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Metal Fabrics - Illumesh | GKD Metal Fabrics

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GKD Metal Fabrics' Illumesh controls the span of illumination by the angling of the LEDs. They can be focused on a specific area, or blanket the entire façade. Creative lighting effects can be achieved using individually programmed lighting concepts. Compared to conventional illumination systems, Illumesh offers higher resolution imagery, weather and temperature resistance, and excels as an Internet-operated, high-performance media surface.

GKD Metal Fabrics' Illumesh at the Indemann Project by Maurer United Architects

GKD Metal Fabrics' Illumesh at the Indemann Project by Maurer United Architects

With a wide variety of options available, together with our fabric swatch sample shipment program and knowledgeable sales representatives, we can help determine the right solution for your design. Start by ordering a sampling of any of our weaves in either a made-to-order sample box containing just the swatches that interest you the most, or choose our signature sample box which contains our most popular weaves.

From concept to installation, we believe in an efficient, design-to-build process that utilises collaborative project engineering to anticipate and exceed your metal fabric needs.

- Media facades
- Facades
- Partitions
- Marketing Communication

- Durability
- Maleability
- Flexibility
- Lightness Sunshading
- Energy efficiency
- Transparency
- Revenue Generating
- Adaptive reuse
- LED Lighting incorporation
- Weatherproof

- Type
: Flexible, one direction
- Open Area: 64%
- Weight: 1.30 lbs/sqft
- Nominal Thickness: 0.244"
- Cable: 0.075"
- Rod: 0.115"
- C - C cable: 3.125" adjusted fot horizontal pixel pitch
- C - C rod: 0.4375"
- Max. width: 26'
- Max. length: 80'
- Vertical LED Pitch: 1.3' - 13'
- Horizontal LED Pitch: 4" typical
- NITS: Highly variable
- Viewing Distance: Wide ranging
* Illumesh is protected under patent 8,056,586 B2. Other patents may apply.

GKD Metal Fabrics' Illumesh at the Indemann Project by Maurer United Architects

GKD Metal Fabrics' Illumesh at the Indemann Project by Maurer United Architects

GKD Illumesh: 3/4 View

GKD Illumesh: 3/4 View

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Illumesh® illuminated metal fabric creates nighttime facade radiance of dramatic scale and proportion. System-integrated LED lighting, installed using special unobtrusive fixtures, project light on the reflective metal mesh surface to create a breathtaking display with virtually invisible cabling.

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