Tension a Zipscreen™ Spring

By Betta Blinds and Awnings - 5th December 2022

Remove the Front Cover Screws

1. Use a screwdriver or drill to remove the screws that secure the front cover.
remove the front cover screws
tension zipscreen spring

Lock the Spring

2. Use a screwdriver to push in the spring lock. Lift the Blind and ensure that is locked correctly before proceeding to the next step. 
lock the spring

Remove the Retainer Clips

3. Use a drill to remove the screws from the retainer clips. After the screws are removed ensure you remove both retainer clips.
remove the retainer clips

Remove the Zipscreen™

4. Remove the spring end of the Zipscreen from the cassette, the idle end should remain in the cassette. 
remove the zipscreen

Apply Tension

5. Use the specifically designed spring tension tool to wind the spring to the appropriate tension. We provide a link to our tension chart for our Zipscreen™ Awnings on all orders.
apply tension
apply tension to the zipscreen spring

Reinstall the Zipscreen™ Into the Cassette

6. With the spring now correctly tensioned reinstall the Zipscreen™ into the cassette. Then apply the retainer clips and corresponding screws to secure the Awning in place. 
7. Before testing the Zipscreen™, ensure that you unlock the spring to allow the awning to operate. 
reinstall zipscreen spring

Test for Performance

8. Ensure the Zipscreen™ is performing correctly and has the correct amount of tension. 
test the zipscreen spring

Install the Front Cover

9. Install the front cover and apply the screws. 
replace front cover


You have successfully tensioned a Zipscreen™ Awning.
wind up zipscreen spring

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