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AMERICAN SHUTTERS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 201 Superb quality interior wooden shutter panels with adjustable louvres are custommade in a range of stain or paint colours. These can solve the most demanding of design problems. Indeed, panels can be made to suit any installation including fan-top, rake and arch designs. A wide selection of louvre shapes and sizes is available to choose from.Visit www. americanshutters. co. uk

POLLARDSFYRESPAN AJ ENQUIRY NO: 202 Research by PollardsFyrespan of Enfield has resulted in the launch of PollardsFyrespan PB System, a pointbolted, integrity-only, fire-rated glazing system - Europe's first for building construction. Fire-rated for 30 minutes, for internal use in accordance with BS 476: Part 22: 1987, the new system comprises Pyran S Glass and its own patented glass fixings, together with a supporting horizontal section, all designed to cope with expansion and stress in a fire.

STOAKES: PROJECT OF THE WEEK AJ ENQUIRY NO: 204 This spectacular Kalwall application in the David Giffen Foundation Building, Beverly Hills, dramatically illustrates the flexibility of Kalwall and its ability to diffuse natural daylight, without shadows and glare and without the problems of normal glass. Kalwall for cladding and roofing is supplied and fixed by Stoakes Systems, tel 020 8660 7667 or visit www. stoakes. co. uk

SCHOCK UK AJ ENQUIRY NO: 203 Made from up to 90 per cent natural quartz and acrylic, Cristalite offers a harder wearing alternative to natural granite. It is food-safe, stainproof, scratch-proof and non-porous.

Available in 19 colours in 40mm board and 6mm and 11mm sheet, it is ideal for wall panelling, bar areas, kitchen worksurfaces, tables and flooring. Contact Schock UK on 01772 332710.

KEMLITE AJ ENQUIRY NO: 205 Following a major programme of improvements, including the construction of new kitchen facilities, the newly refurbished Orangery restaurant within the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, London, reopened at the end of last year. Ensuring the highest standards of hygiene within the food preparation area, walls in the new kitchens have been lined with LamproSystem Hygienic GRP Cladding from Kemlite.

TORMAX AJ ENQUIRY NO: 206 Making external automatic doors a reality, Tormax has recently launched a stainless steel operator that is suitable for use in locations exposed to the elements or subject to intensive cleaning due to hygiene requirements. Unique in the marketplace, the TEP.IP165 Stardor has been designed to exceed the requirements of the European standard for resistance to dust and water penetration.

ASH & LACY AJ ENQUIRY NO: 207 Ash & Lacy Building Systems has launched Ashzip, its first ever standing seam-roof system. Optimised to complement other highperformance Ash & Lacy buildingenvelope components, Ashzip is being introduced in response to customer demand for a true 'one stop' roofing solution.

SENIOR ALUMINIUM SYSTEMS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 208 The three-storey Post Office SSL call centre in Barnsley was enveloped with more than 1,000m 2ofSenior Aluminium Systems' SCW curtain wall to create the 12m-high glass facade. Powder-coated grey, the curtain wall was specified to incorporate SW 400 top-hung opening lights.

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