Model DC-638 | Severe Duty Hurricane Louver
Model DC-638 is a 6” stationary drainable louver designed, engineered, and tested to provide protection against large debris impact, cyclic loading fatigue, and severe pressure loads experienced in high-velocity hurricane zones. Model DC-638 has been certified by Miami-Dade County (NOA #20-0305.03) and AMCA (Standard 500-L), ensuring a high-quality product that can be specified with confidence.
Material: Mill finish 6063-T5 extruded aluminum
Frame: Heavy gauge 6” deep x .081” thick
Blade: 38° drainable .081” thick – spaced 4.75” apart mechanically fastened and welded to jambs on the backside of the blade
Bird Screen: Expanded metal
Anchor Clips: 2” x 2” x 3/16” x 2” long if not sleeved or 2” x 2” x 3/16” continuous angle if sleeved
Minimum: 12” W x 12” H
Single-Section Maximum: 84”W x 120”H or 120”W x 84”H
Standard: Flush Box – No Flange
Optional: Bottom Flange Only or Full Perimeter Flange
Insect Screen: Front or Back
Mounting Sleeves: 8”, 10”, 12”, 14”, or 16”
Free Area: 57%, 9.11 ft2 (48”x48”)
Published performance ratings based on testing in accordance with Miami-Dade County Large Missile Impact Test, Uniform Static Air Pressure Test, Cycle Wind Loading Test, and AMCA Standard 500-L.
Beginning Point of Water Penetration:
- Free Area Velocity: 845.4 fpm (4.29 m/s)
- Air Volume Delivered: 7701.6 cfm (3.63 m³/s)
Aire Technologies certifies MODEL DC-638 shown here is licensed to bear the AMCA seal. The ratings shown are based on tests and procedures performed per AMCA Publication 511 and comply with the requirements of the AMCA Certified Ratings Program. The AMCA Certified Ratings Seal applies to air performance ratings and water penetration ratings only.