Spectus Window Systems Profile
Your perfect PVCu partner.
Established in 1981, Spectus Window Systems is based in Macclesfield, Cheshire, UK.
One of the UK's largest manufacturers of high quality PVC-U products
High quality window systems to suit multiple applications - commercial and residential
State-of-the-art, high capacity production and distribution systems and facilities
Spectus has its own purpose-built factory and blending facility with a compound blending capacity of 40,000 tonnes per annum, 31 extruders and twin-head foiling facilities, Spectus can cope with substantial production demands and volumes
Advanced and Efficient Distribution
Spectus operates the largest cantilever-equipped warehouse in Europe
Picking vehicles specifically designed for their purpose to guarantee accuracy and efficiency
A dedicated, GPS-monitored and tracked distribution fleet for timely delivery
Scale, Experience and Ambition
One of the largest privately-owned PVC-U manufacturers in the market
Spectus' management board is small - making us agile and market-responsive
Deep technical resources - our Technical Director is on the British Plastics Federation board
Technically Advanced, Robust and Proven Profiles
High impact modified, colourfast, window grade PVC-U
5 chambers with nominal 3mm outer wall thickness
Choice of ovolo, bevelled and 45-degree chamfered profiles
Knock-in beading system
Post co-extruded gasketry
Mitred and fusion welded joints
Alloy or mild steel reinforcement
10 year guarantee and 35-year expected service life
The company is listed under the following categories:Building Plastics » Boards, trims and rooflineBuilding Plastics » Exterior and interior claddingPVCu » Extruders / systems companiesPVCu » Foil laminates
Accreditations and Awards
Spectus Window Systems has listed the following standards, quality assurance or accreditations:
- BS EN ISO 9001:2000 - Quality management systems
- BS EN 7950 - Enhanced window security performance for domestic applications
- PAS 23 - General performance requirements for single leaf, external door assemblies to dwellings
- PAS 24 - Enhanced security performance requirements for single and double leaf, hinged external door assemblies to dwellings
- BS EN 12608 - Unplasticized polyvinychloride (PVC-u) profiles for the fabrication of windows and doors. Classification, requirements and test methods.
- British Board of Agrement
Brand and Trade Names
The company supplies products under the following brands or trademarks:
- Elite 70
- Elite 63
- Vertical Slider
- Reversible 70
- Ride Over Patios
- Essentials Window Accessories Catalogue
The following keywords are relevant to this company:
PVC-u Extruders, Commercial, Home Improvement Products, Windows, Doors , Conservatories, PVCU Profile, Energy Rated Windows, 10 Year Guarantee, Elite 70, Curtain Wall, Spectus Former, Marketing Literature
Spectus Window Systems Products and Services
Spectus curtain walling is based on frame of aluminium mullions which is supported from the floor slabs and transoms, infilled either with PVC-u glazing or opaque panels.
Facilitates many different styles of curtain walling
Will accept most window styles including casement... [Read more]
Like our market leading Elite 70, the Elite 63 is a complete suite of component parts, made to the same exacting standards, which enables the design, manufacture and installation of a full range of window and door components all from the same system. all parts in the range are made to provide you with a simple and trouble free... [Read more]
The Elite 70 system is one of Spectus' flagship products and is used in a full range of window, door and conservatory parts - including Casement and Tilt & Turn Windows, Residential, French, Bi-Folding and Patio doors.
Standard colours: White, Cream, Rosewood, Light Oak.
A wide range... [Read more]
Spectus sliding patio doors are a versatile option and ideal for both conservatories and porches. Handle and locking system provides improved aesthetics and security through outward opposing hooks which prevent the leaf from being lifted from its frame. Post co-extended sashes result in an easier, faster, cost efficient... [Read more]
A fully reversible window that is ideal for locations with external access throughout a wide range of commercial and domestic applications.
Comprehensive range of profiles that enables the manufacture of composite styles that will suit all types of property and space available
Internal... [Read more]
The Spectus Former is available in a variety of widths with standard and check reveal options to suit different construction methods.
Suitable for all new build applications including Entrance doors and French doors
Guarantees size of aperture no need to visit site to measure
Allows... [Read more]
Spectus' market leading Vertical Slider combines all the benefits of high performing modern materials and functionality with period character and design. Advanced technology and traditional design come together to create the perfect solution for period properties.
Fully featured Ovolo... [Read more]