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Shade Sail Material Specification Overview

Shade Sail Material Specification, Guarantees and Colour Options

Material specification

For your peace of mind Shaded Nation's high quality product specification means we can offer extensive guarantees on the shade structures we manufacture. Our in-house engineering and manufacturing site in Kent (UK) gives us complete control over the quality of materials used in our fabrications and enables us to offer anti-corrosion warranties and alternative finishes and colour options.

Our guarantee certificate will be supplied upon request; alternatively you can download them from the links below. The information below details our specification and guarantees for each type of material we use.

Mild Steel

Mild still is the primary material used in all of our shade structure products. Our steel is sourced from a UK supplier direct to our UK base for fabrication. All steel columns are formed from structural grades and are certified and fully traceable. All our installations come with steel certificates contained within the Operations and Maintenance Manual.

Stainless Steel

Our stainless steel columns are formed from 316L stainless steel and are selected from suppliers who are specialists in working with and finishing the material whichever finish is selected, whether brushed, satin or mirror polished.

Shade Sails

Our shade sails are supplied exclusively by Sail Shade World, a global brand with over 100,000 shade sails delivered worldwide. The leading global manufacturer of premium quality custom made shade sails. Here are 10 reasons why we use them:

  • 28 years experience in the industry
  • Best quality shade cloth
  • Best manufacturing standards
  • Quality control at every step
  • 10 year warranty
  • Brand new factory with the latest and best equipment
  • 7 day turnaround on custom sails
  • Excellent track record
  • Largest manufacturer or shade sails worldwide
  • The most recognised name world wide in Shade Sails structures