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    Retractable Patio & Deck Awnings

    Retractable patio awnings and deck awnings are designed for sun, UV, glare & heat protection, LIGHT rain & wind up to +-20 mph (when extended) and no higher. This product type is water RESISTANT, not WATERPROOF. For residential & commercial patios, decks, courtyards, restaurants, hotels, wedding events, nightclubs, pubs, swimming pools, hot tubs & open entertainment areas.

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    Retractable Patio Covers & Pergola Covers

    Retractable patio covers and pergola covers are designed for sun, UV, glare & heat protection, HEAVY rain & HIGH winds up to 100+ mph/160+ km/hr. System & Ferrari fabric are waterPROOF meaning no water enters. For residential, commercial, institutional & government patios, decks, courtyards, restaurants, hotels, wedding events, nightclubs, pubs, swimming pools, hot tubs & open entertainment areas.

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    Retractable Window Awnings

    Retractable canopy awnings are designed for sun, UV, glare, heat protection and LIGHT wind and LIGHT rain. Solution dyed acrylic fabric used on this product type is water RESISTANT. Can be wall mounted outside any commercial, governmental, institutional or residential window or door opening.

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    Retractable Screens

    Retractable screens are designed for sun, UV, glare, heat protection & LIGHT to MODERATE wind (depending on fabric & model used) and HEAVY rain (depending on fabric & model used). For residential, commercial, governmental and institutional applications, wall mounted OR mounted on to posts around the outside of a pavilion, pergola or gazebo. Fabric can be water RESISTANT.

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    Retractable Canopies

    Retractable canopies are designed for sun, UV, glare and heat protection, LIGHT wind and LIGHT rain. Solution dyed acrylic fabric used on this product type is water RESISTANT. Can be wall mounted outside any commercial, governmental, institutional or residential window or door opening.

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    Free Standing Retractable Awnings

    Free standing retractable awnings are designed for sun, UV, glare, heat, LIGHT wind and LIGHT rain protection. The solution-dyed acrylic fabric used on this product type is water RESISTANT. Free standing awnings can be floor mounted in almost any residential, commercial, institutional or government location.

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    Electric & Motorized Awnings

    Electric & motorized retractable awnings with optional wind, rain, sun and motion sensors are designed for sun, UV, glare, heat protection & for light to heavy wind (depending on fabric & model used) and light to heavy rain (depending on fabric & model used). Electric & motorized retractable awnings are used for residential, commercial, governmental and institutional applications. Fabric can be water resistant or water proof (depending on fabric & model used).

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Simu® Brand Motors, Controls & Automation

SIMU specializes in designing and manufacturing high-performance motors for retractable awnings, blinds, shutters, and grilles. SIMU offers other products that enhance and expand the performance of their motors, including rain sensors and control devices.

SIMU has been located in Gray in eastern France since its founding in 1952. The 25,000 square meter facility is the core of SIMU's design and production.

The guiding philosophy behind SIMU is professionalism. SIMU has a dedicated 800 square meter test lab on-site at its manufacturing facility so that quality assurance can be integrated with its design and production processes. Its attention to detail behind the scenes is mirrored in its outreach to customers. SIMU's market focus is professional awning companies, including RetractableAwnings.com, so they constantly reach out to their clients to incorporate performance and design needs into SIMU's development plans. An additional 4000 square meter manufacturing area dubbed a logistics platform allows SIMU to create custom motors or to augment existing production to meet customer needs directly.

RetractableAwngings.com offers SIMU motors and rain sensors for all retractable awning models.

PRODUCTS

  • Wireless motors with standard radio technology

  • Durable rain sensors

CERTIFICATIONS AND QUALITY

  • ISO 9001 manufacturing certification

  • Internal testing laboratory

  • A CE marking showing compliance with all required European directives, including thermal regulations (RT 2000), the building materials directive, and the radio and communications terminal directive

  • Meets European standards for wind resistance, operating force, durability, locking system performance, and fault tolerance

  • Earned the UR safety stamp in the United States with similar approvals in Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands, France, Germany, and Canada