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SWI - 1

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

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GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS: CASEMENT WINDOWS

Casement or side-hung ventilators which swing outward, have hinges, locking handles, sill operators, or simplex hardware as required by project specifications. Ventilators may also be designed to open inward and have hinges, simplex hardware and a sill pull.

a. Hinges shall be extension or close type, friction or nonfriction type, made from steel, stainless steel, or bronze with non-ferrous pins or steel pins with non-ferrous bushings or washers. Two hinges are provided per ventilator, except for ventilators exceeding 5'6" in height, which are supplied with three hinges or two hinges and a midpoint closing mechanism.

b. A single locking handle, manufacturer's standard, shall be furnished for each ventilator except for ventilators exceeding 5'6" in height, which are supplied with two point locking devices or two individual locking handles.

c. When underscreen operators are specified, they shall be in accordance with manufacturer's standard, and non-friction type hinges shall be furnished.

d. Locking handles and underscreen operator housings shall be manufacturer's standard design. They shall be attached securely to the windows with brass or other corrosion-resisting screws.

e. Adjustable friction limit devices may be used instead of friction hinges to specify steel windows on your next project.

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GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS: CASEMENT WINDOWS Casement or side-hung ventilators which swing outward, have hinges, locking handles, sill operators, or simplex hardware as required by project...

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