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Latitude Series Radius

Segment head and quarter circle radius windows in beige vinyl.

Latitude® Series

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

Latitude Series Radius

  • Exact matching profiles to the unit for which it is complementing for an architecturally correct appearance
  • Standard radius shapes include quarter-circles, half-circles, full-circles, ovals, segment heads, and other radius top units
  • Integral nailing fin provides easier installation

Configurations

Applications

For New Construction

  • Overall jamb depth is determined by the profile type or the unit for which it is complementing; 1-1/4" nailing fin setback
  • Integral 1-1/4" nailing fin provides easier installation and helps seal the window opening

For Replacement

  • Overall jamb depth is determined by the profile type or the unit for which it is complementing; no nailing fin
  • Pre-drilled for installation

Radius Shapes

  • Radius units are built with a profile to match casement windows
  • Standard radius windows include stationary quarter-circles, half-circles & segment head ellipticals
  • Operating radius windows are grouped with the product type that they complement, such as single hungs
  • Radius windows can be installed as stand-alone units

*Custom shapes include full circles, ovals, and other shapes may be available ; ask your dealer about other shapes.

Radius Mull Configurations

  • Radius windows  can be mulled with other units; see 2D Section Detail drawings for mull and stack details

Construction

Construction

  • Both sash & frame have fusion-welded corners for strong corner seals
  • Mulitple chambers within the uPVC extrusions provide strength & create a thermal barrier for superior insulating value; they also help reduce outside noise
  • Quality construction makes required maintenance minimal

  

Glass

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Glass Terminology, Features & Benefits (expand for details -->)
Standard Double Pane Insulating Glass for Energy Efficiency across U.S. Climate Zones

  1. Double Pane Insulating Glass (standard)
  2. LoE²-270 or request a different LoE coating such as LoE²-240 or LoE³-366
  3. Argon Gas (standard)
  4. Thermo-Edge, Stainless Steel Spacer Bars (standard)

Glass Option - Triple Pane Insulating Glass

  1. Triple Pane Insulating Glass
  2. LoE²-270 (or substitute a different LoE coating, such as LoE³-366 or LoE²-240)

  3. Argon Gas
  4. Thermo-Edge, Stainless Steel Spacer Bars
  5. LoE-180
  • Meets or exceeds ENERGY STAR criteria for U.S. & Canada's climate zones

NOTE: Size limitations apply. Not available with laminated glass panes. The only obscure glass patterns available are Pattern 62 and Glue Chip.

ThermaPlus (option)

  1. Double Pane Insulating Glass
  2. LoE²-270 (or substitute a different LoE coating, such as LoE³-366 or LoE²-240)
  3. Argon Gas
  4. ThermaPlus Coating on indoor surface of the glass
  • Specially-designed, heat-activated coating augments the energy efficiency
  • Designed to meet increasingly stringent energy requirements for tax credit eligibility
  1. Thermo-Edge, Stainless Steel Spacer Bars

Glass Option - For Safety, Security & Quiet

  1. Double Pane Insulating Glass
  2. LoE Coating Options
  3. Argon Gas
  4. Thermo-Edge, Stainless Steel Spacer Bars
  5. Laminated Glass - two pieces of glass fused together with a plastic interlayer
  • Helps prevent broken glass from causing injury
  • Helps to protect against intruders
  • Greater UV blockage prevents furniture and fabrics from fading
  • Reduces sound transmission

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.

Glass Option - Neat Glass

You may request Neat® glass on any product with double or triple pane glass and LoE coating(s)*. Here are the benefits:

  1. Rain sheets off more efficiently, so water spotting is reduced
  2. Dirt washes away in the rain more readily, so you spend less time cleaning
  3. Allows more daylight in than comparable competitive products

How does it work?

A titanium dioxide layer is applied, which reacts chemically with the sun's UV rays and causes organic materials to decompose. When it rains, the dirt rinses away. Plus smoother glass is cleaner glass. The sputter coating process makes the glass ultra smooth, so the water "sheets off" more readily than it would on uncoated glass, and it allows more visible light transmittance than any comparable competitive product.

 Watch a video

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

Glass Option - Preserve Protective Film

  • Recommended for all windows & doors to protect the glass during shipping & installation
  • Film applied to the interior and exterior of insulating glass as they are assembled
  • After installation simply peel the film off the glass, and along goes job site dirt and debris, as well as paint or stain spatters. What's left is clean and clear – beautiful windows and doors.

Provides protection during:

  • Glazing and assembly of the windows and doors
  • Packaging, loading and shipping processes
  • Unloading, carried onto the job site, exposure to daily construction
  • Installation

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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.

Glass Option - Elegant Beauty

Finely Crafted Glass

  • Custom glass options catch and beautifully cast light into your home; some finely crafted glass may include:
    • Clear Baroque glass (#1 shown) or Colored Baroque glass (Gray, #10)
    • Clear Beveled glass (#2 shown) or Colored Beveled glass (Gray, #8)
    • Colored Glass in Custom Designs (#3)
    • V-Grooves (#4), Etched Patterns and/or Frosted glass
    • Colored Water glass (Pink, #5 shown) or Clear Water glass (#7)
    • Brass (#9), Lead, or Zinc (#6) Caming
  • Crafted elements are within a Triple Pane Insulating Glass unit to make cleaning easy, protect the beauty, and add insulating value
  • Many types obscure visibility for increased privacy

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

Glass Option - Privacy or Aesthetic Interest

Patterned Obscure Glass

  • Obscures visibility for increased privacy
  • 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).

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


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 for Vinyl Units

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

  • Three interior wood look options: Cherry, Sunset Oak, or Wheat
  • White laminate wrap available for the interior of beige units

  • Cherry
  • Sunset Oak
  • Wheat
  • White Laminate

NOTE:  On-screen images of interior wood look options may vary slightly from actual colors.  Selections should be made based on actual color samples.  Interior wood look is 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 Radius

Download: All files below

  PDF
Formulas & Charts
   Sizes and Multiple Assembly Information

Drawing Files - Sizes / Elevations for Latitude Series Radius

Download: All files below

  DWG DXF PDF
Radius & Geometric Units to Match Casement Profile
   Half-Circle, Quarter-Circle & Segment Heads
Radius & Geometric Units to Match Double Hung Profile
   Half-Circle, Quarter-Circle, Segment Head & Octagon
Radius & Geometric Units to Match Single Hung Profile
   Half-Circle, Quarter-Circle, Segment Head & Octagon
Formulas & Charts
   Sizes and Multiple Assembly Information    

Drawing Files - Section Details - Double Pane Glass for Latitude Series Radius

Download: All files below

  DWG DXF PDF
Radius & Geometric Units with a Casement Profile
   No Brickmould - Horiz
   No Brickmould - Vert
   1-15/16'' Brickmould - Horiz
   1-15/16'' Brickmould - Vert
   3'' Flat Brickmould - Horiz
   3'' Flat Brickmould - Vert
   3'' Profiled Brickmould - Horiz
   3'' Profiled Brickmould - Vert
   Baltimore Brickmould - Horiz
   Baltimore Brickmould - Vert
   J Channels - Horiz
   J Channels - Vert
Pocket Radius & Geometric Units with a Casement Profile
   No Brickmould - Horiz
   No Brickmould - Vert
   1-15/16'' Brickmould - Horiz
   1-15/16'' Brickmould - Vert
   3'' Flat Brickmould - Horiz
   3'' Flat Brickmould - Vert
   3'' Profiled Brickmould - Horiz
   3'' Profiled Brickmould - Vert
   Baltimore Brickmould - Horiz
   Baltimore Brickmould - Vert
   J Channels - Horiz
   J Channels - Vert
Radius & Geometric Units with a Double Hung Profile
   No Brickmould - Horiz
   No Brickmould - Vert
   1-15/16'' Brickmould - Horiz
   1-15/16'' Brickmould - Vert
   3'' Flat Brickmould - Horiz
   3'' Flat Brickmould - Vert
   3'' Profiled Brickmould - Horiz
   3'' Profiled Brickmould - Vert
   Baltimore Brickmould - Horiz
   Baltimore Brickmould - Vert
   J Channels - Horiz
   J Channels - Vert
Radius & Geometric Units with a Single Hung Profile
   No Brickmould - Horiz
   No Brickmould - Vert
   1-15/16'' Brickmould - Horiz
   1-15/16'' Brickmould - Vert
   3'' Flat Brickmould - Horiz
   3'' Flat Brickmould - Vert
   3'' Profiled Brickmould - Horiz
   3'' Profiled Brickmould - Vert
   Baltimore Brickmould - Horiz
   Baltimore Brickmould - Vert
   J Channels - Horiz
   J Channels - Vert

Drawing Files - Section Details - Triple Pane Glass for Latitude Series Radius

Download: All files below

  DWG DXF PDF
Radius & Geometric Units with a Casement Profile
   No Brickmould - Horiz
   No Brickmould - Vert
   1-15/16'' Brickmould - Horiz
   1-15/16'' Brickmould - Vert
   3'' Flat Brickmould - Horiz
   3'' Flat Brickmould - Vert
   3'' Profiled Brickmould - Horiz
   3'' Profiled Brickmould - Vert
   Baltimore Brickmould - Horiz
   Baltimore Brickmould - Vert
   J Channels - Horiz
   J Channels - Vert
Pocket Radius & Geometric Units with a Casement Profile
   No Brickmould - Horiz
   No Brickmould - Vert
   1-15/16'' Brickmould - Horiz
   1-15/16'' Brickmould - Vert
   3'' Flat Brickmould - Horiz
   3'' Flat Brickmould - Vert
   3'' Profiled Brickmould - Horiz
   3'' Profiled Brickmould - Vert
   Baltimore Brickmould - Horiz
   Baltimore Brickmould - Vert
   J Channels - Horiz
   J Channels - Vert
Radius & Geometric Units with a Double Hung Profile
   No Brickmould - Horiz
   No Brickmould - Vert
   1-15/16'' Brickmould - Horiz
   1-15/16'' Brickmould - Vert
   3'' Flat Brickmould - Horiz
   3'' Flat Brickmould - Vert
   3'' Profiled Brickmould - Horiz
   3'' Profiled Brickmould - Vert
   Baltimore Brickmould - Horiz
   Baltimore Brickmould - Vert
   J Channels - Horiz
   J Channels - Vert
Radius & Geometric Units with a Single Hung Profile
   No Brickmould - Horiz
   No Brickmould - Vert
   1-15/16'' Brickmould - Horiz
   1-15/16'' Brickmould - Vert
   3'' Flat Brickmould - Horiz
   3'' Flat Brickmould - Vert
   3'' Profiled Brickmould - Horiz
   3'' Profiled Brickmould - Vert
   Baltimore Brickmould - Horiz
   Baltimore Brickmould - Vert
   J Channels - Horiz

Drawing Files - Divided Lites for Latitude Series Radius

Download: All files below

  DWG DXF PDF
Various Divided Lite Bar Widths
   Performance Divided Lite (PDL) Bars and Grilles-in-the-Airspace (GIA) [PDL not available for Single Hungs]

Drawing Files - All Files for Latitude Series Radius

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

DWG files

DXF 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.

Energy Data

Energy Data for Radius & Geometric Units

Radius, Radius-Top, and Geometric windows are built with a profile to match other products, usually Casements, Double Hungs or Doors. To find energy data, please go to the detail page of the matching product and find the appropriate size, operation type, and other details such as glass type & coatings.


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 Jan. 1, 2012)
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 - 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.



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