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

Louver properties

Louver type
Size of louver
48 mm
Thickness of louver
1,5 mm
0° – 90°
Louver distance / Step (S)*
45 mm
Maximum width (W)*
600 cm
Maximum drop / length (L)*
600 cm
Maximum rack arm distance (X)
120 cm
Maximum side overhang (Y)
40 cm
Support distance
S 35 mm rack arm
180 cm
S 80 mm rack arm
325 cm
S 98 mm rack arm
400 cm
* = the number of rack arms placed on top, or next to 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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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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