Sidey patented KitFix System for factory fitted windows & doors

  • 1 Dec 2014

Sidey KitFix® System solution for factory fitted windows and doors

Sidey KitFix System designed to meet the needs of offsite manufacturers

Video above shows how the Sidey KitFix® System was designed to meet the needs of offsite manufacturers by adding value to timber frame and SIPs offerings whilst delivering significant benefits to contractors and clients.

  • enables fully glazed, fully finished windows and doors to be installed into timberframe and SIPS panels as part of the offsite production
  • includes a wide range of clip on cill solutions that enable cills over 200mm to be added after erection of the timber frame structure

KitFix® can integrate air tightness solutions for between the fenestration and the structure giving an air tightness performance as low as zero m3/hr/m2 @ 50 Pascals.

The Sidey KitFix® System offers timber frame and SIPS manufacturers an innovative yet highly effective way of supplying wind and watertight structures from the moment the structure is erected, which is necessary for closed panel construction.

Key Features

  • Windows/Doors are installed offsite in controlled factory conditions
  • Windows/Doors are 1st fixed on site in under 3 minutes by semi skilled labour
  • There’s a reduced risk of arson through increased plot security
  • Eliminates need for scaffolding adjustment – or step-ups
  • Structures are wind and watertight sooner
  • Follow on trades start sooner
  • Eliminates window/door deliveries to site thus reducing site traffic
  • Eliminates manual handling of windows/doors into plots
  • No site storage of windows and doors
  • Reduction in breakages and site damage
  • No reduction in transportation payloads through having to pack panels apart to protect the windows/doors
  • Savings on site prelims due to faster build
  • Optional high performance air tightness solutions to meet Code for Sustainable Homes, Part L of the Building Regulations
  • Reduces fire risk by limiting oxygen availability within the structure
  • Clip on Cills for fitting after external fabric built

Key Benefits

  • Faster Site Build
  • Higher performing structures
  • Cheaper through lower costs
  • Improved Health & Safety
  • Higher Consistent Quality
  • Increased Profit
  • Adds value
  • Environmentally favourable & reduced carbon footprint

Contact:

Sidey,
53 Feus Road,
Perth,
PH1 2AX

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