FRAME & ROOF TIMBERS
A versatile hardwood obtained from sustainable plantation
sources in the Ivory Coast, Ghana, called Idigbo is used
throughout. Selected sections are used for a
combination of strength, durability, machining
flexibility and an ability to accept a wide range of
finishes. The timber is naturally resistant to wood
rot and fungal attack and the natural oils present in the
timber make it resistant to moisture penetration.
- Moisture content -
kiln dried to 12-14%
- Strength (Young's
Modulus is a measure of elasticity; the higher
the value the greater the strength) - 9300 (for
comparison Brazilian Mahogany is 8600 and
conformance - Class 1 Hardwood to BS1186
- Framework dimensions-
standard depth 70mm with 56mm wide mullion and
projecting stormproof casements.
- Roof wind and snow
loading - satisfies BS1186
- Low maintenance,
polyester powder coated aluminium weather
cappings as standard - in white or brown (other
colour options available at extra cost)
- Cast aluminium
polyester powder coated finials and crests are
standard on bespoke designs - in white or brown
(other colour options available at extra cost)
- Exitex PVC finials
and crests fitted over aluminium base capper are
standard on the modular range
- Paint finishes -
spirit based primer with one water-based topcoat
factory spray applied with final brush coat on
site. Colours - white, cream or
green. A list of other colour options (at
extra cost) available on request.
- Natural stain
finishes - water based primer and one water-based
topcoat spray applied in factory. Final
coat brush applied on site. Colours - range
of 4 natural wood finishes as standard.
Choose from Mahogany, Teak, Light Oak and Antique
Oak. Other options available at extra cost.
- All stain, paint
primers and finishes are microporous allowing the
timber to breathe naturally.
Standard specification glazing includes:
- Double-glazed 20mm
sealed units to a 4/12/4 configuration - for roof, opening windows, doors and direct glazed
units. Meet requirements of BSS713.
- Toughened safety
glass to BS6206 as required by Building
- Sealed units bonded
to frame using the standard method approved by
the Glass & Glazing Federation.
- All roofs use a dry
glazing system incorporating a specially extruded
PVC base gasket onto rafters
- "K" glass,
anti-sun glass and laminated glass are all
available as options at extra cost.
- Polycarbonate reduction is
available, prices on request.
- Full height versions available,
prices on request.