Outwell Windscreen Charcoal Grey
The windscreen from Outwell is made from strong polyester Outtex fabric and features a five metre length, which provides exceptional shelter from the wind. Additionally, there is a full-length window meaning you still get the benefit of a great view out onto the surrounding scenery. The poles are spiked to make pitching easier and to add stability to the windscreen.
Open size: 500 x 125cm
Pack size: 60 x 10cm
|Year of Manufacture||2018|
|Flysheet Fabric||Outtex Polyester 4000mm |
Polyester – a synthetic fibre, made from polymer units to create a textile fabric. Polyester is the most popular fabric for tent manufacturing, as it is durable, reliable and lighter in weight. Polyester does not breathe though, which creates more condensation.
Polycotton - a blend of polyester and cotton, primarily cotton (usually around 65% cotton / 35% polyester split). Polycotton is a more natural fabric for camping, as it is breathable, far more durable material, reducing the effects of condensation. Offers greater versatility in hot and cold climates.
Ripstop Nylon – a durable material used in tents which is strong and repairable due to its Ripstop properties.
|Window Fabric||PVC Fabric|
|Fire Retardant||Yes |
Fire Retardant – all modern tent fabrics are fire-retardant under EN5912 European Safety Laws. Caution with fire must always be used, as flame retardant fabrics, will still catch fire given the right circumstances.
|Pack Size (cm)||60 x 10|
|Poles or Air||Steel |
Most tent structure are either Airbeam or Poled in design, both have advantages and disadvantages. Air tents are quicker to pitch, but more expensive when compared to traditional pole style tents. Some tents are hybrids, and combine poles and air technologies.
|Pitching Time||2 Minutes|
|Pitching Area (cm)||500 in length|
|Recommended Use||Spring / Summer|