Tubelite Inc. Submittal Letter

Can I attach roller shades to my Tubelite framing system?

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  • RE: Can I attach roller shades or blinds to my Tubelite framing system?

    To all concerned,

    Attachment of roller shades to the interior surface of vertical mullions will not void Tubelite's product warranty.

    It is advised that the additional load be considered when evaluating the structural capacity of the storefront or curtainwall system. In general, as long as the weight of the shades is not excessive, and as long as they are not cantilevered to the inside, the attachment does not result in any significant change to the requirements of the system.

    Tubelite would be happy to review your application. If in doubt, a review by a P.E. is advised. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Tubelite’s Engineering Team –

    Best regards,

    Gerard Schoeb
    Structural and Application Engineering Supervisor
    (616) 808-2531 Direct

    Disclaimer: The information contained in this document is intended only to address generic conditions or situations and does not apply to every installation or environment. Site-specific conditions may affect the content of this document and should be addressed on a case-by-case basis. If you have questions regarding a particular product use, application, or installation, please contact Tubelite for more specific information. Nothing in this document is intended or shall be construed as a waiver or modification of Tubelite’s Terms and Conditions of Sale or the terms of any Tubelite warranty.

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