The telescopic umbrella is one of the most important umbrella models in the MDT collection. Its expansion mechanism can be made much thinner as a result of it being constructed entirely from aluminum, and as a result of this design detail, it has an extremely elegant look. The umbrella’s functionality can also be maximized because of the material: The telescopic umbrella is available as standard with spans of up to 16 meters; the larger models (from 7 × 7 meters and up) come equipped with electric motors. Using the matching rain gutter membranes, several telescoping umbrellas can be joined together easily to create a fixed covered area outdoors. The product characteristics make the Model T one of the most popular umbrella models for in food service and industry. A version designed to withstand wind speeds of up to 130 km/h is available for particularly windy areas, such as in the mountains or by the ocean. In this version, all critical parts like the center pole and spokes are reinforced or have been replaced with stainless steel.