Key facts

Product:
Forster unico XS | Turn/tilt windows
Family:
Forster unico XS | Turn/tilt windows
Manufacturer:
Forster Profile Systems >
Architonic ID:
1308641
Country:
Switzerland
Manufacturer groups :
Windows-Window types >
Groups:
Windows-Window types >

Product description

Thermally insulated windows and glazings, entrance doors, in parts with arched glazing

Objekt:
Casino de Monte Carlo, Restauration du Cabaret, MC-Monaco

Architekt:
Fabrice Notari Architectes, MC-Monaco

Product family

Concept

Thermal insulated windows
Unique slimness
Only 23 mm facing width

Only 23mm:
Ultra-slim profiles for thermal insulated windows
Unique slimness
Forster unico XS is a system addition that provides thermal insulated window elements and fixed glazing with ultra-slim facings. At the same time, it opens up a diversity of applications. This applies to the numerous opening variations as well as the possibility of installing fillings up to 60 mm to achieve very low U values and excellent sound insulation values. The unique profile design made of 100% steel is ideally suited for renovating old buildings.

Material options

Bright steel
Continuously galvanized steel

Face width
Single and double vent casements from 55 mm
Fixed glazing from 23 mm

Dimensions
Tested casement sizes up to 1240×2480 mm (W×H)

Fittings
Concealed system for both single and double casements of side-hung and turn/tilt windows for casement weight up to max. 150 kg

Performance specifications
Thermal insulation Uw-values up to 0.9 W/(m ∙K), fixed glazings up to 0.8 W/(m2∙K)
Enhanced tightness from three circumferential sealing layers
Filling elements up to 60 mm (triple insulation glazing)
All system applications comply with EN 14351-1 (CE marking)
Sound insulation values up to Rw = 47 db

System properties
Stove enamelling or powder coating with no temperature restrictions
Glazing beads in aluminium 15–50 mm and in steel 15 and 19 mm
Wet glazing, stress-relieved and drained

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Slenderness in Steel: the unico XS profile system

Brand story

Ulrich Büttner

11.08.2015

Forster Profilesysteme AG, headquartered in the Swiss town of Arbon, still occupies the site where it was founded over 140 years ago.The original coppersmith shop of F.J. Forster has long since developed, however, into an innovative company with