The form and function of U-MAX™ and MAX™ get a boost from a seemingly insignificant little screw. An external screw.
Frame fixing external to the glazing rebate provides structural support of the frame and glass without interfering with drainage. Not very flash, and yet, very awesome.
Our decision for this unique screw placement means less stress on the joint, improved structural performance and ensured water tightness. The glazing pocket is set at the perfect distance to get the best strength, minimize tilt, support the load and drain water. No other Front Glazed system supports transoms as well as this.
The increased strength and decreased risk of transom torque prevents the joint from opening up and allowing water in.
Traditionally, systems either didn’t have a front screw at all or the screw came through the glazing pocket.
By breaking from tradition, we addressed all the above issues and delivered huge benefits with a little screw.