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FISCHER FIXINGS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 201

The ACT fixing system from Fischer Fixings is used to fix thin stone claddings in a rainscreen facade. The anchors provide unequalled load-bearing performance, between two and seven times higher than dowels.

Because the position of the anchors is optimised, the bending stresses in the stone are reduced by 50 per cent. The 'secret fixing' technique allows an open-jointed stone facade with excellent aesthetics. Email technical@fischer. co. uk or visit www. fischer. co. uk.

PILKINGTON GLASS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 203

Pilkington Pyrodur fire-resistant glass was specified for the new headquarters of the Courts Service of Ireland, Dublin. For this application, the glass was 10mm thick, with one intumescent layer and one ultraviolet protection interlayer, allowing the screen to offer 30 minutes' fire integrity and insulation, and forming a barrier against heat, hot gas and flames.

SAPA BUILDING SYSTEMS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 205

The first phase of One SE8, a contemporary development in Deptford, south London, has been completed, and features fenestration from Sapa Building Systems, including windows, doors and curtain walling.

The design is clean and modern, with colour used to lift the appearance of the scheme. The penthouse apartments have complete walls of glass, glazed with Glostal 325 Window Wall, giving the occupants views across London.

EVER EDGE AJ ENQUIRY NO: 207

Permanent lawn-edging system Ever Edge has launched an online ordering service, to make purchasing the fashionable garden accessory even easier.

Introduced five years ago for large public and private gardens, Ever Edge is becoming increasingly popular in smaller gardens. Available in matt brown and six coloured gloss finishes - red, white, yellow, blue, black and green - the system meets the needs of gardeners who are looking to create modern, striking designs.

HANSENGROUP AJ ENQUIRY NO: 202

HansenGlass FortPlus is a high-quality toughened glass available in thicknesses from 8mm to 25mm. It is available in a range of different types of glass, including tinted, clear and low iron, which gives a clearer appearance.With a Class A safety impact to BS 6206, this product is five times stronger than any ordinary glass and is ideal for roofs, atria, commercial entrances and squash courts.

MOUSEMATS ESCAPE AJ ENQUIRY NO: 204

A unique set of mousemats is available free to AJ readers based on the images of Royde & Tucker's HI-LOAD door hinges, as seen at www. ratman. co. uk in the Art of Hingemaking Gallery Collection. HI-LOAD hinges are available in many finishes, will not wear, require no maintenance and have a 25-year performance guarantee.

Tel 020 8801 7717 or use the enquiry number.

TORMAX AJ ENQUIRY NO: 206

The Smart Drive 1101 swingdoor operator from Tormax is a cost-effective system that will automate almost any manual swing door.

The system, which complies with DDA requirements, has features usually found on more expensive devices, including a 'push and go' facility. The Smart Drive 1101 requires no specific training to install. It is attached to a door leaf or lintel before connecting to the mains, and there is a 'teach in' program for simple commissioning. The system is suitable for private houses, small businesses, hospital wards and schools.

SENIOR ALUMINIUM SYSTEMS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 208

More than 100m 2of SCW curtain wall create the impressive entrance for Arden Hotel and Leisure Club in Solihull. Incorporated into the design are more than 40 thermally broken, lightweight SX 200 windows.

The pre-assembled curtain wall profiles were fixed and glazed on site, making them ideal for fast-track construction.

Respond to these showcases @ www. ajplus. co. uk/ajdirect Readers may obtain information about these products by filling in the enquiry numbers on one of the AJ enquiry cards. Advertisers wishing to promote their products on these pages should contact Chris Bond on 020 7505 6816.

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