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Monk Metal Windows W40 Windows Specification

Monk Metal Windows W40 Window Specification

Windows

STEEL WINDOWS AND DOORS:

Manufacturer and reference: Monk Metal Windows Ltd, Monk W40 series of sections (See below for contact details)

OPTION AVALIABLE

Monk Metal Windows can now offer W40 steel windows that comply with ACPO CPI requirements for “Secured by Design” (Concealed multi-point locking handles).

Generally manufactured in accordance with BS 6510, W40 section.

WEATHERTIGHNESS

Weathertightness: To BS 6375: Part 1

For air permeability, water-tightness and wind resistance information please see Table 1, under

Operation and strength characteristics: To BS 6375: Part 2

Construction: All frames have welded corners and are flat and square within normal
manufacturing dimensional tolerances of +/- 2 mm. Intermediate bars are welded into position.

Weatherstripping: Double neoprene sponge weather strip complying with BS 4255: Part 1 secured to the frame with high strength adhesive.

Galvanising: All components including steel attachments, coupling members and ancillaries: hot-dipped after manufacture to BS EN ISO 1461:1999

Finish as delivered: Rust proofed by the hot dip galvanising process to BS EN ISO 1461: 1999 only or then followed by a matt stove polyester coating to BS6497 in a colour selected from our standard colour chart. Minimum paint thickness on significant surfaces 60 micrometres.

FITTINGS

Hinged casements shall have rust proofed steel or brass hinges, face mounted and welded, screwed or riveted to the frame.

A variety of handles, catches, stays and openers, with locking options, are available in chromed or toned brass.

Double fasteners will be fitted on ventilators over 1200mm long or 1500mm high.

Accessories: Trickle ventilators, hinges & Gearing all generally painted in a colour selected from our standard colour chart.

STEEL WINDOWS AND DOORS:

Generally as above:

Manufacturing undertaken on Monk Metal Windows, Birminghaml factory by directly employed personnel.

Monk operates a Quality Management System which complies BS EN ISO 9001:2000 for the manufacture and supply of steel windows & doors systems (Certificate No.20449).

PERFORMANCE

Weathertightness has tested to B3 6375. Test pressure classes are related to design wind pressures ranging from relatively sheltered exposure, up to 1200 pascals, to severe exposure, reaching 2400 pascals (Refer to air permeability, water-tightness and wind resistance Table below)

COMPONENT

AIR PERMEABILITY

WATER TIGHTNESS

WIND RESISTANCE

(Pascal)

(Pascal)

(Pascal)

REA W20

Fixed Light

300

300

2400

Top Hung

300

300

2400

Side Hung Open Out

300

300

2400

Side Hung Open In

300

100

2400

Bottom Hung

200

100

2400

Horizontal Pivot

200

100

2400

Vertical Pivot

100

50

2400

DIEMENSIONS

Windows & doors are purpose made in any size generally within the limits shown in the table below: sizes outside these limits can be made after consultation.

COMPONENT

Width:

Height:

Perimeter:

Minimum

Maximum

Minimum

Maximum

Maximum

(mm)

(mm)

(mm)

(mm)

(mm)

WINDOWS

Fixed Light

300

3000

300

3000

9200

Top Hung

300

1800

300

1800

6400

Side Hung

300

900

300

2400

6400

Bottom Hung

200

1800

200

1500

6400

Horizontal Pivot

400

1800

400

1800

6400

Vertical Pivot

400

1500

400

2400

6500

DOORS

Single

600

900

2000

2500

6600

Double

1200

1800

2000

2500

8400

FIXINGS

Windows shall be supplied with rust proofed screws, plugs, and/or lugs to suit specified openings.
Composite assemblies will be delivered in separate units to be coupled together on site. When contracted to install, the manufacturer shall apply appropriate external perimeter sealants.

GLAZING

Windows shall be designed for drained and ventilated glazing on site, from inside or outside, of insulating glass units up to 16mm thick, using factory finished beads and polymer rubber gaskets, in accordance with BS 8000-7.

CONTACT DETAILS

Monk Metal Windows Ltd

Hansons Bridge Road,

Erdington,

Birmingham,

England,

B24 0QP

Tel: 0044 (0)121 351 4411

Fax: 0044 (0)121 351 3673