Deceuninck Aluminium Launches The Decalu 163 Lift-And-Slide Door

Deceuninck Aluminium has launched the Decalu163 Lift-and-Slide aluminium patio door, part of the new aluminium system company’s expanding offer.

A complete aluminium window and door offer, Decalu is claimed to combine significantly reduced manufacturing times and increased installation efficiencies, with a dual-colour, textured and marine grade finish – as standard.

Able to accommodate individual sash weights of up to 400kg, and with single, twin and triple-track options, the new Decalu163 offers a high degree of design flexibility.

With a slim interlock and flush finish options, plus ultra-smooth operating and ‘light-touch opening, plus extensive colour choice, deliver additional end-user appeal.

U-values are as low as 1.3W/m2k, with high performance pre-inserted and flush gaskets and advanced thermal-breaking technology, guaranteeing thermal efficiency and weather sealing.

Nigel Headford, Deceuninck Aluminium’s Business Development Director

Nigel Headford, Deceuninck Aluminium’s Business Development Director, said: “The Decalu163, is a highly engineered lift-and-slide door. It accommodates incredible individual sash weights – up to 400kg – which creates real design flexibility.

“And, the same as the rest of our offer, it’s available in dual-colour and marine grade finishes as standard.

“It’s a premium aluminium lift-and-slide door but with increased manufacturing efficiencies and the price point at which we can supply it, generates high-margin opportunities for fabricators and installers.

“As we come back as an industry from the impact of COVID-19, it generates a lot of high margin opportunities throughout the supply chain.”

The launch of Decalu163 follows Deceuninck’s launch of the Decalu88 Aluminium Bifold.

Deceuninck Aluminium says It cuts manufacturing times by up to 40% over comparable aluminium systems and in common with the Decalu163, features a single inner frame and mid-section, plus integrated insulation.

U-values go even lower, this time to 0.68W/m2k triple-glazed, while co-extruded pre-inserted gasket with rigid PVC-U backing – eliminates manual insertion of gasket and puts an end to gasket shrinkage.

It’s also a ‘heavy hitter’, with heavy-duty ultra-smooth running systems able to accommodate individual-sash weights, of up to 200kg.

Deceuninck Aluminium also offers a series of casement options including Decalu 88 Steel and New Steel, designed to replicate steel commercial windows; plus a hidden sash and retro option. There’s also a turn-and-tilt option and the ultra-energy efficient, Decalu101 Scand and a complete range of panel doors with dedicated frame.

Nigel concludes: “The Decalu163 Lift-and-Slide, and the Decalu88 Bi-folding Door, are designed to generate margin by simplifying manufacture and installation. You get margin back as a fabricator at a time when margin and cash are critical.

“If you can lower manufacturing times and costs by up to 40%, why wouldn’t you?”

Watch the interview with Nigel here

For more information visit www.deceuninck.co.uk