- For Architects
Economy Retractable Awning
You Should Consider an Economy Retractable Awning if the width of the space you wish to protect is no more than 16’ 5” and the depth up to 9” 10”.
Price This Awning
Save money without sacrificing quality! The Economy Retractable Awning gives you the most shade for your dollar.
Don’t be fooled! “Economy” generally means cheap and low quality. The Economy Retractable Awning with the square-back bar is Swiss engineered, designed and finished like a great Swiss watch.
You will enjoy this high-quality retractable awning for many trouble- free years. The Economy Retractable awning is great for balconies, smaller decks and patios and store fronts.
This retractable awning has a maximum width of 16’5” and a maximum of two powerful folding arms providing a maximum extension of 9’10”. Sattler or Sunbrella Awning fabric is standard on all of our awning. We don’t substitute “cheap imitations” that last only a year or two.
Due to its unique mounting brackets, the Economy Retractable Awning can be mounted to a wall, soffit or roof rafters. The pitch can easily be adjusted from horizontal to a 60 degree drop, providing the flexibility to suit nearly every need.
The Economy Retractable Awning can be operated either with a gear and hand crank or with an optional Somfy RTS electric motor. The Economy Retractable Awning provides maximum value at a great economical price and a 10-year warranty.
Convenient and attractive options such as motorization, sun and wind sensors, and remote control make the Economy Retractable Awning even more convenient to operate making the ideal sun protection solution for patios, decks, and other sitting areas that require shade.
Be sure to click on the tabs at the top of this page for Sundown Economy Awning Specifications, Installation & CAD for Architects.
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High-quality, folding arm awning with operating handle and Sunbrella cover. Manual retraction and extension with detachable operating handle. Bevel gearbox with gearbox reduction 4,5:1 and integrated end stop, free wheel operating handle ring incl. spring heavy duty roller tube gudgeon, with octagonal pin for smooth permanent cover tension. Roller tube made of galvanized steel with groove for the cover mount. Continuous triangular steel mounting bar, protected against corrosion, powder coated, to hold the arm mounts, roller tube support, brackets, bearing for gearbox and idler end. Front rail made of extruded aluminum multiple chamber profile with rainwater nose. Awning track grooves for the simple installation of Sunbrella awning cover and valance. Track mount for the folding arms are made from extruded aluminum, with precision joints made from aluminum casting. Integrated spring and double stainless steel cables tensioning system assures maximized tension on Sunbrella cover, plus cable protection over the middle joint. Arm supports made of aluminum casting with integrated knock-up security. Drop adjustment via octagonal screw from horizontal up to 60° provides plenty of installation flexibility. Installation brackets made of dye cast alloy for wall or ceiling/soffit mounting. (optional brackets available for rafters). Operating handle powder coated matching the standard colors, with hook and plastic handle.
Option electric drive: Tubular AC motor 240V/60Hz Somfy STS radio with electronic end stop. Thermal protection. Protection class IP54 (splash water), with 1' 7" - 4'11", 4-pole connection cable.
Option Hood and End Caps: the top board made of extruded aluminum profile is fixed to the mounting bar and protects the awning against mother nature.
0° – 60° wall mount, top mount and rafter installation drop angle.
Awnings arrive completely assembled with cover. Awnings of more than 29' 7" width prepared to link.
CAD Drawings for Architects
CAD files (.dxf) are in the German language and use centimeters.