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180 Rectangular Weatherboard Panel Louvre

180mm Weatherboard Panel Louvre is ideal as vertical panels or as conventional horizontal louvres that present a classic weatherboard effect when the blades are in the closed position. This louvre blade is rectangular in shape and is 180mm wide.

Run the blades horizontally or vertically. Choose from a centre or back pivot point.

Key Features
  • Designed and manufactured locally for New Zealand and Australian conditions
  • Louvres can be motorised, manually adjustable or fixed(end or bracket)
  • Plastic injected components (motorised and manual) are UV stabilised
  • Drive axles (motorised and manual) and all fixings are marine grade 316 stainless steel
  • Can be powder-coated, anodised or woodgrain finished to large range of colours
  • Full site measure, design, shop drawing(if required) and installation service provided
  • All louvre panels are custom made
  • Low maintenance
NZ Made
NZ Made
Scope of Use
  • Perfect for closing off decks or using as an exterior shutter in place of traditional window treatments
  • Can be used for sun shading, wind break, privacy, and as an architectural feature
  • Suitable for coastal, inland, snow, residential, commercial installation
  • Louvres can be installed horizontally, vertically or at an angle and can be motorised or manually adjustable (Spiral Pivot system) or fixed (end or bracket)
  • The Spiral pivot system allows for 180° rotation of the louvres
Limitations on Use
  • Louvre spans are restricted by wind zone. Refer relevant table in Louvretec Product catalogue
  • Louvres cannot be used as a weather proofing solution to a building
  • Supporting structures over 10m high may require specific engineering
NZS 3604 Corrosion Zone D suitable
Corrosion Exposure Zone D
NZS 3604 Earthquake Zone Very High suitable
Very High Earthquake Zone
NZS 3604 Wind Zone Specific Design suitable
Specific Design Wind Zone
Statement of Building Code Compliance
  • Engineered to meet relevant AS/NZS standards
  • All extrusions manufactured in an ISO quality assured environment to AS1866 & AS3902 standards
  • Louvre spans, as per tables 1 & 2, section 12 of the Louvretec Product Catalogue, are certified by Markplan Consulting Limited (Consulting Structural Engineers) and meets the requirements of AS/NZS 1170:2011, NZS3604:2011, AS/NZ 1664:1997
  • Refer to attached Engineering notes and PS1 provided by Markplan Consulting with regard to B1 & B2
In-Service History

The Louvretec 180mm Louvreline Weatherboard Panel has been part of the Louvretec range since 1997 being used in residential and commercial applications in New Zealand. Off shore it has been used in Australia and many other countries including the Netherlands, Tahiti, Fiji,Hong Kong and the United States (California).

The Spiral Pivot system for motorised and manual applications was introduced in 2003 and is used in most Louvretec motorised / manual systems.

Other Performance Attributes

Warranty as per attached.

B2 Durability compliant
E1 Surface Water compliant
Surface Water
Data Sheet
Span Tables
Wiring Diagrams
Posts Beams Wind Zones
Specification Clause (Masterspec)
Louvretec Sun Louvres Brochure
Online Product Guide: Sun Louvres
Online Product Guide: Sun Louvres
Sun Louvre Product Quick Guide Brochure
Colour Range
Lighting Options
CAD/PDF Details
Bracket Fixing
End Fixing
Motorised + Hand Adjustable options
Installation Details
Bracket Fixing
End Fixing
Motorised + Hand Adjustable options

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