Aluminium Louver 48-E

Sunshield louver 48-E

A 48-E louver system is a non-retractable slatted blind with 48-E louvers. These louvers are made from high-grade extruded aluminium, and have a width 48 mm. A 48-E louver system is suited for all kinds of internal installations; horizontal, vertical, and sloping. Even upside down. The 48-E louvers are generally movable, but can also be placed in a fixed position.

Profile of the 48-E louver

The front, the visible side, of the 48-E louver has slightly convex, rounded, shape. The back of the blade is designed for optimal fixation of the clip that holds the slat.

Technical drawing of the profile of the 48-E louver with an indication of the width

The 48-E louver system

The following image shows a schematic representation of a 48-E louver system. Such a system consists of at least two rack arms, and a number of louvers, blades.

Drawing rack arm distance S-system with a step of 45 mm


Aluminium louver 48-E


Size of louver

48 mm


Thickness of louver

1,5 mm


Louvers moveable

0– 90o








Maximum Width (W)

600 cm


Maximum Drop / Length (L) in drawing 540 cm  * 

600 cm


Louver - Louver distance (Step / Pitch) (S)

45 mm




Maximum Rack arm distance (X)

120 cm


Maximum Side overhang (Y)

40 cm


* = number of rack arms placed beneath each other is unlimited

Sunshield 48-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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48E, Louvre Museum in Lens, France

48E, Louvre Museum in Lens, France

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The benefits of Sunshield's custom made solutions are: 
  • The most effective solar control and daylight management.
  • A very robust and reliable system with long lifetime.
  • Flexible for every design, situation and shape.
  • Easy cleaning and lowest maintenance.
  • Stylish and architectural appearance


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