Durability: The 1.5 inch diameter pole and 8 steel ribs are powder coated for rust resistance. Made of premium materials, this umbrella is designed to enhance any outdoor experience and built to last. Weather Resistant: The 9ft canopy is outdoor rated that minimizes color fading and is UV, Water and Fade Resistance. Easy to Use: The crank system allows you to quickly adjust the canopy to the perfect height. The easy tilt technology also makes it effortless to customize so you can enjoy shade at any angle. Vented Canopy: The vented canopy allows air flow and increased stability in windy conditions.