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An Introduction to Able Canopies

Drayton Umbrella

The Drayton is our classic umbrella covering from 4 up to 27 square metres and is available in three shapes: round, square and rectangular. Available in 39 different sizes in half metre steps, there’s sure to be the right size to suit any setting. Suitable for outdoor eating and drinking areas, patios, play-areas, decking or any other outdoor setting, the Drayton is constructed with a high quality aluminium frame and state-of-the-art gearbox which is guaranteed for 5 years. Adjustable, spring-loaded end pieces in the arms ensure automatic retightening of membranes as well as quick and easy replacement and the umbrella can be branded with any corporate identity.

Two fabric options are available – Airtex (polyester) and Sunacryl (acrylic) in a range of standard colours and the frame is supplied in white as standard, although can be supplied in any RAL colour. The Drayton, dependant on individual requirements, can be installed using concrete foundations with in-ground sleeves, base plates or portable bases. Stainless steel fixings are also available for coastal or marine environments.

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  • Ideal for Small to Medium Coverage - The Drayton is ideal for creating shade and shelter within small to medium areas
  • Multiple Uses – The Drayton is suitable for any outdoor setting where shade and shelter is required that reaches windspeeds of up to 60 km/ph
  • Folding Design - Although the Drayton is a permanent umbrella, it can be folded down when not in use with the hand crank supplied which can also be removed to avoid tampering
  • Strong Aluminium Frame – The frame is made from extruded aluminium sections that are 80mm in diameter and 3-4mm thick
  • Permanent Installation - The Drayton is installed into the ground which makes it a secure umbrella that will not blow over or fall victim to theft
  • Available in Many Sizes - from 2m - 6.5m wide, creating shaded areas from 4m² - 27.5m²
  • Choice of Umbrella Shapes - The Drayton can be supplied as either a square, circular or rectangular umbrella
  • Choice of Frame Colours – The frame is supplied in white as standard however, it can be finished in any RAL colour - please see the colour options tab
  • Fabric Choice – Choose from two fabrics; Airtex (polyester) and Sunacryl (acrylic) fabrics in over 45 different colours - please see the colour options tab
  • Fabric Printing – The fabric can be printed with your school or company branding for a professional and impressive appearance
  • Accessories & Upgrades - Along with fabric printing, you can add a selection of accessories to your commercial umbrellas such as: heaters, lighting, side panels, valences, gutters to connect multiple umbrellas together and the marine upgrade which is ideal for costal areas
  • Up to a 5 Year Guarantee – The frame is supplied with a 1 year guarantee and the gearbox is supplied with a 5 year guarantee
  • Fabric Warranty – Up to 10 years, T&C’s apply (ask for more information)

Technical Specification:

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Frame Colour Options:

The frame is supplied in white as standard, however you can choose from any RAL colour of your choice or a pattern from our exclusive DECORAL® range, which includes pine, walnut, oak, marble, granite effect finishes. Additional costs may apply.

Fabric Colour Options:

The frame is supplied in white as standard but can be powder coated to and RAL colour at additional cost. There are two fabric options: Sunacryl or Airtex. Fire retardent fabric options are available on request. Please note: colours are illustrative only.

Sunacryl Fabric (acrylic material)
The Sunacryl fabric offers high effective sun protection. It provides protection from the wind, rain, light, heat and UV. Due to the solution dyed acryl fibre, this fabric is non-fading and tear resistant, this makes Sunacryl the ideal fabric for your giant umbrella and in addition easy to clean.

Sunacryl specifications:

  • 100% acryl sunacryl solution-dyed
  • Cleanguard coating outdoor finish
  • Weight 290 g/m²
  • Colour fastness and UV resistance 7 to 8/8 (UV 801)
  • Water pressure resistance 350 mm 
  • Available in 23 standard colours.

Sunacryl Fabric Colour Options

AIRTEX® classic (Polyester)
The AIRTEX® classic fabric is perfect for ultimate sun protection. This 200 g/m² light material is made of 100% polyester which comes with an acryl coating and impregnation on the upper side. The coating shows a special textile character. AIRTEX® classic provides a very low surface weight and a good UV resistance. It is also water resistant and easy to clean.

AIRTEX® classic specifications

  • 100% polyester
  • Acrylic finish on top side
  • Weight 200 g/m²
  • Colour fastness and UV resistance 6 to 8/8 (UV 801)
  • Water pressure resistance 700 mm
  • Available in 24 standard colours.

Airtex Fabric Colour Options