Turnbuckles are used for adjusting the tension or to give extra length when installing your shade sail. It is always best to use your turnbuckle at its greatest length so you have room to adjust the tensioning as required. Avaliable in hook-hook, hook-eye & eye-eye in sizes 6mm, 8mm & 10mm & 12mm. 10mm & 12mm accessories are recommended for shade sails over 35 square metres. All our turnbuckles are 316 Marine grade stainless steel and have been electropolished and sourced from a Korean manufacturer to ensure product components are 100%
We don't sell poor quality fittings as we are shade sail specialist in pre made and custom made shade sails, we only supply our customers with accessories that are a superior quality. Why? These product need to meet Australia standards and are consistently tested to ensure they are able to with stand breaking loads and are made with the correct components which gives them a sturdy construction, precision manufactured threads and overall a higher quality finish including electropolishing for an enhanced surface finish.
What's the difference between 304 and 316 stainless steel? The simple answer is 304 contains 18% chromium and 8% nickel while 316 contains 16% chromium, 10% nickel and 2% molybdenum. The molybdenum is added to help resist corrosion to chlorides (like sea water and de-icing salts)