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Stationary Windows are Built to Complement Operating Models

Because features and options for stationary units and active/stationary unit combinations are similar crank-out casements, we are in the process of migrating all information from this page to that page. Shapes and configurations have already been moved, so please refer to the crank-out casement page.


Wood Species

Wood Species

  • Pine, standard
  • Other species may be available upon request

  • Pine (standard)
  • Alder
  • Fir
  • Maple
  • Cherry
  • Oak
  • Walnut
  • Mahogany
  • Bamboo*

NOTE: Because wood varies by nature, the actual wood used in our products may vary in grain and color from that shown here.

NOTE: Because wood varies by nature, the actual wood used in our products may vary in grain and color from that shown here. Selections should be made based on actual samples.

Wood Option - FSC Certified

Kolbe's wood products are constructed of pine as standard, for a stable product that will accept many beautiful finishes. Other wood species are available, as shown above.

Kolbe offers FSC COC certified wood for many of its products. This means it is harvested from well-managed forests and each entity that handles the wood complies with the social, economic and ecological values defined by the FSC. Learn more about FSC Certification and Kolbe's other Green & Sustainability initiatives.

Exterior Finish/Colors

Standard Finish - Primer

Most Heritage Series products are coated on the exterior with latex primer, ready for your choice of topcoat.

K-Kron II Exterior Finish

K-Kron II colors are available for most Heritage Series wood products and the panels of Fiberglass doors. It is a three-step process: 1) Wood pieces are immersed in a treatment for protection from water, insects and fungus, 2) A high performance urethane primer is applied to help seal the wood and provide a tough bonding surface, 3) the topcoat finish is applied using an airless, control-spray system that ensures complete, consistent coverage. (Learn more). Kolbe offers an extensive array of colors, as well as custom colors.

  • Highest quality warranted finish for exterior wood substrates in the industry
  • Resists ultraviolet deterioration and chalking, chemical attack, as well as damage from salt, wind, sleet and snow
  • 10-year film integrity warranty extended directly to the homeowner (view Warranties)

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    Ultra Pure White
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    White
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    Abalone
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    Alabaster
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    Rustic
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    Sand
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    Mudpie
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    Beige
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    Spiced Vinegar
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    Camel
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    Natural Cotton
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    Gingersnap
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    Truffle
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    Slate
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    Frosted Jade
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    Kiwi
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    Bayleaf
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    Pumpkin Spice
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    Butterscotch
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    Hartford Green
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    Mystic Ivy
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    Green Tea Leaf
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    Basil
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    Manchester
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    Chutney
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    Antique Red
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    Merlot
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    Patriotic Blue
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    Cape Cod
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    Waterford
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    Timberwolf

NOTE: Please make color selections using actual samples from your local dealer. For custom colors, please provide a sample to your dealer.

Finish Option - Wire Brush

  • Wire brushing creates a rugged texture and adds character to wood units
  • The perfect option to complement any rustic-style home

NOTE:  Due to the nature of wire brushing certain limitations apply.  Talk to your Kolbe dealer for more information.

Exterior Trim

Exterior Wood Trim

Accentuate the beauty of your windows with exterior brickmould, casing, and/or sill nosing:

  1. 1-15/16" profiled brickmould and sill nosing (standard)
  2. 3-1/2" profiled brickmould (shown with 2-3/4" sill nosing)
  3. 3-1/2" flat casing (shown with 2" sill nosing)
  4. 3-1/2" profiled brickmould with backband (shown with 2-3/4" sill nosing)
  5. 3-1/2" flat casing with backband (shown with historic sill nosing)

NOTE:  Custom trim is available, contact your local Kolbe dealer for more information.  

Wood Exterior Decorative Accessories

For extraordinary accent, consider the following accessories:

  1. Pediment head
  2. Keystones
  3. Rosettes
  4. Corner Blocks
  • Dentil moulding
  • Other custom wood moulding or trim


Interior Species

Wood Species

  • Pine (standard)
  • Alder
  • Fir
  • Maple
  • Cherry
  • Oak
  • Walnut
  • Mahogany
  • Bamboo*

NOTE: Because wood varies by nature, the actual wood used in our products may vary in grain and color from that shown here.

Other wood species may be available upon request.

NOTE: Because wood varies by nature, the actual wood used in our products may vary in grain and color from that shown here. Selections should be made based on actual samples.

*Bamboo is sourced from companies such as Lamboo, Inc.

FSC Certified Wood

Kolbe's wood products are constructed of pine as standard, for a stable product that will accept many beautiful finishes. Other wood species are available, as shown above.

Kolbe offers FSC COC certified wood for its VistaLuxe Collection, Ultra Series & Heritage Series products. This means it is harvested from well-managed forests and each entity that handles the wood complies with the social, economic and ecological values defined by the FSC. Learn more about FSC Certification and Kolbe's other Green & Sustainability initiatives.

Interior Finish/Colors

Unfinished

Unfinished on the interior unless requested otherwise.

Factory-Applied Primer

  • The interior of wood windows & doors may be ordered factory-primed
  • Primer prepares your windows and doors for a beautiful, painted finish to be completed on the job site

NOTE: Limitations may apply; contact your local Kolbe dealer for more information.

Factory-Applied Clear Coat or Stain

Double Clear Coat

Let the natural beauty of the wood show with a durable clear finish. Note that when a double clear coat is requested without stain, a durable, solvent-based finish will be used.

Stain

Water-based stain is applied, then two coats of clear, water-based satin finish are applied to help protect the stain. The wood is lightly sanded between the coats. Custom stain colors may be requested.

  • Double Coat Clear
  • Wheat
  • Red Wheat
  • Light Oak 998
  • Spiced Walnut
  • Sunset Oak
  • Chestnut
  • Cherry
  • Library Red
  • Coffee Bean
  • Ebony

NOTE: On-screen images of interior finishes may vary from actual colors. Stain colors shown on pine. Selections should be made based on actual color samples. Limitations may apply; contact your local Kolbe dealer for more information.

Factory-Applied Paint

After being factory-primed, a topcoat of water-based, acrylic type latex paint is applied. Custom colors may be requested.

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    Bright White
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    Ultra Pure White
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    Abalone
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    Silk
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    Ivory Tusk
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    Natural Cotton
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    Beige

NOTE:  On-screen images of interior finishes may vary from actual colors.  Selections should be made based on actual color samples.  Limitations may apply; contact your local Kolbe dealer for more information.

Factory-Applied Wire Brush Finish

  • Wire brushing creates a rugged texture and adds character to wood units
  • The perfect option to complement any rustic-style home

NOTE: Due to the nature of wire brushing certain limitations apply; contact your local Kolbe dealer for more information.

Interior Trim

Interior Trim Options

Accent the interior of windows and doors with interior casing.

  • 2-1/8" wide ranch casing (1) or 2-1/4" wide colonial casing (2) in pine or oak
  • Radius casing
  • Specialty mouldings are available in pine, oak and other wood species
  • Shipped loose for field application

 

Corner Block Options

Giving windows and doors a signature look has never been easier. Complement the interior with:

  • Corner blocks
  • Rosettes
  • Available in pine or oak


Sizes, Drawings, Clear Opening Charts, Specifications

Sizes, Architectural Data & Drawings

This information is not available at this time. If you require the information, you may be able to obtain it by special request through your local Kolbe dealer or Regional Manager. To find this information, go to Where to Buy. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Performance Data

Product Performance Data

  • Air, Water & Structural Test Reports Manual - Includes test data for both wood & vinyl windows and doors. Includes DP ratings; air and water infiltration test results (psf), and structural test results (psf), Hallmark certification numbers, TDI approval information, FL approval information, HVHZ approval information, and Dade County Notice of Acceptance. Products approved for impact performance are noted with the zone of approval.
  • Heritage Series Acoustic Performance Data - Test data for sound transmission loss for wood and vinyl products.

Energy Data

Energy testing for these products is currently pending.

Casement Energy Notes:

Energy data for French casements is the same as for casements of the same operation/model type.

Energy ratings for combination units depend upon the windows used to create the whole unit. Example: Casement picture window combination with two crank-out flankers & one matching center stationary studio/picture unit:

  • Find the energy data for the crank-out casements
  • Find the energy data for the center stationary unit
  • With those noted, the "worst-case scenario" data would be considered representative of the entire picture window combination
  • This applies to casement bays, bows, and other mulled units as well. Note that bow & bay flankers are only available with crank-out operation.

Energy data for transoms to match Ultra & Heritage Series push-out casements is not available at this time. Therefore, transom data results will only include transoms to match other casement types.

Energy data for picture units to match Heritage Series inswing casements is not available at this time. Therefore, picture unit data results will only include picture units to match other casement types.

Energy data for Latitude Series casement transoms is the same as for picture/studio units.

Energy data for Windquest Series casement transoms is the same as for picture/studio units.

(This is a general note applicable to casements of all series, and does not imply that every series includes every operation/model type mentioned.)

Note:

Energy ratings provided here only include single, stationary windows. Please see the related operation/model page for energy statistics on venting units.

FSC Certification

Kolbe® has been granted Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain-of-Custody Certification, as have many of our distributors.

The FSC is an international organization dedicated to promoting responsible management of the world's forests. FSC certification ensures that the wood in products come from well-managed forests which meet the social, economic and ecological needs of present and future generations. Chain-of-Custody is the path taken from the forest to the consumer – including each stage of transformation, manufacturing, storage and transport involving a change of ownership of the material or product.

Independent certification bodies assess chain of custody operations against FSC standards, review a company's qualifications, and award FSC certificates when operations are in full compliance. Certificates are valid for five years; however, according to FSC policy, the third party certification body must verify continued compliance. Kolbe has been awarded certification through Scientific Certification Systems, Inc. (SCS), which will conduct surveillance audits to reconfirm Kolbe's compliance on an annual basis.

Kolbe Products Available with FSC Certified Wood

FSC certified wood is an option on many Kolbe window and door products. Wood species available include alder, cherry, fir, mahogany, maple, oak, pine, walnut and other wood species. These products will be constructed using solid or edge-glued material, except for radius units. Note that some FSC-certified product may contain less than 1% non-FSC-certified wood components.

Standard and impact performance Kolbe products available with this option include:

  • VistaLuxe Collection windows and doors (wood interior / extruded aluminum exterior; contemporary design)
  • Ultra Series windows and doors (wood interior / extruded aluminum exterior)
  • Heritage Series windows and doors (wood interior and exterior, includes Craftsman doors and Old World Classic double hungs)

FSC certified products can contribute points toward certification for LEED, Green Globes, and other green building programs. Kolbe will be happy to help architects and builders demonstrate their commitment to the environment by offering FSC-certified wood. By relying on certified architects and builders, homeowners can ensure that their project is built true to green initiatives.

Finish Performance

K-Kron II Finish Performance

  • High performance finish
  • Resists ultraviolet deterioration and chalking, chemical attack, as well as damage from salt, wind, sleet and snow
  • 10-year film integrity warranty extended directly to the homeowner (view Warranties)
  • Warranty is transferable to subsequent homeowners
  • Over 30 vibrant colors to choose from (see Exterior tab)
  • Custom colors are available; simply provide a sample to your dealer

 

Three-steps to applying the K-Kron II exterior finish system
  1. Before assembly, wood pieces of the window or door are immersed in a treatment with both an insecticide and a fungicide -- helping the exterior wood surfaces resist decay. This treatment meets standards set by WDMA I.S.4-2000.
  2. The windows or doors are assembled. Before installing the glass, two coats of a specially-formulated urethane primer by Akzo Nobel is applied -- helping to seal the wood and provide a bonding surface for the final topcoat. The primer is applied using a controlled-spray process which follows WDMA T.M. 11-2000 guidelines.
  3. Finally, a high performance urethane topcoat is applied. An airless, multi-step, controlled-spray system ensures complete, consistent coverage of the exterior wood surfaces. The result? Beautifully protected windows and doors.

The K-Kron II three-step exterior finishing system follows WDMA T.M. 12-2000 guidelines.

Film Characteristics & Properties of K-Kron II

Applies to units of Ponderosa pine, sugar pine, Douglas fir, helmock and other select wood species.

Film Characteristics:           

Two coats high performance urethane exterior primer followed with one coat K-Kron II exterior colored topcoat1

Colors Available:

31 standard colors; custom colors available

Gloss:
@ 60°2 ASTM D 523-89 (1999)

35 +/- 5

Dry Film Thickness:

Average total dry film thickness equals 6.0-7.0 mils (4.0-4.5 mils primer and 2.0-2.5 mils topcoat)

Color Uniformity:
ASTM E 1164-02

Color instrumentally and visually controlled

Dry Film Adhesion (Crosshatch):
ASTM Method D 3359-02 (Method B, 6 cuts) (WDMA T.M. 12-2000, 5.2.1)

2B or better after tape is pulled off

Wet Film Adhesion:
(24 hours @100°F followed by 24 hour dry) (WDMA T.M. 12-2000, 5.2.2)

2B or better after tape is pulled off

Boiling Water Resistance:
(WDMA T.M. 12-2000, 5.2.3)

2B or better after tape is pulled off

Muriatic Acid Resistance:
(WDMA T.M. 12-2000, 5.6)

15 minutes - no effect

Chemical Resistance:
ASTM D 1308-02
(WDMA T.M. 12-2000, 5.3)

Pass - no damaging effect

Freeze/Thaw Cycling:
ASTM D 1211-97
(WDMA T.M. 12-2000, 5.4)

Pass - no damaging effect (33 cycles complete)

Impact Resistance:
ASTM D 2794-93 (2004)

Pass - no paint removal

Mortar Resistance:
(WDMA T.M. 12-2000, 5.7)

Pass - no loss of film, no visual change after water and/or 10% muriatic acid solution clean-up

Blocking Test:
(WDMA T.M 12-2000, 5.8)

Pass - no part-to-part blocking

Weathering Resistance -
Color Retention:
ASTM G155-04a

Max. 5 Delta E Units color change

Outdoor Exposure
WDMA T.M. 3:

Exposed to Southern Florida, Phoenix, Arizona and Wisconsin. (Representing hot humid, dry and industrial climates)

Accelerated Weathering Test:
ASTM G155-04a

Pass - film maintained integrity and also examined for adhesion, checking, cracking, peeling, separation, chalking, dirt retention, mildew and changes in color and gloss

Abrasion Resistance,
Falling Sand
ASTM D 968-93 (2001) Method A

20,000 - 24,000 liters sand/mil of coated film

1 System available to approved applicators only.

2 American Society for Testing & Materials

NOTE: K-Kron II color selectors are available through Kolbe dealers. For an accurate, computerized color match, please take a K-Kron II sample to a local paint supplier.


Warranties

Warranties

Wood and Vinyl Window & Door Products (Effective Jan. 1, 2012)
Wood, Ten (10) Years, Limitations Apply | Vinyl, Limited Lifetime

Insulating Glass (Effective Jan. 1, 2012)
Products with Stainless Steel Spacers: Twenty (20) Years
Products with Aluminum Spacers: Ten (10) Years
Limitations Apply

Factory Finishes (Effective Sept. 1, 2014)
Latex Primer, Five (5) Years | K-Kron, Ten (10) Years
Vinyl Finishes & Interior Wood-Appearance Lamination, Ten (10) Years
Polyester/Alum. Clad, Twenty (20) Years | Fluoropolymer/Clad, Thirty (30) Years
Limitations Apply

International - Wood & Vinyl Window & Door Products (Effective Jan. 1, 2012)
Five (5) Years, Limitations Apply

For other information relating to warranties, please contact your local Kolbe dealer.

Install/Maintain

Maintenance Recommendations for K-Kron II Finished Windows & Doors

Jan 01, 2006 - SKU# 5025160 - 35kb

Describes general maintenance recommendations for Kolbe windows and doors with a K-Kron II exterior finish.



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