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Your essential guide to Evo Screens

The Luxaflex Evo External Screens range represents the ultimate in outdoor shade and weather protection. A culmination of contemporary design, function, UV protection, airflow control, and elegant operation, all New Zealand and Australian-made, explore the range, and its benefits, below.

Five models to pick from

With the Evo Screen range, it’s never been easier to customise your coverage. With five unique models to pick from, each backed by our five-year guarantee and offering unique functionality and benefits, you can find a screen awning that perfectly fits your home and needs. Your options include:

  • Evo Straight Drop
    This entry-level straight drop option features a traditional design that proves to be a favourite across NZ. With the greatest installation flexibility across the range, they are the perfect choice for almost any application.
  • Evo Cable Guide
    One step up from the straight drop model, this awning features high tensile, marine-grade steel cables to keep your awning securely in place at any height of your choosing. The Evo Cable Guide is perfect for coastal homes or applications where you cannot accommodate channels for the Evo STC (next).

Feat. Evo Cable Screen

  • Evo Side Tension Channel (Evo STC)
    This option is great for all-weather applications and insect control. With no hardware in sight, it makes for a clean, contemporary finish. The Evo STC can also eliminate light gaps by securing the sunscreen fabric in a channel, fully enclosing your outdoor space.

  • Evo Pivot Arm
    Achieve the ultimate shading at the window while maintaining airflow with this unique awning system. Arms are used to project the fabric at an angle of your choosing, meaning windows can stay open.

  • Evo MagnaTrack
    With unparalleled performance, Evo MagnaTrack is the most technically advanced straight drop screen on the market today. Harnessing the properties of magnets for enhanced functionality, this awning is truly one of a kind. Explore Evo Magnatrack in detail here.

Feat. Evo Straight Drop

Built and tested for NZ conditions

The Evo Screen range has been engineered to exceed stringent quality standards for peace of mind:

  • UV tested to ensure the colour’s fastness when exposed to the damaging UV rays from the sun.
  • Cycle tested to replicate daily use for a minimum of 7 years.
  • Weight load tested to ensure the strength of all parts.
  • Wind load pressure tested by an authorised and respected independent organisation to determine the maximum loads the awnings can withstand before signs of distress (see below)

These results are based on 3300 x 2450 mm external screen size. * From a static wind test on a 3500 mm wide screen. ** Up to 89 km/h on a 6.5 m width. We recommend Evo Screens be retracted in windy conditions to avoid the potential for damage.

Feat. Evo Pivot Arm

Elegant and effortless operation

Evo Screens offer the choice between a traditional crank, spring-assist or motorisation for their control.

The manual crank comes as standard. Featuring a fine-tuned 9;1 gear ratio, the manual crank makes for easy operation, regardless of user strength – meaning even the kids can do it.

With larger awnings, due to their weight, motorised operation is highly recommended. With motorisation, you can operate your awning with the flick of a switch or remote control. For complete automation, you can schedule awnings to operate with Somfy® Connexoon. Integrated sun and wind sensors can also be integrated to protect your asset.

Exclusive to the Evo STC, built-in spring operation offers a step up from manual crank. Allowing you to effortlessly pull down your awning to any desired height, you can then lock it in place using either the Locking Bolt or Hold Down Clip option for peace of mind in windy weather.

Feat. Evo Side Tension Channel (Evo STC)

Design and customisation

While providing much-needed privacy and sun protection, Evo Screens also adds a stylish and contemporary outdoor finish to your home, especially where space is at a premium.

The sleek design and wide choice of fabrics make these awnings particularly suited to modern open-plan living areas, allowing sun and light in during the day and privacy and darkness during the evening or when you are not at home.

With hundreds of colour and fabric pairings, contemporary hardware colour choices, options for customised powder coating, and headbox options, you can design an awning that perfectly matches your vision.

Standard Evo Screens hardware colour options
NOTE: Colours are indicative. Custom powder coat option available.



Evo MagnaTrack hardware colour options
NOTE: Colours are indicative. Custom powder coat option not available

Securing Evo Screens

With optional locking bolts and hold-down straps, the Evo External Screen System makes it easy to hold the fabric secure between channels while minimising any bottom rail movement in windy situations.

Locking bolts can be installed at both ends of an Evo Screens bottom rail. These can be extended and inserted into a reveal/post situation or slid under a breeching staple on the ground.

Hold-down straps can be placed anywhere across the width of the screen's bottom rail, securing the awning at points that best suits your application.

Feat. Evo MagnaTrack

Free measure and quote

Through our retailers, we offer in-store and in-home consultations. Whether you want to discuss product solutions, fabric and material options, what automated blind pairing is right for you, or you are after a free measure and quote, we are more than happy to help.

Click here to book your free consultation today

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