U.S. Patent No. 9,045,900

fireframes Aluminum Series

fireframes Aluminum Series

45/60/120 Minute Fire-Rated Frames

Fireframes® Aluminum Series combined with Pilkington Pyrostop® glass, provides a barrier to radiant and conductive heat transfer. The narrow aluminum profiles allow unlimited areas of glazing in fire separations. Fabricated in the United States, this patented system may incorporate Fireframes Designer Series or Fireframes Heat Barrier Series doors by TGP.

45-120 Minutes

Fire-rated Hose Stream Tested Heat Barrier Positive Pressure UL Listed and Labeled
Art Institute of Chicago Modern Wing designed by Renzo Piano with Fireframes® Aluminum Series fire-rated frames and Pilkington Pyrostop® glass firewall


  • Fire ratings of 45/60/120 minutes
  • Patented system (patent no. 9,045,900) features extruded aluminum framing with sharp edges and narrow sightline
  • Custom aluminum face caps available to meet project needs
  • Easy installation
  • Frames supplied "K-D" (knock-down)
  • Incorporates large individual panes of Pilkington Pyrostop glass, composed of low-iron Pilkington OptiWhite™ glass
  • Compatible with Fireframes Designer Series or Fireframes Heat Barrier Series full-glass doors from TGP
  • Standard finish is clear anodized. Powder coating and other anodized finishes are available
  • Door hardware available to fit functional requirements. Check with TGP for compatibility
  • Designed for interior use. For exterior applications, please see Fireframes Curtainwall Series
  • Passes wall assembly test standard UL 263 / ASTM E119 for 60 and 120 minute ratings
  • Fabricated in the U.S.A.


Classified and labeled by Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.® as Design Number U558 and Underwriters Laboratories of Canada as CIKV7.R25274-U558. Frame tests performed in accordance with UL 263 / ASTM E-119 (60-120 minutes), CAN/ULC-S101, NFPA 251, UL 9, UL 10C, UBC 7-2 and UBC 7-4. Doors tested in accordance UL 10B, UL 10C, ASTM E2074, and NFPA 252. Approved for use in Los Angeles – LARR 25798.

Max. Size

Maximum Allowable Size Information


Rating Max. Exposed Glass Area Per Piece Max. Exposed Glass Dimension
45 Min.* 4,500 in2 95-1/4"
60 Min.** 5,605 in2 96"
120 Min.** 3,724 in2 111"

* 45 minute window systems are classified as an Opening Protective as per UL 9, with a maximum overall frame size of 109" x 120".
** 60 and 120-minute tests conducted per UL 263 / ASTM E-119. Therefore assembly is classified as a wall assembly, and not subject to “opening” area limitations.


Fireframes Designer Series

Rating Max. Single Door Leaf Size Max. Exposed Glass Size Per Piece
20 Minutes 42" x 96" 36" x 89"
45 Minutes 42" x 96" 36" x 89"
60 Minutes 42" x 96" 36" x 89"
90 Minutes 42" x 96" 36" x 56-1/2" (divided lite door)

Fireframes Heat Barrier Series***

Rating Max. Single Door Leaf Size Max. Exposed Glass Size Per Piece
60 Minutes 42" x 96" 41–5/8" x 89–3/4"
90 Minutes 42" x 96" 41–5/8" x 89–3/4"

***Where temperature rise door is required.


All door hardware for Fireframes Designer Series doors or Fireframes Heat Barrier Series doors integrated into Fireframes Aluminum Series frames is supplied by Technical Glass Products. Please contact Technical Glass regarding your individual hardware requirements.

Standard door hardware package may include:

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