TrenMetals

Premier provider of architectural steel doors, windows, and iron entry doors. TrenMetals is the distribution arm for the distributors throughout the Midwest and East Coast.

TrenMetals Provides:

Traditional

  • Heavy 12-gauge steel (30% thicker than 14 gauge)
  • 5/8” solid square iron for scrollwork
  • Hand-forged iron bar stock 3 Dimensional scrollwork
  • Standard size 5/8” X 5/8” (other sizes available)
  • Q-Lon weather stripping- Pre-installed in jamb, t-astragal, and operable window frames
  • Welded in 12 gauge full-sleeve threshold (Closed-cell foam insulated)
  • Heavy-duty 12.5” hinges, rated at 1000 lbs./each
  • Dual-paned, 5/8” thick, tempered and insulated glass
    • Hinged in separate frame which opens inward for cleaning
    • Many glass options available
    • Threaded compression locks on window frame with custom made neoprene caps for protecting finish when compressed

Slim-Lite

  • True divided-lite glass partitions
  • Slim-lite doors have 12-gauge insulated tubular steel construction
    • Exterior-side grid pattern is a beveled edge using an extruded aluminum glass stop
    • Closed-cell polyurethane foam core (computer filled)
    • Fixed glass only
    • Many glass options available

Finish

  • Finish materials are imported from Europe
  • Flourocarbon finishes are used on high-end steel roofing for it’s fade-resistance
  • 80% more effective than powder coating for its’ impact-resistance, scratch-resistance, UV resistance, frost resistance and fade-resistance
  • Finish goes through 5 baking processes (between coats)
  • Application procedure
    • Sandblast to clean and de-bur
    • Zinc-rich epoxy primer (1st bake)
    • Mica iron epoxy primer (2nd bake)
    • Metal filler applied for welded areas-2 applications(3-4th bake)
    • Intermediate coat followed by inspection process
    • Paint application (Urethane blend)-2 applications
    • Clear coat sealer applied (multi-coat)

Doors and jambs insulated with dense closed-cell polyurethane foam. Doors are filled using a computerized foam-filling machine measuring back flow and penetration for a 100% fill.

  • Dual-paned, 5/8” thick, tempered and insulated glass
  • Hinged in separate frame which opens inward for cleaning
  • Available in: Aquatex (Hammered), Clear, Clear Low-e (upgrade for LowE, Rain, Water Cubic, and Flemish
  • Threaded compression locks on window frame with custom made neoprene caps for protecting finish when compressed
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