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Gulf Coast: Shutter Information

Hurricane Strength Rolling Shutter on Beach Home, Texas
Gulf Coast Shutters offers information and drawings for all of our products. You may access technical specifications directly from each product page or use the links below.

We also offer building codes, wind load charts and other relevant information to help you select appropriate shutters for requirements in your particular area. More Info >


Product Specifications
Studio Star
AluStar
Sun Star
Storm
Studio Star
Technical Specs
Alu Star Specs
Sun Star Technical
Features
Accordion Specs
AluStar Drawings
View Drawings


Somfy Motors

Enjoy Automatic Control...powered by SOMFY

The motorization and automation of roller shutters make your daily life truly easier. There's no simpler way to save time: motorization takes away the inconvenience of cranking, and you can close all your shutters in one movement. You will also save energy: the roller shutters are always closed in time to ensure optimum insulation.

You are well-protected: motorized shutters with security locks ensure complete, dependable closure. Certain motors can detect obstacles to the movement of the shutter, providing you with additional security. The precise adjustment of the position of the shutter enables you to manage variations in light inside your home.

The motors, manufactured by Somfy Systems Inc., are asynchronous, single phase, 120 volt, with solenoid activated braking, and thermal overload protection. They are tubular in design and fit within the reel (roller tube). All bearings and gears of the system are enclosed and permanently lubricated. Standard switch: toggle switch, momentary, in the color cream (double pole, double throw) unless otherwise specified (other types and colors are available). All electrical components are U.L. listed. Proper grounding of motor is required at voltage source.


Available Colors

Color Chart


Building and Storm Specifications
U.S. Wind Chart Map
United State Building Map
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Texas Logo
Nationwide Wind
Load Charts
United States
Building Codes
Warranty
Information
TDI Test Evaluation
Insurance - Texas


Shutter Strength Specifications
Intended Use: Strength Needed:
Hurricane
RCE....Extruded aluminum for extreme hurricane..storm..security protection. TDI tested, 140mph/ impact resistant, approved for local building codes protecting Seaward areas of Texas

Extruded aluminum 0.34" slat thickness..0.04"/1.016mm gauge aluminum wall thickness. With stand 120-140mph wind/ impact resistant

Storm/Security RCE ~ RC....Used for Storm & Security
Noise Reduction, Thermal Control, Shading RC....Soft foam core aluminum slats for UV protection and Shading control to save on that utility bill..also creates Privacy and Sound control.

Soft foam core 0.34" slat thickness 0.012/0.30mm gauge aluminum wall thickness.

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Gulf Coast Shutters


Serving Galveston, Beaumont,
Houston, Florida, Louisiana & Southeast Texas.


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