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FGIA webinar to review AAMA hardware standards, updates
The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) will host a webinar entitled “AAMA Hardware Standards and Updates” on Tues., Aug. 17 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern. This webinar will cover recent updates and significant changes being made to FGIA hardware-focused documents, including AAMA 904, Voluntary Specification for Multi-Bar Hinges in Window Applications, AAMA 906, Specification for Sliding Door and Lift and Slide Roller Assemblies, and AAMA 907, Voluntary Specification for Corrosion Resistant Coatings on Carbon Steel Components Used in Windows, Doors and Skylights. This webinar is complimentary and open to the public.
The presenter will be Dan Raap, director of product testing and compliance at AmesburyTruth, assisted by Chris Griffin, design engineering manager at Roto Frank; Matt Taylor, director of product development at Hoppe North America and Matt Brady, engineering services manager at Caldwell Manufacturing.
“Changes were recently made to several FGIA hardware documents, and Dan will be presenting information on those updates. Hardware experts will also be on hand to answer questions according to their various specialties. Having these four engineers together will be a valuable resource for anyone participating,” said Glenn Ferris, FGIA’s fenestration standards specialist, who will be introducing Raap and the panel of experts.
Raap works in AmesburyTruth’s product management department and has been with the company for 20 years. He is responsible for standards, patent and legal, materials compliance and test labs, and model shop. Prior to joining AmesburyTruth, he was a window and door designer for Pella Corp. Raap has more than 34 years of experience in many aspects of fenestration.