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180mm Airfoil Sun Louvre

The 180mm wide Airfoil Sun Louvre provides for increased spans for wider openings.

Available as either motorised or hand operable using the Spiral Pivot Drive system. Also available end or bracket fixed.

Enjoy design and functional benefits that allow for a customised design approach to any project.

Key Features
  • Designed and manufactured locally for New Zealand and Australian conditions.
  • Louvres can be motorised, manually adjustable or fixed(end or bracket).
  • Engineered to meet relevant AS/NZS standards.
  • All extrusions manufactured in an ISO quality assured environment to AS1866 & AS3902 standards.
  • 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 powdercoated, 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
  • Can be used for sun shading, wind break, privacy and Architectural feature.
  • Suitable for coastal, inland, snow, residential, commercial installation.
  • Louvres can be installed horizontally, vertically or at an angle and can be motorized, manually adjustable (Louvretec Spiral Pivot system) or fixed (end or bracket).
  • The Spiral Pivot system allows for 180° rotation of the louvres.
  • Louvre spans , as per tables 1 and 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.
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 B suitable
Corrosion Exposure Zone B
NZS 3604 Earthquake Zone Very High suitable
Very High Earthquake Zone
NZS 3604 Wind Zone Extra High suitable
Extra High Wind Zone
NZS 3604 Wind Zone Specific Design suitable
Specific Design Wind Zone
Statement of Building Code Compliance

Refer to attached Engineering notes and PS1 provided by Markplan Consulting Limited(Consulting Engineers) with regard to B1 and B2.

In-Service History

The Louvretec 180 Airfoil louvre 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.

About the 180mm Airfoil Sun Loure
Span Tables
Specification Clause (Masterspec)
Louvretec Sun Louvres Brochure
Online Brochure: Sun Louvres
Online Product Guide: Sun Louvres
Online Product Guide: Sun Louvres
Sun Louvre Product Quick Guide Brochure
CAD/PDF Details
Motorised and Hand Operable options

7.42 - 7.43

End fixed options


Bracket Fixed options

7.48 - 7.51

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