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Latitude Series Sliding Patio Doors

Latitude Series sliding patio doors with grilles-in-the-airspace

Latitude® Series

  • Vinyl interior & exterior
  • 20+ exterior color options
  • 10-year limited exterior finish warranty
  • Double pane insulating glass; triple pane optional

Latitude Series Sliding Patio Doors

  • Vinyl interior & exterior
  • 20+ exterior color options
  • 10-year limited exterior finish warranty

For New Construction

  • 5-13/16" overall frame depth; 1-1/4" nailing fin setback; 4-9/16" interior jamb
  • Integral 1-1/4" nailing fin for easier installation

For Replacement

  • 5-15/16" overall frame; no nailing fin
  • Pre-drilled for easier installation

Construction

  • Door panels with continuous interlock and dual weatherstrip virtually eliminates air and water infiltration
  • Metal reinforced meeting and lock stiles for long-lasting performance, durability & security
  • End-adjustable steel ball-bearing rollers to carry the sash and provide smooth operation
  • Various size for new construction or remodeling

 

Configurations

Below are examples of common configurations; others may be available.

NOTE: Cross section drawings & symbols are available by clicking the "Sizes, 2D..." tab above.

Glass

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Glass Terminology (expand for details -->)
Tempered Glass

Tempered glass is standard in doors for safety and available in windows to meet specific building codes. If broken, tempered glass shatters into small fragments rather than large, sharp shards.

Double Pane Insulating Glass with LoE²-270

  • Standard in most Kolbe windows and doors
  • Achieves energy efficiency across the various climate zones in the U.S.
  1. Double pane insulating glass
  2. LoE²-270 (other LoE coatings avaialble)
  3. Argon gas (for exceptions, see Glass Terminology)
  4. Thermo-Edge, stainless steel spacer bars

ThermaPlus

ThermaPlus is an optional, additional interior coating applied to help meet the strictest energy requirements and provide protection against heat loss and UV damage.

  1. Double pane insulating glass
  2. LoE²-270 (other LoE coatings available)
  3. Argon gas (for exceptions, see Glass Terminology)
  4. ThermaPlus coating on indoor surface of the glass
  1. Thermo-Edge, stainless steel spacer bars

Laminated Glass

The benefits of choosing laminated glass include safety, security, sound control and the ultimate in UV blockage.

  1. Double pane insulating glass
  2. LoE coating options
  3. Argon gas (for exceptions, see Glass Terminology)
  4. Thermo-Edge, stainless steel spacer bars
  5. Laminated glass - two pieces of glass fused together with a plastic interlayer

NOTE: Either one or both pane(s) may be laminated. If products must meet specific impact or design pressure ratings, they may or may not incorporate laminated glass, and may require construction and structural modifications as well.

Finely Crafted Glass

Finely crafted glass is a decorative glass option that can include a variety of caming options, as well as colored glass, patterned glass and more.

NOTE: Not available with LoE coatings, argon gas or Thermo-Edge spacer bars
 

Tinted, Colored or Patterned Glass

Tints, color and/or patterns on glass can provide shading, privacy or visual interest.

Variety of attractive patterns:

  • Pattern 62
  • Glue Chip
  • Rain
  • Frosted Matte
  • Aquatex
  • Industrex
  • Reeded (vertical)
  • Reeded (horizontal)

NOTES: Other patterns may be available by special order. Rain is not available with PDL bars on the obscure glass surface. Ratings for products with obscured or wired glass and/or stained glass shall be deemed to be equivalent to the ratings for clear glass (NFRC 200 Section 4.5.G).

Neat Glass

You may request Neat® glass, which harnesses the sun’s UV rays to loosen dirt so water can rinse it away, leaving windows virtually spotless. A special sputter-coating process makes the exterior glass surface ultra smooth, so the water "sheets off" more readily than it would on uncoated glass, allowing you to spend less time cleaning.

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*Except units with specialty glass on surface #1 or #2

Preserve Protective Film

Preserve is an optional, protective film that protects the glass from scratches during transit and construction, as well as reducing the time involved in job site clean-up.

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NOTE: Not available on single-glazed units, units with true divided lites or other small insulating glass units, or some types of decorative glass. Contact your local Kolbe dealer for more information.

Divided Lites

The PDL System for Latitude Series Vinyl Products

The Performance Divided Lite (PDL) system uses a single insulating glass unit, which offers much better U-factors than true divided lite units. This is due to the large, unobstructed thermal break created by airflow within the insulating glass unit.

Construction

  • Beveled bars are adhered to the exterior and interior of the insulating glass unit
  • Champagne-colored bars are held within the insulating glass unit

PDL bars

  • Exterior & interior bars are finished to match the exterior or interior of the window or door unit
  • Optional bar widths: 7/8", 1-1/8", 1-3/4" and 2-1/4"

NOTE: PDL is not available for single hungs, single sliders, or picture slider windows. PDL is not available for Latitude Series products with triple pane insulating glass units.

Grilles-in-the-Airspace (GIA) for Vinyl Products

  • Achieves a style similar to true divided lites
  • Aluminum bars are sealed within the "airspace" of insulating glass units*
  • Easy to clean, with no obstruction on the interior or exterior of the glass unit
  • The bars allow air-flow throughout the insulating glass unit, creating an unobstructed thermal break, maintaining an energy efficiency not possible with true divided lites
  1. Contoured, aluminum bars (finishes below)
  2. Flat, aluminum bars (finishes below)
  3. "Pencil-shaped" brass bars
  4. "Pencil-shaped" pewter bars

 

Finish Options on Contoured & Flat Bars (contoured bars shown)

  • White
  • Beige
  • Sand
  • Rustic
  • Hartford Green
  • Chutney
  • Wheat
  • Sunset Oak
  • Cherry

GIA for Vinyl

NOTES: Ask your dealer about other options. Some units are available with:

  • Flat brass bars
  • Two-tones, i.e. one color or wood appearance option on the interior and a different one on the exterior
  • Custom patterns & bar "shapes" (limitations apply due to bending capabilities)
  • Diamond patterns are not available

*For triple pane units, the bars are held within the exterior airspace.GIA are not available on Latitude Series units with triple pane glass or Windquest EP doors.

**The wood "finishes" are wood appearance options and not real wood.

Glazing Bead

Standard Glazing Bead

  • Exterior glazed with a snap-in, friction fit bead to secure the glass
  • Beveled-type profile like traditional wood windows

Hardware

NOTE:

On-screen images of finishes and colors may vary slightly from actual colors. Selections should be made based on actual color samples from your local dealer. Prices may vary depending on the color or finish chosen.

Operating Hardware

  • End-adjustable steel ball-bearing rollers carry the sliding panel smoothly
  • Field-reversible operation prior to installation (on 6'8" and 6'10" heights only)
  • Optional, corrosion hardware package available

Locks & Handle Sets for Latitude Sliding Patio Doors (standard)

  • Single-point mortise latches for two-wide doors
  • Dual-point locks for center-operating, four-wide patio doors

Colors to match the integral vinyl color:

  1. White
  2. Beige

Locks & Handle Sets for Latitude Sliding Patio Doors (option)

Colors:

  1. Bright Brass
  2. Antique Brass
  3. Satin Nickel
  4. Antique Nickel
  5. Rustic Umber
  6. Matte Black
  • Dual-point lock for two-wide doors
  • Keyed lock
  • Foot bolt lock

Screens

Aluminum-Framed Sliding Insect Screens (Standard)

  • Adjustable steel rollers at top & bottom
  • Smooth sliding operation
  • Frame colors complement door unit exterior finish colors*
  • BetterVue screen mesh (see details & screen mesh options below)

*Limitations may apply, cost may vary depending on color selected

BetterVue® Screen Mesh (standard for most products)

  • Fine fiberglass mesh provides improved visibility
  • Tighter weave keeps smaller bugs out
  • Flame retardant
  • Light-weight & flexible
  • Doesn't corrode, stain, rust, crease or dent
  • GreenGuard® Certified

UltraVue® Screen Mesh (Option)

Fiberglass mesh with qualities similar to BetterVue®, plus:

  • Enhanced visibility offers the ultimate in visibility
  • Exceeds other fiberglass insect screen mesh on the market

Aluminum Screen Mesh (Option)

  • Strong and durable
  • Prevents damage from fiberglass screen-eating insects
  • Available in aluminum or charcoal-colored aluminum mesh


Exterior Finish/Colors

uPVC Vinyl with Integral Colors

  • The white & beige colors are integral to the vinyl, so they will never need refinishing

  •  
    White
  •  
    Beige

NOTES:  Actual colors may vary from on-screen images.  Please make selections using color samples from your local dealer.

Finish Option - Polyurethane

  • High-performance, heat-reflective polyurethane exterior color coatings made specifically for vinyl
  • Meets performance requirements of AAMA 615-05 voluntary testing procedures for organic coatings on plastic profiles
  • 10-year warranty extended directly to the homeowner (view Warranties)
  • Warranty is transferable to subsequent homeowners
  • Over 25 vibrant colors to choose from
  • Custom colors are available; simply provide a sample to your dealer

Polyurethane Finish Colors

These are specialty colors which will incur an added charge and possible longer lead times.  Talk to your Kolbe dealer for more information.

  •  
    Abalone
  •  
    Natural Cotton
  •  
    Alabaster
  •  
    Camel
  •  
    Spiced Vinegar
  •  
    Sand
  •  
    Mudpie
  •  
    Gingersnap
  •  
    Rustic
  •  
    Truffle
  •  
    Frosted Jade
  •  
    Kiwi
  •  
    Bayleaf
  •  
    Manchester
  •  
    Green Tea Leaf
  •  
    Mystic Ivy
  •  
    Basil
  •  
    Hartford Green
  •  
    Butterscotch
  •  
    Pumpkin Spice
  •  
    Chutney
  •  
    Merlot
  •  
    Cape Cod
  •  
    Waterford
  •  
    Timberwolf
  •  
    Slate
  •  
    Coal Black

NOTE:  Actual finish colors may vary from on-screen images.  Please make selections using color samples from your local dealer.

Exterior Trim

Accessories Option - Exterior Trim for Latitude Series

To ease installation and provide a professional finish, many accessories and trim options are offered for Latitude Series windows and doors. 

  • Available in either white or beige
  • Applied by snapping into the exterior accessory grove that is an integral part of the window or door frame

NOTE:  Please contact your Kolbe dealer about the availability of any accessories not listed here.  Trim is not available on bow or bay units.


Interior Finish/Colors

uPVC Extrusions for Vinyl Units

  • The white & beige colors are integral to the vinyl, so they will never need refinishing
  • For Windquest IP units to meet Miami-Dade NOA, they must be white vinyl; IP units that are beige vinyl or color-coated can qualify for IPD4 and HVHZ, but DO NOT qualify for Miami-Dade NOA

  •  
    White
  •  
    Beige

NOTES:  Actual colors may vary from on-screen images.  Please make selections using color samples from your local dealer.

Finish Option - Wood-Look Laminates for Vinyl Units

Complement your interior decor by selecting one of our wood-look laminates for vinyl units:

  • Dark Oak
  • Natural Cherry
  • Natural Oak
  • White Ash

NOTE:  Interior wood-look laminates are not available for single hungs, single sliders, or picture slider windows.

Interior Trim

Accessories Option - Interior Trim for Latitude Series

To ease installation and provide a professional finish, several accessories are offered for Latitude Series windows and doors. 

  • Available in either white or beige
  • Applied by snapping into the interior accessory grove that is an integral part of the window or door frame

NOTE:  Please contact your Kolbe dealer about the availability of any accessories not listed here.  Trim is not available on bow or bay units.


Drawing Files - Misc - Specs, Opgs, Assembly for Latitude Series Sliding Patio Doors

Download: All files below

  Word PDF
CSI Specifications
   Sliding Patio Doors & Transoms
Formulas & Charts
   Standard Sizes & Limitations, Multiple Assembly & Dimension Calculations, Clear Openings & Egress  

Drawing Files - Sizes / Elevations for Latitude Series Sliding Patio Doors

Download: All files below

  DWG DXF PDF
Stationary
   Sidelites
   Transoms
Active
   2-Wide Sliding Patio Doors
   4-Wide Sliding Patio Doors
Sizes, Limitations, Multiple Assembly & Clear Openings
   Includes Emergency Escape & Rescue (Egress)    

Drawing Files - Section Details for Latitude Series Sliding Patio Doors

Download: All files below

  DWG DXF PDF
Units with No Brickmould
   2-Wide - Horizontal
   4-Wide - Horizontal
   2-Wide - Vertical
   Sidelite - Horizontal
   Sidelite - Vertical
   Transom - Horizontal
   Transom - Vertical
Units with 1-15/16" Brickmould
   2-Wide - Horizontal
   4-Wide - Horizontal
   2-Wide - Vertical
   Sidelite - Horizontal
   Sidelite - Vertical
   Transom - Horizontal
   Transom - Vertical
Units with 3" Flat Brickmould
   2-Wide - Horizontal
   4-Wide - Horizontal
   2-Wide - Vertical
   Sidelite - Horizontal
   Sidelite - Vertical
   Transom - Horizontal
   Transom - Vertical
Units with 3" Profiled Brickmould
   2-Wide - Horizontal
   4-Wide - Horizontal
   2-Wide - Vertical
   Sidelite - Horizontal
   Sidelite - Vertical
   Transom - Horizontal
   Transom - Vertical
Units with Baltimore Brickmould
   2-Wide - Horizontal
   4-Wide - Horizontal
   2-Wide - Vertical
   Sidelite - Horizontal
   Sidelite - Vertical
   Transom - Horizontal
   Transom - Vertical
Units with J Channels
   2-Wide - Horizontal
   4-Wide - Horizontal
   2-Wide - Vertical
   Sidelite - Horizontal
   Sidelite - Vertical
   Transom - Horizontal
   Transom - Vertical
Standard Mull & Stack Detail
   Active Door to Sidelite - Mull Detail
   Transom over Active Door - Stack Detail
   Transom over Sidelite - Stack Detail
1-1/2" Spread Mull & Stack Detail
   Active Door to Sidelite - Mull Detail
   Transom over Active Door - Stack Detail
   Transom over Sidelite - Stack Detail
3" Spread Mull & Stack Detail
   Active Door to Sidelite - Mull Detail
   Transom over Active Door - Stack Detail
   Transom over Sidelite - Stack Detail
6" Spread Mull & Stack Detail
   Active Door to Sidelite - Mull Detail
   Transom over Active Door - Stack Detail
   Transom over Sidelite - Stack Detail

Drawing Files - Divided Lites for Latitude Series Sliding Patio Doors

Download: All files below

  DWG DXF PDF
Various Divided Lite Bar Types/Widths
   Performance Divided Lite (PDL) Bars and Grilles-in-the-Airspace (GIA)

Drawing Files - Installation Details for Latitude Series Sliding Patio Doors

Download: All files below

  DWG DXF PDF
Wood Lap Siding
   2x4 Wood Frame
   2x6 Wood Frame - Wide Ext Jambs
Vinyl Siding
   2x6 Wood Frame - Wide Ext Jambs
Brick Veneer over 1/2" Sheathing
   2x4 Wood Frame
Brick Veneer over 6" Masonry Wall
   Wide Ext Jambs
Stucco over 1/2" Sheathing
   2x6 Wood Frame

Drawing Files - All Files for Latitude Series Sliding Patio Doors

Download files for this product: (does not include related product models)

DWG files

DXF files

Word files

PDF files

All of the above


Use links at left to view detailed descriptions of individual files. Each page
includes a downloadable zip file of drawings in that category.


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.
  • Acoustic Performance Data - Test data for sound transmission loss for wood and vinyl products.


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

Vinyl Windows in New Construction

Oct 02, 2005 - SKU# 950020 - 149kb

Installing vinyl windows in new construction situations.

Canada ENERGY STAR® Website Reference Document

Jan 29, 2008 - 883kb

This document explains how the search for Kolbe window & door product ratings on the Canadian ENERGY STAR® website.

Latitude & Windquest Series - Vinyl Extension Jambs

Apr 06, 2009 - 170kb

General Instructions for applying extension jambs. Includes jamb clip and extension jamb preperation for proper application to the unit.

Latitude Series - Brickmould

Apr 06, 2009 - 221kb

General Instructions for applying brickmould and sill nosing. Includes brickmould and sill nosing preperation for proper application to the unit.

Latitude Series Sliding Patio Doors

Apr 06, 2009 - 360kb

General instructions for assembling and installing Latitude Series vinyl sliding patio doors. Includes items required, preliminary door preparation. Discusses installation, preliminary & rough opening preparation, sealant & flashing. Hardware installation for sash handles, screen handles & keepers. Adjustment of the rollers for operation, insulation and glass replacement are also included.

Latitude Series - Standard Mulls

Apr 06, 2009 - 197kb

General instructions for installing Latitude Series mulls and vinyl windows. Includes the items required, preliminary & rough opening preparation, discusses mull options, sealant and installation of the mull. Installation with a nailing fin. Insulation, maintenance tips, cleaning, and checking hardware are also included.

Latitude Series - Spread Mulls

Apr 06, 2009 - 129kb

General instructions for installing spread mulls and vinyl windows. Includes the preliminary & rough opening preparation, discusses mull options, sealant and installation of the mull. Installation with a nailing.

Latitude Series - Structural Mulls

Apr 06, 2009 - 127kb

General instructions for installing structural mulls and vinyl windows. Includes the preliminary & rough opening preparation, discusses mull options, sealant and installation of the mull.

Latitude Series Sliding Patio Doors - Reverse Operation

Apr 24, 2009 - 304kb

Shows the proper steps for reversing the operation of the vinyl sliding patio door.



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