Aluminum Heavy Wall Tube Frame System with Applied Stops

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Tube Frame with Applied Stops

Attractive and Durable Frame Products

Special-Lite® Tube Frames with Applied Stops are the best choice for heavy-duty applications. They offer a degree of adjustability that provides a tighter fit and better weather sealing in irregular openings. Tube Frames with Applied Stops are available in the following standard sizes:

SL-41 = 5/8″ x 4-1/2″ (16mm x 114mm)

SL-40 = 1-3/4″ x 4″ (44mm x 102mm)

SL-45 = 1-3/4″ x 4-1/2″ (44mm x 114mm)

SL-50 = 1-3/4″ x 5″ (44mm x 127mm)

SL-55 = 1-3/4″ x 6″ (44mm x 152mm)

SL-145 = 1″ x 4-1/2″ (25mm x 114mm)

SL-146 = 1″ x 6″ (25mm x 152mm)

SL-240 = 2″ x 4″ (51mm x 102mm)

SL-245 = 2″ x 4-1/2″ (51mm x 114mm)

SL-250 = 2″ x 5″ (51mm x 127mm)

SL-260 = 2″ x 6″ (51mm x 152mm)

Features and Benefits

  • Our frame extrusions are 6063-T6 aluminum alloy, with 1/8″ (3.2mm) minimum wall thickness for strength and durability.
  • All corner joints are secured with heavy-duty internal joint anchors that enhance strength.
  • EPDM glazing bead provided for improved sealing
  • Applied stops provide 7/16″ (11mm) bite for glazing materials and are secured at ends and every 10″ (254mm) for security
  • 1/2″ (13mm) aluminum bar stock reinforcements under door stop at closer, strike, and mullion/center post attachment locations for durability