The Redpath Poleshelter is used for basic protection of crops from the elements.  It  can be used to protect a multitude of large scale crops such as berries, fruiting vines , orchard crops, or  native trees / plants etc

The Poleshelter meets the needs of customers seeking a competitively priced shelter that will lift soil and air temperatures and extend their growing season.
Poleshelters are supplied as a ‘roof only’  DIY kit,  The customer supplies their own timber poles and attaches the Redpath Pole shelter roof to them.
Customers can choose the pole height that best suits their needs. Some customers will choose fit a timber rail along the pole line (as pictured above) – but this is not usually necessary as the roof hoops of the Poleshelter can be connected directly to the poles.
Usually the timber poles are rammed into place and there is no concrete used for foundations. The shelter roof structure is speedy to erect with the use of common orchard equipment (hydraladders etc), and basic tools such as drills, stringlines, stepladders only required.
Redpath provides an assembly guide and offers “over-the-phone’ assembly assistance 8-5 weekdays.

The Poleshelter will protect from direct rainfall with the rain water falling to the ground off to the sides of each hoop. The convenient 9m span of each hoop makes the shelter suitable for many different uses. You can connect as many span widths as you like “side-by-side”.

The length of the Poleshelter is unlimited.

Basic Specifications & Comparisons:

  • Span width:  9m
  • Length: Unlimited, can follow land contour.
  • Cladding: Heavy duty long life commercial grade Duratough 215mu + clear roof cladding is included.
  • Cladding security: Redpath’s Omega fastening system utilised to secure roof covers at their edge, with Duralock at the hoop ends,
  • Throw over dampening straps and tie-back eyes are also included to retain roofing.
  • Heavy gauge M12 arch to pole connection bolts included
  • Heavy duty arches – 60mm OD hot dipped galvanised, swaged end connections for simple assembly
  • All roof bracing , and hot dipped galvanised purlins included
  • Polyguard soft felt frame barrier tape to protect cladding from steel frame
  • Canopy apex height is governed by the clients timber pole selection and span of arch selection. 1.5m, 2m, 2.5m or 3m pole is recommended
  • Price: Very competitively priced.
  • Concrete not usually required, if clients timber poles are rammed into suitable soils. (Redpath arch can connect directly to your pole or to a timber rail)
  • Pole spacing length-ways – 3m nominal is typical for NZ conditions (closer for high wind sites, and end poles). Non design engineered structure – “Roof only” structure, client supplied the ‘to ground’ pole parts. Check with your council if building permit required before purchase. Pole size and height is assessed and selected by client to suit their individual soil and wind exposure needs, Talk to your local builders merchant for a guideline.
  • Kitset supply, construction on site not quoted by supplier. DIY assembly, or clients source local labour near to them.

Free Ph for more information – 0508 733 728

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