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Katzbeck-Manual

A family-run firm from Austria with a workforce of 220 employees, KATZBECK has manufactured bespoke windows and doors made of wood and wood/aluminium for over 65 years. KATZBECK products stand for first-rate design, innovation, outstanding quality and green production processes. KATZBECK is your competent and capable partner in all stages of door and window production, from consulting and planning, to manufacture and installation. Open your senses and find inspiration for your home. Select from a broad range of models, colours and forms; create precisely the atmosphere in your ‘four walls’ that best suits your style. Visit our headquarters and production facility in Rudersdorf or one of our eight window studios in Austria.

CONTENTS 1. Introduction

CONTENTS 1. Introduction .................................................................................4 2. Notes on Care, Maintenance, Assembly and Warranty: ...........................................4 3. Scope of Austrian Standard (*ÖNORM) B 5320: .................................................5 4. Quality Assurance, Outside Audits: .............................................................5 5. Proper Airing for a Healthy Indoor Climate. ......................................................5 6. Care and Maintenance of Wood Surfaces ....................................................... 7 7. Care and Maintenance of Oil Stained Wood Surfaces: ............................................8 8. Care and Maintenance of Powder-Coated and Anodized Aluminium Surfaces:. ......................9 9. Care and Maintenance of Glass Surfaces:. ......................................................10 10. Care and Maintenance of Seals: ...............................................................11 11. Care and Maintenance Work for Fittings (effective for ALL types of fittings). ........................12 12. Operation and Incorrect Operation of Visible and Hidden TT-Fittings ...............................13 13. Adjustment of Window Fittings ................................................................15 14. Remounting and Unhinging a Sash ............................................................24 15. Load Transfer of Hidden Fittings: ..............................................................27 16. Operating PPS (Parallel-Placed-Sliding-Components) ...........................................31 17. Adjustmenst PPS (Parallel-Placed-Sliding-Components). ........................................31 18. Operating Lifting-Sliding-Doors ..............................................................34 19. Unhinging Leafs of Lifting-Sliding-Doors ......................................................34 20. Adjustment of Fittings of Lifting-Sliding-Doors. ................................................36 21. Operating and Adjusting Front Doors ..........................................................37 22. Product Liability, Warnings: ..................................................................39 23. The Importance of Heeding the Requirements of the Austrian Standard (ÖNORM) B 5320? ...................................................................................43 2 KATZBECK-MANUAL

24. Basic Requirements of Window Installation:. ...................................................44 25. Notes on the Mounting of Components:. .......................................................44 26. Definition of Mounting and Sealing Layers by the Window: .......................................44 27. Structural Load Transfers (e.g. Deflections of Lintel):. ...........................................45 28. Any Required Space for Subsequent Tradesmen:. ...............................................46 29. Load Transfers of the Dead Load of Components and/or the Occurring Loads: .....................46 30. “Special Requirements” of Assembly:. .........................................................46 31. “Special Requirements” of the Installation of Front Doors. .......................................47 32. Proper Installation of the External Window Cill: .................................................48 33. Guidelines for the Use of Glazing Blocks in KATZBECK Systems. ..................................49 34. Glazing Guidelines of KATZBECK Systems .......................................................51 35. Glazing of “Glass-Only Edges“ and “Glass-Only Butt Joints“: .....................................58 36. KATZBECK Recommendations for Assembly: ...................................................59 37. “Special Requirements of “Largescale Components“ ............................................64 38. „Special Requirements of Components featuring Doubled Frames“ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 KATZBECK-MANUAL 3