ecotech delivers a step-change in the use of recycled material and content in a new generation of sustainable and energy efficient PVC-U windows and doors.

We extrude recycled and virgin material simultaneously through a state of the art die’s to create a single profile. This locks and isolates recycled material away from areas of the frame visible to the end-user or which perform a structural role.

It allows us to utilise an efficient use of recycled content but to guarantee surface appearance, finish, quality and depth of gloss by using only virgin compound on profile walls. . The surface is perfect – no pits, no extrusion lines.

With an A+ and A++ WER BFRC ratings for material type from the Building Research Establishment in its Green Guide, it makes the ecotech profile among the UK’s most sustainable window and door system option.

 

ecotech Key features

  • All profiles designed to be visible, or even touched following installation, are 100% prime quality virgin Calcium Organic stabilised Pvcu – totally free of lead giving complete peace of mind to the home owner.
  • Environmental directives require all Pvcu producers to collect and incorporate their production waste into their products. In addition to window fabricator scrap, and even to recover the waste associated with old, previous generation Pvcu windows – ALL producers must be able to demonstrate this.
  • ecotech extrusion technology, is currently almost unique in the UK, and limits this recaptured material to specific parts of our system ensuring we meet our obligations to reduce waste and to carbon emissions and to preserve our future.

Recovinyl & Vinyl Plus

The window industry across Europe is increasingly focused on responsible manufacturing and efficient recycling, without compromising product quality.

According to Recovinyl, its network recycled more than 474,000 tonnes of waste PVC last year. But while a sizeable step forward to its target to recycle 800,000 tonnes of waste PVC by 2020, it also serves to highlight the question of use in new generation materials.

That’s where our ecotech profile and range of products comes into play. Available as an option on both our Ideal 70 and Ideal 4000 profile systems.

ecotech 70

eco-tech 70 delivers a step-change in the use of recycled material and content in a new generation of sustainable and energy efficient PVC-U windows and doors.

We extrude recycled and virgin material simultaneously through a single dye to create a single profile. This locks recycled material away from areas of the frame visible to the end-user or which perform a structural role.

It allows us to utilise a high percentage of recycled content but to guarantee surface appearance, finish, quality and depth of gloss. The surface is perfect – no pits, no extrusion lines.

With an A+ rating for material type from the Building Research Establishment in its Green Guide, it makes the eco-tech 70 among the UK’s most sustainable window and door system options.

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    ecotech 4000

    PVC-U extrusion as we know is a ‘dark art’. Profile performance is dependent on the strict control of its formulation so, by definition, recycled material is an unknown quantity.

    “If you don’t know the ratios of the formulation you can’t possibly predict how it’s going to perform in extremes of temperature. The differentiation between metal salts or stabilisers can be really very significant and that can impact on quality”.

    ecotech Ideal 4000 is the systems company’s calcium organic stabilised ‘green’ offer. Manufactured by aluplast specifically for the UK and Irish market. aluplast offers technically advanced German-engineered products but also shares a similar philosophy on sustainability amongst other eco responsible global manufacturers.

    Processing more than 150,000 tonnes of PVC-U in Europe annually, equivalent to 75 per cent of the whole UK and Irish markets combined and with its worldwide customer base manufacturing more than 10million windows per year, aluplast remains a global leader in window system technology.

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      An infinite choice of colour

      Colour is key to driving sales and increased margins.

      As well as PVC-U window profile extrusion, aluplast now has one of the most advanced colour foiling facilities in Europe foiling over 1.2 million meters of profile each and every month. With  over 30 foil colours to choose from, alongside infinite colour options in our aluskin range with no limitation as to how you combine these colours, the possibilities are endless.

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        To learn more about our ecotech profile or any of our other products
        Call: 01684 273401