Sliding Windows

Sliding windows can be made in many different configurations
Sliding windows in lounge Sliding window with obscure glass XOX/OOO patio unit in a brick wall House featuring 2 XO/OO patio units XO/OO patio unit shown from inside bedroom XO sliding window in lounge area
Window Options

“Sliding windows have long been a popular choice by homeowners and builders because of their excellent functionality and value for money.”

» Note: Handles are keylockable and are located on mullions as standard.  Keylockable handles for the jamb are available.  Some pictures show jamb catches.


  • •    Allows one-half of the window space to be opened
  • •    Easy to add both insect and security screens
  • •    Optional configurations to suit your room layout
  • •    Add low lites to make your window bigger


The following schematics are outside views: X is the sliding panel, O is the fixed panel.

Sliding Window XO Configuration  Sliding Window OX Configuration
XO Sliding Window

Single Slider: left or right opening
Standard sizes: 600 – 1500mm high; 600 – 2400mm wide

 XOX Sliding Window
XOX Sliding Window

Side Panels: sliders on the outside open to the centre
Standard Sizes: 600 – 1500mm high; 2100 – 3000mm wide

 OXXO Sliding Window
OXXO Sliding Window

Centre Panels: slide outwards
Standard Sizes: 600 – 1500mm high; 2100 – 3000mm wide

 XO/OO Patio Unit  OX/O Patio Unit
Patio Units

Sliding Windows with low lites: any configuration slider
All sliding windows can be combined with fixed glass lower panels to enlarge the total glass area.  The height is commonly 1800mm, 2100mm or up to 2400mm.

The lower panels may also have a sliding panel.

OXXO/OOOO Patio Unit
 Sliding Window coupled as a Bay Window
Bay Windows

Bay Windows: Sliding windows and Patio Units can also be coupled to each other or other window styles to make a Bay Window configuration.

Standard Sizes

Here is a PDF of the Standard Sizes for Sliding Windows.