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Tension Membrane Umbrella

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The Flexshade® Centre-Post 

Architecturally Designed & Built To Last

A tension membrane umbrella with either a round (Hexagonal) or square (Quartet) shaped canopy with a centre column. Architecturally designed and wind rated for even the toughest conditions providing a lifetime of low maintenance, these permanent structures are custom made and built to last.

  • Tensioned PVC fully welded membranes
  • Zinc & powder coated steel frames
  • Marine grade stainless cables & fittings
  • Engineered for winds up to 160km/hr - 100mph
  • Fire rated PVC with PVDF top finish
  • Certified engineered non retractable design

10 Year Fabric Warranty

10 Year Frame Warranty


Stainless Steel Tension Adjuster

Stainless Steel Tension Adjuster

Maintains tension in membrane for years to come

Structural Base Plate

Structural Base Plate

Heavy duty base plate permanently anchored to foundation 

Link Panek to connect multiple umbrellas

Link Panel (Optional)

Connect multiple umbrellas together for seamless shelter. Only available  in square canopy (Quartet) umbrellas.


3d visualization for umbrella

1. Corner Plate - Powder Coated Aluminium
2. Tension Adjustor - Stainless Steel
3. Column - Zinc & Powder Coated
4. Baseplate
5. Footings - To suit local conditions
6. Ground Snow load - 0.95 kPo (20 psf)

7. Wind Load - 45 m/sec
8. Point Load - kN (225 lbf)
9. Membrane - Fire Roted PVC with PVDF Top Finish
10. Edge Cable - Stainless Steel Fittings
11. Apex Cap - Powder Coated Aluminium
12. Frame Bolts - Stainless Steel
13. Upper & Lower Arms - Zinc & Powder Coated


Hexagonal (Round Canopy)

Umbrella drawings from different sides

Size A B C
3.0m 2760 2100 3120
4.2m 3065 2100 4218
5.0m 3505 2250 5022

Quartet (Square Canopy)

Quartet umbrella drawings from different sides

Size A B C
2.5m 2785 2100 2550
3.3m 2865 2100 3275
4.3m 3275 2100 4275
5.0m 3615 2250 5000
6.0m 4045 2400 6000
8.0m 4870 2850 8000

Flexshade® Quartet can be designed to suit specific customer requirements for height and plan dimension.

Canopy Colour Options


Frame Colour

Choose from the full range of Dulux RAL powder coat colours for frame.

Stainless Steel Frame

Electropolished stainless steel frames are available. Call for price on application.

Provision for Electrical 

Provision for Electrical Lighting,  Heating Units, fan, televisions and more.

Provision for Side Curtain

Provision for side curtains and optional corner posts for roll up or zip track fittings for complete weather protection.

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About the Manufacturer 

The Flexshade® range of pre-engineered tension membrane structures are part of the Vesl Tension Span Group founded in 1977. These Australian made shade structures are built to unmatched standards and are designed with a fix and forget philosophy.

Brochure Download

For more information download our brochures.

Quartet (Square Canopy)

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Hexagonal (Round Canopy)

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