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Metro Series Sliding Windows
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Description

Metro Series sliding windows use the sliding door frame but have smaller sliding panel rails, interlocker stiles and mullions. Stiffening boxes on interlocker stiles and mullions are flush in the closed position.

Wide formats are possible with a maximum of six panels — two stacking towards one jamb and two stacking the other way.

Key Features
  • Metro Series occupies an intermediate position between Altherm Residential and the APL Architectural Series
  • Metro sliding windows use the sliding door system frame but have smaller interlocker stiles, mullions and bi-parting meeting stiles
  • The sill frame has a flush track
  • Interlocker stiles and mullions are flush in the closed position
  • Corner sliders (90º) are available with no corner post (exterior and interior corners)
  • Ideal for non-projecting or servery windows
  • Wide opening is possible in bi-parting or stacking configurations
Categories
Sliding Windows
Ranges
Metro Series
Scope of Use
  • Suitable for most applications where non-projecting windows are desired
  • Need to be used in defined maximum sizes according to the wind exposure
  • A good option for servery windows
  • Work well with insect screens
Limitations on Use
  • Consider the ease of reaching to the window catch if the sliding panel is placed beyond a bench
  • Some weather protection above e.g. wide eaves recommended to protect open windows
Statement of Building Code Compliance
  • Designed, tested and manufactured to meet NZS 4211: Performance of Windows, and NZS 4233:  Glazing in Buildings, Parts 1-4
  • Designed and tested to conform to NZ Building Code, including Clause E2
In-Service History
  • Launched in 2006
  • Design upgrades regularly released
  • Widely used by homeowners, builders, Group home builders and specifiers
Other Performance Attributes
  • Window and door warranty provided under normal conditions of use against failure of materials and workmanship for a period of five years
  • Surface finish is covered by a separate performance warranty dependent on the actual finish selected
  • A hardware/componentry warranty is offered against defects in manufacturing, functionality and surface finish for a period of five years, provided care and maintenance guidelines have been followed.
Documents
Data Sheet
Span Tables
Altherm Care, Maintenance & Warranty Brochure (with AGP)

2020

Full Specification
Specification Clause
Specifier Guide
WGANZ Guide to E2/AS1
Altherm Design Brochure

2020

AGP Cleaning & Maintenance
AGP Condensation Guide
AGP Visual Quality of Glass
APL and Sustainability

2019

Manufacturer Contact List
CAD/PDF Details
Full Set of Drawings

AMSW

Altherm Metro Series Sliding Window Two Panel FS

AMSW02-0

Altherm Metro Series Sliding Window Two Panel FS

AMSW03-0

Altherm Metro Series Sliding Window Three Panel FSF

AMSW04-0

Altherm Metro Series Sliding Window Four Panel FSSF

AMSW05-0

Altherm Metro Series Sliding Window Three Panel SSF

AMSW06-0

Altherm Metro Series Sliding Window Three Panel SSF

AMSW07-0

Installation Details
Altherm Metro Series Multislider Window on Board & Batten

MSMWBB

Altherm Metro Series Multislider Window on Brick Veneer

MSMWBV

Altherm Metro Series Multislider Window on Bevelback Weatherboard

MSMWBW

Altherm Metro Series Multislider Window on Flat Sheet

MSMWFS

Altherm Metro Series Multislider Window on No Cladding

MSMWNC

Altherm Metro Series Multislider Window on Profile Metal

MSMWPM

Altherm Metro Series Multislider Window on Rusticated Weatherboard

MSMWRW

Altherm Metro Series Multislider Window on Stucco

MSMWST

Altherm Metro Series Sliding Window on Board & Batten

MSSWBB

Altherm Metro Series Sliding Window on Brick Veneer

MSSWBV

Altherm Metro Series Sliding Window on Bevelback Weatherboard

MSSWBW

Altherm Metro Series Sliding Window on Flat Sheet

MSSWFS

Altherm Metro Series Sliding Window on No Cladding

MSSWNC

Altherm Metro Series Sliding Window on Profile Metal

MSSWPM

Altherm Metro Series Sliding Window on Rusticated Weatherboard

MSSWRW

Altherm Metro Series Sliding Window on Stucco

MSSWST

BIM
Altherm Metro Series Sliding Window FS
Altherm Metro Series Sliding Window FSF
Altherm Metro Series Sliding Window FSSF
Altherm Metro Series Sliding Window SSF
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