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Technical Details

Steel Frame for Shade Sails The Steel Framework

The structures are engineer designed and certified, are stable in high wind conditions, like coastal areas such as Tauranga or Wellington. 

The steelwork is fabricated from grade 350, galvanised, high tensile steel components (Not cheaper MILD steel which will eventually bend.

The components can be powder coated for longevity and durability. (Over 100 colours and tones are available for powder coating as per a Dulux colour chart.)

Depending on the project,  the components can be made of “Black Steel and “Hot Dipped Galvanised” after fabrication is complete, then powder coated or painted.

All steelwork work is guaranteed ten years, materials and workmanship (under normal conditions)
Shade Cloth for Sun Shades The Shade Fabrics: 36 to Choose From

The high density polyethylene fabrics are sourced from three of the world’s best suppliers to give you the best choice possible.

 The fabrics are available in 36 colours to match or contrast with your decor. The UV block given is up to 99% depending on the colour and manufacturer. They are guaranteed for up to 10 to 15 years against UV degradation, again depending on the supplier. All fabric tops are double stitched and have reinforced corners to ensure longevity in these crucial areas.

Waterproof PVC fabric for our sun shades are  available in 42colours. The unit tops have reinforced corners and are high frequency welded for strength and durability.

Outdoor Shades Fittings  
The Fittings

All fittings used on the structures are stainless steel. The nuts used are of the Nylock type, these are self locking so they will not vibrate loose.  Tensioning hem wire used on framed or hip roof units are 8mm or 10mm 6/19 galvanised for economy. Tensioning wires in each side of the sail type units are stainless steel @ 4mm / 6mm 6/19 construction for rust free performance over
Shade Sail Materials  
The Transport

The units are sent via road transport or by the best means in each case.
Shade Sail Installation

The Installation

Shadepro can supply and fully install the units at your convenience and timeframe. The units can also be sent as a kitset for self installation. Two inspections are required by the council, a footing and a final, a code compliance certificate is then issued for the unit.
Outdoor Shade Solutions

The Site

Proper sitting of the units is critical, please call for advise on sitting the structure. As there are so many variables to consider the very best method is a site visit to discuss the options. Vandals and ratbags are a problem everywhere, we have special methods for combating these threats.

  Specialising in Awnings, Canopies, Shade Sails and Sun Shade Technology, Tauranga, Wellington and Nation wide


Richard & Ondine Harrex
Phone: 09 239 0850
Mobile: 0274 780 856

Peter Christensen
Phone: 04 4770 877
Mobile: 0274 440 816

Peter Dwyer
Phone: 07 552 4832
Mobile: 0274 982 671

Chris Hipper
Phone: 0800 881 631
Mobile: 0274 973 047
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