Our team at Sheerframe are experts when it comes to PVC-U structural grid systems, giving architects, designers and specifiers a range of high-performance, stylish fenestration options.
The Sheerframe range, including 6000, 7000 and 8000 profiles, hardware and ancillaries has unrivalled experience in thermoplastic extrusion and over 60 years of experience.
Our range feature four or five chamber profiles which increase the honeycomb effect of the frame to reduce thermal conductivity.
Ultra low U-values
Sheerframe products have been designed to minimise on heat loss, with U-values as low as 0.8 - even lower when combined with triple glazed units.
Designed for you
Sheerframe windows come in a range of styles including top reversible, side hung, tilt & turn, top hung and double tilt & turn.
Choice of colours
Windows and doors come in a range of colours and woodgrain effects with dual colour available in some combinations.
Doors for every home
Choose from single residential, French, patio and bi-fold doors, outward and inward opening, all designed and manufactured to the same discerning standards.
Designed to endure the unreliable British weather, Sheerframe weatherproofing technology is unbeatable with co-extruded weatherseals for water tightness and protection against draughts.
Sheerframe PVC-U products feature Thermlock, developed by encapsulating metal in specialist insulating thermoplastic compounds for better thermal performance.
Sheerframe multi-chambered means a five chamber, fully reinforced, totally sustainable, organic stabilised, A-rated, zero carbon window. The BRE (Building Research Establishment) has independently assessed the life expectancy of PVC-U profile to be at least 35 years and that’s what you can expect with Sheerframe.
Sheerframe Casement Windows
Designed specifically to match traditional British windows, the outward opening casement window is available in two styles ? Putty-line or Ovolo casement. Sheerframe casement windows are compatible with other Sheerframe window door and curtain walling systems.
Sheerframe Top Reversible Windows
The Sheerframe top reversible window system offers Specifiers the widest range combining fixed and opening lights. Top reversible windows fully reverse for ease of cleaning in safety from inside the building. A range of transoms and mullions provide additional configurations to complement this specialist window design whose opening style, featuring the purpose designed Sheerturn hinge, is ideal for domestic applications including escape windows as well as medium and high rise dwellings and office or hotel accommodation. 8000 system reversibles are part of the enhanced thermal performance range which includes the use of Thermlock and five separate insulating chambers. They also come with twin co-extruded weatherseals to maximize weather performance. WER A+ ratings are possible under the current WER rating scheme. For more details of the glazing specifications possible contact the Specifier Support Department.
Sheerframe Tilt & Turn Windows
The Sheerframe range of tilt and turn windows offers a wide choice of sashes, system styles and bead finishes to provide optimum appearance, weather performance and ease of operation. European in its styling, the tilt and turn window has gained popularity in both the commercial and domestic sectors, particularly where cleaning from the inside is a requirement. Sheerframe tilt and turn windows are compatible with other Sheerframe windows, door and curtain walling systems. WER A+ ratings are achievable under the current energy rating scheme.
Sheerframe French Doors
Sheerframe French doors can be made either outward opening or inward opening. Requirements for restricted opening and safety doors can also be accommodated in the designs. Sheerframe French doors are compatible with other Sheerframe window and curtain walling systems and can come with standard or low thresholds. Low thresholds are not recommended in high-exposure locations. U values down to 0.9W/m�K can be achieved to exceed Part L of the Building Regulations.
Sheerframe Residential Doors
The Sheerframe residential door range can be produced in a wide range of styles and finishes. Doors can be outward or inward opening and come with a variety of thresholds and cill designs. U values down to 1.6W/m2k can be achieved to meet Part L of the Building Regulations. The thermally enhanced triple glazed range can deliver U values as low as 0.9 W/m2K. Sheerframe residential doors are compatible with other Sheerframe window and curtain walling systems.
Sheerframe Bi-Fold Doors
The Sheerframe Bi-Fold door delivers a contemporary style along with high-performance and reliability. Available in a range of configurations and styles to create a striking visual and functional feature to a property whilst bringing flexibility to room design. Sheerframe Bi-Fold doors are the fashionable alternative to conventional sliding patio doors and French doors. The system is engineered using the highest quality ball bearing-raced roller mechanisms to give smooth and easy operation.Open-in and open-out doors can be bottom or top running. The frame sections feature slim sightlines with either Ovolo or Bevelled styling and incorporate a unique, 4 seal, specially designed frame interlock to optimise weather-performance.
Sheerframe Curtain Walling
The Sheerframe curtain walling system facilitates construction of a wide range of styles and sizes of curtain walling. A wide range of window styles can be fitted into the system. The grid has its own drainage, thermal break, expansion/contraction elements constructed into the system. For specific details on styles, structural calculations and loading data please contact Sheerframe?s Specifier Support Department.
With a purpose-designed Sheerline verandah fitted to your home, you will be the envy of your neighbours. Every Sheerline verandah combines elegant styling with outstanding durability and requires virtually zero maintenance to keep in pristine condition. That means your home looks great and is effortless to keep that way ? giving you the freedom to relax and enjoy your free time exactly how you want to.
The profiles can be mechanically jointed due to the unique corner moldings making it the fastest fit system on the market. For those fabricators wanting to weld the cavity closers The Litchfield Group can supply designated weld blocks. The Sheerframe cavity closer system design ensures that the latest ACD requirements for a thermal resistance path to IP8/08 between window and cavity of 0.45m�K/W is achieved without the need for insulation.
The versatile roofline systems compare in prime installed cost with traditional materials with the benefit of a reduced labour content. The self-finished maintenance-free surface ensures a high performance installation of lasting benefit to the property owner.
Sheerframe is the specifier's choice and has been used on a wide range of commercial projects including social housing, schools, universities and