Endura products introduces THE WORLD’S FIRST “Smart” entry door sill system
Greensboro, NC – November 2012 – Endura Products, a door system component manufacturer in Greensboro North Carolina, has announced the introduction of the Z-Series Articulating Cap Sill (ZAC). Comprised of a patent-pending, spring-loaded sill cap and a custom door bottom, the ZAC is a self-adjusting sill system which overcomes “Real World” conditions. The Z-Series Articulating Cap Sill tagline says it all: the homeowner and our customers can finally”Stop Screwing Around.”
A consistent margin and contact between the sill cap and the door bottom is critical to creating a sealing effect which limits air and water infiltration of the door unit. Either as a result of door unit assembly practices, door installation, settling of the house or throughout the subsequent use of the door, this seal is often broken. Although with traditional adjustable sills, the threshold cap can be adjusted to compensate for an uneven subsurface, settling of or sag in the door unit, in practice this adjustment rarely occurs. By self-adjusting, articulating +/- 1/8-inch under any conditions, the ZAC negates the need for the builder and/or homeowner to monitor and then fine-tune adjust the seal between the sill and the door. Even more, the ZAC cap and door bottom can be easily retrofitted to any installed Z Series Sill to address problem installations in the field.
Comprehensive Independently Certified Testing has shown that the Design Pressure (DP) ratings of door units that utilize the ZAC are improved by an average of 20% over systems which use standard sills, sometimes even doubling the DP rating depending on the panel and other components. Even problematic French door applications witnessed up to a 15% improvement, with all French systems tested in conjunction with the Endura Multipoint Astragal achieving a DP rating of 40 or higher.
For more information about the Z-Series Articulating Cap Sill and/or Endura’s full line of door component systems, call 1-800-334-2006 or visit www.enduraproducts.com. Make Performance Standard™.
About Endura Products, Inc.
Endura Products, Inc. is an innovative, growing company which specializes in the design and manufacturing of components for the door and window manufacturing industry. Endura is committed to improving building practices with products, systems and processes which enhance performance and provide exceptional value throughout the entire product life cycle. Endura is driven to succeed with a focused vision of creating products which bring tangible benefits to the applications in which they are utilized.
Headquartered in Greensboro, NC, with operations in Greensboro, Tennessee, Texas and California, Endura employs approximately 350 people. Endura has consistently grown as a business that provides components to customers across the United States. Endura's employees take great pride in the superior design, quality and consistency of our products and related services.
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Endura Products, Inc. manufactures entry door component systems that improve door construction, door installation and long-term performance in the home. Endura components improve functionality, maximize the seal between the door and the opening, and reduce air and water infiltration.