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Shutter ComponentsPartsPieces Explained
Shutter frames can be installed inside or outside of the window architraves. Except L frame can be inside or outside mounted, Hang Strip and U channels are inside mounted only.
Stiles make up the side of every panel and comes standard as D mould.
Hinges will be painted to match the shutter color.
Mid Rails/Divider – provide structural support and are inserted for panels at certain heights (1600mm) Mid rail can be chosen to cover up door handles or mullions to provide cleaner look. Typically, mid rail with also be the point at which groups of blades are separated, meaning blades above or below the rail will operate independently.
Top rail make up the top of every panel to provide strength through the panel frame.
Louvre/Blades – the horizontal slats within the panel, which is 89mm height.
Bottom rail makes up the bottom of every panel to provide strength through the panel frame.