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Carl F adds affordable and stylish espag Invicta shootbolt added to Greenteq
Keep warm working in the winter Endurance offers bowing guarantee
VBH has added the Invicta shootbolt
locking system for outward opening
windows to its Greenteq range of
premium quality window and door
hardware and furniture.
Invicta has been successfully tested
to PAS on a number of profiles and
is suitable for windows where a high
security locking system is required.
The system consists of a gearbox,
in a choice of industry standard
or mm backsets, and a series of
extensions to cover sash sizes up to
The extensions are connected to
the gearbox and secured in place by a
central cover plate.
The shootbolts themselves can
be set to project by mm through
the striker plate and penetrate into
the profile if desired, or to a lesser
projection if preferred.
A comprehensive range of night
vent mushroom strikers and shootbolt
strikers is available.
VBH marketing manager, Gary
Gleeson, said: “Invicta sits alongside
our other Greenteq casement window
products including Alpha handles,
Delta hinges and Q-Vents to give
fabricators the option of going for a full
Greenteq window package.
“The Invicta name was chosen for
two reasons. As well as being the name
of the rampant white horse which is the
symbol of our home county of Kent,
Invicta is also Latin for unconquered or
unvanquished, which is very apt when
you see how well it performs during
Endurance Doors says that its latest
announcement of a mm bowing
guarantee for its composite doors,
has been warmly welcomed by its
nationwide network of installer
The performance of some solid core
composite doors has reportedly come
under great scrutiny during the year,
and product liabilities have become
a major issue for some businesses.
However, Endurance Doors says that
thanks to its unique Moisture Barrier
System, CoolSkin PVC-U door skins,
along with the fact that it wet seals the
glazing apertures, product remedials
have 'all but disappeared completely'.
Stephen Nadin, MD of Endurance
Doors, commented: "Our price freeze
for went down very well with our
installer partners and now our mm
bowing guarantee will give them even
more confidence and trust in us, with
the promise of the long-term, troublefree
performance of an Endurance
Door. Product liabilities have been an
issue for the composite door sector at
times and so that’s why we’ve invested
in better materials and production
processes since . This is to make
our doors a standout performer,
backed with exceptional customer
service and a powerful marketing
Carl F Groupco, a major
stockist of Yale hardware,
has added the 'affordable
and stylish' new Quartus
Espag handle to its
Featuring the lock
manufacturer’s push to
unlatch mechanism, the
Yale Quartus is available
in a new colour range
including champagne gold, satin black
and enhanced silver for improved
consistency in colour matching. The
colour range also includes chrome and
With clean design lines, user-friendly
functionality and high-performance
security, the Quartus is available in
inline and offset options. Designed,
developed and tested in the UK, the
handle is said to be the 'ideal choice'
for aluminium and PVC-U windows.
Supplied with a Yale branded key
and screws, colour matched screw
caps and cylinder plug to achieve a
non-locking solution, the Quartus
also features key operated locking and
The zinc and aluminium alloy handle
is tested to BS EN 6¡:¡ Grade
(hrs. NSST) and BS 6¡ Part
(Classification EN ) Class –
, cycles. The Quartus has a
lifetime security guarantee when used
with other Yale security hardware.
Guarantees offered are years for
both mechanical and surface finish.
Snickers Workwear is offering 'all
natural' % Merino wool mid and
base layer clothers that are designed to
offer 'optimal comfort' when working in
chilly autumn and winter conditions.
There are short and long sleeve
T-shirts as well as leggings and topwear.
Merino wool is said to be extremely
soft, and naturally odour-preventive.
It’s also temperature-regulating, repels
water and dirt particles. It’s anti-static
and Snickers Workwear ensures
that the wool it uses is produced in
environments. For more information