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RegaLead reports success with Urban Bar for bifold doors

Urban Bar from RegaLead has been added by a significant number of aluminium fabricators, across multiple window and door systems, to create the industrial heritage look.

The trend for industrial heritage continues to grow, with more companies introducing an astragal bar system to transform standard bifold doors. However, as with the PVC versions, aluminium astragal bars have not been without issues, mainly due to them ‘popping off’ due to expansion. The Urban Bar solution from RegaLead has been designed to resolve this common issue through the use of a multi-patented clip system, and is now fast becoming the system of choice for fabricators.

The clip is integral to the success of RegaLead’s Urban Bar system. It uses a tried and tested strung steel clip, patented across the world to ensure that, once fitted, they stay in place. The universal clip works with bars measuring both 25mm and 40mm wide, to create both heritage and modern aesthetics.

The authentic look of separate transoms and mullions is completed quickly and efficiently in the factory with SDLs and astragal bars. In addition, the deep profile running gasket is a key part of the system to create a perfect finish.

Urban Bar is available in 10 industry standard colours, plus a selection of Renolit foil finishes including Smooth Anthracite, Golden Oak and Irish Oak. Urban Bar is also available as a mill finish for customers looking to powder coat themselves or in a painted finish to match any RAL colour.

Guy Hubble, Joint Managing Director at RegaLead said: “The success of Urban Bar has exceeded our expectations. It’s been impressive to see how installers have found new ways to create both traditional and contemporary designs.

“One application we weren’t expecting was the use of Urban bar on PVCu flush sash windows. It works because the slim Urban Bar is a perfect fit with the low-profile sashes. What’s more the result is stunning, transforming standard flush sash windows into the industrial heritage steel-look. The popularity of Urban Bar continues to grow and the number of enquiries we’ve received for shows a real desire for the industrial look for glazing in homes.”


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