Key facts

air-lux 173 aluminium
air-lux 173 aluminium
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Windows-Window systems

Product description

First-floor façade running around the outer corner; air-lux elements can be integrated into the building shell without sills – for perfect aesthetics and unique views. Technically unique and maintenance-free.

Product family


Further improvements to the structural properties of the successful air-lux aluminium sliding window façade contribute to energy savings and improved comfort. Swiss Minergie requirements are fulfilled as standard with the air-lux 173. The robust, high-quality design with narrow profile guarantees top test values in sizes of up to 18 m2 (max. dimensions B x H 5.9 × 3 m or 4.2 x 3 m). The patented sliding window system is maintenance-free, very easy to operate manually and fitted with a unique, air-assisted sealing concept.

Data Sheet
air-lux window-facade glazing system
Test Results for Product Standard 14351-1

Heat Insulation
ClassificationunderStandard EN 10077-1 0.92 W/m2 K, Ug 0.6 W/m2 K
Uw Parameter / per property 0.83W/m2K,Ug 0.5W/m2K

Air Permeability
Classification under Standard EN 12207: 1999 – 11
Class 4

Driving Rain Impermeability
Classification under Standard EN 12208: 1999 – 11
Class E1500

Wind Loading
Classification under Standard EN 12210: 1999 – 11 / AC : 2002 – 80
Class C4 / B4 1600 Pa, 2400 Pa max.

Noise Insulation
Property-dependent up to 43 dB,
also dependent on size of window element / selection of glass quality

Resistance Classes WK2 / RC2 WK3 / RC3
Sliding window height up to 3 m

Required Operating Forces
Classification under Standard EN 13115: 2001 – 07
Class 1

Facts & Figures
Patented sliding window system, maintenancefree, air-assisted sealing
Casement element size up to 18 m2, e.g. 5.9 m x 3 m
Fitting flush to floors and ceilings
Variable types of opening, manual or motorised
Whole glass cornerings, fixed or openable, all glass jointing
Glazing up to 60 mm thickness
Gap opening, wheelchair negotiable
Fly screens, shade features, black-out
10-year warranty (guarantee) on profiles, fittings and air-lux seals
Security packages up to RC3 / WK3