PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – SureShade, the U.S. designer and manufacturer of retractable sunshade systems for the marine industry, announces a new “Notice of Allowance” from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its “Pull-Out Manual Shade System” that is currently marketed in the recreational boating industry as the SureShade RTX Pull-Out Tele-frame shade.
The SureShade RTX Pull-out Tele-frame shade features a pull-out / push-in mechanism that allows shade to easily retract or extend. Utilizing SureShade's flagship telescoping tubular framework, boaters can simply and swiftly pull-out and push back the shade in a matter of seconds. Canvas automatically rolls up on a torsion-spring roller with no physical handling of canvas. A necessary and unprecedented feature of this system is its locking device that prevents the shade from self-retracting from vibration or wind when fully extended, even while underway.
SureShade RTX is designed with unique figure 8 clamps for easy installation on smaller boats with an overhead tubular structure (like a tower or T-top), providing a lightweight and lower-cost shade option that meets the needs of the under 27 foot boat market.
"Built with the same self-supported telescoping framework as our automated and manual shade products, SureShade RTX provides a much-needed shade option for the popular smaller boat segment without compromising quality or functionality," said Ron Russikoff, product inventor and operations leader at SureShade. "The RTX shade is designed for a variety of boat styles with figure 8 and swivel clamps that allow for installation flexibility and ease for OEM integrations, dealer aftermarket sales or as DIY boater installations.”
The SureShade RTX notice of patent approval continues to reinforce SureShade's position in the industry as the innovative leader in retractable boat shade products. The new patent approval adds to U.S. and International patents or patent approvals secured for every major component of their shade systems, including: telescoping framework, cambered roller, canvas control and mid-cross bar support.
In conjunction with the notice of patent approval, orders are now being accepted for the SureShade RTX Pull-Out Tele-frame Shade as it is rolled out to the boating industry with a soft commercial launch on select boat models.
For more information on the SureShade RTX Pull-Out Tele-frame Shade System, including a video demo showing how it operates, visit http://sureshade.com/rtx-pull-out-tele-frame-shade.