Extruded Perimeter Pockets

Gordon’s extruded aluminum perimeter pockets are used for ceiling transitions to perimeter wall and window systems. They can also be used for the concealing blinds, curtains, draperies, and screens; air return or air supply, and perimeter lighting.

Members are all pre-cut to size, pre-finished, and completely fabricated ready to install. Perimeter pockets fit integrally into suspended ceiling systems. Hanging and splicing devices are designed for exact alignment and simple installation.

Design Features

  • Available in extruded aluminum and brake form aluminum or steel
  • Integrates with suspended drywall or acoustical ceiling systems
  • Provides structural support for shade pockets and include removable closures for access
  • Can integrate lighting and provide an economical solution to traditional, high-cost light fixtures
  • Available vented for HVAC
  • All necessary hangers, splices, end enclosures, and corners are designed for exact alignment and simple installation
  • Custom paint along with standard finishes that match all major grid manufacturers
  • Costs less than pockets constructed of drywall – Avoids the high labor cost of furring, taping, filling, & painting
  • All pockets can be pre-cut to size, pre-finished, and completely fabricated ready to install

Shade Pockets

Shade Pockets use of retractable motorized shades to cover window areas at certain times of the day, These shades block UV and heat transmission without blocking your view. Gordon provides perimeter pockets for these shades in several standard sizes as shown plus custom enclosures when required. Gordon shade pockets include removable closures for access the the shade, and provide the structural support as well. Best of all, Gordon perimeter shade pockets are painted to match the exposed suspension adjoining the pocket.

Perimeter Lights

Ceiling Pockets from Gordon can easily be integrated with lighting in hallways, lobbies, and restrooms to name just a few applications. The light source includes fluorescent, neon, incandescent or low voltage. And because the fixture is supported by the Gordon Pocket, the total assembly costs less than a traditional light fixture. You also have your option for the type of lens or louver that best fits your design.

Roller Shade Mask

One Piece Extruded Aluminum Profiles

CPA-3030

CPA-3050

CPA-4040

CPA-4045

CPA-4515

CPA-4515R

CPA-4525

CPA-4540

CPA-5050

GEG-305 ANGLE WITH GEG-102 CLOSURE

CUSTOM BRAKE FORM POCKET WITH CLOSURE

GEG-102 CLOSURE

Two Piece Extruded Aluminum Profiles

Vented Wall Ceiling Detail
Alignment Pin Detail

Factory Welded Corner with Venting/End Cap

Vent Pattern

Brake Form Perimeter Pockets

Gordon’s brake form (aluminum or steel) perimeter pockets are used for ceiling transitions to perimeter wall and window systems. They can also be used for the concealing blinds, curtains, draperies, and screens; air return or air supply, and perimeter lighting.

Members are all pre-cut to size, pre-finished, and completely fabricated ready to install. Perimeter pockets fit integrally into suspended ceiling systems. Hanging and splicing devices are designed for exact alignment and simple installation.

Brake Form Two Piece Options

Brake Form 2-Piece Perimeter Pocket – Drywall Application

Brake Form Three Piece Options

Brake Form 3-Piece Perimeter Pocket – Drywall Application
Custom Brake Form Pocket with Closure
Brake Form Drywall Pocket – Custom Light Application
End Cap Details

Perimeter Pocket Systems

Perimeter pocket system applications include:

  • Ceiling transition to perimeter wall
  • Conceals blinds, curtains, draperies, shades and screens
  • Air return or supply
  • Perimeter & ceiling transition lighting
Perimeter Pocket System Profiles

Design Elements

  • Extruded aluminum shapes create pockets 5″ x 5″ wide to 13″ deep
  • 2-sided or 3-sided pockets can be created by selecting various profiles for the correct dimensions required
  • Costs less than drywall construction
    • Avoids the high labor cost of furring, taping, filling and painting
    • All pockets can be pre-cut to size, pre-finished and completely fabricated ready to install
  • Integrates with suspended acoustical or drywall ceiling systems
  • Provides structural support for shade pockets and can include removable 2″ or 3″ closures for access
  • Can integrate with lighting and provide an economical solution to traditional, high-cost light fixtures
  • Available with slots in CPAS-HEXT4 & CPAS-HEXT7 for HVAC ventilation
  • Hanging & splicing
    • Hangers, splices, end enclosures, and corners are designed for exact alignment and simple installation

Finish Options

AAMA 2604 Powder Coat Finishes Download PDF

AAMA 2605 Powder Coat Finishes Download PDF

Therapeutic Powder Coat Finishes

Antimicrobial Finishes

Green By Design

  • Products contribute to LEED® certification
  • In-House Finishes

Product Data

Shade Pocket Detail

Perimeter Light Detail

CPA-3030 Detail

CPA-3050 Detail

CPA-4040 Detail

CPA-4045 Detail

CPA-4515 Detail

CPA-4515R Detail

CPA-4525 Detail

CPA-4540 Detail

CPA-4550R Detail

GEG-305 Angle with GEG-102 Pocket Closure

GEG-102 Pocket Closure

Custom Brake Form Pocket with Closure

HCPA/VCPA Extruded Profiles

HCPA/VCPA Vented Wall Ceiling Detail

HCPA/VCPA Alignment Pin Detail

Factory Welded Corner with Venting Detail

Vent Pattern Detail

Extruded End Cap Detail

Return Air Pocket Detail

Two Piece Pocket – Acoustical Detail

Three Piece Pocket – Acoustical Detail

Two Piece Pocket – Drywall Detail

Three Piece Pocket – Drywall Detail

Custom Brake Form Pocket with Closure

Custom Brake Form Light Pocket Detail

Brake Form End Cap Detail

Perimeter Pocket System Layout

CPAS-50 Detail

CPAS-VEXT Detail

CPAS-HEXT Detail

CPAS Taping Flange Detail

CPAS-Cover2 Detail

CPAS-Cover3 Detail

CPAS-VEXT4 Detail

CPAS-VEXT6 Detail

CPAS-VEXT8 Detail

CPAS-HEXT4 Detail

CPAS-HEXT7 Detail

Perimeter Pocket Specifications

Perimeter Pockets Brochure

Perimeter Pocket Systems Brochure

Cleaning & Maintenance

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