Kawneer Introduces MetroView™ FG 501T Window Wall, Providing the Sophisticated Appearance of a Curtain Wall for Mid-Rise Commercial and Multi-Family Housing Projects

New Window Wall Delivers Refined Design Features in a Cost-Efficient Thermal System – Kawneer Company, Inc., an Alcoa business and the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum products and systems for commercial construction, introduces MetroView™ Window Wall.

FG 501T Window Wall, the first in the MetroView™ Window Wall series, offers a slab-to-slab aluminum frame design with an integrated edge to replicate the sophisticated appearance of a true curtain wall.Sleek, efficient and versatile, MetroView™ FG 501T Window Wall is ideal for mid-rise commercial and multi-family housing projects.


Urban Elegance with an Economical View

The FG 501T Window Wall offers a beautiful frame for life. The 2-1/4-inch sightline and standard 5-inch depth of FG 501T Window Wall make it easy to achieve stylish urban aesthetics. To accentuate skyline views, balcony doors seamlessly integrate into the system. FG 501T Window Wall features shallow horizontal cross members with the glass set to the front of the system to maximize the interior space.


With FG 501T Window Wall, the framing process is as streamlined as its appearance. Screw spline fabrication and joinery means easy construction and low installation costs, while simple two-piece receptors provide efficient installation. Corner members for either 90° or 135° applications increase design flexibility. And with optional expansion vertical mullions, it is simple for architects and designers to achieve a truly customized appearance without the costs associated with custom projects. Standard inside glazing or optional exterior glazing allows for job-site flexibility.


Modern Performance

With air and water performance equal to many curtain walls and a range of aesthetic options including slab edge covers for a seamless transition between floors, FG 501T Window Wall provides a versatile option for any type of application. Thermal performance is enhanced with the IsoLock™ thermal break and the sturdy aluminum construction not only provides structural integrity, it also ensures that the system will never rot, warp or buckle from moisture or weather exposure. Additionally, FG 501T Window Wall is fully tested to industry standards including hurricane resistance large missile impact requirements of ASTM E1886 and ASTM E1996. 


For more information about the MetroView™ Window Wall, or to see Kawneer’s complete portfolio of high performing products, visit www.kawneer.com.

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Date: 5 February 2015
Source: www.kawneer.com

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