Heavy Duty Awning Construction
Heavy duty steel commercial awnings are replacing the canvas
awning in popularity. It makes good sense to me, they are more
wind resistant and they do not need new fabric every five to ten
We have more
steel shade structure examples on the
Commercial Steel Awning page and the
These photos can be
enlarged by clicking on them.
commercial awnings shown on this page are constructed with fairly standard
awning construction materials. They have gutters, side fascias, hangers
and corrugated steel awning panels.
support structures add a lot of style to these otherwise rather
boring square, flat awnings.
of this type are all custom made and can be any size you
need to accommodate any size door or door/window combination.
awnings could just as easily have been a different color but the black here matched
the doors nicely.
panels have been attached to the gutter and hanger by
sheet metal screws shot up from the bottom. This type of
installation allows the screws to be seen on the underside of the awning.
up view of the hanging bar brackets show a simple bar and cotter pin
attachment. The bracket pieces are welded to the base plate.
view of the awning brackets showing how the rods extend to the corners
of the awning.
up shows the screw heads going through the gutter and into the awning
This is a
view of the hanger and shows the panels attached in the same way as
applications work best with a small awning like this. It adds a lot
more in the way of looks to the building than it does actual rain and sun
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