LOPO Terracotta Baguette / Terracotta Louver, also known as terracotta sunshade is one of the LOPO Terracotta Cladding product series. It is often designed and used in front of glass curtain walls, window area, passages, etc., producing a shading effect for the building. It's also a very special architectural decoration element when used alone. Whether designed on the facade of a building on a large scale or on an interior wall in a large space, it can create a unique visual effect. When designed together with Terracotta Facade Panels, it works well in corners, parapets, eaves, balcony and etc. achieving an overall harmony with the building's facade.
Shapes & Dimensions
LOPO terracotta baguette / louver features various shapes and profiles, including squares, oblong, ovals, triangles and circular cross-sections, and it can be customized to other irregular shapes. For instance, curved terracotta baguettes and louvers can be made for the corners of the facade. The most commonly used pipe form is 50x50 mm and in length of 1000 -1500 mm , but LOPO China is capable of providing customized terracotta louver products catering for the architectural design.
LOPO Colors & Finishes
LOPO’s terracotta baguette colors include both natural fired colors and glazed colors. Naturally fired colors include a wide range of basic colors with different hues: white, yellow, red, brown, gray, black. Metallic colors made by a special reduction firing process are also available. The glazed colors, either matte or glossy finishes, can be matched according to the RAL colors. In addition to natural surfaces, we offer sandblasted, combed and timber surface textures. Limitless colors of terracotta baguettes make themselves integrated naturally and artistically with both the whole building exterior wall and the interior decoration.
Baguette Sunscreen Fixing System
Side fixing and back fixing are the two basic installation systems for LOPO terracotta louvers and baguettes. We can offer system design service specifically according to the project situation.
With our regular fixing components, we can install the terracotta louver horizontally and vertically in a flexible and convenient manner. Based on the sunlight condition of the building, the terracotta screens can be installed at a certain angle and spacing so as to achieve good control and management of solar radiation.
For the manufacturing and processing of terracotta louvers / baguettes, in addition to the conventional cutting services, customized services, such as slotting, drilling and 45-degree angle cutting are available in our factory.
Brief introduction of LOPO Terracotta Baguette Installation System.
More terracotta baguettes and louvers details for mounting system are available on request.
1. LOPO Natural terracotta is fired at high temperature; thus, it has good flexural strength and freeze-thaw resistance. The product is durable and the color can last for hundred of years.
2. When properly designed and used, LOPO terracotta sunshades can provide a good shading effect while ensuring sufficient indoor lighting, preventing glare and reducing the energy consumption of the building.
3. Flexible and easy to install, LOPO terracotta baguette louvers can be widely used in architectural decoration.
4. With a rich selection of colors and shapes, you can design creative building facades and light effects.
|LOPO Technical Data Sheet|
|Item: LOPO Terracotta Square Baguette (Length:1000mm)|
|Characteristic||Specification||EN14411 Standard||Test Method|
|Dimensions and Surface Quality|
|Straightness of sides||±0.5%||±1%|
|Surface Quality||Fulfilled||A minimum of 95% shall be free from visible defects that would impair the appearance of a major area of tiles.|
|Breaking Strength||Average>23000 N||≥750 N||ISO10545-4|
|Abraision Resistance||<460 mm³||Max. 1062 mm³||ISO10545-6|
|Resistance to thermal shock||Fulfilled||Pass according to EN ISO 10545-1||ISO10545-9|
|Freeze-thaw Resistance||Fulfilled||Pass according to EN ISO 10545-1||ISO10545-12|
|Moisture Expansion||<0.02%||Declared value||ISO10545-10|
|Reaction to Fire||Class A1||Class A1 or A1FL|
|Low Concentrations of Acids and Alkalis||ULA||Declared value||ISO10545-13|