Spring Roller Tech Shades
Skyco Spring Roller Tech™ Shades are industrial strength with inertia/gravity driven locking mechanisms.
1-1/4" , 1-1/2" and 1-3/4" diameter units, are one piece, heavy gauge steel, roll formed, with rust resistant finish.
2-1/4" and 3" diameter units are heavy guage roll formed steel with galvanized finish
Entire lock/spring module is replaceable
Durable, predictable ball bearing locking mechanism (2-1/4" and 3" units utilize ratchet/pawl locking mechanism)
Industrial quality, drawn wire springs for a wide variety of applications
Rust resistant, heavy gauge steel roller tubes for minimum sag
Exclusive aluminum spring spindle to strengthen unit
N-10 pulley perfect for "bottom-up" window shade applications
Spline-in-Groove Fabric Attachment - Rollers provided with groove for spline attachment of fabric with conitinuous wire, or clips. Pre-tapping of tube for fabric attachment optional.
Replaceable Spring Mechanisms (1-1/4" , 1-1/2" and 1-3/4" only) Allows for easy repair onsite with common hand tools. Pull out old mechanism, slide in new. No fasteners required.
· 1-1/4" , 1-1/2" and 1-3/4" diameter rollers can be cut to size by removing idler plug, cutting tube to width and re-inserting idler plug
· 2-1/4" and 3" rollers may be ordered in exact custom widths at no extra charge
· Brackets for 1¼”, 1½” and 1¾” rollers are bright finished, stamped steel.
· Brackets for 2¼” and 3” rollers are cast aluminum.
N10 Pulley and Bracket - For pulley/cord control of shades. Use with 1-notch rollers. Locking pulley is quiet, self-lubricating and won't fray cord. Bracket permits pulley removal from window without tools.
Skyco Spring Roller Min./Max. Widths*
Roller Diameter Widths (feet)
1-1/4" 2'1" to 7'
1-1/2" 2'6" to 9'
1-3/4" 2'7" to 10'
2-1/4" 4' to 12'
3" 4' to 15'
Our manually operated window treatments have been installed in notable projects in healthcare, places of learning, and hospitality, as well as residential and commercial projects and national chains. We use high quality clutches and components. Our chain loop is T304 stainless steel with a tensile strength of 100 lbs, and we make the chain loop continuous and completely coupler-less for the ultimate in appearance and reliability.
There are many reasons to choose manual shading solutions as they offer all of the solar protection and comfort benefits without the costs associated with motorization and wiring.
Manual shades offer excellent light and glare control with an uninterrupted view to the exterior. They protect furnishings from harsh UV damage, they add comfort and help to save energy. They are simple to use, easy to clean and are durable in all types of commercial or residential applications.
Mechanisms - Heavy Duty Patented Technology
R16 - Type 6 Nylon w/ 3 high strength carbon steel wrap springs.
R24 - Type 6 Nylon w/ 5 high strength carbon steel wrap springs.
R24 Spring Assist - Type 6 Nylon w/ 3 high strength carbon steel wrap springs.
SL20 - Fiberglass-reinforced nylon.
SL30 - Fiberglass-reinforced nylon.
Galaxy - Type 6 Nylon geared clutch w/ 1.6 to 1 ratio for better lifting efficiency.
Chain - #10 Qualified Stainless Steel is standard. Color chain is available.
Brackets - Standard brackets are .125 thick steel ceiling, rear or side mount.
Tubes & Spline - SKYCO Shading exclusive die designs with key ways providing for simple field adjustability or changing of fabric bands. Soft PVC spline is welded onto shade band to affix shade to tube.
1 1/2” Tube w/ single spline key way in .065 gauge wall.
2 1/2” Tube w/ three spline key ways in .071 gauge wall.
Hembar - Custom SKYCO Shading extrusion welded on 3 sides into hem pocket.
The Manual Tech Shade - R Series
3 sizes of clutch mechanisms for all window sizes and use
Lift assist available on R16, R24, & Galaxy
New geared clutch lifts 30 lbs. with 6 lbs. pull force
Non-slip mechanism never needs adjustment
Chain-driven - steel standard (optional - plastic)
Left & right control Inside & outside mounting
Without fascia standard (optional 3" or 4" fascia)
Hembar heat welded into hem pocket on 3 sides
Vinyl fabric to tube interconnect
Wall, ceiling or side-mount brackets