The LifeGuard Aluminum Pop-Up Umbrella features a 1mm thick center pole that supports either a 6 foot or 7.5 foot pop-up canopy. The Lifeguard Aluminum Pop-Up Umbrella has 8 panels with 8 aluminum ribs supported by a 1 1/2" in diameter center pole with pop-up lift. This Lifeguard Umbrella is available with or without the white lifeguard logo (positioned on 3 panels) and with or without a tilt. The LifeGuard Aluminum Pop-Up Umbrella is built to withstand all weather conditionas at your aquatic facility, home or country club. This lifeguard umbrella features steel ribs and a flat bottom pole. The canopy of this lifeguard umbrella is covered with Outdura fabric which features UV stabilizers that locks in the color so that it cannot be faded by the sun or even bleached out with chlorine bleach. Because of the UV stabilizers it keeps the sun from 'dry rotting' the fabric.