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Ideal for both domestic and large-scale residential projects and is complemented by the Ali FOLD door range. The stepped face option also means that it is a modern, energy efficient replacement for heritage style steel windows in both commercial and residential buildings.

Description

A slimline aluminium window with a polyamide thermal break giving high thermal efficiency. Available with a many design options, Ali VU’s strong, slim frame has a sightline of just 38 mm (fixed light) or 66 mm (standard vent) and is available in sizes up to 1400 x 1400 mm to give the widest views and maximize daylight. Tested to PAS24, BS 6375-1, BS 6375-2 and BS 6375-3.

Features and benefits:

  • High performance polyamide thermal barrier providing thermal transmittance (U-values) as low as 1.1 W/m²K when calculated as a domestic CEN Standard window.
  • Designed to achieve triple glazed A+ Window Energy Rating; double glazed A Window Energy Rating.
  • Available in a large range of colours and finishes both inside and out.
  • Choice of square or chamfered beads.
  • Radius, flat faced and stepped vent options.
  • Standard, feature (ovolo style) or flush with standard or deep outer frames available.
  • Available with a range of sills, baypoles and corner posts to create a diverse range of bay window designs.
  • Sizes up to a tested maximum of 1400 x 1400 mm, for larger sizes contact manufacturer.
  • Fully compatible with any Senior door and curtain wall systems.
  • Life expectancy of 40 years.

Applications:

Ideal for both domestic and large-scale residential projects and is complemented by the Ali FOLD door range. The stepped face option also means that it is a modern, energy efficient replacement for heritage style steel windows in both commercial and residential buildings.

General information
Size

As drawing

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As schedule

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Uniclass 2015
Pr_30_59_98_02 Aluminium window unitsPrimary
Specification data - Aluminium window units
Product Reference

Ali VU Casement Window

Size

As drawing

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As schedule

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Type

Fixed light

Open out

Configuration

Not applicable

For fixed light.

Side-hung

Top-hung

Finish/ Colour -
Internal

Anodized, polished

Insert colour requirement, available in a limited range, consult manufacturer for information.

Anodized, satin

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Polyester powder coated, 40 microns

Insert colour requirement, available in a limited range, consult manufacturer for information.

Polyester powder coated, 60 microns

For marine environments, insert colour requirement, available in a limited range, consult manufacturer for information.

External

Anodized, polished

Insert colour requirement, available in a limited range, consult manufacturer for information.

Anodized, satin

Insert colour requirement, available in a limited range, consult manufacturer for information.

Polyester powder coated, 40 microns, RAL

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Polyester powder coated, 60 microns, RAL

For marine environments, insert colour requirement, available in a limited range, consult manufacturer for information.

Profile -
Outer

Feature (ovolo style)

Flush, deep

Flush, standard

Multi-frame

Standard

Vent

Flat faced

Radius

36 mm maximum glass thickness. Consult manufacturer for details.

Stepped

36 mm maximum glass thickness. Consult manufacturer for details.

Glazing -
Type

Double glazed

Triple glazed

Glazing method

Externally glazed

Internally glazed

Beading

Chamfered

Square

Accessories

Insert requirements, consult manufacturer for information.

Standard product features

Materials:

  • Framing sections: Extruded aluminium alloy 6060 or 6063 T6 to BS EN 755-9 or BS EN 12020-2.
  • Thermal barriers: Polyamide manufactured in accordance with PA66 GF25.
  • Gaskets: Manufactured in accordance with BS 3734.

Frame sightlines:

  • Fixed light: 38 mm.
  • Open out: 66 mm.

Construction:

Constructed using mitred corners, joined with crimped cleats; alignment chevrons assist in clean, accurate mitres. Integral transoms and mullions are scribed around the outer frames and fixed with either screwports or shearblocks. A proprietary sealant is used on all metal joints. Opening window frames are designed to be inserted directly into the outer frames using friction stays.

Window Energy Rating:

  • Double glazed unit: Capable of achieving A rating.
  • Triple glazed unit: Capable of achieving A+ rating.

Performance (to BS 6375-1):

  • Air permeability: 600 Pa.
  • Water tightness: 600 Pa.
  • Wind resistance: 1600 Pa.

Security:

Tested to PAS24.

Product Options

Maximum size (w x h):

  • Side hung: 950 x 1400 mm.
  • Top hung: 1400 x 1400 mm.

Finish/ Colour:

  • Anodized: To BS 3897 to a minimum of 25 microns (AA25).
  • Polyester powder coated: To BS EN 12206-1.

Glazing thickness:

  • Minimum: 28 mm.
  • Maximum: 48 mm.

U-values:

Varies depending on type and size of window; average U-values available are:

- Residential CEN standard (1230 x 1480 mm):

  • 28 mm double glazed unit: 1.50 W/m²K.
  • 44 mm triple glazed unit: 1.10 W/m²K.

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