Trifab 400 Framing System

Storefront Framing

Trifab® 400 Framing System

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
240 KB
Anodize Finishes - Color Chart
82 KB
Liquid Paint - Color Chart - Permadize®
1 MB
Liquid Paint - Color Chart - Permafluor®
137 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.

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Warranty Disclaimer TBC

Material & Workmanship - English
228 KB
Material & Workmanship - French
239 KB
Kawneer - CA Prop 65 Warnings - English
462 KB
Anodized Finishes Warranty - English
561 KB
Anodized Finishes Warranty - French
538 KB
Painted Finishes Warranty - English
597 KB
Painted Finishes Warranty - French
593 KB
Insulating Glass Warranty - English
552 KB
Insulating Glass Warranty - French
541 KB
Laminated Glass Warranty - English
176 KB
Laminated Glass Warranty - French
165 KB