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Overhead Cassette Blinds With Side Tracks

Overhead Cassette Blinds – A perfect solution for skylight or lantern windows that measures up to three meters wide by three meters wide.

Overhead Cassette Blinds With Side Rails Made to Measure

C56T Overhead Crank control blind

C56T Overhead Crank control blind

The overhead cassette blinds with side tracks has the following overall specification:-

  • 1:5 gear control
  • Discreet slim headbox with side channels that holds the fabric in place
  • Power coated aluminium in either black or white
  • Light seepage is reduced as no brackets are required for installing the blind
  • This blind is quietly drawn across by tensioned spring units
  • Eden Blackout fabric along with Screen Vision fabric available
  • Sky shelf aids installation for blinds in the recess along with keeping the fabric square

    Sky Shelf for Recess fitted Overhead Blinds

    Sky Shelf for Recess fitted Overhead Blinds

In order to help installation in a recess window, the Sky shelf is included in the price.

Importantly, the sky shelf dimensions is 75 mm wide x 51 mm high.

Essentially, two options are available for overhead cassette blinds with side tracks.

Crank Option Details

Firstly, The Crank option is C56T. The head box comes in two sizes. C56-90T which denotes a 90 mm size head box. C56-120T refers to a 120 mm head box suitable for larger windows.

The Crank handle is detachable. The blinds comes with a zip or tracker system which prevents blow outs from the side channels. The blind operates with the aid of tensioned spring units connected to the bottom bar

The barrel is 53/70mm aluminium depends upon the cassette size chosen

NB Some rippling may occur at the edges of the fabric.

Minimum width 600 mm

Maximum width 3000 mm

Minimum drop 600 mm

Maximum drop 3000 mm

Maximum m2    8.75

Electric (Mains) Information

Secondly, The Electric option is C57T. The head box comes in two sizes. C57-90T which denotes a 90 mm size head box. C57-120T refers to a 120 mm head box suitable for larger windows.

The blind comes with a 230v AC Tubular Motor and radio receiver as standard.

Minimum width 800 mm

Maximum width 3000 mm

Minimum drop 600 mm

Maximum drop 3000 mm

Maximum m2    8.75

NB Some rippling may occur at the edges of the fabric.

In addition, there is an additional option to operate the blind using a phone. In order to use this facility, an upgrade on motor is required. The upgrade includes a Somfy motor along with Somfy hardware. Additional items to enable the system to work with the upgrade, would be a Somfy remote as well as wall switch. The price of a hub in order to connect the whole system comes with additional costs that is added to the cost of the blind.

Zipped or Tracker Retaining Fabric Within the Side Channels

The Overhead Cassette Blinds utilises the Tracker system to ensure that fabric remains within the side channels.

This is a requirement particularly for windows that need to darken a room where blocking  out light is important.

A perfect solution for collages, schools, hospitals and universities.

Tracker or Zip Blind diagram

Tracker or Zip Blind diagram

Turnaround on production is currently 7- 10 working days.