Alcorola sliding retractable patio cover

Solar control fabric that rolls onto a shaft housed inside a neat cassette to protect it from the elements.

The Alcorola is only supplied in motorised operation due to the size of the units and the convenience of motorised operation. The preferred option is Somfy RTS radio remote control although standard wired control using conventional switches or integration with home automation is also possible.


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Sliding awning patio cover in action

The cassette is mounted against a wall or other suitable structure. The fabric is tensioned by means of a front bar that slides between horizontal side guides. The side guides are support at the opposite end on posts joined with a cross beam. Optional cassette cover plate, intermediate fabric tensioning bar and rainwater gutters finish off the construction.

The construction is of extremely high quality using strong extruded aluminium profiles and stainless steel fixatives. Most of the nuts and bolts are not externally visible, giving a sleek and elegant finish. While primarily a sun control product to provide shade from solar heat and UV, by using a suitable fabric the awning will also provide protection from rain, especially if fitted with the optional rainwater gutters to block rain and dripping through the gap between the fabric and the side guides.

The Alcorola awning is ideal for: Patios, Verandas, Braai areas, Pool areas, Sun decks, Restaurants, etc, where there is not an existing pergola structure on which to mount a standard horizontal awning, or where the existing structure is of a decorative nature only and is not strong enough to carry the weight and wind loading of an awning.

The construction is of extremely high quality using strong extruded aluminium profiles and stainless steel fixatives. Most of the nuts and bolts are not externally visible, giving a sleek and elegant finish. While primarily a sun control product to provide shade from solar heat and UV, by using a suitable fabric the awning will also provide protection from rain, especially if fitted with the optional rainwater gutters to block rain and dripping through the gap between the fabric and the side guides.

Dimensions fit cozy to very large areas. Extremely large spans of up to 6.0m wide and 5.0m extension can be achieved, giving a total coverage area of up to 60m2. The dimensions of the cassette, guides and posts are very compact thereby minimising clutter and making the awning unobtrusive when retracted.

The Alcorola is only supplied in motorised operation due to the size of the units and the convenience of motorised operation. The preferred option is Somfy RTS radio remote control although standard wired control using conventional switches or integration with home automation is also possible.

The benefits of
Sliding awning patio covers

Available in multiple colours.Profiles are available in mill finish that can be powder coated in any of the wide range of industry-standard architectural grade epoxy coatings, and also in RAL9001 Creme White, RAL9010 Pure White and RAL7016 Anthracite.

Other great benefits include:
  • Protection from sun
  • Protection from rain
  • Exceptionally large sizes
  • Effortless operation
  • High quality finish
  • Excellent durability
  • Low maintenance
  • Custom colours
  • Quick installation

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