THE IDEAL INDUSTRIAL SHELTER COVERING

Make the smart choice for your shelter. Choose a SmartShelters fabric cover.

By protecting your people, your livestock, your machinery, your products and/or your assets, you protect yourself. At SmartShelters we have made it our mission to offer unsurpassed levels of protection in our range of farm, commercial, military, emergency and recreational shelters. And our industry-leading levels of protection are thanks in no small part to our membrane structure fabric covering. Boasting a team backed by 100 years of experience, and working with the finest materials available, at SmartShelters we’re able to rapidly design and construct fabric covered shelters of the highest quality, enabling you to work smarter, sooner.

A BRAND YOU CAN TRUST

DELIVERING HIGH QUALITY COVERING FOR 100 YEARS

At SmartShelters we utilise a super strength, high-grade, PE-coated fabric that offers incredible levels of strength, longevity, insulation and UV protection, while also granting light transmission and ventilation to your shelter. Unlike traditional rigid shelter coverings, the inherent flexibility of fabric offers greater levels of wind resistance and noise reduction, while also making our shelters quick and easy to install and relocate

A 12 YEAR WARRANTY ON YOUR PURCHASE

How long does the fabric cover last?

SmartShelters’ durable fabric covers are designed to last in harsh conditions. Our covers will stay strong in high wind, high rain and high snow conditions, and come with the backing of a 12 year warranty, giving you the ultimate peace of mind.

But that 12 year period serves only as a minimum – in most situations you can expect your cover to last for 15 years or longer! Check out our case study of a 14 year old composting shelter with its original fabric roof still in use

GALLERY

TOUGH MATERIALS FOR LONG LIFESPAN

You have peace of mind with the SmartShelters’ 12-year limited warranty against product faults.

We use only the highest quality components to ensure that your shelter stands up to the conditions. SmartShelters structures are engineered to AS/NZS 1170.2:2011 and are rated to withstand wind and snow conditions. By using structural-grade Supergal galvanised steel framing and tough Ripstop roof covers we have built up a reputation for extremely high quality and long-lasting structures.

TESTIMONALS

Smartshelters played a critical role in the recent project to gather information about the Alpine Fault – New Zealand’s biggest earthquake threat.

Alpine Drilling Completed Project by SmartShelters NZ, Alpine Drilling Project

THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION EMPLOYED SMARTSHELTERS TO CREATE A HELICOPTER HANGAR AND ACCOMMODATION SHELTERS FOR USE IN THE MOUSE ERADICATION PROJECT IN THE WILD ANTIPODES ISLANDS. CHECK OUT OUR VIDEO ON LOCATION.

Antipodes Completed Project by SmartShelters NZ, Department of Conservation

ASK US A QUESTION ABOUT OUR SHELTER COVERING

Where is the fabric made?

SmartShelters’ fabric coverings come out of Canada, where they have passed the most demanding certification standards, including:

  • California Fire Marshal (Listed)
  • ASTM E84 (Class 1)
  • NFPA 701 (Method 1/Method 2)
  • CAN/ULC S-102
  • CAN/ULC S-109 (Large and Small Scale)
  • EN13501.1 (B.s1.d0)
  • DIN4102 (B1)

Having utilised the coverings for two decades, we know that they are more than up to the unique, and often extreme, conditions served up by the New Zealand climate.

What is GSM?

‘GSM’ is an acronym for ‘grams per square metre’, a method of measuring the weight of fabric. It’s important to note that weight doesn’t necessarily mean strength – our PE-coated fabric is incredibly strong while simultaneously managing to achieve a low GSM. This maximises the amount of natural light available in our shelters, while keeping harsher weather like wind, rain and snow out.

What GSM is the fabric?

Our fabric coverings are 407gsm, although as mentioned above, the weight of the fabric matters far less than its strength to weight ratio, which is where our membrane structure fabric sets itself apart.

Is the fabric UV stabilised?

Yes, SmartShelters’ membrane structure fabric offers long-life UV resistance. It is designed to cope with the harshest conditions imaginable, whether 365 days of unrelenting sun, or months of high volume snowfall. And there’s no need to take us on our word, as all of our shelters come with a comprehensive 12 year warranty, giving you ultimate peace of mind.

Contact a member of our experienced team today to discuss a truly smart shelter solution that will suit your needs.