A key component to thermally broken systems by YKK AP are the 6/6 nylon polyamide glass fiber reinforced pressure extruded bars that join two separate extrusions into one thermally broken frame. The MegaTherm aluminum framing system offers unmatched performance and durability by saving energy and reducing condensation. The polyamide material is much stronger and has a higher melting point than PVC or polyurethane used in other systems; and since its coefficient of thermal expansion is very close to aluminum, the bond between it and the extrusion maintains structural integrity through a wide range of temperature fluctuations.
In addition to providing an effective thermal barrier, the MegaTherm aluminum framing system also allows dual finish options. Some unique design effects may be created by changing finishes between the exterior and interior exposed surfaces. Using different exterior/interior finishes may also achieve cost savings on larger projects by putting a less costly finish on the interior surface.
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