Sliders UK has continued the strategic expansion of its specialist product portfolio with the launch of a second aluminium window system.

Manufactured in ALUK’s proven 70mm Optio system, the new Ultimate Residential Window from Sliders UK is defined by clean and flexible sightlines, making it suitable for traditional and contemporary applications.

It accommodates double and triple-glazed insulated units of 24mm to 40mm, employing a unique polyamide thermal break design to achieve u-values as low as 1.2W/m2K. It’s also fully tested to PAS24 and is part Q compliant.

Available in white or anthracite grey as standard, plus dual colour options and any RAL colour as special order, it comes in a range of fully anodised finishes, also carrying a 10-year guarantee.

It’s adoption by Sliders UK, gives the specialist manufacturer a second aluminum window system having launched the Ultimate EVO XT last month.

Available in multiple sash options, accommodating double and triple-glazed insulated units of up to 48mm the EVO XT achieves u-Values as low as 0.85 W/m2K. In common with its new ALUK offer, it’s also fully tested to PAS24 and is part Q compliant.

Steve Mines, Sales Director, Sliders UK, said: “We have had an excellent response to the EVO XT, which in addition to offering incredibly low u-values is also available in wide choice of highly durable Decoral finishes. A second aluminium system, however, gives our customers a little more flexibility again.

“The reach and appeal of the ALUK Optio is established in retail and we expect it to generate significant demand going forward, alongside that for the Evolution XT.”

According to the The Window, Door and Conservatory Markets in Housing in Great Britain, by Palmer, aluminium saw 24% growth in the last year, including 26% growth in volume terms and installed value by 28% in sales of aluminium windows.

It’s launch of two aluminium window systems in two-months, gives Sliders UK a comprehensive aluminium offer, positioning it as one of the UK’s major suppliers of aluminum bi-folding doors and windows.

This includes the the Ultimate Evolution Aluminium Bi-folding door, launched late last year. It’s USP is a highly innovative fully adjustable jamb option, which fitted to both sides of the door, makes squaring and setting faster – cutting installation time to as little as 45 minutes.

This was launched in addition to its pre-existing ALUK aluminium bi-folding door range and its extensive PVC-U and composite door offer, including Duraflex and Eurocell.

It has also recently added the Ultimate Rooflite – an aluminium lantern roof – to its offer. It’s based on the tried and tested BBA approved Ultraframe Classic roofing system and is suitable for installation as either part of a new build orangery or retro-fit to a flat-roof.

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