Wood Louver 87-W

87-W wooden slat, product page image

The 87-W louver system is a non-retractable slatted blind made of wooden 87-W louvers. The width of this louver is 87 mm, the thickness 16 mm. The 87-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 87-W Louver

The top and bottom of the 87-W blade are planed to an angle of about 60 degrees. The 87-W  can be applied in all kinds of blinds, and in a variety of special shapes, such as triangles, trapezia, and circles.

louver profile 87W with width

The 87-W Louver System

The following image shows a schematic representation of an 87-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

Louver properties

Louver type
Size of louver
87 mm
Thickness of louver
16 mm
0° – 90°
Louver distance / Step (S)
90 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
S 35 mm rack arm
180 cm
150 cm
S 80 mm rack arm
300 cm
280 cm
S 98 mm rack arm
420 cm
350 cm
* = the number of rack arms placed on top, or next to each other, is unlimited.

Sunshield 87-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, in any desired slope, and upside down.

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 68-W louver is given below.

Information for Architects & Designers

Rack arm Louver Systems Wood

Which colour do you prefer?

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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