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Shadometal fabricated metal louvre solar shading system

Colt Shadometal is an external fixed or moveable fabricated metal louvre solar shading system, designed to reduce heat gains and glare whilst maximising the use of natural daylight.

Shadometal may be installed either vertically or horizontally in front of the façade or on the roof. It can be either fixed or moveable. It is also suitable as a primary or secondary facade element to provide ventilation.

Louvre types - consider these aspects

  • Type
  • Colour
  • Thickness
  • Pitch
  • Pitch arrangement
  • Shape
  • Solid metal sheet
  • Perforated sheet
  • Perforation pattern
  • Percentage perforation

Louvre supports

  • Louvres supported on a central spine – with louvre brackets for additional support
  • Louvres supported over a skeletal frame - can be adjusted depending on width and length to incorporate larger size blades

Structural considerations

All spans subject to wind load calculations. Deflection of the louvre is limited to span / 100. Deflection of supporting structure is limited to span / 100.

Modular/ breakdown

  • Modular
  • In breakdown


  • Horizontal
  • Vertical


  • Fixed
  • Moveable


  • Central pivot
  • Offset
  • Back pivoted

Controls options (if moveable)

  • Manual
  • ICS 4-Link
  • Soltronic

Angle of rotation: 0–90°.


  • Onto concrete
  • Onto brickwork
  • Onto steelwork
  • Into curtain walling

Colours of metal work

Bracing struts / side support arms:

  • Mill finish
  • Polyester powder paint
  • Anodised

Please contact us for more information relating to the application, specification, installation and servicing of this product.

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