When Newcastle College required replacement blinds for a large roofed area, it specified Mermet Acoustis 50 to supply both light control and acoustic comfort.
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A ZIP was welded to the sides of the fabric to ensure that the blinds are held securely and can control the amount of sunlight entering the building at any time of day. Headboxes and side channels for the blinds were powder coated to match the window frames and SHY UKs heavy duty PVC blackout[…]
A total of ten blinds of 1.9m wide by 3.9m drop were installed, whilst a bespoke shaped head box was incorporated to complement the roof detailing, with black side channels also fitted to match the window frames. Also used was the SHY UK Solarblock blackout fabric, a robust and water resistant material used to enhance[…]
ZIP channels were incorporated to allow the fabric to run freely and radio controlled motors are fully contained in the roller barrel of the blinds and can be adjusted using wireless handsets.
The maximum width to drop ratio at this site was 1:13, more than four times greater than the standard heights that many manufacturers will carry out.
Three 100m2 blind systems were used between the frosted glass ceiling and Victorian roof to provide the specific level of light required, whilst SHY UK created bespoke 240 x 350mm steel headboxes to contain the cable and cloth rollers when the blind is fully retracted.
The blinds were manufactured using SHY UKs custom designed 160mm diameter roller barrel to ensure minimal deflection and smooth running.
SHY UKs chain operated roller blinds also include a compliant tensioning device to ensure the looped chain is kept solid.
ZIP dim-out electrically controlled blinds were also installed at the Grad II listed building to provide room darkening with radio controlled switches to minimise surface wiring.