Redpath Arch or Truss Shadehouse
The Redpath arch or truss shadehouse designs are another option to the more cost-effective flat roof shadehouse designs.
These designs use long life box section arch or pitched roof trusses and poles, with strong plate connectors and 12mm bolts and nylocks, and folded steel ‘walk-through’ long life gutters are standard. The arch or truss roofed shadehouses therefore offer a more permanent design option, improved overhead clearance and a fully design engineered solution that may also be converted to a poly clad greenhouse at some later date.
Standard spans are 8m, 9.6m or 10.65m. Any of these spans may be inter-connected side by side for a multi span layout. Lengths can be anything from 12m through to 150m or more.
Supplied with 50% knitted shadecloth cladding or other grades of shadecloth, Birdnetting or Insect screening to suit your needs,
Span / Bay Widths: 8m, 9.6m & 10.65m (spans may be connected side-by-side)
Post spacing length ways: 3 metres between posts (a spacer beam can give up to 6m centres is an option)
Height to gutter options: 3m, 3.5m, 4m, or 4.5 metres
Apex height: Up to 6.5 metres
Side ventilation: – Standard shadecloth clad or roll up walls may also be fitted.
Roof cladding: Standard 50% shadecloth clad or greenhouse film may be fitted to full length or part length sections
Wall cladding: Side wall and end wall cladding is standard 50% knitted shadecloth, other claddings are an option
Frame Guard Tape: Polyguard fitted to all roof members that touch the shadecloth
Gutter design: Wide “walk-through” Vee gutter, steel , gives easy & safe access to roof-line.
Doors: Sliding door with aluminium framed, aluminium base sheet with clear acrylic top section panels, doors may be in end or sidewall
Footings: Typically 1.3 metre deep x 0.450 diameter (soil type dependent)
Wind load: 120kph, greater if required
Crop loading: 15kg m2, greater if required, crop kit system included on request. (overhead wire location by client)
Snow load: Yes, snow-load compliant up to 15kg m2
Kitset supply: Yes, can be all pre-drilled ex-factory for easy frame assembly on site
Installation: Redpath can supply in Kit form or have your nearest subcontract builder install your building for you.
Main assembly: all bolted design, Rubber sleeves (3mm thick) fitted to all poles at ground contact for superior anti-corrosion
Warranty: Yes, Redpath 5 Year gold series manufacturer’s warranty, with extra warranty on coverings