The Component Louvre and Weatherstrip can be screw fixed to the outer frame.
Exploded view of Altair Louvre Component System including parts and screw fixings.
Exploded View with Backing Strip
An optional backing strip can be fixed to the jambs of the outer frame which allows the Altair Louvre to be clipped in place to conceal the fixings and provide a more appealing finish
For projects where Powerlouvre Windows are desired in a framing system other than the Breezway Easyscreen Window System, Altair Powerlouvre Windows are available in component form.
The Altair Powerlouvre Component System can be assembled and fitted by approved fabricators into selected timber and flat aluminium frames that are wider than 65mm. Breezway Component Powerlouvre head and sill weatherstrips must be used.
Please consult Breezway for frame compatibility advice.
Powerlouvre Component System
Powerlouvre can be fitted in other frame types using the purpose design Powerlouvre Component head extrusion to conceal the Powerlouvre.
Exploded view of Powerlouvre Component System using backing strip.
Security bars are an effective barrier when the louvre is open, that unlike screens do not reduce any air flow. Breezway has security bars available to fit 152mm (6”) blade heights with 16mm diameter solid aluminium bars fixed to the window frame to the outside of the blades and positioned to allow the window to open fully. Altair Security Bars will have a moderate effect on views with 16mm solid bars and 124mm vertical spacings between bars. Please see below the options available including Altair Louvres with Security Jamb and D Bar and Altair Louvres with U Channel Security and Round Bar.
Security Jamb and D Bar
The Altair Louvre can be integrated with our Security jamb and 16mm D bar to provide increased security and a neat finish with no visible louvre and jamb fixings.
Exploded view of Altair Louvre with Security Jamb.
U Channel Security and Round Bar
The U Channel System functions as an add on to the Altair Louvre System. Fixings will be visible.
Exploded view of Altair U Channel Security and Round Bar.
While Altair component Louvre Windows can be manufactured in any size specified, the wind and water rating for the building project will affect the maximum allowable window height and bay width. Please refer to the Altair Product Performance Warranty for technical information.
For Altair Louvre Gallery standard heights please see the size chart on the right. Off Standard heights are available but this will add cost and result in a fixed louvre blade to act as a filler piece. Some off-standard heights are unavailable when using the 102mm Altair Louvre Galleries with the Stronghold System. For the Altair Component System these include: Standard Height + 19mm to Standard Height + 30mm.
|No. of Blades||Altair Louvres with Breezway Weatherstrip Standard Heights*|
|152 mm Blades||102 mm Blades|
* To calculate the gallery height only, deduct 10mm.
152mm Powerlouvre Component System:
102mm Powerlouvre Component System:
|152mm Altair Powerlouvre Component System Standard Sizes||102mm Altair Powerlouvre Component System Standard Sizes|
|No. of Blades||Height including Weatherstrip (mm)||Gallery height excluding Weatherstrip (mm)||Height including Weatherstrip (mm)||Gallery height excluding Weatherstrip (mm)|
|Minimum Bay Width|
|Powerlouvre Window Type||Minimum Bay Width (mm)|
|2-9 blade high||400|
|10-18 blade high||500|
Blade Cut Length Standard Jambs
For allowable length of blades refer to AS1288 and Breezway Louvre Windows’s Product Performance Warranty.
NOTE: Allowable tolerance = +/-0.6mm
|Manually Operated Altair Components||Component Powerlouvre Windows|
|Glass & Aluminium Blades||x = Channel extension +20mm||x = Channel extension +15mm|
|Timber Blades||x = Channel extension +24mm||x = Channel extension +19mm|
Maximum Glass Blade width subject to windload & fall prevention:
Maximum Stronghold Glass Blade width subject to windload & fall prevention:
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