Barracuda

Hurricane Shutters come in all shapes and sizes

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Alu Star Barracuda - Hurricane Shutters

Hurricane shutters come in all shapes and sizes. Alutech United has developed a better version of the hurricane roll shutter, called Barracuda. Alutech's Barracuda shutter system will give you code compliant hurricane protection in small housings.

 

In addition, the End Retention System eliminates the need for storm bars. Years of engineering and testing went into one of the most advanced roll shutters for hurricane protection on the market.
 

The patented technology, provides a smooth, quiet operation, very small housing sizes combined with all the hurricane protection you need.

 

The Barracuda meets and exceeds the toughest standards: TDI, IBC/FBC, and Dade County.

Some of the unique features of the Barracuda Shutter are:

  • End Retention System - eliminates storm bars
  • Efficient roll diameter - minimizes housing size
  • Patented roll shutter system
  • 42mm extruded aluminum slat
  • Stainless steel end retention bolts
  • New slat appearance
  • Building Code Approved - complies with FBC / IRC / Dade / TDI
  • Approved for block and concrete construction
  • Approved for wooden structures

Technical specifications

Description
  • No vertical Storm Bars
  • Small Box Sizes
  • S.S. Retention Screws
  • Snap Cap rail cover
  • Perforated Blade options
  • Single wall blade options
  • Hurricane Rated    
  • FBC, IBC, TDI, DADE
  • Best Home Security
  • Shade Control
  • Noise Control
  • Privacy Control

 

Available colors
Mill Finished
Silver
Gray
White
Cream / Ivory
Light Beige
Brown
Custom Color
Characteristics
Covering Surface
1 21/32'' | (42 mm)
Slat Height
42 mm
Nominal Thickness
7/16'' (8.7 mm)
Weight per Square ft
1.64 lbs
Slats per Square ft
7.62
Max Width
186’’
Max Height
159’’
Min Roll Diameter
40 mm axle
Size
5.5" BOX
max. Finished Height
48"
6.5" BOX
max. Finished Height
74"
7" BOX
max. Finished Height
94"
8" BOX
max. Finished Height
132"
9" BOX
max. Finished Height
160"