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        Sliding Window  
             
        K=1.80 W(M2.K) Thermal  
        Rw = 30dB Sound Insulation Rating  
        qo = 0.76M3/h.m Air Infiltration  
        ΔP=300Pa Water Penetration  
        Positive= 2.7kPa Ultimate Strength  
        Negative= 2.7kPa Wind Presure  
     
     
 
 
 

There are unlimited possibilities for maximising the views from your home with space saving sliding windows - economical to produce, install and maintain are reasons for the strong demand favouring Sliding Double Glazed Upvc windows. Many of our clients feel comfortable with sliding windows because of their ease of operation and simply because that is what they are accustomed to. This is not surprising, since sliding windows and doors are often described as one of the most fashionable developments on the Modern Architectural Design of the 20th century.

 
           
         
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Star Rating for double glazed sliding windows

       
  32mm Double Glazed sealed units.
  Aluminium reinforcement.
  Corrosion resistance hardware.
  Joints are all fully welded.
  Key operated push button handles.
  Opens from inside for easy cleaning.
  Sash weight up to 110kg.
  Multi point locking systems (Up to 7 locking points).
  High Impact white PVCu multi-chambered frames.
  Double weather seals to eliminate draughts completely.
  Improved protection against corrosion in coastal areas.
     
       
       
     
 

The unique contemporary design of our sliding windows ensures an ample glassed area while maximising structural integrity and utilising sophisticated engineering techniques for smooth operation and improved security. Our range of Sliding Double Glazed Upvc windows also offers flexibility to designers, architects and builders to choose from many different applications from residential or commercial, acoustic, high traffic, multi-storey and many others, that can create either an elegant slimline effect for effortless blending of style or a robust dynamism of distinction. The greatest progress of evolution from aluminium to upvc for Sliding Double Glazed windows is not just limited to vast gains in energy efficiency and acoustic insulation, but superior control of roller operation, drainage, security and ease of maintenance. Treat yourself or your clients to a premier quality, stylish performance window that will become a value added investment, which will pay for itself after many years of energy efficient & low maintenance use.

Of course, just like with all our other Double Glazed Window and Door types, it is possible to further customise and highlight its uniqueness by adding colonial bars or grilles, insect screens, selecting window hardware and with colours and glazing. Please feel free to contact our consultants, visit our showroom (physical or online) to trigger new ideas in your imagination for inspirational architectural solutions, which are refreshing and edgy.

Although their tested performance in parameters of noise insulation and energy efficiency is somewhat lower than the Casement, Awning or Tilt & Turn Double Glazed Window styles, this is a consistent result when compared to windows made from other frame materials. In fact, regardless of the frame material, (glazing and hardware being the same), sliding windows are not expected to perform as well as other window types such as Casement, Awning & Tilt & Turn. Nevertheless, our Upvc Sliding Double Glazed windows are much more energy efficient and acoustically superior to any ordinary sliding aluminium window, even though they are only marginally more expensive.

 
     
     
         
 

IGU for double glazed sliding windows

 
         
 

Double Glazed Units or IGU are the intelligent choice for consumers who appreciate performance and quality, and are supplied based on thermal or acoustic requirements.
We use 32mm insulated sealed units made locally and fulfilling all the requirements of Australian Standards for glass and glazing. Glazing options include Float, Laminated, Toughened, Low-e, Tinted and Obscure glass.
The air space between the glass layers may be filled with air or an inert gas, such as argon or krypton which improves thermal and acoustic performance and reduces greenhouse gas emissions by saving energy!

 
         
 

There are many benefits to utilizing double glazing in your home, and apart from substantial improvement in thermal and acoustic comfort our customers report a reduction in energy costs, elimination of condensation, a considerable decline in fading of furniture and artwork and improvement in visual attractiveness and increase in the resale value of your home. In addition, for clients with older homes that retained original features, the existing glass may not meet the current Australian standards and may even be deemed unsafe. This is especially true of doors & bathroom windows, where safety glass and obscure glass, respectively, is not only desirable but mandatory! Take this opportunity to upgrade the windows and doors in your home and enjoy the benefits now and in the future!    [ IGU for double glazed sliding windows. . . . ]

 
         
         
     
 

Hardware for double glazed sliding windows

 
     
                     
 

Central locking system

         

Hardware components are integrated via a central locking system. The mechanism comprises bichromate finished steel multi-point espagnolette locking. The number of locking points is dependent on the door size (Up to 5 points).

 
                 
                 
           

Handle 7 x 32mm

 
           

Engages at 2 x 90o intervals, are ideal for use with sliding opening door systems. Cylinder comes with the key.

 
               
                 
                 
           

Rubber Stoper

 
           

Prevent shashes from slaming the against the frame.

 
               
                 
       

Striker Plate

 
       

Adjustble Striker Plate

 
               
                 
   

Wind Block

     
   

Prevent from wind penetration, extra security

 
               
                 
 

Rollers

         
 

Double Glazed Windows and Doors sliding doors are fitted with adjustable, long-lasting rollers that glide smoothly on specialised tracks. We believe that quality hardware makes all the difference for smooth operation for years to come.

 
                 
                     
                     
       
 

Operational Guarantee for double glazed sliding windows

 
 

Operational tests are carried out on the handles on the sliding windows itself. This means that, not just the function, but also the durability of the attachment between hardware and window is tested thoroughly. They are given the equivalent of 50 operational cycles a day over a period of 10 years.

Neither the sliding windows handle itself, or any part of it, must become loose during the course of the test. This ensures the components Double Glazed Windows and Doors use perform consistenly well, so that our customers enjoy a trouble free use of their windows!

 
       
       
       
       
 

Material double glazed sliding windows

 
 

Upvc Profile

 
  The profile we use for Double Glazed Windows and Doors is premium worldwide brand REHAU, founded in Germany, which specilises in polymer-based innovations and systems in medical applications, construction, automotive and industry. As a leading supplier of polymer-based solutions to construction, REHAU addresses sustainable design priorities by engineering products that enhance comfort and convenience, reduce energy costs, create healthy and safe environments, and conserve finite resources. REHAU's products and systems for double glazed windows and doors, heating and plumbing, fire protection and pipe markets complement each other in integrated high-performance solutions. Stylish and attractive, elegant and practical - every carefully thought-through facet of our range has been designed with appearance in mind.    [ more . . . . ]  
       
 

Aluminium Reinforcement

 
  Double glazed windows and doors reinforced with aluminum sections and sealed within the profile central cavity. Multi-chambered profile design to allow larger reinforcement for high wind load application in high rize buildings. A fully welded windows and doors system is used for increased strengh and water tightness.    [ more . . . . ]  
       
       
       
       
 

Dimensions of double glazed sliding windows

 
 

Maximum size in double glazed sliding windows

 
  For a maximum width of 1600mm the maximum height is restricted to 800mm, but a max height of 1600mm could be reached when the width is 900mm. The size guide is subject to instructions given by fitting suppliers, maximum sizes are based on a wind pressure of 600Pa and a sash capacity weight of 40kg. The ratio between the height and width of sliding sashes should not exceed 2.5:1 to guarantee efficient and smooth function. For single glazed units, the maximum deflection is 1/180.    [ more . . . . ]  
       
             
 

Benefits of double glazed sliding windows

 
     
 

Thermal Insulation in double glazed sliding windows

Corrosion resistance in double glazed sliding windows

  Protect yourself from the extremes of heat and cold with advanced thermal insulation resulting in exceptional energy and money savings.    [ more . . . . ]   Our Double Glazed windows and Doors are extremely resilient and will never rot, corrode, discolour or warp even in coastal or industrial areas.    [ more . . . . ]  
             
 

Sound Insulation in double glazed sliding windows

UV resistance in double glazed sliding windows

  Transform your lifestyle and take advantage of renowned german engineering with noise reduction benefits of 33-45 decibels.    [ more . . . . ]   Double glazed window and doors have full UV protection whereas standard aluminum and wooden windows are at risk of severe damage by the sun.   [ more . . . . ]  
             
 

Weather seal in double glazed sliding windows

Fire Resistant in double glazed sliding windows

  Prevent rainwater penetration and draught infiltration even in the most severe climatic conditions.    [ more . . . . ]   Independent lab testing determined our double glazed windows and doors to decrease flammablity through selfextinguishing and noncombustible qualities.    [ more . . . . ]  
             
             
             
     
 

Fixed Window

 

Continuity, refinement and reflection of light will bring out the many benefits by the use of our Double Glazed Fixed Panels. They are cost efficient and offer the ultimum level of high performance in acoustic and noise insulation, since they are non-openable. Our approach deals with important aspects of architecture - the cultural and the natural environment. Combine together with other window and door types to allow the play of light and shadow in your home, or for breathtaking surrounding view, and improve the energy efficiency, sound insulation and comfort qualities in your home. Fixed panels have universal appeal and can be used in any style of home! They are environmentally friendly since they are recyclable and contribute to reduction in carbon emissions.   Read more on double glazed fixed window

 
     
 

Casement Window

 

Casement windows are an excellent choice for consumers concerned with acoustic, thermal and safety performance. The difference is obvious at a glance - the frame and sash look sturdy and substantial when compared to ordinary aluminium and wooden windows. You can have a beautifull home, but if you install inexpensive windows, the strucure of the home can feel cheaply built.   Continued on the double glazed casement window page

 
     
 

Tilt & Turn Window

 

Every day we face tough new challenges and innovate according to our clients' needs and desires, leaving a lasting impression on everyone with our Double Glazed Windows. The most versatile and flexible window that retains its popularity through the changing trends in architecture and interior design is the Double Glazed Tilt & Turn window, which adapts to the users intention to ventilate, clean or insulate through unique hardware and security features. As well as the possibility of opening inwards or outwards, by turning the handle, clients will have the option to tilt the window inside slightly and ventilate or clean the window easily. And of course, for extraordinary performance in acoustic and thermal insulation for full control of the environment inside your home, you will be close it shut and lock it indefinitely for extra security.   Extra information about double glazed tilt & turn window can be found here

 
     
 

Awning Window

 

Double Glazed Awning Windows allow the window sash to swing outward rather than inward or up and down, so they can be located in may places around the home and easily arranged next to other window types. The awning window is the ideal window type for homes in the temperate climate zone, or homes that are positioned to take advantage of natural ventilation or breeze. Double Glazed Awning windows are made with compression and weather seal and provide higher air-tightness, energy-efficiency and acoustic insulation than other window types such as sliding and double-hung windows. Double Glazed Awning windows have a variety of applications due to their versatility and durability, and are particularly attractive option for contemporary homes because our Awning windows are manufactured locally to an indisputably imposing standard, impressing even the most discerning clientele.   Get all the facts on double glazed awning window

 
     
 

Side Hinged Window

 

A meticulously controlled work process allows increased speed and economies of scale advantage in production and assembly. The design elements in the classic Side Hinged Double Glazed windows are sometimes subdued, but fundamentally enriching - aesthetically and through improved comfort. The classic design allows to emerge important elements such as a strong sense of mass, structural legibility and strength with clear proportional relationships between solid and void. Side Hinged windows are similar to Casement windows, but open out and provide the highest possible acoustic and thermal insulation. Side Hinged windows are uncomplicated and cost-efficient, and when combined with our double glazed units, and offer exceptional improvements in performance when compared against ordinary aluminium or wooden windows. With architect's help, the Side Hinged Double Glazed windows will no doubt encourage inhabitants or users to gain architectural delight from their serendipitous journeys throughout the home.   More info on double glazed side hinged window

 
     
 

Stacker Window

 

Self sufficient and allowing for maximum natural ventilation, Double Glazed Stacker Windows slide and fold effortlessly demonstrating the refined taste of an intelligent consumer. Double Glazed Stacker Windows can create a vast amount of space along with an inviting contemporary character, and re-create a glass wall effect because they are not constrained to the same limitations of casement, awning and tilt & turn windows where the openings are restricted. The Double Glazed Stacker Window has two or more (upto six) panels, with one panel sliding past another, and all of the panels resting or being 'stacked' on one or two sides. They are a great alternative to Bifold Double Glazed Windows, when the client prefers the sliding style over the Bifold, or when space is at a premium, since with Stacker or Sliding Double Glazed Windows you need not worry about furniture placement or possible exterior obstacles. These windows feature ease of operation and maintenance, and a universally appealing design that will complement any modern home.   Read more on double glazed stacker window

 
     
 

Bifold Window

 

Combining the mastery of old world craftsmanship and progressive German engineering technologies, we create the most sophisticated upvc windows for the intelligent consumer who has the capacity to discern between a cheap imitation which creates disappointment, and our exceptional double glazed windows which will please and delight for years to come. Specified by architects as attributes of buildings, bifold windows bring out qualities of creativity, intelligence and magnificence that are easy to recognize but difficult to quantify or replicate by an inferior product. By making choices one transfers to the material assemblage of a building those attributes which really belong to one's personality. It is inevitable that qualities that feature in the buildings' owners' characters are read into architecture. What do your windows say about you?   To obtain additional information on double glazed bifold window

 
     
 

Bay Window

 

Nothing can maximise cross ventilation without crating a draft like Bay Windows. They are more than just a period feature - when strategically placed they can replace air conditioning and provide a lovely feature for your home. They also make the room feel more spacious and appear larger, so they have been known to increase the value of a property. Typically, the bay windows are very large, even covering almost the entire distance from floor to ceiling. The effect of prolific natural light and stunning outdoor views from any angle in the room can be filtered or softened with window treatments.   For supplementary material on double glazed bay window click here

 
     
 

Shape Window

 

All of your senses work to appreciate a building and its components and this involves time and space: thermal and acoustic and tactile sensations, as well as memories and associations. Uniquely designed windows can even bring about a whole repertoire of past experiences and future hopes, based on your emotions and tastes. Through compellingly perceptive rethinking of the configurations of members, joints and welding processes, we are able to manufacture almost any shape and size, only limited by your imagination! Ultimately, shape windows are a symbol of your creativity and individuality.   More info on double glazed shape window

 
     
 

Casement Door

 

The Casement Double Glazed Door is essentially a single panel double glazed hinged door that has one panel swinging in or out. This style is our best performing Double Glazed Door against wind, rain, fire, and even snow, the casement style is energy efficient and practical, which will have an instant impact on your home. This product is suitable for both internal and external uses and is also available for specialised commercial and architectural applications.   Additional information on double glazed casement door can be found at this location

 
     
 

French Door

 

Make a grand entrance to your outdoor living area and impress your family and friends with our traditional and carefully crafted Double Glazed French Doors that add charm and elegance to any home! Double Glazed French Doors open and close like conventional doors, and with an outswing design can save interior space, where it is limited. Combine with a wheelchair accessible threshold, a sidelight/ fixed panel or colonial bars that add the classic look of divided light, and Double Glazed French Doors will become a stunning feature of your home!   Extra information about double glazed french door can be found here

 
     
 

Sliding Door

 

for a natural and continuous entry into the outdoor entertaining area, which defines any modern home, choose Window Factory Double Glazed Sliding Doors. Functional, intelligent and convenient are the defining characteristics of our Double Glazed Sliding Doors. All our doors are quipped with high quality hardware for effortless opening and closing enhance all these aspects. We combine efficient technology for Double Glazed Sliding Doors with sophisticated design creating that indispensable convenience for your home. Popular with contemporary homes, our Sliding system offers additional benefit of saving space and when used with mirrored glass, can even serve as a room divider for guest privacy.   Extra information about double glazed sliding door can be found here

 
     
 

Stacker Door

 

The Double Glazed Stacker Door has two or more (upto 6) panels, with one panel sliding past another, and all of the panels resting or being 'stacked' on one or two sides. They are a great alternative to Bifold Double Glazed Doors, when the client prefers the sliding style over the Bifold, or when space is at a premium, since with Stacker or Sliding Double Glazed Doors you need not worry about furniture placement or possible exterior obstacles. These doors feature ease of operation and maintenance, a universally appealing design that will complement any modern home.   To obtain additional information on double glazed stacker door

 
     
 

Tilt & Turn Door

 

When design and utility are a priority, our cutting edge technology is sure to impress! For exceptional thermal and acoustic performance coupled with trouble free maintenance and ingenious design, this Door will exceed your expectations. The inward swinging Tilt and Turn Double Glazed Door, operates in the same way as the Tilt and Turn Double Glezed Window, and is built with the same care and precision that any window and door deserves. Special high quality hardware allow a single handle to operate all three functions: multiple security locking points for safety when locked, special hinges allowing the window to tilt inside for gentle air flow, and of course, the fully opening 'turn' function for maximum air flow and ventilation.   Great suggestions and more on double glazed tilt & turn door can be found here

 
     
 

Tilt & Slide Door

 

Our Double Glazed Doors are more than just apertures for light and ventilation - they can be a major spectacle offering a connection to heaven and earth. With the right advice about placement and size, our Double Glazed Tilt and Slide Doors can improve comfort, utilize daylight and natural ventilation for improvement in overall health and well being. Window Factory Tilt and Slide Doors are the most innovative and attractive deck/ garden or balcony doors available. Not only do they boast the tilt option of other popular styles, but the Tilt and Slide Doors were also designed to maintain our reputation for high performance.   For more information double glazed tilt & slide door

 
     
 

Composite Door

 

The Composite Door is gaining in popularity with great speed for clients wanting noise insulation, strength, durability and security. All our Composite Doors contain a solid interior, which is made with reinforced materials, allowing our clients to gain increased security over even a solid wooden door, and will no doubt keep the insurance provider pleased. Composite doors are extremely strong, so they don't buckle, dent or warp, because they are designed to look better and provide more security for a longer period, than wooden or glass alternatives, yet they are very price competitive. The surface contains a glass reinforced polymer material and will not fade or lose colour. Additional feature includes advanced properties that shield from the weather, to ensure you have value for money in a door that lasts for decades, not just a few years.   To obtain additional information on double glazed composite door

 
     
 

Bifold Door

 

Embrace the beauty and sophistication of our Bifold Double Glazed Door carefully crafted with uncompromising expertise and unsurpassed quality The Double Glazed Doors are the ideal choice for the aspiring or an expert entertainer, offering an awe inspiring effect of an unobstructed opening onto a pool deck, garden, private beach, bushland or conservatory. The superior performance features are maintained in this style, offering acoustic insulation of upto 40 dB, with excellent energy efficiency rating measured by a u-value of 1.8, all while being corrosion resistant and environmentally friendly.   For more information double glazed bifold door

 
     
 

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Manufactured Locally

 

We don't share the vision of our competitors, for our product to be manufactured in China or India, and are committed to all round excellence in quality and service to our clients. We are disappointed that many consumers are tempted by the seemingly bargain price not realizing that the economy in cost is directly related to the quality not only of primary material but also of components. In our experience, advanced manufacturing techniques in precision and speed for improved automation and the use of intelligent, experienced and passionate people can provide long term and sustainable productivity improvements that lead to cost efficiency and price competitiveness. We are price competitive without compromising on quality because we are a lean, efficient and innovative organization that doesn't engage in opportunistic overcharging, and genuinely grateful customers and associates that would otherwise have not been able to afford such comfort and style reward us with a lot of return business!   Greater detail on double glazed manufactured locally can be found here

 
     
 

BASIX Compliance

 

With greater concerns about the environmentally detrimental methods and materials of traditional building practices, the government introduced special measures to minimise the long term impact on the environment. By using our products in your home, you will improve the rating of your home, because double glazing rates higher than single glazing in analysis and pvc rates higher than aluminium in terms of thermal performance. In addtion, consider strategic placement of windows and doors to maximise natural light but limit the exposure to midday summer sun, by utilising shade from nearby trees, other buidings, orientation, area and other factors.   Additional information on double glazed basix compliance can be found at this location

 
     
 

Noise Insulation

 

Noise pollution is often overlooked as a hazard to health, yet numerous studies have linked prolonged exposure to high levels of noise can be detrimental to your hearing, but also can increase stress and blood pressure, cause gastric problems as well as headaches, migraines and anxiety or depression. Get rid of unwanted noise and enjoy many other benefits of Upvc Double Glazed Windows, boasting potential noise reduction of 45dB, they will prove more effective than sleeping pills for an undisrupted well deserved rest! Consult with us about your acoustic insulation needs, and our expert staff will recommend the most efficient glazing and window style to meet your requirements and maximize value for money. There are thousands of glazing combinations which can affect insulation performance significantly, here you can learn about noise, its effects, how to manage it and in order to make a more informed choice of windows and doors for your home.   Get the answers on your questions on double glazed noise insulation on this page

 
     
 

Low Maintenace

 

Upvc is the ideal frame material due to its inherent qualities of resistance to corrosion, fire, water, and sunlight. Apart from the most obvious applications in coastal areas where salt destroys the appearance and function of aluminium windows, while wooden windows must be specially treated with chemicals or paint, upvc frames have also been used in commercial and industrial applications and in areas of high pollution or for high impact winds. In addition, the upvc composition includes ultra-violet components, which reflect the sunlight and resist damage. The profile will not warp because it contains aluminium or steel reinforcement and wont need to be repainted, chemically treated, polished or cleaned. However, cleaning may be required for glass, intermittently, as desired, which will be necessary regardless of the frame material used. Our upvc Double Glazed Windows and Doors are ideal for the get and forget consumer! The low maintenance factor of upvc windows and doors exceeds that of any other frame material, saves your time and energy for the important things in life!   For supplementary material on double glazed low maintenace click here

 
     
 

UV Resistance

 

We only use quality extrusion that has been rigorously tested for UV radiation in harsh environments in desert or mountain conditions. The profile has been specifically formulated for Australian conditions to thwart potential damage from the sun. Un-reinforced uPVC window profiles have a lack of rigidity and a high coefficient of expansion. To avoid preventable damage, we always reinforce all our windows and door frames with aluminium or steel, according to customer requirements.   Greater detail on double glazed uv resistance can be found here

 
       
 

Double Glazed Windows and Doors

 
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