THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION QUALITY ASSURANCE
The Ultimate Collection products are manufactured by John Fredericks Plasticks Ltd.
The British Standards Kitemark is one of the most well known and respected product certification marks in the world and is your reassurance that BSI has checked that your John Fredericks Plastics Ltd UPVC double glazing and composite doors from South Lakes Windows Ltd comply with the latest British Standards.
QUALITY ASSURANCE ISO 9001:2000
This certification was awarded for providing a high level of Quality Control systems throughout manufacture, administration, health & safety, and products including that of our suppliers such as profile and hardware. We are required to give BSI unreetrictad access to our offices and factories and allow random samples to be selected for testing on a regular basis.
BS7412. PVC-U WINDOWS
A primary standard for UPVC windows whereby a series of mechanical and manual tests are carried out to ensure windows against weather performance, durability and an accepted level of burglar resistance.
BS7950. PVC-U WINDOWS – ENHANCED SECURITY
An enhanced security test whereby all elements and fittings were tested against forced entry and leverage to ensure ultimate window security.
PAS23/24. PVC-U DOORS (COMPLIANT)
A primary and enhanced performance requirement for single PVC-u entrance doors. All elements of product were tested against weather tightness, operation, strength and cycle and all individual security features and assemblies.
BS EN1279 PT2. SEALED UNITS
A thorough and daily test routine for double glazed sealed units is carried out to ensure The Ultimate Collection maintain certification. Tests prove our sealed units adhere to correct dew point, sealant correctness, desiccant moisture absorbency and solar properties of the specified glass.
THE BRITISH BOARD OF AGREMENT
A Government partnered organisation to provide authorative information on the performance of building products. To gain accreditation, John Fredericks Plastics Ltd products were assessed in 3 separate areas: laboratory testing, site inspections and factory production control. Rigorous testing included air permeability, water tightness, effect of wind loads, thermal efficiency, durability of fittings, resistance to impact, racking and bending and ease of operation.