Window Safety: Fall Protection Devices

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01 Apr Window Safety: Fall Protection Devices

Parents have expressed a desire for hardware that can allow casement windows to vent, while offering peace of mind that children will not fall out of open windows.

The Fall Protection Device:

  • Allows casement windows to be secured in an open position of few centimeters.
  • Is easily unlatched to allow full opening
  • Automatically re-latches when closed
  • Is available on most Megrame International Casement and Tilt&turn window options.

 

Megrame International offers two options for fall protection devices:
– Integrated in the friction hinge
– Restrictor catch

Securistyle Defender Restricted Friction hinge for safety:

  • Built-in mechanism limits initial opening
  • Extended enclosed end cap to enhance weather sealing
  • Complies with BS 6375-2 and EN 13126-5
  • Built-in release lever allows the window to be fully opened for easy cleaning, total ventilation
  • Restrictor automatically relocates and resets when the window is closed
  • Available in ferritic* and austenitic* stainless steel for enhanced corrosion resistance
  • 10 or 12 Year Guarantee dependant on material selection (details available upon request)

 

*Standard ferritic steel to BS EN 10088-2 Grade 1.4016 or Austenitic stainless steel to BS EN 10088-2 Grade 1.4301 for enhanced corrosion resistance.

Data sheet DRSD_Defender_Restricted_Rev4_0514

Spring Loaded safety and security catch for outwards and inwards opening windows

  • Gives up to a maxiumum of 50mm opening providing an element of ventilation and child safety
  • For easy release from secure position pull window back and hold the spring loaded arm to release catch
  • Catch automaticlly engages studplate upon closing

 

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