REYNAERS’ CW 50 EXTENSIONS - MAXIMUM NATURAL LIGHT THROUGH LARGER GLAZED SURFACES

Monday, November 10, 2014 — The proven Curtain Wall 50 is a facade and roof system that offers unlimited design freedom and allows maximum transparency and superb thermal efficiency. 

The CW 50 is available in several design and glazing variants, but also includes different technical variants to comply with specified levels of fire-resistance and thermal insulation. The design variants features an extensive range of profiles with which a wealth of design constructions can be created to bring solutions for both the exterior and the interior of the building. On display is the vertical lining variant, the CW 50-VL.

Extensions to the system now also offer new innovative solutions for higher glass weights and sophisticated connections of profiles. These solutions stand for excellence and ultimate design applications within this proven curtain wall system.

Freedom in curtain wall design

A first extension to the CW 50 system features an extensive range of profiles with which a wealth of design constructions can be created.  The profiles can be connected to one another in various overlapping levels, each providing perfect performance in terms of water and air tightness. This gives architects extensive creative freedom in facade design: the division and coupling of the glass surfaces is unlimited, and the integration of diagonal lines is simple.

Larger elements and triple glazing

A second extension to the CW 50 system makes the system perfectly suited for much larger glass panes and for the use of triple glazing. The maximum glass thickness can measure up to 62 mm and the system can carry a maximum weight of 700 kg thanks to a special glass support. With this addition in the CW 50 system, specific bespoke solutions are no longer required for extra-large glass panels.

Easy assembly and quick installation

As a final innovation, CW 50-TT (Transom-Transom) makes the facade construction even easier. This extension ensures that the facade can be constructed with a single profile, without complex operations. Through the pre-assembly option, the construction of a facade can take place in a quick and cost-efficient manner. The CW 50-TT is compatible with the standard CW 50 system and its CW 50-TT/SC (Structural Clamped) and CW 50-TT/HL (Horizontal Lining) design variants. The CW 50-TT system has the same insulation value as the standard CW 50 and CW 50-HI (High Insulation) and it can support the same maximum weights.

Wide range of opening types

Various opening types can be seamlessly integrated with the CW 50. These include the top hung window (THW), parallel opening windows (POW), hidden vent turn and tilt windows (HV-TUTI) and flush roof vents (FRV). Several aesthetical connection profiles allow a concealed integration of other Reynaers window and door systems as well.

CW 50-HL horizontal detail
CW 50-VL outside
CW 50-VL detail vertical
CW 50-VL inside