Reliance™ Cassette

Reliance™ Cassette Curtain Wall is a 4-sided structurally glazed system that allows the installer to shop glaze the infill onto "cassette frames" using 3M™ VHB™ structural Glazing Tape or Structural Silicone. These pre-glazed frames are then taken to the field and applied to a structural grid of standard Reliance™ or Reliance™-SS curtain wall framing, providing a 4-sided structurally glazed appearance with an overall system depth of 6-3/4", 8" or 10-7/8". This system can be used in either new construction or retrofit onto existing Reliance™ or Reliance™-SS installations.

The system includes thermally improved door framing adaptors, which can accommodate the use of Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® Thermal Entrances to complete a thermal elevation. Reliance™ Cassette can also accommodate exterior face caps to provide unique architectural framing features or transition to a standard Reliance™ or Reliance™-SS curtain wall installation.

Reliance Cassette

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  • Air Infiltration: <0.06 @ 6.24 PSF per ASTM E283
  • Static Water: 15 PSF per ASTM E331
  • Dynamic Water: 15 PSF per AAMA 501
  • Structural: 40 PSF (60 PSF overload) per ASTM E330
  • Live Load: +/-1/4" per AAMA 501.7
  • Seismic: Three Levels per AAMA 501.4
  • Thermal Cycling: 180°F and 0°F for three (3) cycles per AAMA 501.5
  • Sound: STC and OITC testing per ASTM E90
  • Thermal: U-factor and CRF per AAMA 1503 Thermal Simulations per AAMA 507
  • NFRC Certified: U-factor, CR, SHGC and VT per NFRC 100,200 & 500

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