Aluminium Louver 145-E

Photograph of close-up 145-E louver Gelderlandplein, Amsterdam, Netherlands

A 145-E louver system is a non-retractable slatted blind with 145-E louvers. These louvers are made from high-grade extruded aluminium, and have a width 145 mm. A 145-E louver system is suited for all kinds of internal and external installations; horizontal, vertical, sloping, and upside down. 145-E louvers are generally movable, but can also be placed in a fixed position.

Profile of the 145-E louver

The front, the visible side, of the 145-E louver has a convex, rounded, shape. The back of the blade is designed for optimal fixation of the clip that holds the slat. The design of the back side of a louver follows from the function and form of the front.

Drawing of the profile of the 145-E louver with width indication

The 145-E louver system

The following image shows a schematic representation of a 145-E louver system. Such a system consists of at least two rack arms, and a number of louvers, blades.

Drawing representing rack arm distance of the L-system


Aluminium louver 145-E


Size of louver

145 mm


Thickness of louver

2 mm



0o – 90o








Maximum width (W)*

600 cm


Maximum drop / length (L)*

600 cm


Louver distance (Step / Pitch) (S)

140 mm




Maximum rack arm distance (X)

200 cm

180 cm

Maximum side overhang (Y)

50 cm

40 cm

* = number of rack arms placed on top, or next to each other is unlimited

Sunshield 145-E louvers, the blades, are moveable, and can be placed in any position between 0 and 90 degrees. Sunshield louver systems, the blinds, can be installed horizontal, vertical, in any desired slope, and upside down.

Information for Architects & Designers

Rack arm Louver Systems Aluminium

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