Retractable aluminium tunnels

Retractable aluminium tunnels

Three-dimensional closure

Retractable aluminium tunnels

With the aluminium retractable tunnels from Giulio Barbieri, VLP offers you a solution for situations where a three-dimensional closure is required. These tunnel tents offer you a closed cabin that prevents the spread or entry of dust, sparks, noise, stench or moisture. These foldable tunnels are multifunctional, both indoors and outdoors. Think, for example, of a storm-proof storage, work tent or airlock between two buildings.

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The retractable tunnels consist of a framework of aluminium arches, equipped with pantographs and quick releases, covered with a flame-retardant PVC tarpaulin. The front and rear of the tunnels can be closed off with a one- or two-piece industrial curtain. A retractable tunnel runs on nylon wheels with bearings, pneumatic rubber tires or nylon wheels on a storm-resistant rail. Larger versions of an aluminium retractable tunnel are supplied with a storm-resistant rail by default.

Possible dimensions

The retractable tunnels are available in a wide range of sizes. The span of an aluminium retractable tunnel is a maximum of 12 metres, the clearance height is a minimum of 1.5 meters up to a maximum of 5 metres. The length of the tunnel is available in any desired size. When retracted, the tunnel is, depending on the type, approximately 10 to 20% of the extended tunnel length. The opening and closing of an aluminium retractable tunnel need to be done manually. If you are looking for a motor-driven system, we refer you to our steel retractable tunnels.

Applications of a retractable tunnel

The retractable tunnels can be used for various purposes, such as;

  • A work tent
  • As a garage
  • As a boathouse
  • As container cover
  • As a draught lock in front of or between buildings
  • As a flexible spraying or washing cabin
  • When used under an overhead crane
  • As a quarantine area that meets phytosanitary requirements

In addition, a retractable tunnel is regularly used to remove asbestos. By using a retractable tunnel, you can easily create a closed space between a building and container.

Optional PVC fabrics

The canopy of an aluminium retractable tunnel can be produced out of different kinds of PVC-fabrics, such as;

  • Gauze
  • Insulating materials
  • Flame-retardant materials
  • Soundproof materials
  • lightproof materials

You can also choose to install windows of crystal-clear material in the roof, walls or curtains when choosing a standard PVC or gauze canopy.

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VLP's Aluminium Retractable Tunnels

In a world where efficiency and reliability are paramount, our aluminium retractable tunnels represent the cornerstone of optimized business operations. If you are seeking a sturdy and functional solution for your logistic needs, it is time to opt for the unmatched quality of VLP aluminium retractable tunnels.

Unparalleled Flexibility

VLP’s aluminium retractable tunnels offer unparalleled flexibility. Thanks to the retractable system, you can effortlessly expand or shorten the tunnel as needed, making adjustments to varying situations a breeze.

Durable and Low Maintenance

Constructed with high-quality aluminium, the retractable tunnels guarantee a long lifespan and minimal maintenance. This robust construction is perfectly suited for industrial applications, where the demands are considerably higher than everyday situations.

Easy Installation

With the ingenious design of the aluminium retractable tunnels, installation is fast and easy, allowing you to optimize your business operations in no time. The tunnels are designed for large, open spaces where efficient goods handling is critical.

A Wide Range of Applications

From logistics centers to manufacturing halls and distribution centers, our aluminium retractable tunnels are the perfect choice for a wide range of industrial applications.

Optimize Your Business Processes

Boost the speed and efficiency of your goods handling with a tailor-made aluminium retractable tunnel. Allow us to assist you in crafting the perfect tunnel to meet the unique requirements of your business.