Ampelite Fibreglass sheeting cuts out 99% of harmful UV Rays, therefore you can enjoy the outdoors feeling yet be protected from the sun, because Ampelite glass reinforced polyester sheeting has inbuilt protection against the transmission of harmful ultra violet rays - you can have the sun without sunburn!!
Ampelite sheeting is made to stand up to tough Australian conditions from Cairns to Cradle Mountain. When you choose Ampelite glass reinforced sheeting you can be sure that it has been made from the highest quality materials available using the world's latest resin technology. Ampelite's manufacturing process ensures that each phase of production is absolutely consistent from batch to batch.
Polyester film surface protection - This tough film forms an integral part of the sheet and increases its life as it prevents reinforcing fibres becoming exposed on the surface of the sheet.
Their Solasafe and Suntuf Polycarbonate sheeting range is a new alternative to the traditional fibregalss sheeting and is ideal for pergolas, carports, patios and decks. It offers lightweight & long lasting, strong and now affordable rain and UV protection (99.9%).
Polycarbonate sheeting is a product of the space age; an advanced plastic polymer with optical and physical properties that can't be matched by other materials. It has high resistance to the weathering effects of UV rays and yellowing of sheets is minimized over the lifetime. Impact strength is up to 150 times that of tempered glass and normal hail won't cause damage.
"Solasafe" is available in a range of colours over the various profiles. In warmer climates the tinted sheets provide a reduction in transmitted heat as well as reduced glare. Often tinted sheets are used to blend in with existing colour schemes or other roofing.