Autan XL *Discontinued


Autan XL Terracotta Sunscreen Baguette

Thanks to its long and slim shape, the Autan® XL terracotta baguette offers a modern look to realize the full architectural creative potential.

Installed vertically or horizontally to protect from sunlight or to decorate façades, it accommodates all types of projects and offer many options to express rich and lasting architectural ideas.

Standard Physical Characteristics

Terracotta Size (IN)
Terracotta Size (MM)
Terracotta Unit Weight (LBS/LF)
Terracotta Unit Weight (KG/LM)
Typical Assembly Weight (LBS/LF)
Typical Assembly Weight (KG/LM)
1.9685" x 1.9685" x up to 5' 5 cm X 5 cm x up to 150 cm 2.2 lbs/lf 3.2 kg/lm 3.2 lbs/lf 4.8 kg/lm


Autan® XL is a very versatile product. Below are some typical and innovative Autan XL installations.


Sunscreen systems are generally designed to fit project specific parameters such as spacing, wind load, sunscreen effect and other engineering or architectural requirements. Contact Terreal North America for assistance in selecting a system for your project. Below are details of our basic Autan XL system. Autan XL baguettes can be installed with or without rubber spacers between the baguettes.

A. Autan XL - Standard Details

Colors & Finishes

Autan® XL terracotta baguettes are available in a variety of through-body colors, as well as glazed finishes. Terreal North America can develop custom colors with through-body terracotta or matte, semi-gloss, gloss, or metallic glaze applications.

Standard Through-Body Colors
01 Red
02 Red-Orange
03 Champagne
04 Salmon
06 Sand
07 Sienna
09 Coffee
11 Sahara Beige
12 Light Grey
13 Storm Grey
15 Slate Grey
16 Ebony
30 Arctic White (Engobe)
Standard Glaze Colors
Calamine Pink
Cobalt Blue
Glossy Black
Glossy Light Grey
Glossy White
Marine Black
Mars Red
Matte Black
Matte Light Grey
Matte White
Petrol Blue
Shadow Earth
Egyptian Violet
Standard Finishes

Learn More about Autan XL

Terreal North America technical experts can help you design an innovative Autan XL sunscreen system for your next project.

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Last Updated: 6/5/2023
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Terreal North America strategic market realignment announcement

Terreal North America, in conjunction with its parent company Ludowici, is implementing a strategic market realignment effective in and throughout 2023.  This market refocus will result in Ludowici providing manufacturer direct sales, marketing, and supply support for the complete line of NeXclad small module terra cotta wall cladding systems.  While NeXclad terra cotta cladding systems will continue to be available from Ludowici, Terreal North America will no longer offer large module terra cotta cladding and sunscreen products that are manufactured overseas.  Please visit Ludowici.com to learn more about our made in the USA NeXclad terra cotta cladding systems.

This market refocus aligns with Ludowici’s mission to manufacture sustainable, environmentally friendly, locally sourced, and locally made terra cotta construction materials.  This market approach also brings all terra cotta construction materials produced in our New Lexington, Ohio facility under a single corporate umbrella — Ludowici. 

Customers and building owners with questions regarding this announcement, please contact Ludowici for assistance at ludowici.com/contact.

Rob A. Wehr
Chief Executive Officer