Timber Top Swing

Double or Triple Glazed Timber Casement

Top Swing Timber Windows

Double or Triple Glazed Timber Casement Window

First introduced in the UK in 1979, this window system has since been improved through both design and experience and now offers a tried and proven high performance product.

Recent improvements are both design and performance related and include an attractive internal mould on both sash and frame and an improved glazing system.

Window Operations

Outward opening

  • Top Swing Fully Reversible
  • Fixed Sash
  • Fixed Pane

Multi compartment frames incorporating
different operations are available.

Thermal Performance

Whole window can achieve – 1.4W/m²k

Size and dimensions (mm)

Choices products are bespoke,therefore can be manufactured to any size – within engineering limitations and health & safety standards.

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Cills (mm)

Standard – 25,47,62,87
Optional – 114, 140 – not covered by warranty

Materials

As standard – Engineered Redwood
Hardwood Option – Grandis

All timber used is FSC certified

Performance

Independently tested and accredited to BS6375 Part 1 & 2.

Security

Independently tested and accredited to PAS 24.

Colour

Default colour – White RAL 9016
Standard Choices stains – Cypress, Teak, Mahogany & Walnut.
Optional – Any RAL colour can be provided.

Factory Finish

All products are sold fully factory finished. They are treated with an organic preservative after all machining to ensure complete protection across all faces. All Choices coatings are water based, therefore, environmentally friendly. After basecoat, components have end grain sealer applied. Opaque colours use stain blocking primer. Top coats are high build breather paints.

Other Technical Information

Choices provide a full technical back-up service covering all aspects of product and glazing performance. 

Glazing & Glazing Bars

Double or Triple Glazed. 28mm Softcoat ‘Low E’ argon filled double glazed units (4/20/4) Triple glazed units (4/8/4/8/4). Sealed units manufactured to BSEN1279.

Specialist glazing can be fitted on request.

Standard spacer bars – Silver. Optional spacer bars – White, Gold, Bronze or for thermal efficiency, Black Swiss V.

As standard, fully drained and vented alloy bottom bead (Timber optional) with timber beads to top and sides. Beading secured by ‘Choices’ fixing system.

All windows are security glazed to meet the requirements of PAS24.

Bonded glazing bars – 25, 40, 56mm. Solid glazing bars 56mm

 

Standard Obscure Glass Options

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Bark (or Kura)

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Arena (or Crepa)

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Minster (or Kathedral)

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Satinovo

Ironmongery

Hinges

Top Swing – Fully Reversible

A top swing hinge is used to fully reverse the sash horizontally through 180° for ease of cleaning. It also incorporates a restrictor.

Standard specification meets the requirements of PAS 24 – enhanced security for windows.

Handles and locks

Standard – Espangnolette locking system with lockable handles, default white.

Also available in – Polished Chrome, Satin Chrome, Gold, Brown and Black.

Optional – Black Monkey Tail handles.

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Ventilators

Vents are concealed within the frame head, eliminating the need for an unsightly and vulnerable external hood.

Standard (plastic) – XS16 or Trykvent White or Brown.

Optional (Aluminium) – TV90. White, Brown, Polished Chrome, Gold, SAA.

All comply with current UK building regulations.

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Choices have a vast network of choices timber installers across the UK, Use our online find an installer application to find an installer near you.