coatings. It can be matched to nearly any color–including neutrals, bright colors, pastels, whites and black–with a gold or silver sparkle finish.

Available for coil and extrusion applications, Nova coatings deliver the same performance as Valspar's resin-based coatings, according to the company. These finishes meet AAMA 620, 621 and 2605-13 and can withstand weathering while resisting dirt, stains, chalking and fading.

❙❙➤ www.valspar.com

resources

Feeding the App-etite

A new app from Rolltech, a Glass Alliance company, called WinUw calculates the U-value and performance of an insulating glass unit (IGU). It is available for free from Apple's app store and Google Play for Android devices.

The software calculates the thermal transmittance of an IGU. Parameters that can be combined and entered in the calculator include: four different types of windows based on the material used; six types of warm-edge spacers; two standard spacers; and doubleor triple-glazing in various thicknesses. For each combination, the internal glass edge temperature is also provided.

The application is available in six languages.

❙❙➤ www.rolltech.dk

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