Retractable Skyshade FTS

The Skyshade offers outstanding solar control with inspired style. Skyshade is a tensioned fabric retractable system that retracts smoothly into a slimline headbox that blends seamlessly into the surroundings. Designed with livaility in mind and using the latest technology Skyshade is resistant to even the strongest wind and operates reliably with convenient, touch button technology.  

The FTS Skyshade gives you the power to control the admission of heat, glare and UV radiation to enjoy indoor comfort while effortlessly saving you on energy costs.

Retractable Skyshade FTS


  • Suitable for Pitched, Barrel-Vaulted and Flat Roof structures
  • Face-fit and Side-fit installation available
  • Slimline powdercoated headbox 135 x 135mm
  • Extruded aluminium headbox, side tracks and bottom bar.
  • .Galvanised steel fabric tube.
  • Motorised Controls
  • Choose from a variety of fabrics
  • Full on-site measure, quote and installation by Instaco


  • Min Width 1500mm
  • Areas up to 24sqm
  • Headbox 166mm x 200mm


  • Skylights
  • Glass Roofs
  • Pergolas
  • Function Rooms
  • Shopping Centres
  • Outdoor Dining and entertainment
  • Internal & External Applications


  • One-touch operation with Somfy Motorised controls
  • Automatic Sensors available (additional cost)
  • Easily integrates with Building Management Systems (BMS)


A wide choice of fabric is available to suit your unique situation.

  • Screen 86% / 90% / 92% / 93% - When you have a beautiful view, selecting the screen fabric will ensure the majority of heat, glare & UV are prevented while the view is maintained.
  • Acrylic 99.5% - A higher block-out factor may be required when maximum heat control or privacy is essential. 


  • Aluminium Frames
  • Powder Coated & Anodised Finishes
  • Stainless Steel Fittings


5 Year Manufacturers Warranty

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