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AA®542 Aluminium Thermally Broken Pivot Window
Description

The AA®542 Pivot Window is part of the Kawneer AA®540 Series Window range, designed to offer optimum weather and thermal performance. It corresponds to the BRE Global Green Guide online generic specification for windows and achieves a summary rating of A+ for non-domestic schemes (element number 1231500011). It uses a multi-chamber thermal break core, ensuring thermal efficiency and full compliance with Building Regulations (E&W) Approved Document L and Scottish Building Standards Part 6. The product is available for both horizontal and vertical pivot applications, which makes it an ideal choice where natural ventilation is a key project requirement.

Features/ benefits:

  • BRE Green Guide ‘A+’-rated frame for projects that require sustainable and environmental advantages.
  • Horizontal and vertical pivot options available, resulting in continuous air flow to aid compliance with Document F.
  • Trickle ventilation option available to help meet the requirements of Document F.
  • Multi-point locking for added security and added safety in operation.
  • An integral automatic restrictor with 10° and 15° and reverse stop at 170° is available. An integral adjustable friction mechanism is active from 0–170°.
  • A two-operation safety face-mounted restrictor provides additional safety in operation and compliance with HTM 55, 'Building Schools for the future', BB 101 and BS 8213 of 100 mm opening.
  • The pivot housing is exclusively designed for Kawneer in order to suite the extrusion profile, thus enhancing aesthetic and performance characteristics.
  • Accommodates glazing up to 39 mm.
  • Drained and ventilated weathering.

Suites with AA®541 Casement, AA®543 Tilturn, AA®545 Swing Door, AA®100/ AA®110 Curtain Walling, 451PT Framing and Door Systems.

General information
Size

Insert requirements.

Finish

Permacover polyester powder-coated

Permanodic anodized

Uniclass 2015
Pr_30_59_98_02 Aluminium window unitsPrimary
CAWS

L10/25 Aluminium windows

L10/330 Aluminium windows

Specification data - Aluminium window units
Product Reference

AA®542 Aluminium Thermally Broken Pivot Window

Configuration

Horizontal pivot

Vertical pivot (central)

Vertical pivot (offset)

Size

Insert requirements.

Thickness

39 mm maximum infill.

Security

Not required

Secured by Design accreditation

Standard security

Trickle vent

Not required

Required

Restrictor

Not required

Required

Finish

Permacover polyester powder-coated

Permanodic anodized

Colour

Insert requirements.

Product Options

Configuration:

- Horizontal pivot:

  • Maximum weight: 150 kg.
  • Minimum dimensions – cockspur/ storm catch (w x h): 500 x 600 mm.
  • Minimum dimensions – multi-point locking (w x h): 500 x 800 mm.
  • Maximum dimensions – cockspur/ storm catch (w x h): 1600 x 1600 mm.
  • Maximum dimensions – multi-point locking, glass-dependent (w x h): 1800 x 1800 mm.
  • Vents with a height or width dimension greater than 1600 mm must be fitted with multi-point locking.

- Vertical pivot - central:

  • Maximum weight 110 kg.
  • Minimum dimensions – cockspur/ storm catch (w x h): 600 x 500 mm.
  • Minimum dimensions – multi-point locking (w x h): 800 x 500 mm.
  • Maximum dimensions – cockspur/ storm catch (w x h): 1600 x 1600 mm.
  • Maximum dimensions – multi-point locking (w x h): 1800 x 1800 mm.
  • Vents with a height or width dimension greater than 1600 mm must be fitted with multi-point locking.

- Vertical pivot - offset:

  • Maximum weight 110 kg.
  • Minimum dimensions pivot centre – cockspur/ storm catch (w x h): 300 (open in portion) x 500 mm.
  • Minimum dimensions pivot centre – multi-point locking (w x h): 400 (open in portion) x 500 mm.
  • Maximum dimensions pivot centre (w x h): 900 (open out portion) x 1800 mm. Vents with a height or width dimension greater than 1600 mm must be fitted with multi-point locking.
  • Maximum size pivot centre 900 wide applies to heavy duty profiles 3000 646 and 3000 647.

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