Howells Patent glazing Limited (HPG) offers a bar range in their own system to fulfil most overhead glazing needs.
HPG supply their products not only to main contractors, but also to local builders and even end users direct. The bars can be used for many different kinds of applications, from patent glazing, through to canopies or roof lights.
The family run firm undertake contracts on a supply only or supply and install basis with installation of patent glazing in both roof and vertical applications using single, double glazing or polycarbonate sheet or single, double or triple glazing. All bars are manufactured in the UK and assembled at HPG factory complex in the West Midlands. Most orders can be accommodated within an 8 week lead time from approval of drawings, if necessary.
The HGR 1 (Non Structural) system can accommodate a multitude of different thicknesses from 6mm to 48mm by adjusting the length of self-taper. (However 28mm D/G is the standard) Hip, Ridge and Jack bars also available. This rafter glazing bar can be used as a glazing medium on both timber framed, steel and aluminium structures.
Howells's own patented system is made from extruded aluminium alloy complying with BS1474 designation 6063T6 ancillary components such as flashing, closures weathering and gutters, can be provided from preformed aluminium alloy to BS1470.
The bars can be supplied in mill finish, anodized to BS3987 or powder coated to BS6496 in a wide range of colours.
Bespoke fabricated aluminium capping's and flashing are available on request to suit all projects.