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Steel Windows - 9 Pages

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Catalogue excerpts

The first windows and façades in steel Steel profiles are commonly used in several parts of a building. From the end of the 19th century architects started to design facades, windows and doors with hot rolled steel sections which replaced more and more the so far used forged iron constructions. Since than steel windows and doors have been universally been praised for their incomparable strength, durability, and unparalleled aesthetic value. Fagus-Works in Alfeld (Germany) from Walter Gropius, has one of the most famous curtain walls of steel and glass from the early days. In 1982 the whole building...

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A concept that lasts The minimalist esthetics of steel windows and the articulation given to façades make a powerful appeal in contemporary architecture. Their slender lines appear to lose weight and give lightness to the frames, emphasizing the transparency of a façade. Their elegance is difficult to match in the bulky profiles of alternative materials. They give shape to an opening, being readily curved or angled, and can be divided into panes with integral slim tee glazing bars, which permit the sympathetic replacement of traditional metal windows in Jacobean mansions, Victorian warehouses...

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Technology There are several ways to produce window and door sections in steel. There are hot and cold processes like rolling, extruding, Montanstahl has focused it‘s production on hot rolling. Hot rolling is a very traditional and well known method to produce steel sections. Depending on the type of raw material, the desired shape, mechanical properties and the surface aspect the processes of hot rolling has found to be particularly suitable and cost effective for these products. Obviously hot rolling has some technical limitations compared to cold formed steel sections or aluminium extrusions...

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Technology Following continuous investments in research and development of innovative hot rolling methods, Montanstahl today is amongst the most important manufacturers of hot rolled steel window and door sections worldwide. Montanstahl‘s special rolling mill set up offers considerable cost saving opportunities to customers thanks to: • • • • • High degree of design flexibility Small production lots (15.000 kg) Excellent surface finish Tight tolerances Low tooling cost

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Profile design Montanstahl‘s steel window an door sections are developed in close co-operation with the steel window manufacturer to find cost effective and attractive solutions. Alongside design flexibility and functional optimization, precision is becoming more and more a key factor for the industry. Our profiles have a very high accuracy on dimensional tolerances and geometry. Excellent rectangularity and straightness add further value.

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Applications Residential Applications: Elegant narrow sightlines, superior strength and durability, quality craftsmanship, unparalleled security. These are just some of the features that make steel windows and door an ideal choice for residential applications. Steel windows and doors will add beauty and lasting value to residential projects. Historic Preservation: Frequently, window replacement in historic buildings requires replication of original steel windows. Historic references to early steel window elements, such as putty glazing, are recreated through utilization of specially designed hot...

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Commercial Applications: The superior strength and durability associated with steel windows and doors make the product an ideal selection for commercial applications. Examples of custom steel window fenestration is utilized in office buildings, transit facilities, banks, parking structures, p o s t o f f i c e s , a n d o t h e r c omme r c ial buildings. Institutional Applications: Examples of custom steel windows and doors are found on University Campuses, Schools, and other institutions. . Elegance, combined with superior product life cycle are why steel is selected for institution applications...

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