SSQ: Shallow Arched Roof 

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SSMQ: The Modified Quonset design is characterized by a shallow arched roof section.  Sidewall can be any height, allowing the same flexibility of design found in our SSG series.   Modified Quonset temporary fabric structures are suited only for temperate climates, as the flat center portion of the roof cannot shed snow. SSMQ half circle shelters provide interior clearances similar to those found in the SSG15.


Common uses: SSMQ temporary fabric structures have been used for many years in agricultural and marine applications.  It has also been popularly used as aircraft canopies, to provide protection from sun and hail.

All Shelter Structures temporary fabric structures are built to last, with galvanized steel frames and coated polyester-reinforced PVC membranes.  They can be outfitted with any commercially available accessories you may need, including lighting, HVAC and doors (personnel, roll-up, pivoting and more).


Additional benefits of our temporary fabric structures include:


  • A modular design that allows you to expand and subdivide structures into multiple units and easily relocate them as your needs change.
  • Unobstructed clear span space, with no columns or internal supports.
  • Mobility to provide clear access to the interior; most shelters can be designed to be moved on wheels or track systems, or via crane.
  • Eco-friendly construction, with recycled steel and a small carbon footprint created during manufacturing, transportation and installation.
  • Reduced energy use in shelters utilizing translucent fabric.
  • Optional hard sides for locations where security is a concern or for operations that require protection for the fabric.


All Shelter Structures temporary fabric structures have a service life of 15-25 years while the galvanized frames have a service life of 50 years.  All shelters comply with local building codes, and meet all of the environmental requirements at your specific site.