Altra Shutters

The Altra Aluminium Shutter is designed to simulate the appearance and clean lines of a timber plantation shutter while delivering all the strength and benefits of an aluminium shutter.
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Altra Shutters allow for you to control light and privacy by tilting the adjustable slats. The Altra Aluminium Shutter is designed to simulate the appearance and clean lines of a timber plantation shutter while delivering all the strength and benefits of an aluminium shutter. The Altra Shutter’s aluminium construction provides key benefits in terms of weight, durability and allowing for the manufacture of wide panels.

The Altra Shutter is manufactured and assembled in South Africa allowing for shorter lead times and availability of parts for service and repairs.

Altra Hinged Shutter

Altra Hinged Shutters (available in one and two panel configurations) will be the focal point of your room. The Aluminium material is durable and easy to clean and is beautifully finished to simulate the elegance of traditional timber plantation shutter. The Altra Shutter also provides great practicality with good control over light and privacy.

Altra Double Hinged Shutter

Altra Double Hinged Shutters features a hinged shutter in the traditional fold away style of a shutter.
Altra Double Hinged Shutters will have either 2 Panels (both folding to the left or right) or 4 Panels, 2 folding left and 2 folding right, or six panel configurations.
The advantage of the Double Hinged Shutter is a distinct look of a plantation shutter, the Double Hinged Shutter also makes better use of the interior space when opening and is easier to accommodate obstructions in the room.

Altra Fold Shutter

Altra Fold Shutters consist of panels that are connected to each other and fold to the side. The Shutters fold away on a top and bottom track. Panels can be configured to stack to the left or right or be split. The Altra Fold is suitable for wider windows or openings, the Altra Fold can also be used externally or on a patio. The Altra Fold Shutter is a fantastic product to provide privacy, light control and a distinct fashionable look for wide openings and windows. The Aluminium material is durable and easy to clean and is beautifully finished to simulate the elegance of traditional timber shutter. The Altra Shutter also provides great practicality with good control over light and privacy.

Configurations

 

Specifications

 

Two FRAME options available: L – Frame (for inside the reveal), Z – Frame for wrapping around the reveal. T – Post is also available. Two HINGE options available: Sinkless Aluminium Hinge, Pivot Hinge. Altra Shutters are made from aluminium material and are easy to wipe and clean. Altra Shutters can be fitted with a lock as an option. Altra Shutters are water resistant and can be used externally. Stainless steel or aluminium parts and fittings have been used. Altra Shutters are made from impact resistant aluminium. Unlike wood and PVC shutters they will stand up to knocks and bumps without showing the impact. Altra Shutters are made in South Africa and support the local economy. They are available on quicker turnaround times than fully imported products. Altra Shutters aluminium construction allows us to make wider panels than wood or PVC shutters. Panels can be made up to 1100mm wide for Hinged. 600mm wide for Double Hinged and 750mm wide for Altra Fold. 

HINGED

Max Width: 1100mm (per panel)
Max Length: 2850mm
Privacy: Adjustable by tilting the slat. Allows for views and full privacy.
Light Control: Adjustable by tilting the slat / Diffused light.
Operation: Slats (connected by a secret tilt rod) can be adjusted by hand. The Entire Shutter can be opened for access or cleaning
Cleaning: Can be dusted and cleaned with a wet cloth
Suitable for: Windows where a mixture of privacy, sun control and views are required. The 89mm Blade in the frame gives a distinct presence that cannot be replicated with any other product. The Z frame option is great for covering uneven windows
Avoid: Very narrow windows. Areas that do not have space or have obstructions to hinge open

DOUBLE HINGED

Max Width: 550mm (per panel)
Max Length: 2850mm
Privacy: Adjustable by tilting the slat. Allows for views and full privacy.
Light Control: Adjustable by tilting the slat / Diffused light.
Operation: Slats (connected by a secret tilt rod) can be adjusted by hand. The Entire Shutter can be opened for access or cleaning
Cleaning: Can be dusted and cleaned with a wet cloth
Suitable for: Windows where a mixture of privacy, sun control and views are required. Suitable for areas that cannot accommodate a large hinged shutter when opened.
Avoid: Very narrow windows. Areas that do not have space or have obstructions to hinge open

FOLD

Max Width: 750mm (per panel) 5950mm
Max Length: 2850mm
Privacy: Adjustable by tilting the slat. Allows for views and full privacy.
Light Control: Adjustable by tilting the slat / Diffused light.
Operation: Slats (connected by a secret tilt rod) can be adjusted by hand. The Shutter can be folded to the side to open completely.
Cleaning: Can be dusted and cleaned with a wet cloth
Suitable for: Windows or openings where a mixture of privacy, sun control and views are required. Can be used externally or on a patio.
Avoid: Very narrow windows. Areas that do not have space or have obstructions to allow to stack.

 

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