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How To Open Sliding Windows Electrically?

Updated: Jun 17, 2022

The Advantages Of Sliding Windows

Sliding windows are one of the most common types of windows. We could see Sliding Windows in households, offices, factories, classrooms, or gyms. In general speaking, sliding windows are with the following advantages:

  1. Great for natural light

  2. Cost down

  3. There will be a space for installing screen windows

  4. Window frame is removable for rinse

  5. Space-saving when it's opened

  6. Easy to pull or push with built-in window rollers

New Automatic Window Openers For Sliding Windows

Sliding windows are with excellent structure for installing #AutomaticWindowOpeners. Before the new automatic window openers specially made for sliding windows, people installed #LinearActuators to pull and push window sash electrically. It's very abrupt for windows. When the machine has been installed on the top window frame, the windows will be tilted when the electric window opening system works. After a certain period, it will reduce the service life of windows.

Recently, a new electric window opener was specially made for sliding windows, KST-SL01, KST-SL02 Automatic Window Openers For Sliding Windows. RD teams have developed the product based on the structure of sliding windows. The mechanism connected the window sash and window frame by special brackets. The window opener will push/ pull the window sash stably by the spindle inside the instrument. Furthermore, the length and color of the products are customizable. Make the system seem like a one-piece on the sliding windows.

The electric window openers could either control by #remoter or #smartphones. Easily open high windows for natural ventilation. Furthermore, the product could connect with the smart-home system and automatically set each situation for opening or closing windows.

Cases Of Automatic Window Openers For Sliding Windows

1. Gym of a elementary school with high-level sliding windows for natural vent

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Automatic window openers for sliding windows installed at the gym in elementary school

The new gym was designed with many high sliding windows for natural ventilation. But some of them are 3-storeyed high. Even climbed on, ladders could not reach these windows. Therefore, they decide to install automatic window openers for these high windows at the gym. People can operate all of the windows by wall switches or remote controllers. Make all windows play their role in improving ventilation.

Automatic window openers for sliding windows installed at the gym in elementary school
Automatic window openers for sliding windows installed at the gym in elementary school

This elementary school was located in the north of South Korea. There will be a snow season in winter. The building installed two layers of windows to keep out cold air. Besides, the temperature is getting higher and higher in summer during these years. It's crucial to improve natural ventilation for the gym in the summertime. Therefore, windows must be open or closed quickly at any time.

2. High-level windows in a garage

Automatic sliding windows in a garage_1
Automatic sliding windows in a garage_1

The garage windows are usually using high windows for safety and privacy reason. Therefore, the place will be low lighting and lousy ventilation. Install high-level sliding windows as transom could make much better of the light and ventilation for the garage. There is another problem with opening high windows.

Automatic sliding windows in a garage_2
Automatic sliding windows in a garage_2

There are many house owners eager to look for open windows electrically. Automatic window openers are made for this situation! People could either use manual control or connect the windows with the smart home system with the new mechanism. Setting multiple scenarios of open or closing windows, when people arrive home, out of work, raining, or air-conditioners open. Make windows work automatically according to your lifestyle.

3. Windows in a high-ceiling showroom

There is no high building next to the wood workshop. Therefore, the designer designed high-level windows on both sides. Make sure there is excellent natural light and ventilation for the interior space. They also installed automatic window openers for each window. Let the store owner easily open windows every day by remote controller.

high-ceiling store with automatic sliding windows
high-ceiling store with automatic sliding windows

4. Transom of classrooms with smoke ventilation function

Traditional classrooms in south Asian schools were usually designed with two rows of sliding windows. Students have to climb on the window frames to open the top windows. There is a better solution to open and close these transoms. Reduce the risk of students falling and getting hurt.

smoke vent with sliding window in a lecture hall
smoke vent with sliding window in a lecture hall

The above picture is a case in a lecture hall of the school. There were installed automatic sliding window openers for each transom. Furthermore, all window openers were connected to the smoke ventilation system. According to smoke ventilation regulation, when smoke happens, windows must open automatically for ventilation to increase the possibility for people to escape.

5. High-level Windows In A Jewelry Store

high-ceiling store with automatic sliding windows
high-ceiling store with automatic sliding windows

High ceiling spaces are usually designed with high-level windows to improve the natural vent. People could not open it conveniently. Therefore, these windows are never opened.

In this case, there are two sliding windows in a higher place. The store owner would like to control these windows at the same time. After installing 2 Sets of KST-SL01 Automatic window openers for sliding windows, we connect the control signal wire for simultaneous control. When there are off-peak hours, or during spring/ autumn seasons, the store owner may open windows easily to vent without any air-conditioner.

7. High-level Windows On The Top Floor In A Townhouse

This building is a re-decorated old townhouse. The designer added additional windows on the top floor for a natural vent and introducing natural light. For safety and privacy reason, the window was very short. On the other hand, the house owner may keep the window open all day long for ventilation.

With KST-SL01 Automatic Window Opener for sliding windows, people can use a remote controller for operating windows. The product provides signals supported for most smart home systems if there is a smart home system. You may control your windows through the app on the smartphone.

automatic window openers for natural vent in a townhouse
automatic window openers for natural vent in a townhouse

8. High-level Windows In A Large Warehouse

High-level windows for natural vent in a large garge
High-level windows for natural vent in a large garge

There are about 30 sliding windows in this warehouse for the natural vent. But these windows are too high to reach and too many.

KST-SL02 Automatic Window Opener is a budget-saving option for building with a series of windows. The central controllers are two KST-B18-R actuator controllers, operating all windows efficiently with a wall switch or remote controller.

Conditions For Installing Automatic Window Openers For Sliding Windows

1. The material of the window frame is made of aluminum

The accessories of automatic window openers are made of stainless steel with about 3 mm thickness. It will be durable when mounting on aluminum frames rather than plastic steel windows.

2. Check windows are all functional before installation

There should be no deformation of window frames or obstacles on the tracks. Usually, the maximum force of automatic window openers is about 20 kgf. But if there is any deformation or blocks. There were many possibilities of causing damage to both window frames or window openers. Therefore, one must check the functions of windows before installation.

3. There should be window rollers on the bottom of window sashes

The window rollers for sliding windows make people easier to push or pull windows. It's also providing smooth moving for windows on the track. Automatic window openers for sliding windows were designed to install on the bottom of the window frame. This design ensures the machine work more smoothly and stably.

4. Space for " L shape fixing brackets."

KST-SL01 sliding window openers_1
KST-SL01 sliding window openers_1

The " L shape fixing brackets" are for mounting the window opener on the frame. There should be at least 5 cm height on the bottom window frame for installation.

5. The space between "special window sash bracket" and electric window opener

KST-SL01 sliding window openers_2
KST-SL01 sliding window openers_2

An " adjustable knob bracket " will be used to fix the window sash once connected with the " U shape bracket. "The machine could open or close the window electrically. The space between the " adjustable knob bracket " and " U shape bracket " should be less than 1.5 cm.

6. Sockets near windows

Suppose you are designing a new building or going on the renovation of an old house. Please put a socket near your windows for automatic window openers.


For more details of automatic window openers for sliding windows

  • Product introduction page:

  • KST-SL01 track linear actuator ( w/ built-in remote control):

  • KST-SL02 track linear actuator ( w/ 24VDC motor):

  • How to install automatic sliding window opener by yourself:

  • Case with automatic sliding window opener in a wood workshop:

  • Working video of automatic sliding window openers on YouTube:

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