This offers an overview of each product allowing you to quickly compare the performance and select the louvre that meets your project requirements.

Fixed Louvre Selection Guide

LOUVRE TYPE Single Stage Blade Louvres            TWO STAGE BLADE LOUVRES     ACOUSTIC LOUVRES     
PRODUCT SERIES® NAMEALTURA
SERIES® 145
ALTURA
SERIES® 300
CASCADE SERIES®DELTA SERIES®ELLENBOROUGH SERIES®JUPITER SERIES®
STANDARD
JUPITER SERIES® DRAINABLENEXUS
SERIES®
STANDARD
NEXUS
SERIES®
DRAINABLE
VARSITY SERIES®VENUS SERIES®NEPTUNE SERIES®ORION
SERIES®
JUPITER SERIES® TWO STAGENEXUS SERIES® TWO STAGECASCADE SERIES® TWO STAGEKENSINGTON SERIES®DELTA SERIES® TWO STAGEVARSITY SERIES® TWO STAGEHUDSON SERIES® 100HUDSON SERIES®200HUDSON SERIES®200
CHEVRON
HUDSON SERIES®300HUDSON SERIES®400 CHEVRONHUDSON SERIES®600 CHEVRON
APPEARANCE AND USEZV, extruded aluminium full chevron vertical louvreZV, aluminium full chevron vertical louvreExtruded aluminium standard horizontal and vertical louvre High security, low cost, high impact resistance louvre ideal for cyclone and trafficable areasZV, Horizontal or verticalExtruded aluminium standard louvre Extruded aluminium standard louvre Extruded aluminium standard louvre Extruded aluminium standard louvre Roll formed standard louvreZV,
Horizontal or vertical
Ideal for
plantroom doors and
internal louvres
Ideal for
plantrooms, grills and internal louvres
ZV, extruded aluminium louvre for maximum rain defence ZV, extruded aluminium louvre for maximum rain defence ZV, extruded aluminium louvre for maximum rain defence ZV, extruded aluminium louvre for maximum rain defence ZV, High security, low cost, high impact resistance louvre ideal for cyclone and trafficable areasZV, Roll formed louvre with maximum rain defenceUsed around noisy plant. Heavy
appearance
Used around noisy plant. Heavy
appearance
ZV, Used around noisy plant. Heavy
appearance
Used around noisy plant. Heavy
appearance
ZV, Used around noisy plant. Heavy
appearance
ZV, Used around noisy plant. Heavy
appearance
PITCH (mm)62.510010012562.512512512512512562.5406512512510062.5125125180200180200200200
DEPTH OVERALL (mm)145300102949510210210210294944450204204182125188188100200200300400600
MATERIALALALALCB,ZAALALAlALALCB, ZACB, ZAAlAlAlALALALCB, ZACB, ZACB, ZA, AL, SSCB, ZA, AL, SSCB, ZA, AL, SSCB, Z, AL, SSCB, Z, AL, SSCB, Z, AL, SS
FINISHES AVAILABLEPC, ANPC, ANPC, ANCB, ZAPC, ANPC, ANPC, ANPC, ANPC, ANCB, ZACB, ZAPC, ANPC, ANPC, ANPC, ANPC, ANPC, ANCB, ZACB, ZAPC, AN, CB, ZAPC, AN, CB, ZAPC, AN, CB, ZAPC, AN, CB, ZAPC, AN, CB, ZAPC, AN, CB, ZA
RAIN RESISTANCE AS/NZS 4740:2000 CLASS RATINGCLASS CCLASS BCLASS DCLASS DCLASS D (V)
CLASS B (H)
CLASS CCLASS CCLASS CCLASS CCLASS DCLASS CCLASS DTBCCLASS ACLASS ACLASS ACLASS ACLASS ACLASS AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
RAIN RESISTANCE
% EFFECTIVENESS
95%98%52%75%VERTICAL 78%
HORIZONTAL 96%
88%86%80%80%70%83%72%TBC100%99%100%100%100%100%TBCTBCTBC90%TBCTBC
AIRFLOW PERFORMANCE AS/NZS 4740:2000 CLASS RATINGCLASS 1CLASS 1CLASS 2CLASS 2CLASS 3CLASS 1CLASS 2CLASS 3CLASS 2CLASS 2CLASS 3CLASS 1TBCCLASS 3CLASS 4CLASS 2CLASS 3CLASS 3CLASS 3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
COEFFICIENT OF DISCHARGE (cd)0.7140.7250.6120.6020.3670.7390.5830.4730.6060.6480.4770.75TBC0.3910.2380.5620.3580.3910.482N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
EFFECTIVE AERODYNAMIC AREA (m²)0.310.470.320.220.190.26TBC0.250.500.290.200.3TBC0.150.120.160.150.140.19N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
MAXIMUM SPAN OF BLADES (mm)1500200014002400200015001500150015001500180010001200150015001400200024001500N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
APPROX WEIGHT (kg/m²)1223.3121217111311121820121414303025203538194028573471
VERMIN MESHOptionalOptionalOptionalIntegratedOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalIntergratedOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptional
FREE OPEN AREA (%)60%80%64%48%50%55%55%50%50%53%42%45%35%50%50%50%50%42%42%22%33%22%47%33%47%

MATERIALS:

AL = Aluminium
CB = Colorbond, Colorbond Ultra & Metallic
ZA = Zincalume
SS = Stainless steel

FINISHES:

AN = Anodised
PC = Powdercoat colours and Timber Grain
CB = Colorbond, Colorbond Ultra & Metallic
ZA = Zincalume

LEGEND:

ZV = Zero Vision
TBC = To Be Confirmed
N/A = Not Applicable

AS/NZS 4740:2000 PERFORMANCE CLASSIFICATON

Rain Resistance
Class A       A – 1 to 0.99% Effectiveness
Class B       B – 0.989 to 0.95% Effectiveness
Class C       C – 0.949 to 0.80% Effectiveness
Class D       D – Below 0.80% Effectiveness

Effective Aerodynamic Area
Class 1       1 – Cd = 0.7 and above
Class 2       2 – Cd = 0.5 to 0.699
Class 3       3 – CD = 0.3 to 0.499
Class 4       4 – CD = 0.1 to 0.299