Schüco Façade System FWS 60 CV

New toplights and bottom lights for the Schüco FWS 60 CV façade system ensure further design freedom.
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Enhanced functions and design options.

Schüco FWS 60 CV is a façade system with a concealed integrated turn/tilt aluminium window which combines slimline face widths with optimum thermal insulation and high functionality.

The mullion/transom construction with a 60 mm face width is available in two basic depths and with an individual attachment to building structure, for ribbon windows in standard and floor-to-ceiling designs through to punched openings including safety barriers in accordance with DIN 18008 (TRAV – German regulations for the use of safety barrier glazing).

A key design feature is the seamless integration of vent and load-bearing structure. Fixed lights and opening units are indistinguishable from the outside. At BAU, Schüco is presenting a prototype with further functions and design options which are particularly relevant for architects and investors.

 With the Schüco FWS 60 CV façade system, floor-to-ceiling, profile-integrated side-hung vents with unit heights up to 3.2 m will be possible in future.
With the Schüco FWS 60 CV façade system, floor-to-ceiling, profile-integrated side-hung vents with unit heights up to 3.2 m will be possible in future.

 

Schüco FWS 60 CV system enhancement

With Schüco FWS 60 CV, floor-to-ceiling, profile-integrated side-hung vents with unit heights up to 3.2 m will be possible in future. A rolled composite profile ensures the necessary structural properties here. Furthermore, profile-integrated toplights and bottom lights will be added to the system range.

 

Mechatronics is coming

The profile-integrated Schüco TipTronic mechatronic fitting can soon be used in turn/tilt and bottom hung vent units as well as in the new toplights and bottom lights. In addition to a high level of comfort, the mechatronic vents also offer economic benefits, as they can be used for automatic ventilation control.

In this way, for example, the cooling load on a building can be reduced during summertime by means of night-time cooling. In order to reduce the energy consumption required for air conditioning during the day, Schüco has developed visually unobtrusive sun shading bolts which enable a flexible connection to sun shading systems and can be used for fixed lights, opening units, toplights and bottom lights.

 With the Schüco FWS 60 CV façade system, floor-to-ceiling, profile-integrated side-hung vents with unit heights up to 3.2 m will be possible in future.
With the Schüco FWS 60 CV façade system, floor-to-ceiling, profile-integrated side-hung vents with unit heights up to 3.2 m will be possible in future.

 

Thermal transmittance of the façade

When installed, Schüco FWS 60 CV enables thermal insulation to passive house standard with Ucw values as low as 0.84 W/(m2K) (Uf value as low as 1.5 W/(m2K) including screw factor).

The glass fibre-reinforced, compression-resistant isolator is the key component for achieving an optimum Uf value while also offering a high level of stability and durability for the construction. The isolator system is also an important element for the seamless integration of vent and load-bearing structure.

For more information, visit www.schueco.com/fws

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