The answer is Intercept®

Tackle your IG manufacturing challenges

Make stainless steel IG spacers in-house using Intercept® warm-edge spacer fabrication systems and Intercept® spacer materials and consumables.

The best choice for in-house IG production.

Choose from our options to start implementing Intercept® spacer technology today.

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Upgrade Your Tech

Send in your old Intercept® machine and we'll scrap your old machine and build an upgraded Intercept spacer system. Plus, we'll send you a refurbished machine for you to use in the meantime, so you don't have to halt production.

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Buy New

See why Intercept® spacer systems are the number 1 IG spacer production machines in the industry, then join the hundred thousands of others who save time, money and labor with the Intercept® line of products.

Add to Current Line

Looking to add more flexibility and productivity to your current Intercept® system setup? Check out complimentary products that complete the IGU manufacturing process and optimize your production floor.

Output per labor hour

The Intercept® spacer system uses less labor to produce more output compared to competitive systems.

Open-source consumable model

Take control of your supply chain using Intercept® spacer systems.

Sourced in the U.S.A.

Avoid supply and shipment delays by using domestically supplied equipment and consumables.

The story behind the number one spacer in the world.

Since YEAR, Intercept® warm edge spacer fabrication systems and Intercept® spacer materials have been helping window and door manufacturers around the globe to produce the best quality, stainless steel spacers while saving money and labor.

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Industries) developed the idea for the Intercept® “Warm-Edge” spacer system for insulating glass units (IGUs) when they saw the need for a spacer that had dual-edge thermal capabilities without sacrificing spacer quality. Vitro presented the idea to GED Integrated Solutions, Inc., needing a partner in the fenestration industry with extensive engineering expertise, to bring the concept to life. The first Intercept Spacer Frame Machine (GEN1, now obsolete) was made, and has since had several machine upgrades, with the Intercept 2.5 System being the most technologically advanced spacer frame system on the market.

Intercept spacers feature a unique, one-piece, tin-plated or stainless steel, U-channel design that creates an effective thermal barrier to help reduce conducted heat loss through the window. Its sealed, one-piece design makes Intercept spacers stronger and better at retaining insulating gas than many conventional designs.

A History of Excellence

1991

Introduction of Intercept® warm edge spacer fabrication system for production of IG spacers.

2005

2005 Crystal Achievement Award — “Most Innovative Machine” — IG Production / Glazing for Intercept® i-3 Spacer Frame System (includes SmartExtruder, Oven Press and CleanCut Glass Cutting & Edge Deletion).

2016

Crystal Achievement Award — “Most Innovative Machine” for Intercept® 2.5 Spacer Fabrication System

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