Aluminum or steel carport as a portable car garage?
Metal carports offer a great way to add useful space to the outdoor of your home, without having to an entire garage. They protect your car and bike from harsh weather conditions and provide a convenient workspace. However, when it comes to buying metal carports, you may find difficulty in choosing between steel carports and aluminum carports. Each has its own advantages and disadvantages.
In conclusion,if you are looking for a heavy-duty, large size or permanent carport structure, steel carport is a great option. But when it comes to a portable carport, then you should go for aluminum carports.
Your car can’t be without a portable car garage
Firstly, it protects your car from harsh weather. Employing solid aluminum frames and double anti-UV PC roof, it could block out 98% of UV and load 20cm snow thickness.
Secondly, Sunshield polycarbonate carport would resist-40 ℃ to +120℃.
A portable car garage protects your car from spontaneous combustion and the release of toxic gases caused by high temperatures in Summer.
Thirdly, Our PC sheet 200 times strengthens than glass.
Importing from 100% German Bayer materials, with high strength, excellent sunshine block out ability, good durability, and long lifespan, our polycarbonate carport could protect your car from damage caused by falling objects and car paint faded.
Aluminium carports usually come in the form of pre-built kits and so they are easy to install without professional installation team. Also they are flexible in diversity combination to form a long row for a parking area.
With lighter material but solid aluminum frames for transparency and assembly, a portable car garage is widely used in personal house yards, residential communities, villas, hotels, walkway covers, and patio awnings, etc. There are a range of portable car garage colors available which you can view on Carport Detail link.
|SIZE||18 * 10 * 7.5ft (5.6 * 3 * 2.3m)(L*W*H)|
|DELIVERY||In stock and ready to ship; Worldwide door to door delivery|
|WIND & SNOW LOAD||Instantaneous Wind Speed||140 km/h (Certificated,3-seonds gust wind speed)|
|Snow Load||0.6 kn/m^2|
|Dynamatic Load||100km/h and 0.2 kn/m^2|
Detail Description of Portable Car Garage
Our company aims to “create with the heart, build with the mind”. With the ideal of beauty and practicality, we pay more attention to the details of our aluminum carport awnings. Three tenets of the Sunshield Carport are Artisan Quality, Practical Beauty and Top-notch Service.
Leg Column bear the main force of the carport, we use aluminum alloy 6061-T6 with enforced ribs design, strengthening load-bearing and resistance to deformation.We have get a patent for this design. Size:111*176*2.5mm
We have optimized shockproof design with rubber pads on interbred when connecting the main beam with leg column. We have an invisible shallow groove under the beam for light. Size: 70*125*2.5mm
Scientific diversion according to the carport roof curvature. Collect the rainwater from each direction and export through the drain pipe down to the ground.
Edge beam is sealed with the waterproof strip. Each detail of Sunshield carport is prefabricated, which makes the carport easy to assembly and relocate.Size 71*90*2.5mm
The flexible upper and lower panel support with EPDM waterproof strip. Size: 4*50*1(upper) and 12*50*1(lower)
Drain Pipe System
Stainless aluminum pipe 50mm; each connecting elbow design comes with a seal, so the pipe connection does not need to glue and ensure no leaking.
Beam Joint Cap
All connection points are stainless aluminum materials which waterproof and will appear as a seamless one-piece construction.
PC sheet with a UV coextruded film could resist 98% UV and features with a fine light transmission (88%), fire retardancy (B1) and impact resistance (200-250 times than ordinary glass).
Quality Contrast Between Other Carport Type
We only offer high-quality aluminum carport and patio cover. Why should you choose Sunshield Shelter Carport? Here are two main aspects of carport quality contrast.You can check more comparison between them from Main Profile, Drain Pipe, Base Plate, Screw, Connector, and other 8 aspects there.
Aluminum Carport VS Steel Carport
Portability: Steel carport are not as easy to assemble, disassemble and transport as aluminum models due to their heavyweight.
Cost: They are typically more cheaper than steel carport. And you can install it on your own saving the installation cost.
Portability: Typically, steel carports are not designed to be portable since they are heavier and more difficult to move.
Cost: Steel carport cost will depend on various factors, like carport style and size, the steel gauge used, whether or not the steel is galvanized and etc. One key factor that makes them expensive is the need for professional installation.
Aluminum Carport VS Wood Carport
Anticorrosive coatings protect aluminum from exposing to the air directly. Aluminum is strong and light material, alum carports are highly durable and strong. Their durability is similar to wooden carports, however, they require no maintenance
You need routine maintenance to to keep your wooden carport in tip-top shape! Rain and air humidity affect the wood structure, making it even rotten, collapsed. Besidess, a strong wind can even break it.
If it has been a couple of years, you should re-paint or re-stain your wooden carport.
SUNSHIELD – Premium Quality Aluminum Alloy
Higher hardness and thicker AA 6061-T6 frames bear the main force. Size:111*176*2.5mm
OTHER SUPPLIERS – Low-quality Aluminum Alloy Many Factories Supply Profile with Reduced Thickness not Same as Announced. Most Collapse is Caused by Thin and Low-Quality Alu Profile.
SUNSHIELD SHELTER – Premium Polycarbonate Roof
Shelter is using High-quality anti-UV coating polycarbonate sheet (raw material from Bayer)
OTHER SUPPLIERS – Unstable Polycarbonate Roof: Jerry-built Polycarbonate Shelter without UV Layer by small factories and unreliable suppliers
B35#Light Gold, B36#Silver White, A27#Black, B1#Silver Gray, Custom Color
Brown, Brown – Matt, Clear- Matt, Gray, Gray- Matt, Custom Color
5.6*2.8*2.3m (Width*Length*Height), Custom Size
Fluorocarbon Waterborne Paint, Electrophoresis
How to Buy Carport from SUNSHIELD
We visualize your needs and ideas by 3D Model.
Quotation &PI Signing
test and installation test before shipping.
need any parts to be replaced or fixed, we are always here for help.
As the world leading carport manufacturer, SUNSHIELD provides worldwide DOOR TO DOOR delivery to any concern in the world. SUNSHIELD will handle the packing, shipping and loading for our clients.