Sunshades are growing more popular in new building design due to their aesthetic quality and sun-limiting functionality. Ametco offers quality architectural Sunshades in galvanized steel and aluminum bar grille design, extruded aluminum tubing design, steel and aluminum louver design and perforated aluminum design.
Sunshades designs allow varying amounts of light to penetrate into the building, and custom fabrication is available. Aluminum and galvanized steel Sunshades are powder coated in one of 15 color choices for durability and appearance. All of Ametco’s sunshades are designed as specified by ASCE 7-10.
Basic Wind Speed: 115 mph (for Structural Importance Factor II(1.0)
Structural Importance Factor: II(1.0)(failure presents a potential hazard to Human life)
Ground Snow Load: 25 psf. (The leeward drift loading must be investigated for buildings greater than 40’-0" wide)
Atmospheric Ice: ¾" thick @ 40 mph wind speed
The maximum standard panel lengths will range from 60" to 144" depending on Sunshade type, with the maximum length illustrated on the concept drawings. The maximum panel depth will be 3'0" to 4'0" again dependent on Sunshade style.
Galvanized Steel & Aluminum Bar Grille Sunshades are manufactured from 2" x 3/16" bars on 1-3/16" centers.
Extruded Aluminum Sunshades are available in four styles, and are fabricated from aluminum extrusions. Each aluminum sunshade is manufactured to order.
Fixed Louver Sunshades can be fabricated in steel, aluminum or stainless steel and provide 80% & 100% direct visual screening. Aluminum Louver Sunshades are manufactured from heavy-duty aluminum extrusions for strength and visual appeal.
Perforated Aluminum Sunshades begin with 1/8" thick aluminum sheet that provide from 10% to 50% open air. There are numerous patterns and styles of perforations to choose from.
Ametco provides CAD drawings in various formats to add to your project spec. Click the name or icon of the desired format to download.
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MAINTANCE FREE ARCHITECTURAL ALUMINUM FENCE
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Perforated metal railings with round, square, slotted perforations in steel, aluminum and stainless steel
Galvanized steel and aluminum bar grille sunshades
Four styles available in aluminum
Louver Sunshade in Steel, Aluminum, and Stainless Steel
1/8" thick aluminum or galvanized steel with 10 to 50% open area. There are numerous patterns and styles of perforations to choose from.
Available in 7 standard steel mesh panels
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Perforated plastic panels from Ametco are available in stock or can be produced to your specs. They have numerous uses in architectural applications, including sunshading, aesthetic design, noise reduction and more.