CHILD GUARD

HEAVY DUTY EXTRUDED ALUMINUM
CHILD PROTECTION WINDOW GUARD

Comply with State Local Regulations by installing the finest child protection window guard available. FABRICO CHILD GUARD is fabricated from tough 6063-T6 alloy extrusions with a baked acrylic enamel finish. Superior design and construction assures safety and reliability. We offer a large selection of standard sizes for double hung window applications. Special sizes for double hung windows as well as designs for sliding windows and vertical pivoting windows are available. Contact our engineering department for more information.

SPECIFICATIONS:

1. WINDOW GUARD SHALL BE FABRICATED FROM ALUMINUM 6063-T6 ALLOY EXTRUSIONS, BAKED ACRYLIC ENAMEL FINISH WITH MINIMUM WALL THICKNESS OF 0.062 INCHES. VERTICAL STILES ARE OF AN "I" SHAPED DESIGN TO HIDE FASTENERS AND POSITIVELY LOCK RAILS. RAILS ARE OF TUBULAR DESIGN FOR EXTRA STRENGTH IN ALL DIRECTIONS. WINDOW GUARD TO BE FABRICATED TO HAVE TWO INDENTICAL INTERLOCKING LEAFS WHICH SLIDE HORIZONTALLY IN RELATIONSHIP TO ONE ANOTHER TO ADJUST TO VARIOUS WINDOW WIDTHS. EACH LEAF IS MADE UP OF TWO VERTICAL STILES OF A STANDARD LENGTH THAT VARIES BY FIVE-INCH INCREMENTS TO PROPERLY PROTECT GUARDED WINDOW OPENINGS. EACH STILE HAS A MINIMUM OF FOUR HOLES FOR ATTACHMENT AND ENDS ARE GROUND SMOOTH AS TO FREE SHARP CORNERS. EACH LEAF HAS A MINIMUM OF FOUR RAILS OR AS MANY RAILS AS ARE REQUIRED.

2. THE COMPLETED WINDOW GUARD SHALL HAVE VERTICAL STILES MORE THAN 1' - 8" ON CENTER. HORIZONTAL RAILS ARE PLACED ACCORDING TO LOCAL CODE (TYPICALLY 4" OR 4 ½") ON CENTER TO REJECT PASSAGE OF A SOLID SPHERE (TYPICALLY 4" OR 5") THROUGH ANY PORTION OF THE GUARDED OPENING.

3. ALL ASSEMBLY AND INSTALLATION FASTENERS TO BE STAINLESS STEEL. ALL EXPOSED FASTENERS TO BE TAMPER PROOF TYPE.

4. FINISH OPTIONS TO BE BRONZE, WHITE, BLACK OR MILL STANDARD. OPTIONAL FINISHES INCLUDE CLEAR OR BRONZE ANODIZED.


INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

1. WARNING: DO NOT INSTALL CHILD GUARD ON FIRE ESCAPE OR EMERGENCY EXIT WINDOWS

2. INSPECT WINDOW TRACKS FOR INTEGRITY. DO NOT INSTALL CHILD GUARD ON LOOSE OR ROTTING TRACKS.

3. TEMPORARILY PLACE CHILD GUARD IN A LEVEL POSITION SO THAT UPPER HALF OF BOTTOM RAIL DOES NOT EXCEED CODE OPENING (TYPICALLY 4" TO 4 1/2") FROM WINDOW SILL. MARK THE LOCATION OF THE TOP HOLES IN STILES. REMOVE CHILD GUARD AND DRILL 5/32" DIAMETER PILOT HOLES.

4. REPLACE CHILD GUARD INTO POSITION AND INSTALL TAMPER PROOF SCREWS PROVIDED. DRILL REMAINING HOLES REQUIRED AND INSTALL SCREWS.

5. RAISE THE INSIDE WINDOW TOA POSITION NOT MORE THAN CODE OPENING (TYPICALLY 4" TO 4 1/2") ABOVE THE LOWER HALF OF THE TOP RAIL. PLACE A STOP ON THE TOP SASH, MARK THE HOLE POSITION (RIGHT SIDE) ON THE WINDOW FRAME. REPEAT ON THE LEFT SIDE. DRILL PILOT HOLES IN BOTH PLACES.

6. SECURE THE STOPS WITH TAMPER PROOF SCREWS PROVIDED.

7. LOWER THE INNER SASH AND MEASURE ALL OPENINGS TO INSURE CODE COMPLIANCE.

*THE ABOVE INSTRUCTIONS ARE FOR DOUBLE HUNG WINDOW INSTALLATION ONLY.


STANDARD SIZES

PART# BARS HEIGHT CLOSED OPEN
152850
202850
252850
302850
152238
202238
252238
302238
151626
201626
251626
301626
152242
202242
252242
302242
3
4
5
6
3
4
5
6
3
4
5
6
3
4
5
6
15"
20"
25"
30"
15"
20"
25"
30"
15"
20"
25"
30"
15"
20"
25"
30"
28"
28"
28"
28"
22"
22"
22"
22"
16"
16"
16"
16"
22"
22"
22"
22"
30"
50"
50"
50"
38"
38"
38"
38"
26"
26"
26"
26"
42"
42"
42"
42"

SPECIAL SIZES AVAILABLE

1265 McBride Avenue West Paterson, NJ 07424 TEL. 973-785-1414 FAX 973-785-0378