Trifab 400 Framing System

Storefront Framing

Trifab® 400 Framing System

Kawneer’s Trifab® 400 Framing System is a proven solution for storefront, low-rise and interior applications. It may be flush glazed from the inside or outside and has a choice of three fabrication methods. 

  • 1-3/4″ (44.5mm) sightline
  • 4″ (101.6mm) depth
  • Non-thermal performance
  • Center plane glass applications
  • Center plane glass applications 
  • 1-3/4″ x 4″ (44.5mm x 101.6mm) frame members and accepts 1/4″ (6.4mm) infills  
  • Choice of screw spline, shear block or stick construction 
  • May be flush glazed from the inside or outside 

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Trifab® 400 Framing System - Architectural Detail Manual
1 MB
Storefront Framing Product Selection Guide
571 KB
Trifab® 400 Framing System - Product Green Guide
162 KB
Trifab® Framing Systems and Storefront Framing Systems - EPD
1 MB
Finishes Brochure
5 MB
Finishes Information - Architectural Detail Manual
238 KB
Anodize Finishes - Color Chart
82 KB
Liquid Paint - Color Chart - Permadize®
1 MB
Liquid Paint - Color Chart - Permafluor™
350 KB
Powder Paint - Color Charts - Permacoat™
127 KB
Trifab® 400 Framing System - English

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Screw Spline Assembly
Shear Block Assembly
Stick Assembly
Screw Spline Assembly (Inside Glazed)
Shear Block Assembly (Inside Glazed)
Stick Assembly (Inside Glazed)
Typical Corners
GLASSvent® (project out) Details
Miscellaneous Details
Entrance Details (Offset Pivot/Butt Hung w/Surface or Concealed Closer)
Entrance Details (Center Hung with Concealed Closer)
Entrance Details - Open Back Frame (Offset Pivot/Butt Hung w/Surface or Concealed Closer)
Entrance Details - Open Back Frame (Center Hung with Concealed Closer)
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While most of our products are not hazardous in and amongst themselves, hazardous properties can develop when the product is altered through cutting, welding, and grinding.  Details on the specific hazards that can develop and the proper protective measures to use can be found in the SDSs.

Arconic’s SDS database provides PDF files of safety information on specific materials.  The SDS ID numbers (product code) and description for materials used in Kawneer products are listed below.

1405 – Kawneer Thermal Break Filled Extrusions
1385 – Kawneer Acrylic Paints
1386 – Kawneer Fluoropolymer Paints

1526 – Kawneer Bloomsburg Solvent Recovery Still Residuals

1387 – Painted Architectural Aluminum Extrusions
509 – Aluminum Extrusions, Anodized Aluminum Products


Search Arconic’s SDS database for safety information on specific materials.


Warranty Disclaimer TBC

Project Warranty Cover Sheet (English)
137 KB
Project Warranty Cover Sheet (French-Canadian)
137 KB
Project Warranty Cover Sheet Sample (English)
139 KB
Project Warranty Cover Sheet Sample (French-Canadian)
140 KB
Material & Workmanship - English
185 KB
Material & Workmanship - French
190 KB
Material & Workmanship Sample (English)
203 KB
Material & Workmanship Sample (French Canadian)
212 KB
Anodized Finishes Warranty - English
523 KB
Anodized Finishes Warranty - French
517 KB
Anodized Finishes Sample (English)
529 KB
Anodized Finishes Sample (French Canadian)
524 KB
Painted Finishes Warranty - English
557 KB
Painted Finishes Warranty - French
538 KB
Painted Finishes Sample (English)
565 KB
Painted Finishes Sample (French Canadian)
550 KB
Insulating Glass Warranty - English
498 KB
Insulating Glass Warranty - French
499 KB
Insulating Glass Sample (English)
502 KB
Insulating Glass Sample (French Canadian)
504 KB
Laminated Glass Warranty - English
122 KB
Laminated Glass Warranty - French
123 KB
Laminated Glass Sample (English)
126 KB
Laminated Glass Sample (French Canadian)
128 KB
Corrective Field Repairs (English)
154 KB
Corrective Field Repairs (French-Canadian)
152 KB