245 - 2 Inch Fixed-blade Louver

Airflow characteristics

  • 40.7% free area for 48"x48" size with no screen
  • 33.9% free area for 48"x48" size with 1/4 inch screen
  • Maximum recommended intake velocity2 655 FPM

Free area table3 - square feet

Width - inches
12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72
Height - inches 12 0.28 0.44 0.59 0.75 0.91 1.06 1.22 1.38 1.53 1.85
18 0.47 0.73 0.99 1.25 1.52 1.78 2.04 2.30 2.56 3.09
24 0.66 1.03 1.39 1.76 2.13 2.49 2.86 3.23 3.60 4.33
30 0.85 1.32 1.79 2.26 2.74 3.21 3.68 4.15 4.63 5.57
36 1.04 1.61 2.19 2.77 3.35 3.92 4.50 5.08 5.66 6.81
42 1.31 2.04 2.77 3.50 4.23 4.97 5.70 6.43 7.16 8.62
48 1.50 2.34 3.17 4.01 4.84 5.68 6.52 7.35 8.19 9.86
54 1.69 2.63 3.57 4.51 5.45 6.40 7.34 8.28 9.22 11.10
60 1.88 2.92 3.97 5.02 6.06 7.11 8.16 9.21 10.25 12.35
72 2.25 3.51 4.77 6.03 7.28 8.54 9.80 11.06 12.31 14.83

Product Literature

245 is a 2 inch deep fixed-blade (stationary) louver with straight blades at 45 degrees. It is ideal for ventilation in panel-wall buildings and doors. For deeper walls, see 445J - 4 inch fixed-blade louver. For modulated airflow applications, see 245A - 2 inch adjustable louver.

Dimensions and weight

Depth:
2 inches (51 mm)
Width:
Maximum 240 inches (6096 mm) per panel; Larger vents made of multiple panels; Long blades reinforced every 48 inches (1219 mm)
Height:
Unlimited; Larger vents can be designed as multiple panels to ease transport and installation
Weight:
Approximately 2.7 lbs/sqft (13.4 kg/m2)

Width and height undersized by 1/4 inch to fit rough openings (unless otherwise specified).

Features and options

Construction

  • 0.070 inch (1.78 mm) thick aluminum extrusions
  • Assembled with cadmium plated screws and rivets
  • Screen installed on back face

Frame

  • Flange frame for standard building installation
  • Channel frame for duct installation (optional)
  • Reverse flange frame for surface mount1 or interior installation (optional)

Screen

  • 1/4" welded square mesh, 25ga galvanized steel; Fastened on back face
  • 1/2" welded square mesh, 21ga galvanized steel (optional)
  • 1/8" woven square mesh, 27ga galvanized steel (optional)
  • 1/16" nylon insect screen (optional)
  1. Sleeve or hood (not supplied) is recommended for surface mount.
  2. First point of water penetration, based on tests conducted in our factory on 48"x48" unit.
  3. Free area computed using AMCA guidelines. Screen reduces free area to 83% of shown figures.