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cmaglio

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Lifting Weight and Length (Higher Capacity Motors?)
« on: September 10, 2013, 06:16:28 PM »
Are the higher capacity motors available now? I have a 12 foot sliding glass door that I would like to install a single roller shade with (hopefully lightweight) sun shade type material. I have no idea what kind of weight this would be...

I suppose I could split it into 3 panels (triple slider). But this would obviously be more expensive and less ideal for window coverage.

Have you seen this type of weight/length on a single motor/roller?

Thanks!

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Re: Lifting Weight and Length (Higher Capacity Motors?)
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2013, 06:51:25 PM »
Hi, our 12 lb heavy duty motors will handle a shade of that size, but finding a tube and fabric that long can be difficult. Often it is actually less expensive to split it into 2 shades.

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Re: Lifting Weight and Length (Higher Capacity Motors?)
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2013, 04:43:07 PM »
Adrian,

Thanks. The fabric can be hard to find, I have been looking.

In the other post in this forum you mentioned that motors with a heavier load capacity were becoming available soon. Have those been delayed/canceled?

Thanks again!