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Removable Storm Shutters & Panels from Willard Shutter Co.

 

Removable storm shutters and panels are designed to be "put up" in the event of a hurricane or storm by placing them into a pre-installed panel mounting system over a window, door, or other area to be protected. The mounting system may incorporate a "direct mount" hardware combination, or a more convenient, header and sill track.

Economical and easy to use, these products protect against flying debris and water penetration associated with hurricane force winds. Additionally, panels are available in various materials to suit application and budget. They are typically taken down and stowed away when not in use. Designed with convenience and storage in mind, removable storm shutters and panels are a huge advantage and recommended alternative to cumbersome "homemade", plywood shutters.

Removable storm shutter

Panels come in aluminum, galvanized steel or see-thru polycarbonate materials. Aluminum panels are typically used in residential applications for the inherent light weight. Steel panels are more commonly used on very large commercial applications such as storefronts. Where needed, Willard provides a clear polycarbonate alternative to allow light to pass though the storm shutter. While effective, clear panels pose some limitations over other materials available, and consultation is recommended before specifying.

Removable storm shutter

Panels may be installed using washer wing-nuts or spring clips. Spring clips are made of ¾ hard, 304 stainless spring-steel. Preferred track mounting hardware is a 410 stainless steel, ¼" diameter Tapcon® typically provided with tracks. In direct mount or removable track applications, hardware shall be nickel-plated brass, or stainless steel machine screw in conjunction with brass insert.

In all cases, header and sill tracks are mill extruded, heavy duty, 6063-T6 aluminum alloy, and cut to specified lengths based on the number of panels to be used per opening. They are typically provided with pre-determined, "factory drilled" mounting holes to facilitate simple and accurate installation. The extruded aluminum tracks are mill coated with a modified, acrylic/polyester enamel and cured at 400°F. All mill coated finishes pass recommended ASTM and AAMA standards testing.

Removable storm shutter

Key Features

Economical and simple
Can be made entirely removable
Easy to carry, put up, and store
Multiple materials and gages available to suit application and budget

About Willard Shutter Co., Inc.

Since 1954, Willard Shutter Company has been a trusted leader in the grilles & screens, louver, and shutter industry. It is our mission to provide the industry well made, cost effective solutions to modern-day architectural demands, while maintaining industry leading aesthetics and integrity. We do this by applying our extensive design, manufacturing, and installation experience into every aspect of each product we make. With an outstanding reputation for quality, we continue to proudly deliver our products to the industry for over 60 years now and counting.

Our facility is conveniently located in the heart of Miami, Florida providing an effective shipping point to virtually anywhere in the United States, Caribbean and abroad. We house an extensive inventory of aluminum profiles and raw materials, and feature multiple fabrication shops for various products allowing for timely turn-arounds. Our manufacturing capabilities include non-ferrous and ferrous metal cutting & processing, and mechanical or welded fabrication. In addition, we feature a wide range of manufacturer’s standard colors and offer both wet paint and powder coated finishes.

With a focus on simple and efficient installation, our products are engineered to meet or exceed the Nation’s toughest building codes. They are time tested to withstand the most extreme weather conditions and are a proven architectural solution for contractors and builders coast to coast.
We offer fast quoting, quick turn-around, and most systems are provided in knock-down kits or convenient modules. Contact our expert staff today and see how we may assist you on your project.

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