Die Cutting & Custom Manufacturing Blog - Frank Lowe

How Can Glazing Industry Contractors Overcome the Labor Shortage?

Whether it’s double-pane glass or triple glazing, commercial glazing systems are those installed in commercial buildings to promote energy saving and reduction in pollution. According to industry research from Grand View Research, the U.S. contract glazing market was currently valued at $7.9 billion in 2019. Due to a range of influential factors, the glazing industry is […]

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Fenestration

Top Residential Fenestration Industry Trends to Watch

While COVID-19 had a devastating impact across virtually every industry, the residential fenestration industry’s outlook appears to be trending in the right direction. The residential fenestration industry — including windows doors and skylights —is being driven by consumer interest and a host of other factors. At Frank Lowe, we have been the premier provider of premium […]

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Exploring 3 Different Types & Applications of Glazing Tapes

The moniker glazing tape is regularly used throughout the fenestration industry. It’s usually employed to establish the seal between the glass panel and window sash or door material and the insulated glass panel. The ultimate goal of the glazing tape is to prevent water leakage and prevent air leakage.Glazing tape is commonly utilized in aluminum […]

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Case Study: How Frank Lowe Helped Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope

At Frank Lowe, we pride ourselves on delivering world-class customer service at every possible opportunity. This exceptional customer service is predicated on our unwavering ability to meet our customer’s needs and deliver on-time solutions. And this dedication to customer service is one of the top reasons, Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope has turned to Frank Lowe for custom […]

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Fenestration

Where to Find the Best Balance Plugs for Windows?

Since 1955, Frank Lowe has been the leading provider of balance plugs for the fenestration industry. Our custom balance plugs are engineered to prevent air from flowing into the window balance track by effectively sealing the area around the balance. In addition, our balance plugs are proven to: Reduce condensation at the meeting rail,Reduce wind noise,Minimize […]

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Fenestration

Frank Lowe Offers Jamb Plugs & Other Fenestration Components

If you’re looking for the top jamb plugs and other fenestration components, the team at Frank Lowe can and will help. We are home to an extensive inventory of custom jamb plugs that can be tailored to your unique needs. In addition to custom jamb plugs, we offer an array of fenestration solutions for windows, doors, […]

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Chimney Blocks

Understanding Different Chimney Blocks Balance Systems

Chimney blocks are also called balance plugs, air dams, and jamb plugs. These key fenestration components are designed to prevent air from flowing into the window balance track. And this occurs by sealing the area around the balance. At Frank Lowe, we offer an endless array of chimney blocks of any size that accommodates any window […]

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Get 360° Protection for Subassembly Components with WOW Pads

Frank Lowe’s WOW Pads are the premier way to protect subassembly components before, during, and after assembly. Gentle enough for glass but strong enough for metal, WOW Pads boast the ability to prevent chips, dents, scratches, and other types of damage to products of all shapes. Once applied, WOW Pads stabilize the component by immediately forming […]

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Where to Find the Best 3M Bumpon Select Converter & Distributor?

At Frank Lowe, we don’t only offer a large array of 3M™ Bumpon™ resilient rollstock, we are a leading 3M™ Select Converter. And when you partner with us for customized 3M™ materials, such as foams, films, tapes, bumpers, and more, you’ll gain access to our extensive product knowledge and expertise.Because of our highly-coveted distinction as […]

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How to Choose the Best Window Wrap Tape?

When it comes to preventing moisture from entering through windows, window wrap tape or flashing tape is the first line of defense. By definition, window wrap tape is a type of flashing tape for windows that is tasked with preventing air and water infiltration into the building envelope. Considering the importance of this material, it’s vital […]

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