Tech info

Aussie UnderCover® Technical

Lid Frame Covering – Get the look you want to match your pool landscaping

  • Tile / Timber dimensions and weight must be provided (LxWxH and sqm weight or weight per tile or length)
  • The Hinges are customised to each kit to match the height of your lid frame finish product. 
  • Gas Struts are customised to each kit to match the weight of your lid frame finish product.
  • The standard lid frame finishes 250/300mm past the waterline on either side of your pool but this can be adjusted to match coping or reduced on the non-winder end if space is an issue.
  • Gearbox or motor can go at either end.

NOTE We provid the frame for the lid and you cover it with the material of your choice.  No tile, sub-board or timber is provided in the kits.

Can I install the system myself?

Yes. Intermediate handyman skills required.  The installation instructions are very detailed providing a step-by-step process with photos and plans. Phone support is available to answer any questions. We can also assist with the planning, sizing calculations and installation guidance.

Refer to other FQAs

Material Specifications

  • Lid Frame – 40mm marine grade anodised aluminium
  • Mounting brackets – 6mm marine grade anodised aluminium
  • Gear Box – fully sealed aluminium and stainless steel
  • Hinges & handle – 316 polished stainless steel
  • Framing Brackets & Hinge Plates – 6mm marine anodised aluminium plate
  • Gas strut brackets – 3mm 316 polished stainless steel
  • Roller tube – anodised aluminium
  • Power21 Motor – weatherproof – Transformer IP67

Lid frame Covering – Not Supplied with kit

  • Standard 19-35mm hardwood or aluminium decking, 23mm Modwood/Ekodeck or other composite decking up to 35mm
  • Tile – 7.5mm Blueboard/Villaboard & 12mm, 15mm or 20mm tile 
  • Tile – 12/15mm cement sheet & 10mm tile
  • Tile – 18mm cement sheet & 8mm tile

Sqm weight and dimensions of lid material required

Pool Waterline – coper overhang + coper width

e.g. 3.0m – 0.06m + 0.8m = 3.74m

Pool Waterline – coper overhang + coper width

e.g. 3.0m – 0.03m + 0.4m = 3.37m

Concrete Installation

Concrete Installation

The Concrete Installation kit is the most popular.  It works well where there is concrete around the pool or concrete under pavers.  The kit is then installed directly into the pit.  All specifications provided.

 

Under Deck Installation

Under Deck Installation

The under deck kit installs in a new or existing deck also an above ground bench. The lid frame is covered with matching hardwood, Modwood, other manufactured timber products or aluminium decking. All specifications provided.  

Sand/Soil In-ground installaltion

Sand/Soil In-ground installaltion

The in-ground kit is designed for installation in soil or sand.  Additional treated pine timber is required to form the in-ground frame using the framing brackets provided in the kit. All specifications provided. 

mechanism only installation

mechanism only installation

The mechanism only kit is designed for use where you have your own lid and installation cavity.  It may also be used if building an above ground bench seat.

Manual or Powered. 

 

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