Clearview North May 2013 - Issue 138 - Page 80

hardware&security Lifting, sliding, lowering and locking Roto has added a new system for aluminium profiles to its Lift&Slide range for BAU 2013. “Patio Lift” is suitable for large balcony doors up to 3,000 mm in height and width, and for sashes weighing up to 300 kg. This also allows the use of triple-glazed elements. The new “Patio Lift” hardware ensures that the four standard functions of lifting, sliding, lowering and locking can be performed over a long lifetime. Night ventilation is also possible with the aid of the corresponding locking parts. All of the components impress with their durable material and production quality. The “RotoLine” handles are supplied in the regular colours of white, silver or black. The handles can also be ordered in over 200 special colours. The espagnolette’s highquality zinc die cast housing is prepared for accommodating profile cylinders as standard. It thereby minimises the amount of logistical work involved for system suppliers and window fabricators. If required, the espagnolette can feature the window fabricator’s logo. ‘200 special colours’ The bogie’s housing is made of stainless steel. A very robust high-performance PVC is used for the rollers, which run on ball bearings. New Window Handle is most versatile to date Trojan has just launched its Sparta 3 Window Handle. Tony Chadwick, Trojan Group’s Managing Director said, “We recognise that fabricators and installers need to remain competitive so the Sparta 3 is a superb handle that adds value but not cost.” The new look Sparta handle offers a wealth of new benefits without increasing costs or reducing quality or size and, as usual, has been designed to meet the needs of installers and homeowners alike. Installers will appreciate spindles that are simple to fit and remove and easy to convert when the spindle length changes because it reduces stock variations and frees up cash. It also offers improved aesthetics, with a more substantial look and an elegant new ergonomic design. Practical improvements include a new action button and a lower base height for additional clearance. The handle has a soft grip for improved comfort and is available in key lockable and non-lockable variations and in-line or cranked variations. It suites perfectly with the other handles in the Sparta range and is available in a full choice of colours including Gold (PVD), Polished Chrome, Satin Silver and White, with special finishes available upon request. Tel: 01922 713 933, Email:, Website: FAST AND EASY FIT WITH NEW HIGHSECURITY WINDOW LOCK Door and window hardware specialist ERA has added to its portfolio of high-security products with the introduction of a high-security multi-point lock (MPL) for windows. Branded Fortress, for the fabricator and installer, its design ensures a fast and easy fit, while for the customer; there is the added peace of mind of support from the Saracen Guarantee Scheme. The MPL technology employed by Fortress ensures that fabricators can achieve ultimate PAS security while its modular construction enables fabricators to upgrade to shootbolts with minimal stock. The lock is designed with double locking hooks and extension shootbolts. The non-croppable bi-directional shootbolts minimise fabrication time, making it quick and easy to build a window using Fortress. Describing the design of Fortress, ERA’s Product Manager for window hardware Kerry Blackford says: “The Fortress enables fabricators and installers to offer a high-security option with their windows without adding to the time or complexity of the build. For installers, the lock is designed so that on-site set up is fast and easy, with the adjustment on the keep on the outer frame, so there is no need to access the window from outside to make any fine adjustments.” For more on Grouphomesafe companies and products, visit http://www.grouphomesafe. com/. Contact ERA on 01922 490060. 80 THE MAY 2013 ISSUE S A=9M=I dUI1`()Qɕɔ٥ͥЁܹ٥ܵլ((0