MechoShade Systems, Inc.
shades and shadecloth

CONTACT INFO

42-03 35th St.
Long Island City, NY 11101
Fax: 718-729-2941

WARRANTY

MechoSystems®, formerly, MechoShade Systems®, Inc., is a pioneer in the development of solar shading, including the development of its' hugely successful ThermoVeil® and EuroVeil® shadecloth lines and creative solutions to brightness, glare and solar control problems. The SolarTrac® system is an Automation Shading System that is predictive, responsive, and accurate to insure solar protection in real-time while offering the benefits of connection to the outside with human factor comfort as a priority!

Through the research and engineering capabilities that created the MechoShade products, MechoSystems has become the only single source solar shading designer and manufacture of hardware, shadecloth, control, and accessories. From rectangular windows, to trapezoidal, from top-down to bottom-up shades, small punched window sizeto monumental (40 foot wide); MechoSystems is in the forefront of energy efficient solar shading design!

Energy conserving and automated ElectroShades® work in harmony with the dynamic Sun to improve interior environments with optimum solar protection, greater use of natural light, energy savings, and those vitally important outdoor views so beneficial to human personal well-being and productivity. The patented SolarEvaluation® program insures that automated shades are up as often as possible, while managing glare and heat gain when needed. Automated shades contribute to LEED™ ratings, and help occupants maintain their Circadian Rhythm, while offering solar heat-gain control and management of glare.

MechoSystems offers an integrated system of visually transparent and room darkening roller screens that provide optimum solar protection with the functionality and design esthetics architects and designers worldwide desire. Whether you need a manual chain-driven shade for a typical window, a motorized mid-window alignment system for a curtain wall, a multi-zone shading control system for an entire office or an automated solar tracking system for the entire building, MechoSystems is the shade of choice for all types of windows, skylights, and atriums. Numerous Cradle to Cradle® certified products are also available.

MechoSystems has offices and manufacturing facilities in Long Island City, NY, Edison, NJ, Phoenix, AZ , and in the UK, with sales, distribution, and installation throughout the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

MechoSystems®, formerly, MechoShade Systems®, Inc., is a pioneer in the development of solar shading, including the development of its' hugely successful ThermoVeil® and EuroVeil® shadecloth lines and creative solutions to brightness, glare and solar control problems. The SolarTrac® system is an Automation Shading System that is predictive, responsive, and accurate to insure solar protection in real-time while offering the benefits of connection to the outside with human factor comfort as a priority!

Through the research and engineering capabilities that created the MechoShade products, MechoSystems has become the only single source solar shading designer and manufacture of hardware, shadecloth, control, and accessories. From rectangular windows, to trapezoidal, from top-down to bottom-up shades, small punched window size to monumental (40 foot wide); MechoSystems is in the forefront of energy efficient solar shading design!

Energy conserving and automated ElectroShades® work in harmony with the dynamic Sun to improve interior environments with optimum solar protection, greater use of natural light, energy savings, and those vitally important outdoor views so beneficial to human personal well-being and productivity. The patented SolarEvaluation® program insures that automated shades are up as often as possible, while managing glare and heat gain when needed. Automated shades contribute to LEED™ ratings, and help occupants maintain their Circadian Rhythm, while offering solar heat-gain control and management of glare.

MechoSystems offers an integrated system of visually transparent and room darkening roller screens that provide optimum solar protection with the functionality and design esthetics architects and designers worldwide desire. Whether you need a manual chain-driven shade for a typical window, a motorized mid-window alignment system for a curtain wall, a multi-zone shading control system for an entire office or an automated solar tracking system for the entire building, MechoSystems is the shade of choice for all types of windows, skylights, and atriums. Numerous Cradle to Cradle® certified products are also available.

MechoSystems has offices and manufacturing facilities in Long Island City, NY, Edison, NJ, Phoenix, AZ , and in the UK, with sales, distribution, and installation throughout the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

ALL PRODUCTS

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Manual Shades - Mecho®/5

MechoShade® is the original manual chain-driven heavy-duty hardware system. Features include SnapLoc® mounting spline for easy shade band removal and reattachment and SnapLoc® fascia to conceal the hardware system. MechoShade's patented new Mecho/5 system is the only hardware and shadecloth system with a lifetime limited warranty, 100% replacement and no depreciation over the life of the warranty.
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Manual Shades - MECHO®/5 DoubleShades™

DoubleShades® have all the same features of the standard Mecho/5 bracket, plus allow both sun screen and Room Darkening on a single bracket.
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Manual Shades - Bottom/Up Shade

Single Cord Manual Bottom/Up Shade and Two Tube Mecho/5 Manual Bottom/Up Shade.
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Manual Shades - DualShades™

Flat roller shades with an insulated transparent lining for a technically advanced system combining insulation, extra view and heat control.
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Manual Shades - Fixed Shades

Fixed Shades are non-retracting shades that are custom fitted to the architectural details of the window.
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Motorized Shades - Electroshade®

Motorized shading of high/wide windows. ElectroShades roll up into the ceiling pocketing or into the fascia and disappear from view.
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Motorized Shading - Electro®/1 and Electro®/2

Electro/1 and Electro/2 are available in Standard , Extended, and DoubleShade® bracket models with a 50mm tubular motor and the new Altus RTS motor for wireless switch control. Shades up to 180" (457cm) wide by 220" (559cm) high are possible with Electro®/1 and Electro®/2 Extended brackets. Electro®/2 is designed to work with our optional SnapLoc® fascia to entirely conceal the shade assembly in an exposed installation. Mecho® Extended manual shades and Electro®/2 motorized shades can be mixed under one continuous compact fascia.
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Motorized Shading - Electro®/3

Electro®/3 is ideal for smaller conditions which can show up anywhere including conference rooms, offices, cafes and boutiques, hospitals and residences.
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Line Voltage Switches - Hardwired (Direct Wiring)

MechoShade possesses a variety of Line Voltage Switches for basic control of shades equipped with standard, line voltage (120/240 VAC, 50/60 Hz) tubular motors. The motors wire directly to the switches that control them in a hardwired, homerun (direct) fashion and therefore do not require any intermediate controller electronics.
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Low Voltage Control Systems - Hardwired - IQ/MLC™

A microprocessor-based 4-motor controller, specializing in multi-level control and uniformity while controlling standard tubular motors. The IQ/MLC™ offers a refined user interface for discriminating control of shade position, overlapping group control, incremental positioning, shade alignment and integration with other control systems and automation sensors. IQ/MLC's can be daisy-chained to work well from a single office to whole building control networks.
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Low Voltage Optional Control Accessories and Peripherals - ElectroShade®

MechoShade® offers a Remote Control line that provides motor control from a distance through the use of a hand held radio transmitter. Remote Controls are available as one, two, three or four motor controllers.
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Sky Light Shades

Special solutions for shading of monumental curved sloped and horizontal fenestration. Automatic and manual operations. Flat, soft-fold, accordion-pleated, top-down and bottom-up configurations.
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Tensioned SkyLighter Roller Shade - Flat Skylighter™

A Tensioned SkyLighter Roller Shade is a motorized shade designed for applications that require a taught flat shade.
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Non-Tensioned Roller Shades - Flat Skylighter™

A single tubular motor and spring system for angled, gravity drop or horizontal shades up to 6 x 8 ft (183 x 245 cm). As the motor in the cable take up tube pulls the shade band across the opening, it creates resistance as it tightens the opposing spring in the fabric tube, providing shade band taughtness. The size and weight of the shade will determine if idler rollers, guide cables and/or guide track are necessary.
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Horizontal Soft-Fold Shades - Skylighter™

The system consists of two cable take up tubes, one for each direction of travel, each with its own motor and drive cable and a fixed pleat at the head rail. A separate set of Spacer Cables keep the pleats properly spaced to a series of 1" (25mm) tubes sealed inside the shadecloth, while a Guide Cable keeps the shade tracking straight.
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Non-Tensioned Gravity Drop Shades - Soft-Fold Skylighter™

This system has only a cable take up tube with tubular motor and a fixed pleat at the head rail. The cable take up tube raises the shade by lifting the drive cables attached to the hem bar at the bottom of the shade. A separate set of Spacer Cables keep the pleats properly spaced to a series of 1" tubes sealed inside the shade cloth, while a Guide Cable keeps the shade tracking straight.
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Non-Tensioned Horizontal Shades - Soft-Fold Skylighter™

Consists of two cable take up tubes, one for each direction of travel; each with its own motor and drive cable and a fixed pleat at the head rail. A separate set of Spacer Cables keep the pleats properly spaced to a series of 1" tubes sealed inside the shade cloth, while a Guide Cable keeps the shade tracking straight.
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Optional Accessories - Side Channels

Side Channels are recommended when conditions require minimizing the light leak around the shade cloth. Ideal for A/V centers, training facilities and laboratories. Can be used on vertical, horizontal or angled shades.
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Optional Accessories - Idler Rollers

Side Channels are recommended when conditions require minimizing the light leak around the shade cloth. Ideal for A/V centers, training facilities and laboratories. Can be used on vertical, horizontal or angled shades.
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Optional Accessories - Guide Cables and Guide Track

Guide Cables and Guide Track are used depending on the size of the shade and/or site conditions. For example, Guide Cables are used to support a shade when there is no space between two side-by-side shades to accommodate a Guide Track.
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Room Darkening and Audio Visual Shades

Components and shadecloths to use with the MechoShade and ElectroShade systems in areas requiring partial or total blackout capabilities. Pre-fabricated Blackout Cassette Assembly with side and/ or bottom channels. Features a choice of custom-fabricated blackout shadebands of opaque all-vinyl and vinyl-and-fiberglass laminated materials.
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Shadecloths - Thermoveil®, EuroVeil®/EuroTwill

Woven from vinyl coated polyester yarns, ThermoVeil® and EuroVeil® shadecloths are available in a wide variety of weaves, patterns, colors and densities designed to match the daylight transmittance of the glazing and the glazing orientation.
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Image Shades

Durable ink jet images printed on our see-through or opaque shades for logos, artwork or photos.
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Monumental and Specialty Shades

MechoShade Systems, Inc. is the only single source, OEM manufacturer of its components. Everything on a MechoShade, from the hardware to the fabric is designed and engineered by the company. This gives us flexibility when it comes to creating solutions to all sorts of unique fenestration problems, from the tallest windows to the most inaccessible spaces. Call us with your design problem. MechoShade has the shading system and the engineering resources to make it work.


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Last Update: 2017-05-26