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.

Drawing of the profile of the 153-W louver

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

Louver properties

Louver type
Size of louver
153 mm
Thickness of louver
19 mm
0° – 90°
Louver distance / Step (S)
140 mm
Maximum width (W)*
360 cm
Maximum drop / length (L)*
600 cm
Maximum rack arm distance (X)
130 cm
120 cm
Maximum side overhang (Y)
30 cm
30 cm
Support distance
L 65 mm rack arm
250 cm
225 cm
L 120 mm rack arm
500 cm
400 cm
* = the number of rack arms placed on top, or next to 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.

Information for Architects & Designers

Rack arm Louver Systems Wood

Related projects

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153W, Louver wall, Private Residence, Vriezenveen, NL

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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


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