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  • Intelligent Motorized Solar Shades

  • Intelligent Motorized Solar Shades

    SWFcontract products use a control system that enables users to adjust motorized horizontal blinds, cellular shades, pleated shades, and solar shades with the touch of a button. To adjust shades based on external conditions, our climate sensors and timers are stand-alone or can be integrated into home or office automation systems. These motorized products can manage temperature, moderate heat gain/loss, and optimize natural light while reducing glare.


    Best of all, we offer a range of scalable SWFcontract solutions for small, large, or custom projects. Whether you are interested in upgrading to shading and occupancy switches, or installing tailor-made shading and lighting controlled through a building management system, we have the combination of products and components to make a more efficient, cost-effective project, and a better indoor environment.

  • CONTROLS

    • The industry-proven Somfy® Digital Network (SDN) is capable of controlling thousands of motors over a single standard RS485 network.
    • Intelligent motors feature state-of-the-art controls.
      • The Intelligent 110V-120V AC Motor (ILT) is the most extensive motor technology capable of building control, automation, and user interfaces used in new and retrofit construction when system flexibility is desired.
    • Individual and group controls available.

    MOTORS

    • The motor is a tubular, asynchronous motor with built-in reversible capacitor, and is completely enclosed, temperature Class A, thermally protected, and maintenance-free with line voltage power supply.
    • The motor size doesn’t exceed 80% of the motor and tube assembly rated lift capacity. (To ensure proper operation, the manufacturer determines motor size based on window dimensions and fabric selection.)

    FABRICS

    • Fabric options range from 100% opaque to 14% open.
    • Seam heights may be specified.
    • Fabric-wrapped hem bar is extruded aluminum and completely enclosed in a hem pocket with heat-sealed seams and ends.
    • Shades with railroaded fabric may have heat-sealed seams.
    • Solar and blackout shade fabric collections are fade and stain resistant, antistatic, and pass NFPA 701-1999 FR, and ASTM-G21 and G22.
    • Solar and blackout fabrics feature options that are GREENGUARD Gold certified and FR rated NFPA 701.
    • Fabric options also include ShadeDefense Antimicrobial Protection, our antibacterial and antifungal technology that meets ASTM G21 and ASTM E2180 test methods.​​

    TUBES

    • Tube sizes include 2.55", 3.15", 3.95", and 5.13".
    • The roller tubes are extruded aluminum engineered with channel to accept fabric spline.
    • The diameter and wall thickness are determined by manufacturer based on fabric selection and shade size to provide minimal deflection and optimal performance.
    • Unique Z-shaped, rigid PVC spline is heat-sealed to the shade fabric, providing a secure attachment to the tube while allowing easy removal of the fabric band.
    • The removable spline system allows for adjustability on-site and ease in changing fabric bands in the field.

    FASCIA

    • 4.25" or 7.625" fascia

    OPTIONS

    • External fabric-wrapped hem bar
    • Pockets
    • Closure plates
    • Blackout channels include side, sill, and center channels
    • Dual and coupled shades
    • Full building automation
    • Integration with third-party systems

    COMPLETE PRODUCT INFORMATION

    For complete product information and option details, please see the product’s Data Sheet.

    PRODUCT COMPARISON

    Motor Offering Overview​

    Dimensions

    Minimum width:

    • Single and Dual Shades 33"
    • Coupled and Dual Coupled 34.5"

    Maximum width: 240"

    Minimum height: 6"

    Maximum height: 240"

    (Dimensions are dependent on fabric choice.)

    Installation Considerations

    Inside Mount Minimum Space Requirements

     Top MountWall Mount
     No FasciaFasciaNo FasciaFascia
    Standard Bracket System3.6875"4.5"4"4.5"
    Extended Bracket System6.25"7.1875"6.25"7.1875"

    ​​BRACKETS

    • Adjustable idle end and intermediate brackets allow shades to be leveled in place.
    • Standard, coupled, angle coupled, dual, and both dual and coupled shades are available.
    • Brackets are powder-coated and available in white or black.
    • Bracket covers are optional.

    Warranty

    Limited Lifetime Warranty​

    Motorization Components and Accessories (battery not included): Five-year Limited Warranty​

    ENERGY EFFICIENCY

    Several opaque and blackout fabrics are available in solar shades, providing the best possible energy efficiency and insulation.

    GREEN PROPERTIES

    • Boasting a shading coefficient range of .21 to .74, SWFcontract Solar Shades prevent heat gain, which conserves energy and lowers cooling costs.
    • With an openness factor of 1–14%, solar shades block harmful UV rays, protecting furniture, fabrics, and interior finishes. This extends the life of furnishings and prevents them from ending up in landfills prematurely.
    • To help create more healthful indoor environments, several SWFcontract solar shade fabrics are GREENGUARD certified—they have successfully met the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute’s rigorous chemical emissions standards.
    • SWFcontract Solar Shades are designed, engineered, and tested to ensure a long product life. This ultimately reduces landfill waste and conserves resources.

     

     
     
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4% Openness 

Aspect

Cream
C9201
Platinum
C9202
Stone
C9204

Please note that due to variations in devices and printers, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of colors shown. All swatches are samples of the color ordered; swatches do not represent actual product size or type.

1% Openness 

Crosshatch A100

Bone/Platinum
F105
Camel
F104
Charcoal/Platinum
F108
White/Bone
F102
White/Platinum
F103

Please note that due to variations in devices and printers, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of colors shown. All swatches are samples of the color ordered; swatches do not represent actual product size or type.

3% Openness 

Crosshatch A300

Bone/Platinum
F305
Camel
F306
Charcoal/Platinum
F308
White/Bone
F302
White/Platinum
F303

Please note that due to variations in devices and printers, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of colors shown. All swatches are samples of the color ordered; swatches do not represent actual product size or type.

5% Openness 

Crosshatch A500

Bone/Platinum
F507
Camel
F506
Charcoal/Platinum
F508
White/Bone
F502
White/Platinum
F503

Please note that due to variations in devices and printers, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of colors shown. All swatches are samples of the color ordered; swatches do not represent actual product size or type.

1% Openness 

Crosshatch R100

Charcoal/Gray
C7919
Chocolate/Linen
C7916
Ebony/Linen
C7917
Ebony/Stone
C7918
Eggshell/Fog
C7912
Linen/Fog
C7913
Smoke/Platinum
C7915
White/Cream
C7910
White/Eggshell
C7909
White/Fog
C7914
White/Linen
C7911

Please note that due to variations in devices and printers, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of colors shown. All swatches are samples of the color ordered; swatches do not represent actual product size or type.

3% Openness 

Crosshatch R300

Charcoal/Gray
C8219
Chocolate/Linen
C8216
Ebony/Linen
C8217
Ebony/Stone
C8218
Eggshell/Fog
C8212
Linen/Fog
C8213
Smoke/Platinum
C8215
White/Cream
C8210
White/Eggshell
C8209
White/Fog
C8214
White/Linen
C8211

Please note that due to variations in devices and printers, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of colors shown. All swatches are samples of the color ordered; swatches do not represent actual product size or type.

5% Openness 

Crosshatch R500

Charcoal/Gray
C8319
Chocolate/Linen
C8316
Ebony/Linen
C8317
Ebony/Stone
C8318
Eggshell/Fog
C8312
Linen/Fog
C8313
Smoke/Platinum
C8315
White/Cream
C8310
Item setup issue
White/Eggshell
C8309
White/Fog
C8314
White/Linen
C8311

Please note that due to variations in devices and printers, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of colors shown. All swatches are samples of the color ordered; swatches do not represent actual product size or type.

1% Openness 

Crosshatch S100

Ebony
C7908
Ebony/Chocolate
C7907
Eggshell
C7902
Fog
C7904
Linen
C7903
Smoke
C7905
White
C7901

Please note that due to variations in devices and printers, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of colors shown. All swatches are samples of the color ordered; swatches do not represent actual product size or type.

10% Openness 

Crosshatch S1000

Ebony
C8408
Ebony/Chocolate
C8407
Eggshell
C8402
Fog
C8404
Linen
C8403
Smoke
C8405
White
C8401

Please note that due to variations in devices and printers, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of colors shown. All swatches are samples of the color ordered; swatches do not represent actual product size or type.

3% Openness 

Crosshatch S300

Ebony
C8208
Ebony/Chocolate
C8207
Eggshell
C8202
Fog
C8204
Linen
C8203
Smoke
C8205
White
C8201

Please note that due to variations in devices and printers, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of colors shown. All swatches are samples of the color ordered; swatches do not represent actual product size or type.

5% Openness 

Crosshatch S500

Ebony
C8308
Ebony/Chocolate
C8307
Eggshell
C8302
Fog
C8304
Linen
C8303
Smoke
C8305
White
C8301

Please note that due to variations in devices and printers, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of colors shown. All swatches are samples of the color ordered; swatches do not represent actual product size or type.