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Manufacturer's Product Description

Framing Systems

• FG 450
• IFG 451
• TFG 451 (Thermally Broken)
• HFG 259 (Hurricane Resistant)_ COMING SOON!

Strong and beautiful, AFG’s storefront aluminum framing systems deliver a spectrum of customer benefits—including easy installation, design flexibility, fast delivery, and outstanding cost effectiveness.

Storefront framing systems from AFG Glass feature strong aluminum construction, easy installation, and the flexibility to meet many aesthetic visions. To maximize the appearance of commercial building facades, AFG’s storefront framing solutions offer a flush-glazed design on both sides, non-corrosive fasteners, and a broad range of painted and anodized finishes. A spectrum of glazing options from AFG’s extensive family of architectural glass products enables storefront framing customers to create a custom-tailored appearance, as well as customized year-round energy performance—while enjoying the practical benefits of single sourcing. With AFG Glass locations across the US, both glass and metal framing components are delivered on the same truck, for both time and cost savings—as well as maximum job site efficiency.

FG 450

The FG 450 framing system from AFG Glass is a proven, reliable performer—providing excellent strength and an attractive design that complements many low- to medium-rise architectural facades.

The FG 450 flush-glazed framing system from AFG Glass is a versatile, universally accepted solution for entrance door and fixed-glass framing. Measuring 1-3/4" x 4-1/2", the FG 450 system is designed for easy installation, with snap-in fillers. Optional corners, sills, and other framing members make this a flexible solution for many architectural applications. Like all storefront aluminum framing systems from AFG Glass, the FG 450 system has been tested to meet or exceed existing ASTM standards for air, water, and structural performance—with certified test reports available upon request. The outstanding strength and durability of AFG’s FG 450 framing solution is matched by its attractive appearance. Available in a spectrum of metal finishes and glazing possibilities, FG 450 framing provides the perfect finishing touch for many low- to medium-rise commercial buildings.

IFG 451

AFG’s IFG 451 framing system combines structural support with insulated glazing—for exceptional strength, an outstanding appearance, and year-round energy efficiency.

AFG Glass is proud to offer its superior IFG 451 insulating flush-glazed framing system, designed to support superior energy efficiency in every season, and in all regions of North America. Working in partnership with customers, AFG can help specify the right primary and coated glass products to maximize energy performance and interior comfort—as well as complementing the overall architectural vision. Measuring 2" x 4-1/2", IFG 451 framing from AFG Glass is designed to accept glazing materials totaling 1" in thickness, with a reglet depth that gives proper edge coverage for energy-efficient glass products. Easy to fabricate and user-friendly, the IFG 451 system was designed with the installer in mind. And, with 12 manufacturing locations across the US, AFG Glass can deliver IFG 451 framing quickly and cost-effectively to customer job sites.

TFG 451 (Thermally Broken)

AFG’s thermally broken TFG 451 framing system combines a distinctive appearance with outstanding strength and durability—the perfect choice for many commercial facades.

Measuring 2" x 4 1/2", the TFG 451 thermally broken, flush-glazed framing system from AFG Glass provides a unique solution for many architectural applications. This innovative framing product is designed to accept 1" insulated glazing materials, to help maximize the year-round performance of both heating and cooling systems. TFG 451’s thermal break is accomplished through the poured-and-debridged method—with a reglet depth that allows proper edge coverage for insulating glass products. The TFG 451 framing system is available with customized glazing solutions from AFG Glass, as well as a choice of metal finishes that complement a wide range of building designs. Offering easy fabrication and installation, AFG’s TFG 451 system has been tested to meet or exceed existing ASTM standards for air, water, thermal, and structural performance.

HFG 259 (Hurricane Resistant)_COMING SOON!

Two new framing systems from AFG Glass—scheduled for launch in early 2006—will offer superior strength and hurricane resistance that meets stringent coastal building codes. Please check back for an update on these exciting and innovative new storefront solutions from AFG.

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