Clearview National May 2018 - Issue 198 - Page 50

PROUD SPONSOR OF DOORS & WINDOWS DOORS&WINDOWS DECORATIVE GLASS EXPERTISE HIGHLIGHTED » » EPWIN GLASS DRAWS ON THE company’s 30 years of experience in glass manufacture as it continues to support fabricators and installers throughout the UK. This depth of experience is beautifully illustrated in its decorative glass offering, which includes colours, textures, leaded, stained, bevelled and Georgian style options. The Epwin Glass leaded glass range is a comprehensive collection of traditional leaded designs, suitable for windows, doors and conservatories. Designs incorporate geometrical elements, such as squares and diamonds and include familiar period styles, such as Gothic and Queen Anne. Bevel designs are available too, which provide an added dimension to their offering. For coloured and stained-glass window units, Epwin’s skilled craftspeople recreate an original stained-glass appearance using darkened lead as standard and colour-fast UV filtered colour film. Epwin Glass has an attractive range of quality manufactured Georgian style units, including gothic arches, sun bursts and cottage style designs. The range is available in two variations: Georgian and Interbar. In each case, the Georgian pattern is carefully drawn and laid out to ensure alignment with adjacent windows and create a high-quality result. BRAND NAME ADDS FURTHER VALUE TO PORTFOLIO » » SWISH INSTALLER, SOMERGLAZE Windows has recently completed a refurbishment project on a stunning home in Somerset. The project was to replace 13 windows throughout the property, along with several doors, as part of a refurbishment/new build project. Gary Hembrow, Director of Somerglaze Windows explains. “The customer had extended the property and we therefore needed to replace the windows throughout the main house to tie in with the new extension. The windows chosen were manufactured in anthracite grey on the external face with white internally for a sleek, sophisticated finish.” The windows were manufactured from Swish 24/7 profiles and fabricated by Swish fabricator the Seal-Lite Group. Gary continues, “We have worked with Seal-Lite for many years and are delighted with the quality and service they offer. Furthermore, the Swish brand name adds further value to our portfolio, something our customers appreciate.” Somerglaze Windows specialises in the supply and fit of windows, doors, conservatories and porches in Bristol, Bath, Gloucestershire, Avon, Somerset, South Wales and parts of Wiltshire. The company is committed to providing high quality products and excellent workmanship. 1 million metres of spacer bar surpassed Leading trade and commercial fabricator Astraseal and spacer bar specialists Technoform Glass Insulation (TGI®) are celebrating a remarkable manufacturing achievement. » » IN LESS THAN FIVE years, TGI has supplied Astraseal with over one million metres of warm edge spacer bar. If laid out flat in a straight line, the 1.2 million metres would equate to approximately 750 miles in length – or from Astraseal’s HQ in Wellingborough, all the way to Venice. Astraseal’s continued success has meant its orders of TGI®-Spacer have grown every single year, with an average year-on-year increase of 11%. The firm, which specialises in a full range of glazing products across uPVC and aluminium, currently produces over 3,000 sealed units every week. In recent months, Astraseal has made several high-profile 50 » M AY 2018 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M investments to bolster its sealed unit production. The firm purchased a brand-new bar bender which can bend aluminium, steel or warm edge spacer every 28 seconds. This means Astraseal can bend an impressive 1,000 bars on a single nine-hour shift. It has also purchased an intelligent desiccant filler which brings ultimate precision to Astraseal’s operation.