Improved manual roller shade systems for commercial projects
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Why Choose Mecho/5x?
Our latest innovation has patented overrunning clutch drive technology. The oil-impregnated clutch sprocket allows for quiet raising and lowering that is smooth and effortless. This super powered system is able to lift larger, heavier commercial grade solar shades while still providing the same consistent user experience as the original.
Multi-Band Commercial Window Shade Solutions
Just like Mecho/5, the Mecho/5x shade system ensures multi-band shades are always at a consistent height and that multiple chain pulls are eliminated. The updated version allows for multi-banded commercial shades, including 5 bands, up to 360 inches wide (depending on fabric weight) and single shades up to 180 inches wide, helping to eliminate light leaks. Single or dual roller shade bracket options are available. With Mecho/5x, there's a greater angle to the chain pull, allowing for more versatile operation when obstructions may block a window. Our patented clutch raises and lowers the roller shades for an improved user experience, even smoother and quieter than before.
Durable Commercial Shades for Optimized Building Performance
The Mecho/5x shade system's durability makes it suitable for commercial applications, from workplace and education to hospitality and healthcare environments. Its ability to work with large industrial roller shades and multi-banding without motorization saves time and money, plus makes installation fast and easy. The reduced pull force makes it ideal in healthcare or senior living environments where users may have physical limitations with manual window shades. A Mecho 5/x shade system is integral in controlling solar gain and glare, helping to optimize the performance of buildings, and the experience of its occupants.
Cradle to Cradle Certified Shade System
When installed with EcoVeil, EcoVeil Sheer, or AcoustiVeil commercial shade cloth, the Mecho/5x window shade system is the only complete solution with Cradle to Cradle Bronze certification. This can also contribute points toward a building's LEED or WELL certification.
25-Year Limited Warranty
The Mecho/5x shade system is the only comprehensive hardware and commercial shade cloth system with a 25-year limited warranty, including 100% replacement and no depreciation over the life of the warranty.
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Testimonials and Features
Testimonial from an Architect
Hear from Susana Sequeira, principal architect at Arkitecture Plus, on her experience with the Mecho/5x shade system.
- Provides larger multi-banded shades—including 5 bands—up to 360" wide (dependent on fabric weight)
- Eliminates light leaks with increased width, single shades up to 180" wide (dependent on fabric weight)
- Engineered for maximum lift with minimum effort
- Can be specified to meet ADA's requirement of pull force below 5 lbs
- Durable and built for any traditional or challenging commercial application
- Single or dual shade bracket options
- Improved user experience with smooth and quiet shade operation
- Increased angle on shade pull chain to avoid window obstructions + furnishings
Roller Shade Parts + Accessories
Various compatible brackets options available in single and dual
Ensures proper alignment across all shade bands as well as simplifying shade cloth replacement
Drive chain that easily drops behind the fascia for a clean look and silent operation
- Blackout Channel
Channels and roller shade fascia ensuring precise light gap control for audio-visual and environmental illumination needs
Compact dual shade solutions that support both light-filtering and room-darkening commercial shade cloth on the same dual roller shade bracket
Single drive bracket smoothly raises and lowers multiple shade bands in one movement
- Pocket Options
Concealed pockets for single and dual roller shade applications
Hides shade assembly and adds an architectural element