Frequently Asked Questions

The louvre installer has collated the below FAQ’S to assist you with some of those curly questions in the early planning stages of your project. For any additional information please do not hesitate calling us on - 1300 929 743 or emailing us at

What is the maximum size achievable with the Aerotech Opening Louvred Roof System?

Maximum Blade Width:
5.5 Meters (in a single bay configuration).

Maximum Pivot/Projection:
(Pivot = number of blades in one bay)
7 Meters with a single motor. (up to 13m, one bay)

Please Note: One large continuous bay is achieved by adding an extra motor to each 7 meters, each time a motor is added one blade will be fixed.

How will the Aerotech System integrate?

We have two options:

Option 1: As standard the system is fitted directly to your existing support frame; the frame requirements are as follows, the opening needs to be a minimum of 230mm in height with a flat solid internal finish so the gutters and pivot tracks can be fixed to all sides.

Option 2: As an optional extra the Aerotech System can be supplied with a powder coated structural aluminum 250mm x 50mm support frame. (and Posts if required).

What colour options are available with the Aerotech System?

Select from over 300 standard Dulux or Interpon powder colours or select a custom anodized finish to ensure your architectural requirements matched.

Will the Aerotech System automatically close if it starts to rain?

If you choose to add the Aerotech Rain Sensor the roof will automatically close when the rain starts to ensure your area stays dry all year-round.

What are the control options available?

The Aerotech System can be simply operated by a wall switch or a remote control. (or even from your mobile device as an optional extra).

How does the Aerotech System operate?

The Aerotech System opens and closes automatically by premium German Made 240 Volt Electric Linear Actuator.

Is the Aerotech Systems suitable for commercial & or residential applications?

The Aerotech System is manufactured utilizing high quality materials, it is Ideal for installing in the harshest marine environments on all commercial and or high-end residential projects.

Can I track the sun with the Aerotech System to provide constant sun control?

As an optional extra include a Aerotech sun-tracking device to ensure your protected from the punishing sun year-round or allow the for light ingress on those overcast days when light is needed.

Will the Aerotech System last as long or longer than other systems available on the market?

The Aerotech system utilizes the very highest quality German made motors, raw materials & finishes, the system will look as new and last for over a lifetime of uninterrupted and hassle free use when maintained regularly.

Is the Aerotech System suitable for installation in coastal locations?

The Aerotech system is ideal for coastal locations. The Aerotech System is made utilizing non-corrosive materials including: 316 marine grade stainless steel end plates, springs and pins, hardened nylon bushes and powder coated extruded aluminum blades, gutters & pivots.

What is the difference between the Aerotech Linear Blade over standard shaped blades?

The Aerotech linear blade is designed to offer the best view through the blades when the blades are in the open position, we achieve a unobstructed view through the blades due to blade being flat on each side, giving your space an clean & open feeling to the outside elements. When the blade is closed it offers the appearance of an architectural timber paneled ceiling and not a typical colourbond type metal roof.

What is the dimension of the Aerotech Blades?

Linear 195 Model: 195mm wide x 32mm thick.
Linear 205 Model: 205mm wide x 35mm thick.
Linear 215 Model: 215mm wide x 35mm thick.
Linear 225 Model: 225mm wide x 35mm thick.
Linear 235 Model: 235mm wide x 40mm thick.
Linear 255 Model: 255mm wide x 40mm thick.
Linear 275 Model: 275mm wide x 46mm thick.

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