Wood Louver 68W


The 68W is a non retractable louver blind made of wood, Western Red Cedar is the type of wood which is most commonly used. With a width of 68 mm it size lies between the 50W and the 74W. It is suited for internal and external installation to horizontal, vertical, sloping or unusual shaped windows.






Below, detailed system photos are displayed. By moving the mouse on a photo there can be zoomed on details.



Main technical dimensions for aluminium louver 68W

The next figure shows a schematic overview of a 68W
system consisting of rack arms and 68W louvers.





Wood louver 68W


Size of louver

68 mm


Thickness of louver

16 mm


Louvers moveable

0-  90 o








Maximum Width (W)

400 cm


Maximum Drop / Length (L) in drawing 560 cm  * 

600 cm


Maximum area

20 m2


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

70 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


Wood louver 68W in different positions

The 68W Louvers are moveable in every position between 0 and 95 degrees.                                         In the following overview the louvers are represented every 15 degrees from 0 to 90 degrees in vertical position (for normal windows) and horizontal position (for roof lights and sky lights).
Of course the Sunshield blinds can be installed at any slope wished.



In the above overview tree louvers are placed in the position 0°, 45° and 90 degrees.


A stylish and reliable Installation for every 68W System

The 68W System can be provided with 3 types of rack arms. In 90% of the projects the Standard Rack Arms fulfills the job perfectly, but in special circumstances the "Heavy Duty Rack Arm" or the "Box Rack Arm" are used. Additionally, Sunshield has a broad experience and a large assorment of mounting brackets and methods. With that, a stylish and reliable installation is guaranteed for every blind in every situation. For each project, the Sunshield engineers provide a detailed installation scheme, customized to the specific situation of that project. They are specialized in making the system "disappear" in the mullions, window frames and beams. It is guaranteed that the Sushield system gives an integrated view with the building.





Rack arm

Heavy Duty rack arm

Box rack arm


35 mm

80 mm

98 mm


Installation depth

Depending on the choice of rack arm and the installation brackets the system will have a specific installation depth. The standard bracket solutions have been represented in an overview that you can open by clicking on the image to the right. If you need a larger or smaller installation depth, the Sunshield engineers can adapt the system to your requirements.



A wide variety of Colours and types of wood

Sunshield has many colours in stock. Additionally it is possible to have customized colouring and treatments. It is even possible that louvers, rack arm and plastic components each have a different colour to achieve sophisticated architectural impressions. Western Red Cedar is the type of wood which is advised due to its ability to stay levelled. Custom made colours and structures are possible at request. A overview with most common colours is given below.

                                                                                                                      Western Red Cedar




The plastic components that make the louvers turn are made from a high-grade polyamide and are standard available in 4 colours. If necessary even the colour of these plastic components can be customized.




Ligth Grey  

Pure White   






Quality and Certificates of Environmentally friendly production


Downloads for Architects & Designers 

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