The Vango Amalfi 500 Sky Shield is a new product for 2018, offering a protection system for the roof of the tent, which will reduce UV degradation, as it protects the tent from fading. Furthermore, the sky shield offers a reduction in condensation inside the tent, by creating an added an additional layer of insulation.
|Tent Collection||Vango Airbeam Collection|
|Year of Manufacture||2018|
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.
|Pack Size (cm)||No|
|Poles or Air||
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 compated to traditional pole style tents. Some tents are hybrids, and combine poles and air technologies.
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.
April 15, 2019Tracey Davies from Southampton asked:
Q Will this fit a vango icarus 500 dlx?
A No the item will onto fit the tent it is made for.