Shop Drawings for Curtain Wall Service

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Shop drawings are extremely important to the contract glazing & aluminum cladding industry. The drawings show the contractor's interpretation of construction document set in reference to the scope of work in contract. Quality shop drawings detail and document all requirements of design parameters, and are used by project managers for material ordering, take-offs, fabrication, installation.

Shop drawings will include all the necessary details, drawn in AutoCad to describe your interpretation of the cd set, for Architectural approval. The details will be generated from the Architectural Plans and your instructions per check list as to which System types to incorporate.

Professional CAD Shop Drawings for the Aluminum Cladding & Glazing Industry:
◊ Aluminum Cladding Shop Drawings
◊ Rain Screen Cladding Shop Drawings
◊ Storefront Shop Drawings
◊ Curtainwall Shop Drawings
◊ Window Shop Drawings
◊ Sliding Door Shop Drawings
◊ All Glass Entrance Shop Drawings
◊ All other Glazing Shop Drawings

A typical set of drawings will contain the following:
◊ Cover sheet: This sheet contains all the miscellaneous job information including: general notes, door schedule, door hardware schedule, miscellaneous glass and glazing schedule, glass type schedule, legend, window schedule, general contractor information, architect information, job location, revision block and an area for architect/contractor approval stamps and comments.
◊ Key floor plan sheet(s): The floor plans are drawn to a scale of 1/8" = 1'-0" and contain the locations of all the work shown on the shop drawings. All work is keyed with a sheet number for quick access.
◊ Elevation sheet(s): The elevations are typically drawn to scale at 1/2" =1 '-0" ("D" size sheet). Typical elevations include all dimensioning, quantities, architectural references, detail balloons with sheet numbers, door numbers and door swings.
◊ Detail sheet(s): The details are typically drawn at full scale ("D" size sheet). Typical details include dimensioning, architectural references, perimeter construction and notes (part numbers, by other designations, fabrication and installation notes).

The shop can be drawn per your standards, title block & company logo.

There is always a small learning curve with first time customers. Our first job will take a little longer, as we try very hard to present the job the way you want to see it.

We have experience of working on Curtain Wall, Window & Storefront sytems of all major manufacturers in USA & Canada.

In order to perform the most accurate set of drawings please provide us the following:
1. A full set of architectural & structural drawings.
2. Cad details of aluminium store front & curtain wall systems.

The more information you provide the more accurate and professional your shop drawings will be.

Pricing for shop drawings set is on project to project basis, as it depends on size & complexity of the work. For pricing & samples email us at or to post a message click here.