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Silent Gliss (Collection)

In the early 1950s, Swiss engineer Alexander Weber revolutionised window furnishing products by creating the world’s first silent curtain track using nylon gliders and aluminium profiles.



BY jesse

November 21st, 2008


This initial invention led to the foundation of Silent Gliss, which continues to produce window furnishing products for the retail and contract markets on projects large and small. With one eye on innovative design, Silent Gliss is leading the way in architectural trends, as well as using new technologies to constantly innovate. In particular, Silent Gliss if focused on environmental sustainability, including solar shading and energy efficiency.

Product Range
Hand-drawn curtain tracks, cord-drawn curtain tracks, stage curtain tracks, motorised curtain tracks, panel glide systems, folding panels systems, roller blinds, black-out blind systems, solar control textiles, skylight shading systems and vertical blind systems.

Major Brands
Silent Gliss.

Application
Commercial, hospitality and residential.

Major Projects
Wembley Stadium, UK; Federation Square, Vic; Mercedes Benz Museum, Stuttgart Germany; Sage Music Centre, NSW; Parramatta Legal Precinct/Children’s Court, NSW.

Specialised Services
Installation and project management, design consultation and detailing, regular technical training seminars for designers, trade customers and students, custom finishes and custom bending of all curtain tracks to suit application.

Lead time
3-4 weeks. Skylight blinds, 8 weeks.


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