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Series 5400 Double Hung Tilt, Series 5700 XX Slider, Series 5500 Picture Window and Fixed-Lite Shapes

Unlike other vinyl windows, with Sunshield™ Vinyl Window Systems you can install single hung windows downstairs and double hung windows upstairs where the dual tilt-in sash feature is most useful – without compromising uniform appearance. This fully welded system includes a double hung and its companion double-sash slider and the same picture window featured in our Single Hung Series, ensuring design consistency in every elevation of your home. The windows in this System are made-to-order and built in custom sizes and fixed-lite shapes to meet your unique needs. Sunshield™ windows are available in Linen White, Desert Sand and Adobe. In addition to our Limited Lifetime Warranty, its most popular features include:
  • Bettervue® improved visibility screen is standard allowing 10% better airflow.
  • SunShield® Vinyl, an advanced patented compound designed for tough southern exposures.
  • Fusion Welded Frame and Sash provides an impenetrable barrier to air and water penetration and the utmost in strength and integrity.
  • Sloped Sill provides a strong structural slope for maximum water runoff, even in driving rain.
  • Heavy-Wall Construction for maximum support and strength.
  • Interlocking Meeting Rail for added security and resistance to infiltration.
  • Strong composite cam-action lock and keeper with vent latches have passed ASTM F 588 Forced Entry Resistance Standard.
  • Patented Roller Tilt Coil Balance system featuring constant force for effortless and maintenance-free operation of sash and better egress.
  • Tilt-in Sash for easy cleaning from inside your home.
  • Patented Duralite™ butyl spacer with Cardinal's 366 LoE Glass is the standard Low E Glass.
  • Patented Duralite™ butyl spacer is standard.  Cardinal’s XL Edge™  Dual Seal Stainless Steel Spacer System is optional.
Structural Test Results
Sunshield Double Hung Cross Section
  Test Size Air Water Structural Pressure Rating
Series 5400 AAMA / WWDA / CSA 101
I.S.2 / A440-05
48” x 75” 0.11cfm 4.6psf ± 22.5psf H-R15
Series 5400 AAMA / WWDA / CSA 101
I.S.2 / A440-05
40” x 63” na 5.43psf ± 37.6psf H-R25
Series 5400 AAMA / WDMA / CSA 101
I.S.2 / A 440-05
40” x 63” na na ± 60.0psf H-R35
Series 5700 AAMA / WMDA / CSA 101
I.S.2 / A440-08
72" x 48" .17cfm 5.43psf ± 37.6psf R
Series 5500 AAMA / WDMA / CSA 101
I.S.2 / A440-05
96” x 60” 0.01cfm 12psf ± 45.0psf FW-C55
Series 5500 AAMA / WDMA / CSA 101
I.S.2 / A440-11
96” x 60” na 11.25psf ± 60.0psf FW-C55


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