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Blind Components

Blind Components

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Café Blind 50mm Bottom Rod
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Lightweight — Bottom Rod Blind has “lost shape”
Bottom Rod
Café Blinds Australia use a 50mm galvanized rod in our outdoor blinds. It stops the blind “sagging” when rolled up and provides weighted support against wind. The 50mm rod also reduces the wrinkle effect in blinds.
(see lightweight competitors blind in bottom LH photo)

End caps and tie downs are used in the bottom rod to reduce movement of the blind in windy conditions. An open ended bottom pocket allows air to flow freely through the pocket preventing mould developing. Moisture trapped within the pocket will quickly turn mouldy.

zipsSealed Bottom Pocket – Mouldy, Cracking and Milky
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Lightweight — Bottom Rod. Blind has “sagged”
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Café Blinds exclusive reinforcing and marine grade zip
Zips & Reinforcing
Café Blinds Australia use a spiral zip which is marine grade, high quality and low maintenance.

We include bolt rail reinforcing throughout the surrounds of the outdoor blind for added strength and durability.

Bolt rail reinforcing is imported from Germany and used extensively in the Sail Mast Manufacturing industry, we use it in our blinds.

This is why we are confident in providing an extensive warranty with your blinds.

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Competitor blind no reinforcing
Stitching & Gluing
At Café Blinds, we have developed an elegant blind through the use of gluing and stitching our seams for added strength and durability in all conditions.

Our continued focus on quality and style has enabled us to develop our unique double stitching and gluing for the ultimate outdoor blind.glued
Café Blinds glued and stitched seam

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Competitor lightweight blind with excessive shrinkage
Shrinkage
The major issue that the PVC Blind Industry is faced with is shrinkage. From experience Café Blinds Australia allow for and work with shrinkage. We have strong relationships with manufacturers of PVC who stand by their stated shrinkage rates. This means that we can confidently allow for shrinkage to produce for you the best possible blind.

We work with reputable and trustworthy suppliers of PVC to ensure that you have the very best quality PVC used in your blinds.

Snaplock water proof straps to secure the blind 0.75mm UV treated PVC material (available in clear or tinted) Powder Coated Aluminium rope track
(non corrosive and extra support) Bolt Rail reinforcing
(extra strength and non stretch) Size 10 spiral marine grade zip Cleats (secure the blind for minimal movement) 50mm galvanized bottom roller (extra weight for more stability) Rope & pulley set ( available on Zip Roll Up systems only) Powder coated custom fitted hood (optional) Retractable spring loaded awning rod under hood Powder coated aluminium guide track (non corrosive and extra support) Bottom rail and weather flap (standard) Pull handle as required 10 mm elegant seams (glued and stitched) Storm Clips (secure the blind for minimal movement)