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New roller system makes frameless glass curtains doors even more versatile

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Kent-based aluminium specialist, Frameless Glass Curtains Ltd, has introduced a new option on its ‘Clearline’ range of thermally broken, glazed sliding/folding doors to make them significantly more versatile. Customers can now choose to have doors with integral rollers which allow even the heaviest installations to open and close at the lightest touch.

The new design has been developed for very large openings where each individual double-glazed curtain (or panel) is up to 1.2 metres wide and 3.2 metres high. For smaller openings and for single-glazed doors for internal use, the existing low-friction, glide-open system – which relies upon a maintenance-free PTFE track and kinetic energy – will remain the standard option.

FGC Managing Director, Gary Beresford explains: ‘This is part of our strongly-held commitment to continuous product improvement. The PTFE track works extremely well but the weight factor does limit the size of the individual curtains and hence the size of the whole door. The new integral rollers will make the “Clearline” range suitable most locations.’

The rollers are fitted to the bottom frame of each curtain but remain out of sight because they, and the frame, sit in a channel which is sunk into the floor. Since the side and top frames are similarly concealed and the doors have no vertical metal mullions, the whole installation appears to be frameless, allowing the clearest possible views to the exterior.

Already proven in projects all over the UK, the real secret of a ‘Clearline’ installation lies in the unobtrusive PVC bubble gasket sited between the individual curtains. When compressed by the door’s easy-to-operate closing mechanism, this gasket becomes all but invisible and creates the illusion of glazing without barriers.

In addition, a combination of toughened 4mm low-iron, light-reflective glass and an inner pane of Pilkington ‘K’ Glass with a ‘U’ value of 1.4 W/m2K, ensures that every ‘Clearline’ installation is safe in use and highly energy-efficient, offering both comfort and lower energy bills.

Moreover, the slimness of each curtain (45mm compared with 90mm in most other systems) means that when stacked to the inside or the outside, they take up minimal room, so allowing optimum use of living/working space.

With both a British and worldwide patent pending, the ‘Clearline’ range from Frameless Glass Curtains has the capacity to enhance almost any type of property.

 

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What our customers say

Great aftercare

We had our doors fitted in 2015 and have been very pleased with them. As with most things there are times when an adjustment is required to the doors or in our case a door needing to be replaced as it had developed a problem with condensation. The company has been very good at resolving

Sunil Parekh
S Parekh

A rare thing

Serrvice. Good, old-fashioned service. Your team turned up a day early. And were courteous , efficient and helpful. That doesn’t happen too often nowadays.

Mr S
Mrs S. Bucks

Professional, diligent and friendly with it

Dealing with FGC has been a straightforward and hassle free experience from start to finish. I had several queries long before placing an order and FGC were always prompt and helpful with the responses. Then at site survey time they attended on time, with courtesy calls leading up to the appointment to keep me advised,

Matt Chenery
Matt C

Fabulous loggias

The single-glazed frameless glass curtains have transformed our balconies into fabulous enclosed loggias that we can use all the year round to enjoy the sun in all seasons. Being single-glazed, there was no need for planning permission. The fitters were very good, careful, pleasant and courteous. We looked at a cheaper manufacturer but opted for

Gilbert Méal
Gilbert

Mr Mrs H @ Bucklebury West Berkshire

The service I received from FGD was professional and prompt from the initial on site survey through to installation and completion. Added to this the finished product has exceeded my expectations. It has enhanced my home with style and individuality, and enabled me to make use of the space in a way that is ‘unique’.

A great job

Hi,
I would like to say that your work crew were really nice people and did a great job !!

After Sales Customer Service Exceptional

Thank you for your excellent after sales customer service it is exceptional.
The track coating was repaired to a very high standard by Dan the “Magic Man”, he is very professional and his work is very good, to the point that it is difficult to spot where the repair has been made.
Best

JD

Very pleased with the glass

Very pleased with the glass curtain doors which you supplied on time
and installed very quickly. Great product that really enhances the room

Brian Berg
Brian Berg

Mr M W

We had been looking for ages for the solution to fill two large spaces leading from the house to our new Orangery. From the moment Gary showed us the product at Partridge Farm we knew it was just what we wanted. A year later and we are still delighted. We broke one of the glass

Mr A B

We are very pleased with the glass curtains, which do what we want them to – separate the house and conservatory, meeting building regs, but as unobtrusively as possible. We were very happy with the service we received and the efficiency of those who fitted the curtains and we would have no hesitation in recommending

Mr & Mrs M – Kingswood, Surrey

I am quite happy to recommend your company to any prospective clients. You have my contact details and you can pass them on if you wish. We are also happy to be on your list of completed installations.   The installation team were very good clean, tidy and polite.   It all started with our

Stunning Glass Doors

FGC are an excellent family run business. They manufactured and fitted a stunning pair of glass doors for a private client which were complicated in design but FGC were keen and willing to help resolve all details successfully. Would highly recommend. Thank you.

Emma Farquharson
Emma F

Published on January 13, 2015

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