wind-rated architectural umbrellas

Instant Shade Umbrellas are proud to be Distributors of the Skyspan range of Architectural Umbrellas. Skyspan umbrellas are at the cutting edge of design and manufacture of commercial permanent umbrellas.

Skyspan have spent years of research perfecting the Skyspan umbrella to arrive at a unique and innovative product which we truly believe is the best in the world.

Skyspan umbrellas can be custom made to suit clients needs, with personal add-ons such as heaters, plastic drop down curtaining, screen printing and air conditioning, to name a few. An all Australian-made and owned product, the umbrella is designed to be long lasting and able to withstand wind gusts of up to 118km/h or 148km/h (depending on model), and ingeniously designed for ease of both installation and client use.

The umbrella has a solid powdercoated structural aluminium frame with a quality gearing mechanism which makes opening and closing the umbrella with a supplied removable handle, a simple task.

  • Low maintenance, heat reflective, UV-treated, fully welded tension membrane PVC canopy
  • Stainless steel edge cable for even tension of roof material (concealed within the canopy perimeter)
  • All metal work is structural aluminium or stainless steel with a powder coat finish
  • Optional internal lighting, heating and clear drop curtain applications
  • 5 Year Warranty on frame
  • 2 Year Warranty on fabric
  • 10 Year Anti-rust policy

Many different models, sizes and specifications are available. Refer below for more details, but please Contact Us for a quotation to suit your exact requirements.

Skyspan Commercial Permanent Umbrella ranges include:

Horizon

Centre-Mast Non-Retractable Umbrella

Centre column, non retractable umbrellas suitable for the harshest of conditions and wind rated to 118km/h. The combination of structural grade aluminium frames with architectural grade PVC skins makes the Horizon unique on the market.

There is also the option of upgrading to the Typhoon model which provides additional strength/reinforcing for extreme environments and features an increased wind rating of 148km/h (W41).

Specifications:

  • Low maintenance, heat reflective, UV treated, fully welded membrane.
  • Stainless steel edge cable for even tension of roof material.
  • All metal work is Structural Aluminium or Stainless steel and powder coated.
  • 10 year frame anti rust policy.
  • 2 year warranty on the canopy.
  • 5 year warranty on frame.
  • Engineered wind rated 118 kph (W33) or 148km/h (W41) for Typhoon model
Skyspan Horizon 5m Hexagonal non-retractable umbrella at South Melbourne
Skyspan Horizon 5m Hexagonal non-retractable umbrella at South Melbourne

Options:

  • Lighting
  • Electric Heaters
  • PVC Curtains
  • Screen Printing
  • Rain Lips
  • Link panels joining umbrellas
  • Electrical Access Point

Sizes available:

  • 3m Square (H30S)
  • 3.5m Square(H35S)
  • 4m Square (H40S)
  • 4.3m Rectangular (H43R)
  • 4.4m Rectangular (H44H)
  • 5.0m Hexagonal (H50H)
  • 5.6m Hexagonal (H56H)

Sunset

Centre Mast Retractable Umbrella

Wind-rated to 118km/h, engineered and manufactured in Australia using the best quality materials to give strength, elegance and durability. Centre column, fully retractable umbrellas suitable for Resorts, Cafe’s, hotels and all areas where the umbrellas need the option to be retracted quickly.

Specifications:

  • Low maintenance, heat reflective, UV treated, fully welded membrane
  • Stainless steel edge cable for even tension of roof material.
  • Purpose built internal mechanism for ease and speed of mobilizing canopy
  • Removable handle (with stop) to raise and lower canopy
  • All metal work is Structural Aluminium or 316 Stainless steel and powder coated
  • 10 year Frame – anti rust policy.
  • 2 year warranty on the canopy.
  • 5 year warranty on frame.
  • Engineered wind rated 118km/h (W33) open & 148km/h (W41) when closed
4m Skyspan Sunset retractable umbrella at Cullen Hotel, Prahran
4m Skyspan Sunset retractable umbrella at Cullen Hotel, Prahran

Options:

  • Lighting
  • Electric Heaters
  • PVC Curtain
  • Screen Printing

Sizes available:

  • 1.9m Square Portable(S19SP)
  • 2.4m Square Portable (S24S)
  • 3m Square Portable (S30SP)
  • 3m Square Retractable (S30SR)
  • 3.5m Square Retractable (S35S)
  • 4m Square Retractable (S40S)
  • 4.3m Rectangular Retractable (S43R)
  • 4.4 Hexagonal Retractable (S44H)
  • 5m Hexagonal Retractable (S50H)
  • 5.6m Hexagonal Retractable (S56H)

Vista

Cantilever Retractable Structural Umbrellas

Incorporating the cantilever arm allows the Vista range to provide a clear area under the canopy, the Vista range is retractable and has an option to pivot 360 degrees to cover more than one area, also allowing it to be retracted and pivoted out of the way to allow sunshine in the cooler months.

Specifications for Retractable Umbrellas:

  • Low maintenance, heat reflective, UV treated, fully welded membrane.
  • Stainless steel edge cable for even tension of roof material.
  • Mast and cantilever arm are structural grade steel which is galvernised and then powdercoated.
  • Arms are structural grade aluminium.
  • Retractable winding mechanism allowing for the arms to collapse in extreme weather.
  • 5 year warranty on the frame.
  • 2 year warranty on the canopy.
  • Engineered wind rated 118km/h (W33) open & 148km/h (W41) when closed
Skyspan Vista 5.6m Hexagonal commercial cantilever umbrella at Point Cook leisure centre
Skyspan Vista 5.6m Hexagonal commercial cantilever umbrella at Point Cook leisure centre

Options:

  • PVC Curtains
  • Lighting
  • Screen Printing
  • Rain Lips
  • Link Panels joining umbrellas
  • 360 Degree Swivel Base

Sizes available:

  • 3m square Cantilever (V30S)
  • 3.5m square Cantilever (V35S)
  • 4m square Cantilever (V40S)
  • 4.3m rectangular Cantilever (V43R)
  • 4.4 hexagonal Cantilever (V50H)
  • 5m hexagonal cantilever (V50S)
  • 5m square Cantilever (V50S)
  • 5.6 hexagonal Cantilever (V56H)