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Glossary

  • Casement Window - Frame that can comprise either opening-out or opening-in sashes on hinges. It can be single sash or double sash.
  • Casement Doors - The main function of a door in a building is to serve as a connecting link between the internal parts and to allow free movement to the outside of the building.
  • Sliding Windows / door - Framed window or door in which the sash (es) can either slide vertically, utilizing weight or balancers, or horizontally, utilizing rollers on tracks.
  • French Casement window or door - It’s a double panel door or window which provide wide opening.
  • Bi-Fold Doors More than two panels hinged together at the ends so that, as they slide open, they easily “fold” or stack together and come to rest off to one side or both side.
  • Tilt and Turn Windows It can both tilt inwards at the top, like a bottom hung window, and open inwards from hinges at the side. The tilt position provides draft-free ventilation and rain protection. In the turn position, Tilt & Turn windows act as inside open casement windows.
  • Verticle Sliding Window - one sash moves vertically up and down and other is a fixed sash.
  • Horizontal Sliding Window Framed window or door in which the sash (es) can either slide vertically, utilizing weight or balancers, or horizontally, utilizing rollers on tracks.
  • Door / window Frames - Outer most part of window which is fixed with wall or aperture.
  • Mullion - It is the vertical member used to divide window frame.
  • Transom - It is the horizontal member used to divide a window frame.
  • Single Casement - Frame that can comprise either opening-out or opening-in sashes on hinges. It can be single sash or double sash.
  • Double Casement - It’s a double panel door or window which provide wide opening.
  • Square Pipe Design -
  • Panel Guide - Track on which slider panels move
  • Key Lock System - Door / Window Handle which have key provision for locking
  • Wrapped Steel Panel -
  • Stile - Vertical member of sash meeting with frame
  • Top rail - Top member of sash meeting with frame
  • Bottom rail - Bottom member of sash meeting with frame
  • Mid rail - Which divide the sash horizontally
  • Limit Arm - To restrict the opening angle of casement window
  • Crescent Lock - Slider window or door locking hardware which have half-moon shape
  • Sash - It is the moveable element of the window. It consist of hardware for movement and glass.
  • Aluminium Anodizing - Electrochemical process that convert the surface into decorative , durable etc finish
  • Georgian bar - It’s a flat/triangle/oval shape of strips which fixed externally on the both of side glass to give an attractive look to the window
  • Astragal bar - It’s a flat/triangle/oval/ round shape of strips which fixed internally on the glass to give an attractive look to the window
  • Trim / Architrave - To fill the Gap between wall and window and to give flush look to the window
  • Bay window - Combination of more than 02 windows, which fixed on a angel apart from 90 deg / 180 deg
  • Bow window - Combination of multiple windows , which fixed on a angel apart from 90 deg / 180 deg
  • Ventilator / Louver Window - Louver windows have parallel glass that panel can be fix or movable
  • Arch Window - Arched windows are common on Roman architecture but its timeless beauty offers a unique look to modern structures. It increases the curb appeal of your home’s exterior.
  • Sightline - Visible section/profile (frame & sash dimension in closed condition) is called sightline
  • Meeting Stile - Profile to profile assembly at interlock (dimension in closed condition) is called meeting stile
  • Single Hung - Single casement panel for movement
  • Double Hung - Double casement panel for movement
  • Top Hung - It is a type of a single-sash casement window which opens by tilting vertically outward of the house. Also known as Awning window
  • Side Hung - Frame that can comprise either opening-out or opening-in sashes on hinges. It can be single sash or double sash.
  • Jamb - Vertical end members of frame
  • Head - Top horizontal member of frame
  • Sill / Cill - Bottom horizontal member of frame
  • Rebate - The depression made inside the frame or panel to receive the shutter or glass is called Rebate
  • Threshold - It is the sill of a door
  • Submerged - Which is flush with the floor, from either side or both side
  • Lift & Slide - door - that uses special hardware allowing the panels to lift off their track and weather-stripping and glide open or closed. When it's time to close the glass doors, the handle lowers the panels on the track for a tight fit