FlexStyle Cassette Clutch

Affordable Luxury Clutch-Operated Manual Cassette Shade

FlexStyle Cassette Clutch provides an affordable high-end cassette shade with independent control. It comes with attractive aluminum endcaps and the choice of either a square or curved profiles. Options include a fabric-wrapped front panel (open bottom hardware only) or choose from six stylish finishes. Finished cassettes are available with an open bottom or a bottom return option. The bottom return offers enhanced light control when paired with optional "U" Channels. For both commercial and residential spaces, the cassette offers ease of use, durability, and minimal maintenance. It ships fully assembled for an easy install.

Product Specs

  • CHILD SAFETY NOTICE: To comply with ANSI/WCMA A100.1-2022, this product ships with a tensioning device attached to the bead chain. Incorrect installation partially disables the product.
  • Available in square or curved cassette.
  • Curved cassette dims: 3-7/8” x 3-7/8” (98 mm x 98 mm). Square cassette dims: 4-3/8 x 3-7/8” (111 mm x 98 mm).
  • Optional light control brush available.
  • Hardware available in black, taupe, grey, white, warm white, and textured bronze.
  • Fabric-wrapped cassettes are available with open bottom hardware only. Alternatively, finished cassettes come with the choice of an open bottom or a bottom return option.
  • Bead chain clutch operator mounted right- (standard) or left-hand operation.
  • Stainless steel bead or Polyester chain available in white, black, brown, grey, or ivory at no extra charge.
  • Choose from a wide range of fabric colors, textures, and opacities.
  • Customize with graphics, patterns, or custom color match.

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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