Faour Glass Technologies Receives U.S. Patent for Frameless Impact Glass Door

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SLIMPACT® line received second U.S. Patent for innovative design

Our door patent further illustrates the focus we have on creating innovative products in the frameless glass and glazing market

Faour Glass Technologies, a leading provider of custom architectural glass and glazing systems for the high-end residential and commercial markets, was awarded a patent (Patent Number: US 10,309,147 B1) on June 4, 2019, for its innovative hurricane door design that performs with no major framing members.

The SLIMPACT® Frameless Door System was introduced in 2017 and is designed and approved for large missile impact-resistance, meeting Florida’s High Velocity Hurricane Zone requirements. The SLIMPACT® product line includes an automated door and the SLIMPACT® Window, also patented. SLIMPACT® is the first of its kind to offer a frameless impact-resistant option for architects, designers and owners.

SLIMPACT® Windows and Doors feature a structural glazing technique with no framing on the window and minimal metal on the doors. The patented design provides unobstructed views while still meeting the industries toughest hurricane requirements.

“Our door patent further illustrates the focus we have on creating innovative products in the frameless glass and glazing market,” says Angelo Rivera, vice president and general manager of Faour Glass. “Our unique frameless window and door systems have been a huge success with architects and owners who are looking for a unique solution in creating expansive, unobstructed views, without sacrificing performance”

To view the Faour Glass Video News Announcement click here. For more information on SLIMPACT® or Faour Glass Technologies visit: http://www.faourglass.com.

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