Modern Casement Sash Limiter

Field Installation and Operation

Revised on 2019-06-13

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ABSTRACT: The following instruction will show how to apply a sash limiter in Modern casement, awning, pushout casement, and awning pushout windows. Sash limiters are used on casement windows 24" wide or greater and awning windows 24" high or greater.

Usage Dates: April 2019 to Present

You Will Need to Supply

  1. Safety glasses
  2. T-20 tamper resistant bit with driver
  3. Sash Limiter
  4. Flat head screwdriver

Install the Sash Limiter

NOTE: Removing the Casement or Awning sash is not required but may make locating and drilling holes easier. Refer to the Modern Installation Instructions for details on removing sash.

1. Referencing the chart and illustrations below, obtain the correct location for the sash track and frame bracket Depending on the height of your window, you may need to apply two tracks.

NOTE: Pre-drill all hole locations using a 1/8" (3) drill bit.

CASEMENT
Sash Track Location Frame Bracket Location
Frame Height Dim A Dim B Dim C Dim D
16-72" 4" N/A 10 5/8" N/A
72.001-102" 4" 4" 10 5/8" 10 5/8"
AWNING
Sash Track Location Frame Bracket Location
Frame Height Dim A Dim B Dim C Dim D
24-72" 4" N/A 10 5/8" N/A

NOTE: For awnings that require one sash limiter: Apply on the exterior right hand side.

2. Using the measurements from stepĀ 1, apply one #8 x 3/8" pan head screw through the sash track and into the stile.

Figure 1 Casement Sash
1 3 7/8" (98)
2 11/16" (17)
Figure 2 Casement Sash
1 3 7/8" (98)
2 11/16" (17)
Figure 3 Awning Sash
1 3 7/8" (98)
2 11/16" (17)

3. Using the measurements obtained from stepĀ 1, fasten the frame bracket using #8 x 3/8" screws provided.

Figure 4 Casement Frame
1 1 11/16"
2 1 7/16"
Figure 5 Casement Frame (over 72")
1 1 11/16"
2 1 7/16"
Figure 6 Awning Sill
1 11/16" (43)
2 1 7/64" (28)

4. Reinstall the sash if you removed it.

5. Slide the limiter arm into the track(s) and then apply the second screw.

Figure 7 Casement
Figure 8 Awning