Clearview National October 2017 - Issue 191 - Page 94

HARDWARE Cairngorm Group success supported by Carl F Groupco » » RECENT CONTRACT GAINS FOR the Inverness based Cairngorm Group, manufacturers of high energy rated windows, are being supported with hardware supplied by Carl F Groupco. With a Scottish distribution centre located in Cumbernauld, Carl F Groupco has a strong track record in Scotland and a partnership with Cairngorm Group that dates to 2004. Cairngorm Group began working with award winning new home builder, Springfield, in 2013. Latest news is a contract that has resulted in the company supplying its ninth Springfield development. With each site ranging from 50-100 mixed dwellings, the contract is significant. An additional contract success announced by Cairngorm Group has been achieved in partnership with Compass Building and Construction Services. Working on behalf of Albyn Housing Association, the prestigious project - which is in year two of a potential four-year contract - will result in renovation of 66 houses during this phase. Originally built in the 1970s to accommodate oil rig workers, timber windows have previously been replaced however, PVCu windows have now been selected to offer enhanced durability and longevity. STERLING 8000 DOOR HARDWARE INSTALLED AT AFGHANISTAN MILITARY BASE » » ROAD AND ROOF CONSTRUCTION Company (RRCC), a prime contractor for US Army Corps of Engineers in Afghanistan, has recently specified P C Henderson’s Sterling 8000 industrial sliding door hardware for the repair of an aircraft hangar at Kandahar International Airport, Afghanistan. Serving as the country’s second largest international airport and home to one of its largest military bases (Kandahar Airfield) the airport is capable of housing up to 250 aircrafts at any one time. The project brief required repair and restoration of the door system at Hangar 530, bringing it back to its fully functioning condition. In total, 16 Sterling 8000 products were used including 32 top guide rollers to cater for the eight leaves of the Hangar door. The requirements of the project demanded that the top guide rollers were horizontal, each with a single or double steel roller, of suitable diameter and thickness, for optimum performance under the designated load conditions. It was also important that the product had permanently lubricated bearings, was made out of stainless steel and could easily be removed for cleaning to keep the product in optimum condition. HURST BRINGS SECURITY HOME » » AS NATIONAL HOME SECURITY Month approaches, leading composite door manufacturer Hurst Plastics is urging installers to seize the chance to talk to homeowners about door security. Now in its fifth year, National Home Security Month runs throughout the whole of October and aims to increase awareness about the importance of home security in protecting people and their belongings. Composite doors are now the most popular entrance door in the UK, accounting for 50% of the domestic market. Hurst Plastics is offering support to installers to help them provide homeowners with the correct 94 » OCT 2017 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M information on how to ensure their door security meets the required standards. The Hurst composite door is manufactured from industry-leading components and is one of the best performing composite doors in the market. The door has been tested and certified by Exova BM Trada and its foam-filled Nan Yaw slab comfortably achieves PAS 24: 2016 to provide the highest levels of security. With its robust polymer sub-frame and high-density, high-impact resistant GRP skin, a Hurst composite door is also guaranteed not to warp or twist.