Fire Retardant, 70% Shade Cloth - Shade Tarp Xtarps shade cloth (also called shade net, shade tarps, shade mesh or shade fabric) provides shade from the sun while allowing the cool breeze to enter through the mesh. Our shade cloth is commercial grade. It will last through harsh weather conditions. Xtarps shade cloth can be used for many different purposes, such as dump truck covers, canopy enclosures, patio covers, site barriers, privacy fences, kennels, construction sites and many other similar uses. Fire Retardant Rated NFPA701.