Edgetech I.G. Joins Sweets Network®

Date: 26 May 2011
Source: Edgetech I.G. Inc.
Super Spacer® information now available at products.construction.comEdgetech I.

G., the leading warm edge spacer supplier for residential and commercial insulating glass, has joined the McGraw-Hill Sweets Network® located online at products.construction.com. The Sweets Network is a resource for the construction industry to gain convenient access to product information, computer-aided designs (CAD), catalogs, specifications and building information modeling (BIM). Edgetech’s Super Spacer® products can be easily located by using the site’s “search” function.

“When designing for sustainability and energy efficiency, it is important to consider the entire window system and its components, especially the spacer system,” said Joe Erb, commercial product manager for Edgetech I.G. “By joining the Sweets Network, we are ensuring users have convenient access to everything they need to specify Super Spacer – and to gain its many advantages.”

One of the products Edgetech features on the Sweets Network is its Super Spacer® TriSeal™ structural-foam spacer system for architectural and captured glazed insulating glass. Super Spacer TriSeal is specially engineered with a triple-seal design that includes desiccated silicone foam, acrylic adhesive and a multi-layer vapor barrier for superior condensation resistance. The flexible foam construction also allows for the natural expansion and contraction of insulating glass caused by temperature changes, barometric pressure changes, wind loads and snow loads.

“Where a rigid metal might cause breaks in the seal from long-term stress, Super Spacer TriSeal is able to bounce back – providing a longer lasting seal and exceptional energy-saving benefits,” Erb said.

Super Spacer TriSeal has contributed to the energy-efficiency and sustainability of window systems in many high-profile projects throughout the world. Visit www.edgetech360.com or the Sweets Network to view Edgetech’s project portfolio or to learn more about the company’s dedicated commercial support team, products, services and AIA-accredited continuing education opportunities.

Edgetech I.G. Inc. Celebrating more than 20 years of success!

Edgetech I.G. Inc. manufactures Super Spacer® – an insulating glass edge seal product line that provides maximum condensation resistance, durability and energy performance. In business since 1989 and with manufacturing facilities in the United States, United Kingdom and Germany, Edgetech’s proven technology is improving the performance and energy efficiency of insulating glass systems worldwide. Visit www.superspacer.com to learn more about the company’s products, services and global initiatives. Edgetech is a division of Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE: NX), an industry-leading manufacturer of engineered components, products and systems serving North America and International window and door OEMs.

For further information visit the Company’s website at www.quanex.com.

In the US, contact Edgetech at 800-233-4383, fax 740-439-0121, URL: www.edgetech360.com; in the UK at + 44 (0) 8700 566844, fax +44 (0) 2476 639727, URL: www.superspacer.co.uk; and in Continental Europe at +49 (0) 2452 96491 0, fax +49 (0) 2452 96491 11, URL: www.superspacer.com.

600450 Edgetech I.G. Joins Sweets Network® glassonweb.com
Date: 26 May 2011
Source: Edgetech I.G. Inc.

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