Types of Steel Window Sections

Windows are an indispensable part of any home or office – they let in the natural light and fresh air and ensure ventilation within closed walls. Window frames have evolved over a period of time and mainly in two respects – the raw material used in framing and the functional design of the sections of the frame. Steel window frames have become popular as it promotes high strength and longer durability.  With the enhancement in technology the role of a window has widened. The windows are designed to provide insulation against outside noise to reduce disturbance, protection from storms and prevention of rain water seepage. It also breaks the monotony of the walls and adds to the overall aesthetics of your home.

WHY STEEL?

Steel window sections are preferred over wooden window sections as steel is lighter in weight, formation of structure is easier in steel as compared to wood and steel does not retain as much heat as wood.

WHAT  TO CHOOSE?

Windows come in various varieties – depending upon its shape and style, they can change the entire look of the house or office. Choosing the right type of window for a particular location can be quite a task given the different styles, features and materials available in the market today. Here are a few things you can keep in mind when you are planning to replace those old, creaky windows or while building a new structure.

FEATURES :-

The window sections help in developing the steel window frames. A common way to classify window frames is by the way they open. In addition to being fixed, window frames can rotate or pivot around a vertical or horizontal axis, or slide. Along with this, it has several other features such as:

  • High Strength and durability
  • Long life
  • Cost effective as compared to wooden frames
  • Minimal maintenance cost
  • Better finish

TYPES OF WINDOW SECTIONS :-

Window L section

Size: 46mm×18mm, 52mm×24mm, 62mm×33mm
Thickness: 1mm to 2mm

Window T section

Size: 52mm×25mm
Thickness: 1mm to 2mm

Window Z section

Size: 52mm×25mm

Thickness: 1mm to 2mm

Making a good and well-informed decision is a crucial skill at every level. So choose wisely for good results.