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Issues With Solar Glare

In this issue: The purpose of the newsletter is to provide technical points of interest, and fabrication/installation issues that may be helpful to you in the future, either from a problem avoidance or solution perspective or just from a general

Posted in Curtain Walling

What Are Window Fixing Straps?

    Window fixing straps are used when an indirect fixing is required. Usually steel to ensure a secure fixing directly to the main structure, galvanized to prevent rusting. Its recommended that they are at least 2mm thick (14 SWG)

Posted in Curtain Walling, Dortech Direct

What is Curtain Wall?

This blog has been created to give you a very brief overview of what curtain walling is and the different types of curtain walling available. All of which are products available from Dortech. Should you require any further assistance after reading

Posted in Curtain Walling, Glass

Why Does Glass Break?

We’ve recently been involved with a project where glass has mysteriously broken and immediately the finger is pointed at either the glass manufacturer or the installer. Whilst these two elements of the glass delivery can be at fault, end users frequently neglect

Posted in Curtain Walling, Glass