Kawneer Adds Impact Option to Its Proven 350/500 Heavy Wall™ Entrance Line Offering Greater Protection from Storms



22 February, 2012
Company’s 350/500 Heavy Wall™ IR Entrances Tested to Reach ASTM E 1996 Level E Requirements

NORCROSS, GA – Kawneer Company, Inc., an Alcoa business and the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum products and systems for commercial construction, announces that it has expanded its 350/500 Heavy Wall™ Entrance line to include hurricane resistant 350/500 Heavy Wall™ IR Entrances, which meets the highest level of impact protection for entrances in the industry. Originally developed for heavy traffic applications such as schools, universities or stadiums, the entrances have been proven to go beyond their original design parameters and now meet the stringent ASTM E 1996 Level E requirements for enhanced facilities. 
 
Kawneer’s line of 350/500 Heavy Wall™ Entrances, which have a long-standing reputation for durability, reliability and strength, now include protection from severe weather such as hurricanes, persistent rain, wind-borne debris and other conditions that can cause property damage and injury. The entrances feature Kawneer’s proven corner construction, which has four Sigma deep penetration and fillet welds plus mechanical fastening at each corner. And, like all Kawneer entrances, 350/500 Heavy Wall™ IR Entrances offer classic lines and clean aesthetics and can blend into any type of architecture.
 
To learn more about Kawneer and its range of Impact Resistant products, please visit www.kawneer.com.

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