Wood Louver 153-W

153-W wooden slat, product page image

The 153-W louver system is a non-retractable slatted blind made of wooden 153-W louvers. The width of this louver is 153 mm. The thickness runs from 19 mm at the top to 9 mm at the bottom. The 153-W louver system is suited for all kinds of internal and external installations; horizontal, vertical, and sloping. And even upside down. The blades of the blind can be either movable, or placed in a fixed position.

Profile of the 153-W Louver

The 153-W is a tapered louver with a width of 153 mm. At the top it would be 19 mm thick. However, there is a rebate of 9 mm. So, a thickness of 10 mm remains at the top. At the bottom, the louver is 9 mm thick. The 153-W can be applied in all kinds of blinds, and in a variety of special shapes, such as triangles, trapezia, and circles.

louver profile 153W with width

The 153-W Louver System

The following image shows a schematic representation of an 153-W 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

Wood louver 153-W

Size of louver

153 mm


Thickness of louver

19 mm


Louvers moveable

0o  – 90o








Maximum Width (W)

360 cm


Maximum Drop / Length (L)

600 cm


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

140 mm




Maximum Rack arm distance (X)

130 cm

120 cm

Maximum Side overhang (Y)

30 cm

30 cm

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

Sunshield 153-W louvers, the blades, are moveable, and can be placed in any position from 0 to 90 degrees. Sunshield louver systems, the blinds, can be installed horizontal, vertical, and basically in any desired slope.

A wide variety of Colours and types of wood

Western Red Cedar is an excellent choice for wooden louvers. It has a straight grain, is lightweight, stable and durable. Sunshield offers all kinds of colours and treatments, also for the wood slats. Aluminium components can be supplied in any RAL colour. It is even possible to have louvers, rack arms and plastic components in distinguishing colours to achieve sophisticated architectural impressions. Custom made colours and structures are possible at request. A overview with most common colours for the 153-W louver is given below.

Details for Architects & Designers

Rack arm Louver Systems Wood

Related projects

153W, Wooden Dune House, Terschelling,NL

153W, Wooden Dune House, Terschelling,NL

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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


Let us contact you to analyse your situation, needs and wishes and to inform you about the Sunshield opportunities.

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