Carbolite awnings are a translucent, twin walled polycarbonate sheet which has unique solar properties capable of withstanding natures harshest elements and come in wide array of designs to cater for all types of installations.
With fully engineered designed frames and fully powder coated understructures, Carbolite awnings offer excellent air ventilation for better heat reduction and can span to 6m.
Flat Window Awnings
The most simple form is flat awning. Simply attach the read weather bar fixing channel and the awning clips into place. The systems allow a waterproof channel as its attachment. Once silicone behind, this prevents any water from leaking down the back.
These awnings look great on houses with clean lines. They can be used to protect window and doors or simply to add a fascia look to a house. The architects choice of the awning.
Bullnose Window Awning
The most popular of designs, the contemporary bull nose compliments most Australian houses. The bullnose comes in a set 380mm radii, with both looks and head height restrictions to be taken into account. All sheets are heat formed and curved at CARBOLITE ensuring quality control. The awnings are easily installed on site.
Gutters can be attached using a special folded gutter design to fit on the bullnose. They can be powder-coated in most colours.
1/2 Domed Awning
The 1/2 round is traditionally a fabric style awning to suit cafes and outdoor entertaining areas. Curved to a 1400mm radius,the half round can be installed on site at any different angles. Sides can be infilled to present a beautiful traditional European style awning.
The frames can be powder coated in most colours
Barrel Vault Awning
The Barrel Vault or domed awning is the architects choice. All sheets are cold formed on site to the radius specified. The aluminum H Bars which interlocks the sheet are curved to the designated radius. For larger jobs, curved steel understructure is necessary for supporting the sheeting. Gutters are placed on both sides and connected to existing drainage outlets. The front and rear openings can be in filled with polycarbonate or other decorative options. This design can use either CARBOLITE Maximum radius allowed for 8mm material is 1400mm.
The Pitched or Gabled Roof suits most contemporary design houses allowing the awning to follow existing house roof lines. Commonly, the awning is attached off the fascia board using specially designed welded fascia brackets. This allows the awning to be above the gutter line allowing drainage back into existing gutters. It also allows for improved airflow.
Trusses are aluminum and can be powder coated to any colour. Ends can be in filled with polycarbonate or left open with an attractive architectural aluminum strut design.
Engineered design to remove the need for front posts, cantilever awnings are perfect for areas where posts will be an obstruction or unacceptable.
All cantilevered awnings are designed to engineer specifications. They can project out to 2400mm without post support. They are pre-welded with a pitch of 5 degrees. This, however, can be fabricated to any fall. The awnings can also be fabricated to fit under eaves.
The frames are available in most powder coat colours and are usually installed within one day(size pending)
CARBOLITE can be used as wall cladding to protect weather from entering patios. The frame is erected the same as the awning and sheets attached to the exterior. The finished product is a translucent screen yet allows privacy and weather protection. Other common applications include fixed windows, which are common in a factory “sawtooth roofs” and skylights.