Shade net is a lightweight knitted polyethylene fabric that provides plants and people with protection from the sun. Shade cloth fabric is available in densities ranging from 30% to 95% to suit different the unique needs.
Shade material is rot and mildew resistant, does not become brittle and is water permeable. It offers superior ventilation, improves light diffusion and keeps greenhouses cooler. As a result, shade cloth can help to lower energy costs by reducing the need to run fans as often in the warmer months.
Reflective shade helps create an optimum growing climate because it reflects the sun’s radiation rather than absorbing it. Reflective shade assists in controlling the light, temperature and humidity balance. Reflective shade screens are also energy-saving. Excellent climate characteristics include low daytime temperature due to maximum reflection and high energy savings at night, which keeps crop temperature close to ambient.
Standard shade net is an affordable, extremely durable means of protecting plants and crops from direct sunlight. Shade net is placed on the exterior roof of a greenhouse, cold frame or high tunnel where it blocks a percentage of light from penetrating the building, hence keeping plants more comfortable. This type of shade material is appropriate for general gardening, farming and greenhouse applications and is widely used in the commercial farming and gardening industry
Which shade material should I use?
You can use shad net material according to your crop. Those shade material helps protect livestock, pets, plants, and people from direct sunlight and also works well as a privacy barrier or windscreen.
WHAT DOES THE SHADE PERCENTAGE MEAN IN RELATION TO THE SHADE MATERIAL?
Shade density is determined by the percentage of light blocked by the shade. For example, the definition of 75% shade is that only 25% of light passes through it. A shade percentage of 30 to 75% is ideal for vegetables, while 90 to 95% is ideal for protecting people.
ADVANTAGES OF SHADE NET:
1. Do not get Decay.
2. It is easy to wash.
3. Nets are easy to carry and easy to install.
4. Lightweight and can be relocated.
5. A shade percentage of 30-50% is ideal for vegetables and flowers.