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British architect James Burland envisioned glass-enclosed living spaces with year-round views of the River Thames and downtown London. To make it happen, the engineers at Soundcraft, a UK-based window and door manufacturer, turned to Contact Industries and their UK distributor Timbmet Silverman. Together, the team designed and produced engineered frame components that would provide the necessary structural support required to meet wind and earthquake loads while also providing dimensional stability. 75,000 flat-laminated board feet later, 124 apartments on 17 floors enjoyed million-pound views.

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PROJECT PROFILE

CLIENT: Soundcraft Doors & Windows and Timbmet Silverman

DETAILS: Falcon Wharf mixed used development; 124 glass-enclosed balconies on 17 floors

PRODUCT: 75,000 board feet of LVL door stiles and window components.

CONSTRUCTION: Pine veneer laminated to Douglas fir laminated veneer lumber

FINISH: Site-finished

ADHESIVE: Type 1 Bond

TEST PROCEDURES: Boil test

END USE: Balcony doors and windows

CORE: Douglas fir LVL

FACE VENEER: Pine

As one united company, Endura Products and Contact Industries will be operating under the name of Endura Products, Inc. as of July 16, 2019.Learn More

WE HAVE NEWS!

 

At the end of 2016, Endura Products and Contact Industries joined forces with Endura’s acquisition of Contact. We’ve since been working together to deliver stronger product solutions addressing the unique needs of our valued customers.

 

To reflect this partnership and our position as one united organization, both companies will be operating under the name of Endura Products, Inc. as of July 16, 2019!