Blackout Units

Our Blackout Units and All our blinds are carefully built to exacting standards, giving years of trouble-free service. The superior design features and quality components enable them to be confidently specified for the most demanding environments.

Many of our blinds feature vandal resistant controls and mechanisms, and are frequently seen in hospitals, schools, colleges and other public buildings, as well as the regular commercial and residential environments.

Our blackout units offer you the ultimate in light exclusion providing exceptional performance of 100% light block where such criteria is a minimum requirement. Incorporating pile seals, light-transfer baffles and a positive consistent fabric tension, the C7 range is the blackout system of choice for many contract applications. You can find them regularly in use in operating theatres, drama studios, school halls, home cinemas and the like.
The full range is distributed globally through a network of partners providing an unrivalled level of support, and with experienced installation and service teams to exceed your expectations.

Overhead Electric

The electric overhead blackout unit with a Yewdale motor. All hardware in black powder-coated aluminium for face or recess fixing and enclosing 53mm and 57mm grooved aluminium barrels. Blackout fabric, with heavy duty bottom rail, is locked into a groove in the barrel and runs in 75mm side channels. Light-transfer baffles are within the side and bottom channels, and the side channels and head-box are fitted with pile-seal for light sealing. Fabric is mounted onto a sprung 57mm aluminium barrel whilst at the other end it is fitted to an aluminium bottom rail, attached to two draw tapes. These tapes are attached, between flanged guides, to the 53mm drive barrel, operated by a 240v AC Yewdale motor.

The C77 blackout unit is the ultimate in choice for 100% light exclusion requirements for sloping or horizontal roof windows when an electrically operated solution is looked for. With heavy duty componentry and tensioning action by powerful spring to the fabric roller, these blinds may be confidently specified for awkward or inaccessible locations. The 240v AC Yewdale motor, which provides the luxury of reliable electrical fingertip control, is housed within the barrel and supported by sturdy, aluminium cassette system.

Electric Blackout

Electric Blackout
The electric blackout unit features a Yewdale motor as standard. All hardware is black powder-coated aluminium, with moulded black plastic fittings, for face or recess fixing and encloses 53mm grooved aluminium barrel. Heavy duty gear mechanism at is located to the right and is controlled by a 240v AC Yewdale motor. Blackout fabric has a heavy-duty bottom bar which is locked into a groove in the barrel and runs in 75mm side channels. The slim bottom channel provides positive attachment to the side channels. There are light-transfer baffles within side and bottom channels, and side channels and head-box fitted with pile-seal light sealing.

Crank Blackout

The crank control blackout unit features a heavy duty 1:5 gear mechanism operated by a magnetic detachable crank handle. All hardware is black powder-coated aluminium, with moulded black plastic fittings, for face or recess fixing,enclosing a 53mm grooved aluminium barrel. Heavy-duty gear mechanism is located at the right and is controlled by a fixed crank handle. Blackout fabric, with heavy-duty bottom bar, is locked into a groove in the barrel and runs in 75mm side channels. There is a slim bottom channel for positive attachment to side channels and light-transfer baffles within the side and bottom channels. The side channels and head-box are also fitted with pile-seal light sealing.

The C74 is the blackout unit of choice for many contract applications. Offering 100% blackout properties, it is simple to operate and very strong, covering large windows with ease. It is in use in many schools and hospitals where dependability is an essential requirement, but its sleek, good looks are at home wherever high performance light exclusion is called for.

Overhead Crank

The crank operation overhead blackout unit’s hardware is black powder-coated aluminium for face or recess fixing. Enclosed is a 53mm and 57mm grooved aluminium barrels. Blackout fabric is locked into a groove in the barrel and runs in 75mm side channels. Light-transfer baffles are located within the side and bottom channels, and the side channels and head-box is fitted with pile-seal light sealing. Fabric is mounted onto a sprung 57mm aluminium barrel whilst at the other end is fitted to an aluminium bottom rail, attached to two draw tapes. These tapes are attached, between flanged guides, to the 53mm drive barrel, operated by heavy duty 1:5 gear control mechanism and magnetic detachable crank handle.

The C76 blackout unit is the ultimate in choice for 100% light exclusion requirements for sloping or horizontal roof windows. With heavy duty componentry and tensioning action by powerful spring to the fabric roller, these blinds may be confidently specified for awkward or inaccessible locations. The magnetic detachable crank handle removes the common issues associated with locating the drive at height and solves the problem of unauthorised use.