Skylight 2 FlexShade

Automated Overhead Glazing Protection for Large Skylights

Skylight 2 FlexShade offers motorized solar control for very large skylight applications. This window shade protects against solar heat gain and controls glare, protecting staff and furnishings from overhead sunlight, while creating a comfortable work environment.

Product Specs

  • Available in sizes up to 13' wide x 20' high (396 cm x 610 cm), depending on fabric selection.
  • Install at any angle, as long as rollers are level and parallel to the floor.
  • Light gap 2-7/8" (73 mm) on three sides-variable gap due to fabric bundle diameter on roller end.
  • Draw-cable/guide-cable brackets provided with pulley assemblies.
  • Nylon coated cables are low-stretch, high-fatigue.
  • Built-in pulley assemblies for routing of draw cable.
  • Guide cables 3/16" (5 mm).
  • Draw cables 1/16" (2 mm).
  • Horizontal spring steel stays to withstand reasonable air pressure differentials and gravity.
  • Adapter bracket white powder coat finish.
  • Endcaps 5-13/16" x 5-13/16" (130 cm x 130 cm).
  • Spline attached fabric.
  • Available with Standard AC or RTS Radio Technology Somfy AC Controls.
  • Product designed for interior use.

ANSI/WCMA A100.1-2022 Child Safety Standard

Effective June 1, 2024, in compliance with the updated ANSI/WCMA A100.1-2022 child safety standard, all Draper window shades operated by a bead chain will be furnished with a tensioned hold-down device that is permanently attached and partially disables the product if not installed correctly. This hold-down should be installed with tension on the chain.

All bead chain operated window shades will include:

  • Permanently installed spring-loaded tensioned hold-down device
  • Approved permanent warning label attached
  • Approved mechanical fasteners for the tension device included. Screws provided are not suitable for all mounting surfaces. The installer is responsible for secure mounting using appropriate hardware for the site conditions. Consult with contractors and builders as needed.

If the tension device is not installed with appropriate tension on the bead chain, the shade will be rendered partially inoperable. If installed properly, the tension device will prevent the creation of a hazardous loop and will maintain tension on the bead chain.

Approved permanent warning label

Learn more about the new child safety standard

At the link below, you can see more information about the new child safety standard, mounting methods for the tensioned hold-down device, alternatives to bead chain products, and more.

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Tensioned hold-down device

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