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Trifab™ VersaGlaze™ 450 Framing System 1-3/4" sightline

Unique ref.: 16646
Brand: Kawneer NA
Product family: Building Materials
Product group: Glazing Frames
Date of publishing: 2011-01-03
Edition number: 1
Type: Object (single object)
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Product Features

Trifab® VG (VersaGlaze®) is built on the proven and successful Trifab platform – with all the versatility its name implies. Trifab set the standard and Trifab® VG improves upon it.
There are enough fabrication, design and performance choices to please the most discerning building owner, architect and installer. Plus the confidence a tried and true framing system instills.
Select from four glazing applications, four fabrication methods and multiple infill choices. 
Consider thermal options and performance, SSG and Weatherseal alternatives and your project takes an almost custom shape whether your architecture is traditional or modern and the building is new or retrofitted.


  • Hurricane Impact tested on Shutter Application Only
  • Trifab® VG 450 is 4-1/2" (114.3) deep with a 1-3/4" (44.5) sightline
  • Front, Center, Back or Multi-Plane glass applications
  • Flush glazed from either the inside or outside
  • Screw Spline, Shear Block, Stick or Type-B fabrication
  • SSG / Weatherseal option
  • 1/8" (3.2), 1/4" (6.4) or 3/8" (9.5) infill options
  • Permanodic® anodized finishes in 7 choices
  • Painted finishes in standard and custom choices

  • High performance interlocking flashing

  • Storefront, Ribbon Window or Punched Openings
  • Single-span
  • Integrated entrance framing allowing Kawneer standard entrances or other specialty entrances to be incorporated
  • Kawneer Sealair® windows or GLASSvent™ are easily incorporated

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BIMobject Category: Building Materials - Glass & Glazing
This product is available in:
North America
  • United States

BIMobject SEEK Properties

Building Materials - Glass & Glazing

Name Value
Air Infiltration 0.06 CFM @ 6.24 psf
Application Storefront ; Ribbon windows ; Punched openings ; Single span
CRF Frame: 32, Glass: 26
Fabrication Method Shear Block, Screw Spline, Stick, Type B
Function Exterior ; Interior
Glass Capture Flush Glazed
Glass Installation Outside ; Inside
Glass Plane Center ; Back
Glass Solar Heat Gain Coefficient 0.2 — 0.9
Glass U-Factor 0.9 — 1.06
Glass Visible Transmittance 0.2 — 0.9
Hurricane Resistant Tested Shuttered Application
Installation Style Stick
Material Aluminum
Overall Solar Heat Gain Coefficient 0.19 — 0.81
Overall U-Factor 0.99 — 1.11
Overall Visible Transmittance 0.18 — 0.81
Steel Reinforcing Available True
Structural - Uniform Wind Load < L/175 @ 20 psf
System Depth 4.5
System Sightline 1.75
Thermal Transmittance - U factor 1.31
Type 1-3/4" x 4-1/2" Storefront Framing - Center Set
Type of Glazing Monolithic
Water Infiltration 8

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