Portofino Lateral Arm

Lateral Arm Awning System

The abc Portofino lateral arm awning is an addition to abc’s product portfolio. The Portofino is a great value for those who are looking for a very stylish and robust awning and the design and finish of all components produce an awning with extremely clean lines.

This system utilizes the Italian BAT lateral arms which have significantly more spring tension in the longer projections. Like the Deluxe, the arms have a variable pitch adjustment incorporated into their shoulders. The arms utilize dual tensioning springs that are connected to the forearm with durable and strong stainless steel chain. The arms have been tested and certified by TUV European Product Safety Institute to operate without failure over 3,000 cycles.

We have extruded an optional heavy gauge one piece aluminum hood that will protect the awning’s fabric and running gear, and adds to the stylish lines of the awning.

The awning utilizes a strong heavy gauge 40 mm torsion bar that is attached to the structure with extruded aluminum wall brackets. The extruded front bar has clean lines and we have incorporated a rain channel to prevent runoff from the front of the awning and avoid soiling of the valance.

We utilize the same care in manufacturing the awning cover as we do with the Deluxe including sewing with PTFE thread and application of the braid to the valance.

Geiger bevel gears operate the crank operated systems. Optional Somfy 500 and 600 series motors which can be controlled by switch or by remote control or through various automated controls can be added to the system.

The roller tube, torsion bar, front bar, wall and hood brackets and shafts are made of extruded high quality aluminum; exposed surfaces are powder coated.

All hardware is available in White and Ivory.

Product Coverage:

Horizontal Widths:
60 to 480 inches (5’ to 40’)
Larger Units available, call to discuss fabrication and pricing.

49 to 156 inches (4’ 1” to 13’)

Roller Tube:
78 mm, Slotted, Extruded
Aluminum 6061-T6 alloy, mill finish.

Mode of Operation:

Tubular Motor

Hardware Colors:


Technical Details

Portofino Wall Bracket

Stainless Steel Chain Elbow

Center Support

Pitch Adjustment