Horizontal Roller Shutters

Great Insulation | Secure Storage Solution | 1 Year Warranty

What are Horizontal Roller Shutters?

Horizontal roller shutters are a sustainable and cost effective solution to protecting your space from above. Horizontal roller shutter doors are suitable for anything you wish to contain whether that be a private swimming pool or industrial lift. 

Horizontal shutters offer security for commercial and domestic premises who wish to contain certain areas. The roller shutters are a popular choice across all industries. Horizontal shutters are reputable for being used in homes as a swimming pool cover to protect little ones from falling in. 

Horizontal shutters offer extensive benefits including…

  • Added security
  • Increased safety and protection
  • Great for securing storage

UK Roller Shutters horizontal shutters can be fitted upon any shape or size structure. Our horizontal roller shutter doors are made to measure and are available in various materials and colours – similar to our other roller shutter products.

Protect your premises

Protect your premises

Energy Efficient

Energy Efficient

Prevent unauthorised access

Prevent unauthorised access

Our Products & Models

Our commercial roller shutters will give you peace of mind, containing your commercial premises while you’re away. Rainy British weather? Our horizontal roller shutters will protect your space from flooding and water damage.

By purchasing your roller shutters from us, you can be assured you’re investing in secure horizontal roller shutters which will give you the best benefits from added security protection to great insulation.

Horizontal Roller Shutters

  • Product Description
  • Ideal Uses
  • Technical Specifications

A number of our products can be re-engineered in such a way that they can be installed horizontally. Use a horizontal shutter across glass roofs to block out light, swimming pools to cover them up, or escalators to section them off.

If you see a product you like, ask our sales team whether we can adapt it to a horizontal type roller shutter.

  • Warehouses
  • Industrial Units
  • Factories
  • Loading Bays
  • Large Apertures (openings up to 8m width)
  • Transport and Logistics buildings
  • Commercial properties
  • Explosive Environments
  • Anywhere with a need for a high level of vision

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Aluminium Panels

The aluminium panels are of 40mm thickness and a height of 610mm, and include CFC-free polystyrene filling for insulation. Each panel is sealed using a rubber weather seal which ensures that there will be no leakage and has been rated at Class 2 (EN12425) for Water Permeability.

Polycarbonate Panels

These full light panels will be identical dimensions to the above aluminium panels. The polycarbonate comes in 3 colour options (Clear, Opal & Green) with the frame around it being either standard anodized aluminium finish or RAL 9002 (Grey White). Other RAL/BS colour options will be available upon request for an additional charge.

Guides

Aluminium guides of a 90mm width and a variable depth dependent upon shutter dimensions (140-220mm depth).

Finish

Comes in 10 standard colours, including: RAL 3002 (Carmine Red), RAL 5010 (Gentian Blue), RAL 5017 (Traffic Blue), RAL 6005 (Moss Green), RAL 7016 (Anthracite Grey), RAL 7032 (Pebble Grey), RAL 9002 (Grey White), RAL 9006 (White Aluminium), RAL 9007 (Grey Aluminium) & RAL 9016 (Traffic White). We can also powder coat to RAL/BS colours not specified above for an additional charge.

Operation

This door would generally be operated using a 3 phase motor, but single phase motors will be used if the dimensions are small enough and it suits the site. Every motor comes with an emergency crank handle as standard in order to operate the door in the event of a power outage. High speed motors are available with speeds up to 60cm/sec, please specify if you require this as it would be an additional charge.

Download our handy Horizontal Shutters Factsheet

perfect solution for many applications

Horizontal roller shutters questions & answers

All of your questions about our horizontal roller shutters are answered right here! However, if we’ missed out a question that you’d like an answer for or would like to know more about this horizontal shutter range, please contact our team, we’d love to hear from you!

WHAT ARE HORIZONTAL ROLLER SHUTTERS?

Horizontal roller shutters are exactly like our other shutters but work to help with covering your premises or given space, the only difference is that they’re configured at a different angle to traditional vertical roller shutters. In terms of function and appearance, horizontal shutters are identical to roller shutter doors. Do you have a roller shutter product in mind? You can find out which of our roller shutter doors can be used as horizontal shutters by contacting us.

HOW DO HORIZONTAL ROLLER SHUTTERS WORK?

Horizontal roller shutters operate similar to shutter doors. They are powered by a motor that controls the shutter movement. Our horizontal roller shutters can be operated both with remote control and manually, so whatever your needs – we can find the perfect solution!

Our expert engineers will guide you through operating your horizontal roller shutter. You can find further guidance here by downloading our free instruction manuals.

HOW CAN HORIZONTAL ROLLER SHUTTERS BE AFFIXED?

Horizontal roller shutters can be installed to the outside of a window, onto an existing structure or a new build. For new builds, our architects area will provide you all of the info you need to be able to include there shutters into your plans. We offer roller shutter installation services for anyone that may need assistance in fitting this roller shutters.

WHEN MIGHT I USE A HORIZONTAL ROLLER SHUTTER?

You can use horizontal roller shutters for countless reasons. They increase energy efficiency by providing increased insulation in the winter and summer.  Horizontal roller shutters also act as a barrier to noise. They’re a popular choice for securing areas of shopping centres in numerous ways such as shutting off stair wells and escalators. 

CAN MY HORIZONTAL ROLLER SHUTTER BE CUSTOM MADE?

Yes! We have a number of colours and materials available to choose from. We can also create your horizontal roller shutter in various slate sizes and all of our roller shutters, vertical or horizontal are made to measure. Please contact us to find out more!

DO YOU OFFER SERVICING & MAINTENANCE ON YOUR PRODUCTS?

Yes! We offer roller shutter annual maintenance contracts to ensure that your roller shutters are covered for all servicing and maintenance, helping to extend the 1 year warranty. All maintenance and servicing contract members will have access to exclusive members discounts on any repairs needed. Interested? Why not read more about our servicing and maintenance contracts.

ARCHITECT? USE OUR ARCHITECT TOOLS…

We have several resources available for architects including CAD drawings and detailed product information.

Resources

HAVING TROUBLE MEASURING?

There are three main methods for fixing your shutter to the aperture. Use our measuring guide to obtain the most accurate quote.

MEASURING GUIDE

 

ARCHITECT? USE OUR ARCHITECT TOOLS…

We can be found on RIBA’s Product finder and NBS Plus making specifying the roller shutters on your project particularly easy.

Architects

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HAVING TROUBLE MEASURING?

There are three main methods for fixing your shutter to the aperture. Use our measuring guide to obtain the most accurate quote.

MEASURING GUIDE

QUICK ENQUIRY

If you have any questions please get in touch with our team on +44 (0) 1384 221743.

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