Exterior Motorized FlexShade XL

Outdoor Shade System with Independent Control for Larger Sizes—Cable Guides or Channels

The Exterior Motorized FlexShade XL offers outdoor solar control for large windows or openings. It combines convenience and ease of use with a simple wall switch or remote control. Perfect for residential and commercial settings, shade can be quickly and quietly raised or lowered to the desired position to filter harsh sunlight, controlling glare and temperature in your space.

Product Specs

  • CHILD SAFETY NOTICE: This product complies with ANSI/WCMA A100.1-2022-Child Safety Standard and has been Certified Best for Kids™ by the Window Covering Safety Council.
  • Curved or angled headbox available. Dimension for both headboxes: 5” wide x 5” high (127 mm x 127 mm).
  • Available in sizes up to 192” (488 cm) w and 132” (335 cm) h, depending on fabric selection.
  • Hardware finish is textured powder coat available in white, black, ivory, sand, charcoal bronze, or silver (smooth finish). Custom powder coat colors available.
  • Cable guides required for wind protection (secures hem bar only, not fabric).
  • Extruded aluminum, weighted, exposed hem bar stabilizes shade during operation. Powder coated hem bar available in standard exterior powder coat colors. Custom powder coat colors available.
  • Shade system should be retracted when winds reach speeds over 15 mph or when movement is causing discomfort through noise or distraction. For areas where high winds are likely, refer to our FlexShade ZIP XL.
  • Radio frequency motor (standard). Standard 4 wire motors available upon request.
  • UL Listed.

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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