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Pivot Arm Awnings

Pivot Arm Awnings are ideal over windows to provide shade when it is needed or rolled away when they are not.

Pivot Arm Awnings

Pivot Arm Awnings are ideal over windows to provide shade when it is needed or rolled away when they are not. The awning swings through a 180º arc. The awning is finished with a valance at the bottom, which can be straight or scalloped.
These awnings can be operated from inside if required with the use of a tape control or winch or operated externally with a rope or crank control. Most awnings come with a head-box which protects the fabric when it is retracted.
Pivot Arm Awnings can be motorised with sun, wind and rain sensors if required.

Features
• Energy Saving
• External applications
• Wide range of fabric colours available
• Long lasting
• Easy maintenance
• Good shade and shelter from the elements

Specifications
When considering the type of blinds for your windows the following points should be noted.

SIZE LIMITSMinimumMaximum
Width (manual)800mm4200mm*
Width (motorized)800mm4200mm*
Length (manual)1000mm3000mm
Length (motorized)1000mm3000mm
* Consideration needs to be given to the Length and overall weight of the blind.

Options

Somfy ® motorisation allows you to use integrate your blinds with most smart home systems or use the wireless technology for simple remote operation. A range of timers, sun and wind sensors are available to make your new blinds work for you.

– Choice of valance or no valance
– Custom powder-coating optional
– Choose an arm length to suit you needs

Fabrics
Mesh – The most popular fabric for this style of External Blind our 2 X 2 Weave Mesh fabric come in width widths to minimize the amount of joins in the fabric. Mesh fabrics allow you to maintain your view whilst protecting you from heat and glare. Made from a combination of Polyester and PVC they are hardwearing and easy to clean. Darker colours will give you a better view whist reducing the glare and the lighter colours will reflect more heat.

Acrylic – ABSOL’s Range of Acrylic fabrics offer superior UV protection and have excellent resistance to stretching and tearing. The fabric of choice for Folding Arm Awnings, Acrylic is used to maximize heat reduction and maintain your privacy. Acrylic fabrics are also water resistant and come with a 5 to 10 year warranty.

Canvas – Once the most popular choice for awnings, canvas has now taken a back seat. It is mostly used on west facing windows or traditional style homes where clients want to match their existing Awnings.