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Model ECV-545-MD

Extruded Aluminum Louver
5" Deep - 45 Degree Vertical Blade

The ECV-545-MD is engineered and tested to withstand extreme loads, debris impact, and cyclic fatigue associated with the severe weather effects of hurricanes (Miami-Dade County approval #21-1122.08) while maintaining maximum water infiltration resistance at a minimum louver depth. The ECV-545-MD is AMCA 540 and 550 listed, making it ideally suited for use in hurricane-prone and wind-borne debris regions as per the International Building Code.

ECV-545-MD 5" Deep - 45 Degree Vertical Blade

Standard Construction

Material: Mill finish 6063-T5 extruded aluminum.

Frames: 5" deep x 0.081" thick (127 x 2) channel.

Blades: 45o x 0.06" (1.5) thick vertical chevron style.

Screen: 1/2" x 0.063" (12.7 x 1.6) expanded and flattened aluminum.

Mullion: Visible.

Minimum Size: 12" x 12" (305 x 305)

Maximum Size: 
Single Section: 
60" x 120" (1524 x 3048)
Multiple Section: Unlimited width x 120" (3048)

Shipping Weight: 5.5 lbs/ft2 (48 kg/m2)


Free Area: 8.77 ft2 (0.82 m2)


Performance @ Beginning Point of Water Penetration

Free Area Velocity: 1250 fpm (6.35 m/s)

Air Volume Delivered: 10963 cfm (5.17 m3/s)

Pressure Loss: 0.28 in. wg. (70 Pa)


Velocity @ 0.15 in. wg. Pressure Loss: 912 fpm (4.63 m/s)

Design Load: 130 psf

AMCA 540 and 550 Listed
AMCA Certified for Water Penetration, Air Perfomance and Wind-Driven Rain
Miami-Dade County approval: NOA no. 21-1122.08
Florida Building Code approval (2020-FBC): No. FL40700

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