Westcrowns Inc. of Ocean Isle, N.C., has announced that it has
provided Pilkington's Profilit channel glass system for more than
150 installations in the United States.
Profilit is a structural glass system that creates light transmitting
walls. It incorporates an engineered perimeter frame, combined
with various widths and sizes of U-shaped glass channels.
Typical U-channel glass is 10.3 inches wide with 2.5-inch returns.
The channels are interlocked to form double-glazed units. The
complete glazing assembly comes in an aluminum perimeter frame,
so no intermediate aluminum-framing members are necessary to provide
Profilit can be tempered in the United States in accordance with