Maximair Double Bank

Double banked Maximair architectural natural ventilation louvres

Introduction

A range of weather louvres offered with a double bank of louvre blades, either contained within a box frame surround or offered with concealed mullions for continuous appearance over large areas.

Application

Can be used to provide vision proof ventilation or to act as an architectural facade, or a combination of both.

Independent Product Testing

Maximair Double Bank louvres have been subjected to rigorous aerodynamic testing.

Sizes

The extruded louvre blades are available in three different pitch sizes: 50mm, 75mm and 100mm.

Construction

Double bank of louvre blades are installed with concealed blade support brackets onto hidden support carrier mullions, and are supplied in a series of fully assembled modules to form continuous applications. Alternatively smaller individual units can be supplied in box louvre format, fully assembled with integral top, side and cill flashings. Units can have blade installed in an inverted arrangement to suit the particular application.

Aerodynamic Co-efficient

  • Maximair 50 Double Bank – 0.162
  • Maximair 75 Double Bank – 0.22
  • Maximair 100 Double Bank – 0.23

Measured Free Areas

Model Maximair Double Bank – Free Area

  • Maximair 50 Double Bank – 27% free area
  • Maximair 75 Double Bank – 43% free area
  • Maximair 100 Double Bank – 49% free area

Materials

Louvre blades are manufactured in 1.6-2mm thick extruded aluminium alloy to 6063 T6(HE9 TF). The mullions and support brackets are manufactured in 3mm thick extruded aluminium to 6063 T6(HE9 TF).

Options

Maximair louvres can include:

  • Turrets
  • Mitred corners
  • Tapered louvres
  • Different shapes including circular, triangular, etc.
  • Box frames, flanges, cills, flashings
  • Birdmesh
  • Flymesh
  • Blanking plates (single skin or insulated)
  • Louvred Doors

Finishes

Louvres can be supplied in natural mill finish or alternatively in a range of polyester powder paint finishes (including Syntha Pulvin) with a wide choice of colours and gloss levels. Other standard finishes include anodising in Natural Silver or coloured Anolok II.

Accessories

Aluminium or insulated blanking plates can be mounted to the rear. In addition expanded aluminium mesh birdguards or perforated fly screens are available. Each of these can be fitted internally during, manufacture. Head, cill and jamb flashings in aluminium alloy to BS EN 485 can be prodiced to suit opening requirements.

Mitred Corners

Internal and external mitred corner units are available to enable a continuous appearance of the louvres to be maintained around changes of direction.

Installation

Louvre modules are supplied completely assembled either with integral box frames or concealed mullion supports, depending upon application. For applications requiring large areas of continuous unbroken appearance, installation time is minimised as all louvre blades are precisely factory pre-assembled onto supporting pre-punched mullions for ease of on site fitting by the fixing contractor.

Maintenance

Maintenance should be carried out in accordance with McKenzie-Martin’s recommendations.

System Design & Product Selection

Assistance with scheme design and product selection is offered by our experienced technical team.