METRIC DESIGN GUIDE
Although a few companies can make round-metric-size carpet tiles, this material may be
procurred by specifing other salient characteristics and allowing the competitive process to
determine sizes, since all carpeting, tiles, and roll goods are cut at boundaries.
Curtainwall systems are obtainable in round metric sizes. Length and width of the panels are
available in any size. The other dimensions are typically in converted metric.
Kalwell Corporation, Manchester, NH, is able to produce any size metric curtainwall
system (Bruce Keller, 800-258-9777).
Kawneer Company, Norcross, GA, has been supplying curtainwall systems in metric units
to foreign markets and can handle any metric order (Enrique Morales/Edward Bugg, 703-
Profile Systems, Gerald, MO, subsidiary of the Maune Company, can produce in any size
(Grant Maune, 800-962-8100).
Domestic manufacturers produce hollow metal doors and wooden doors in any length and
width desired. Round metric sizes can therefore be specified. Some firms producing round
metric metal doors:
Allied Steel Products, FL (Bill Desin, 305-624-3333).
American Steel Products, Farmingdale, NY, can make any size metric door (Hank,
Amweld Building Products, OH, has made and can make metric sizes (Mike Scott/Fred
Bloom Jr., 216-527-4385).
Ceco Door Division, Oak Brook, IL, a major manufacturer in the door industry, can make
any round-metric-size door (Norb Bruzan, 312-242-2000).