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Application

For mounting onto facades, louvre smoke vents allow low level escape routes to be kept clear of smoke. Suitable for industrial and residential buildings.

Can be installed into masonry openings using anchor strap brackets, or through pre-drilled holes in the side frame. They may also be installed into curtain walling using glazing adaptors. Consult manufacturer for further details.

Description

Facade ventilation louvre blade, designed for use in natural smoke and heat exhaust ventilation systems (nSHEVS).

Features and benefits:

  • Manufactured and certified to BS EN 12101-2.
  • Fitted with an integrated anti-trapping, electrical opening vent actuator which provides protection from injury.
  • Opens to 85° within 60 seconds.
  • Provides natural comfort ventilation in addition to smoke ventilation.
  • Incorporates a thermally broken, powder-coated aluminium framework.
  • Available in a range of sizes and formats.
  • High security.
  • Consumes minimal energy during operation.
  • High resistance to weather and wind loads, and therefore suitable for use in areas which are exposed to high winds.
  • No risk of falling (even when open).
  • Impact resistant to DIN 18032-3.
  • Barrier load tested to BS 6180: 2011.
  • Anti-burglar to EN 1627.
  • When installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations, this product is expected to exceed the life of the facade.
  • Guaranteed against the effects of defective design, materials or construction for ten years.

Applications:

For mounting onto facades, louvre smoke vents allow low level escape routes to be kept clear of smoke. Suitable for industrial and residential buildings.

Can be installed into masonry openings using anchor strap brackets, or through pre-drilled holes in the side frame. They may also be installed into curtain walling using glazing adaptors. Consult manufacturer for further details.

General information
Size

Height: 200–450 mm; width: 350–2500 mm. Consult manufacturer and insert requirements.

Uniclass 2015
Aluminium louvre panel units (Pr_30_59_48_04)Primary
Specification data - Aluminium louvre panel units
Product Reference

Sertus Facade Louvre Blade - FLB-R

Size

Height: 200–450 mm; width: 350–2500 mm. Consult manufacturer and insert requirements.

Blades

Double glazed

Solid insulated, aluminium

Special acoustic blade

Special order. Consult manufacturer for details.

Triple glazed

Colour/ Finish -
Blades

Not required

For glazing.

Mill finish

For aluminium.

Frame

RAL, colour

Insert requirements.

Accessories/ Other requirements

Not required

Adaptors

For installation into refurbishment projects as well as new builds. Various versions available, consult manufacturer for details.

Aluminium sill

Enables units to be installed in masonry facades, and maintains weathering detail. Various versions available, consult manufacturer for details.

Security bars

Reduces the opening width to 100 m to achieve guidance of approved Document K.

Vertical frame connection detail

For continuous vertical louvres for high atriums or feature glazing.

Standard product features

Frame section:

  • Size (w x d): 40 x 77 mm.
  • Construction: Aluminium body, with mitre joints which are manufactured from thermally broken aluminium.

Actuator:

  • Voltage: 24 V (d.c).
  • Opening angle: 85°.
  • Opening time: <60 s.
  • Traction force: 1400 N.
  • Protection rating: IP20.

Thermal transmission (U-Value):

  • Double glazed: 1.1 W/m²K.
  • Triple glazed: 0.95 W/m²K.
  • Solid insulated: 1.20 W/m²K.

Technical characteristics:

- General:

  • Impact resistance (to DIN 18032-3): Pass.
  • Barrier load (to BS 6180: 2011): 1.5 kN.
  • Security performance (to EN 1627): RC2.
  • Air permeability (to EN 12207): Class 4.
  • Watertightness (to EN 12208): Class 3.
  • Sound reduction: Double glazed: 39 Rw; triple glazed: 41 Rw; solid insulated: 33 Rw; acoustic blade: 48 Rw.

- Performance (to EN 12101-2):

  • Aerodynamic data: 0.57.
  • Reliability: RE1000.
  • Product life comfort cycles: 10 000.
  • Snow load: SL0.
  • Wind load: WL3000.
  • Resistance to heat: B300.

Product Options

Size:

For larger spans, a centre mullion design is available. Consult manufacturer for details.

Blades:

- Glazing:

30 mm thick toughened inner/ laminated outer blades with argon filled cavity and warm edge spacer. A range of different glazing types are available on request, e.g. to achieve specific light transmission or solar gain - consult manufacturer for details.

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