Pane spacers in windows

Are pane spacers in windows all the same or are there variations in quality?

Asked by Simon on 20th Apr 2023
Expert Trade Answers
"Variations in quality . Depend on glass spec and Depend on u-value"
Answered on 20th Apr 2023 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
"Defo variation, normal and warm edge, you should try use warm edge as much as possible, its a coated spacer bar."
Answered on 7th Jul 2023 - Member since Jul 2023 - report
"All different 28mm thick now but also get 24 mm and 20mm and 16mm"
Answered on 10th Feb 2024 - Member since May 2023 - report
"How do you mean pane spacers? Do you mean the thickness between 2 panes if glass?"
Answered on 20th Apr 2023 - Member since Aug 2022 - report
"What do you mean by pane spacers do you mean spacer bar if so these have changed a lot over the years going along with frame/rebate changes ..normally now they are 20mm but back before everyone had upvc the old windows would have 14mm units 6mm bar some windows or doors couldn't even accommodate that so they had stepped units"
Answered on 6th Oct 2023 - Member since Sep 2023 - report
"There are different sizes but in general all the same quality"
Answered on 9th Jul 2024 - Member since Jul 2024 - report
"When you say, pane spacers, do you mean spacer bar (depth of dgu? If this is the case, then yes, spacer bar varies. I hope this helps.

Answered on 20th Apr 2023 - Member since Nov 2019 - report
"As long as the spacers are plastic quality is not an issue"
Answered on 28th May 2024 - Member since May 2024 - report
"These come in many sizes but ate dependant to your frames. Most older frames have an ally spacer bar in silver or bronze, however newer frames have thermal bars called warm edge, but you will still need to know the size, the glass is generally 4mm thick on both panes, so a standard upvc window is 28mm in total.
The makeup would be 4mm glass 20mm spacer then another 4mm glass.
4x20x4mm making a total of 28mm."
Answered on 21st Apr 2023 - Member since Nov 2021 - report
"There is a lot of different sizes and colours to suit your needs and finishes"
Answered on 27th Jun 2023 - Member since Jun 2023 - report
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