Wood Louver 50-W

50-W wooden slat, product page image

The 50-W louver system is a non-retractable slatted blind made of wooden 50-W louvers. With a width of 50 mm, the 50-W louver is the smallest type in the wood family. And at 3 mm, it is also the thinnest. The 50-W louver system is suitable for all types of internal installations; horizontal, vertical or inclined. And even upside down. The blades of the blind can be either movable, or placed in a fixed position.

Profile of the 50-W Louver

The 50-W wooden louver has a flat shape. The louver is slid into the slat clips. The 50-W can be applied in interior blinds and interior skylights. And in a variety of special shapes, such as triangles, trapezia, and circles.

Drawing of the profile of the 50-W louver stating its width

The 50-W Louver System

The following image shows a schematic representation of an 50-W 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
50 mm
Thickness of louver
3 mm
0° – 90°
Louver distance / Step (S)
45 mm
Maximum width (W)*
360 cm
Maximum drop / length (L)*
600 cm
Maximum rack arm distance (X)
65 cm
Maximum side overhang (Y)
25 cm
Support distance
S 35 mm rack arm
180 cm
S 80 mm rack arm
350 cm
S 98 mm rack arm
400 cm
* = the number of rack arms placed on top, or next to each other, is unlimited.

Sunshield 50-W 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, and basically in any desired slope.

A variety of Colours and Types

The 50-W louver is made from composite wood, known for its strength, versatility and durability. Sunshield offers all kinds of colours and treatments, also for wood. 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 are possible at request. A overview with most common colours for the 50-W louver is given below..


Information for Architects & Designers

Rack arm Louver Systems Wood

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Skylight, W50, Tokyo Blinds, Architect's Office, Kawasaki

Skylight, W50, Tokyo Blinds, Architect's Office, Kawasaki

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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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