Aluminum Carport Quality Contrast
SUNSHIELD – Premium Quality Aluminum Alloy
6061-T6 Hard Pressed Extruded Aluminum Alloy
- High Strength (12-14HW) [Tensile Strength (Ultimate)> 290 MPA ];
- Perfect Function in Weather Resistance. [Windload: up to 158 km/h (98MPH) & Snowload: 0.2-0.5 KN/M^2 (4-10psf)].
- Anti-rust; Smooth and glossy
- 5-Year Limited Warranty & 30-Year Lifespan
OTHER SUPPLIERS – Low-quality Aluminum Alloy
6063-T5 Aluminum Alloy
- Without Surface Treatment Secondary Aluminum, Low Strength( 8HW) [Tensile Strength (Ultimate)>140 MPA]
- Bad Performance in Wind Resistance.
- Dark Appearance and Easy to be Rusty;
- With Low-Quality Powder Coating, Chemical Corrosion
SUNSHIELD – Unique Solid Leg Column
Higher hardness and thicker AA 6061-T6 frames bear the main force. Size:111*176*2.5mm
- Aluminum Thickness is PRECISELY Made(2.5-4.5mm);
- Large Profile is with Enforced Ribs;
- Higher Loading Capacity & Wind Resistance.
- Unique design with cover plate slot for screw/invisible LED system.
OTHER SUPPLIERS – Common Leg Column
Many Factories Supply Profile with Reduced Thickness not Same as Announced.
Most Collapse is Caused by Thin and Low-Quality Alu Profile.
- Profile Thickness is Less than the Promised Size.; They Use Less Raw Material (2-4mm Difference.)
- Vulnerable in Bad Weather.
- Small Profile without enforced ribs or LED cover plate
SUNSHIELD – Shockproof Main Beam
Optimised shockproof design with rubber pads on the interbed. Main Beam Size: 70*125*2.5mm ;
- Shallow groove for LED light and screw embedment
- Groove & Cover Plate Fully & Tightly Match
OTHER SUPPLIERS – Small & Weak Beam
- No Shockproof Rubber Pads;
- Small Size with thinner thickness(2 mm);
- Less Weight Loading Capacity;
SUNSHIELD – Aluminum Draining System
Durable all-aluminum bigger drain pipe to avoid overflow or clogging up
- Stainless aluminum pipe φ50mm;
- Elbow design comes with a seal ring without glue;
- Drainage & Framework, Color Matched & Harmonious
- Detachable stop end perfect for debris or dirt;
OTHER SUPPLIERS – Poor Drainage
Using Small temporary Plastic Drain Pipe for cost saving
- Drainage & Framework, Color Dispatched;
- Plastic pipe is easily aging and break under the sun;
- Poor resistance of Weather & Chemical
- Narrow drain pipe without stop end is easy to clog up
SUNSHIELD – Safe Base Plate
Sunshield Hot-Dip Steel Base Plates in two sizes with Polished Round Corners
- Safety-Concerns Design with heavier weight;
- More Holes/Screws for Stronger Fixation;
- Using larger M16*150mm dynabolt to fix;
OTHER SUPPLIERS – Rough & Dangerous Base
To Save Cost Some Factories Use Smaller Base Plate with Rough Materials (without Polishing)
- Not Safe & Stable in Wind loading
- Scratch People by The Sharp Corner
- Some even without base plate only can embed column which could not relocate;
SUNSHIELD – Embeded Screw Design
All stylish carport is designed by engineers with 10 years aluminum shelter design experience.
- Screws are covered by the cover plate for beauty and rust protection.
- Transparent Cover Plate design could embed the LED light & Wires
OTHER SUPPLIERS – External Screw Design
Due to no experienced engineer teams, details of shelter are not artistic and thoughtful.
- Easy to rust when exposing to the air;
- Ugly Appearance especially after being rusty;
SUNSHIELD – Galvanized Steel Connector
Sunshield Hot-Dip Heavy Steel Connector in two designs
- Large & Reinforced Design with Hot-Dip Galvanizing;
- Perfect Joint with Profiles
OTHER SUPPLIERS – Poor Steel Connector
To Save Cost Some Factories Use Smaller Steel Connector with Rough Materials.
- Lightweight with Groove Design, Jerry-build
- No Galvanizing Treatment
- Bad Chemical Corrosion, Rusty
- Huge Crack between Column and Main Beam
- 13 + Design with Flat, Arched, Waved or Back Pull
- Roof Arc Calculation for Better Weather Resistance
- Rods are installed on the main beam nor the front beam – Art and Better Strength Tolerance.
- Plastic Simple Pull Rod (Weak Force Resistance) ①
- No beam connectors ②
- Low-quality aluminum oxidation & powder coating (Uneven Coloring Aluminum Oxidation)③
- No structural calculation & unreasonable radian design (Bad Weather & Mechanical Resistance)
SUNSHIELD – Premium Polycarbonate Roof
Sunshield is using High-quality anti-UV coating PC Sheet (Raw material from Bayer,10 Years Warranty)
- Perfect Performance in UV Resistance and Heat-blocking; International Fire Retardant Standard(B1);
- More Cross Beam on Roof; Larger Edge Beam;
- Main beam with embedded Smart 12V LED Lighting System controlled by the wireless controller or light control;
- 12 Different Roof Shape including waved roof for you to choose;
OTHER SUPPLIERS – Unstable Polycarbonate Roof
Jerry-built Polycarbonate Shelter without UV Layer by small factories and unreliable suppliers
- Low Quality PC Roof without warranty;
- Without Standard Fire Retardant Certificates;
- Less Cross Beam and Small Edge Beam on Roof Bad Snowload and Windload;
- Panel Support with Easy Aging and loose rubber strip;
- The PC Roof would be blown away in the strong wind or break in Damp Weather;
- Ugly Incandescent lamp hangs on the Roof, Heavy and Dangerous (With High Volt & Easy to Drop)
- Less Style & Size to Choose; Only Flat or Arched Roof can be produced