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.
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
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
Corrosion Exposure Zone D
Very High Earthquake Zone
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
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.