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Cord-Free Louver Operators

Unicel Architectural offers a range of cord-free louver operators for Vision Control® advanced louvered glazing technology for both general and behavioral health applications, along with automated and programmable options for large projects or difficult-to-reach installations.

Our comprehensive line-up of safe and attractive operators includes ligature-resistant knobs, keys, and touchless sensors. They’re faster and safer to operate than traditional controls and many are compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards.

Behavioral Health Operators

  • Ligature-Resistant Comfort Plus Knob – Wider design for more comfortable grip; suitable for 1 or 2 sided applications – ADA Compliant
  • Ligature-Resistant Parabolic Knob – Precise, self-reversing operation suitable for 1 or 2 sided applications
  • Ligature-Resistant Key Operator – Suitable for 1 or 2 sided applications
  • Ligature-Resistant Touchless Sensor – Suitable for 1 or 2 sided applications (switch finish may vary) – ADA Compliant

These ligature-resistant operators are ideal for use in behavioral health applications, are easy to use, and include precise self-reversing operation. Adaptable ligature-resistant operators offer better protection to patients and staff in behavioral and mental health hospitals, while ligature-resistant knobs are sleek and deliver precise and effortless control.

Manual Operators

  • Crank Handle – Suitable for 1 or 2 sided applications – ADA Compliant
  • Aluminum Knob (Knurled or Smooth) – Suitable for 1 or 2 sided applications – ADA Compliant
  • Flat Aluminum Knob – Suitable for 1 or 2 sided applications and ideal for sliding doors – ADA Compliant
  • Thumbwheel – Suitable for 1 or 2 sided applications and ideal for applications with limited space – ADA Compliant
  • QuickGlide™ – Antibacterial, ideal for applications with limited space – ADA Compliant

Unicel Architectural offers various models of manual operators that combine high-speed and self-reversing operation with accessibility (most manual operators are accessible from both sides).

Thumbwheel operators are fabricated from antibacterial material including sturdy plastic, zinc, brass, or aluminum.

Automated/Programmable Operators

  • Remote Control – Ideal for multi-panel and hard-to-access installations
  • PLC Computerized System – Can be connected to BAS or other energy management systems
  • Ligature-Resistant Touchless Sensor – Suitable for 1 or 2 sided applications (switch finish may vary) – ADA Compliant

Automated and programmable operators offer quick and precise control for hard-to-reach installations or those comprising multiple panels and are ideal for large projects or intelligent buildings.

They’re fast, precise, remote controllable, typically come with timer and sun sensor options, can be connected to Building Automation Systems (BAS) or other energy management systems, and can be controlled via mobile application.

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