SHADE NET SPECIFICATIONS

UV Shadecloth is made of a UV stabilized high density polyethylene using a Rachel knitting process.
Fire Rating

Shade netting meets the following fire resistance tests:

  • ASTM E84
  • NFPA 701-97
  • CA Fire Marshal Rating Title 19. Section 1237

Stitching and Thread

Our shade canopies are sewn with double stitching using GORE Tenara Sewing Thread manufactured from 100% expanded PTFE: mildew resistant exterior approved thread. Our sewing thread meets or exceeds the following:

a. Extremely high strength, durable in outdoor climates

b. Treated for prolonged exposure to the sun

c. Flexible temperature range

d. Very low shrinkage factor

e. Resists flex and abrasion of netting

f. Unaffected by cleaning agents
Shade and UV Factors

Shade protection and UV screen protection factors are as follows:

Cream-Natural

Cream

Shade Factor: 74.3
UVR Blockout 96.8%

Yellow

Yellow

Shade Factor: 77.2
UVR Blockout 97.1%

Red_Cherry

Red

Shade Factor: 75.3
UVR Blockout 89.3%

Navy_Blue

Navy Blue

Shade Factor: 94.4
UVR Blockout 95.2%

Sky_Blue

Sky Blue

Shade Factor: 90.4
UVR Blockout 93.8%

Black

Black

Shade Factor: 97.4
UVR Blockout 97.4%

Beige-Desert_Sand

Beige

Shade Factor: 85.0
UVR Blockout 96.4%

Cayenne

Cayenne

Shade Factor: 87.0
UVR Blockout 94.0%

Charcoal-GunMetal

Charcoal

Shade Factor: 96.2
UVR Blockout 97.7%

Turquoise

Turquoise

Shade Factor: 90.0
UVR Blockout 94.3%

Mint-Rivergum

Mint

Shade Factor: 85.0
UVR Blockout 92.3%

Cedar

Cedar

Shade Factor: 87.7
UVR Blockout 94.7%

Terracotta_Ochre

Terracotta

Shade Factor: 91.3
UVR Blockout 94.4%

Silver-Steel_Grey

Silver

Shade Factor: 88.4
UVR Blockout 93.0%

True_Blue_Aquatic

True Blue

Shade Factor: 90.2
UVR Blockout 93.6%

Forest_Green_Brunswick

Forest Green

Shade Factor: 93.9
UVR Blockout 95.1%

*Colors are representative only. Small variations in color should be anticipated.