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Description

Glazing beads suitable for application to new windows or the refurbishment of windows on interior applications, or externally where weathering and durability are required.

Qwood reflects the natural appearance and feel of wood whilst having the beneficial properties of a composite, including being continually straight and having long-term performance. It is an alternative solution to using straight lengths of timber, with minimal waste. Widely used within the timber and door industry to replace traditional beading.

Supplied with a natural smooth surface finish which can be painted.

Features and benefits:

  • Will not rot or distort.
  • Flame retardant.
  • Minimal growth/ shrinkage when exposed to the elements.
  • Has no knots, shakes or slits.
  • Enhanced finish.
  • Enhances the long-term performance of timber windows.
  • FSC and PEFC Chain of Custody certified.

General information
Specification data
Product Reference

Qwood - Casement Window beads and Profiles for Timber Windows

Type

QW-BB1

12 mm glazing bar.

QW-BB2

8 mm glazing bar.

QW-BB3

4 mm glazing bar.

QW-LB1

12.5 mm glazing bar.

QW-AB1

6 mm astragal bar.

QW-AB2

18 mm astragal bar.

QW-AB3

22 mm astragal bar.

QW-AB4

12 mm astragal bar.

QW-HDB1

Head drip bead.

QW-GB1 + QW-GBC1

Glazing bead and glazing bead clip.

QW-DB1 + QW-DBC1

Drip bead and drip bead clip.

QW-DB2 + QW-DBC1

Drip bead and drip bead clip.

QW-DB3 + QW-DBC1

Drip bead and drip bead clip.

Width

Various available. Consult manufacturer and insert requirement.

Standard product features

Profile:

Wood plastic composite (WPC) bead.

Technical characteristics:

  • Water absorption test (increase in thickness): 0.6% (Pine wood: 1.6%).
  • Water absorption test (increase in mass): 15.3% (Pine wood: 68.3%).
  • Thermal resistance (R-value): 0.491 m²K/W.
  • Thermal conductivity (K-value): 0.099 W/m·K (Pine wood: 0.120 W/m·K).
  • Heat reversion test: No greater than 3%.

Literature
Third party certifications
  • Certified